Milestone Systems Celebrates Solution Power at Milestone Community Days in Dubai

Partner-integrated offerings and services based on open platform technology highlighted at largest EMEA event for Milestone to date


COPENHAGEN – May 24, 2017. 
Milestone Systems, the globally leading company in video management software (VMS), showcased the open platform community’s solution power during the packed Milestone Community Days (MIPS) in Dubai in mid-May.

This year’s event theme ‘Together We Make the World See the Future’ reflected a Milestone’s purpose and focus on the combined solution power of the Milestone open community. More than 450 attendees from 46 countries attended and 35 partners exhibited their integrated offerings and services at the Community Innovation Lab.

Danish Ambassador to the UAE and Qatar H.E. Merete Juhl opened the event and visited the partner showcases.

Breakout sessions with Technology and Business Tracks covered topics ranging from future technology to business optimization.

Kenneth Hune Petersen, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Milestone, emphasized the Milestone community as a force enabler in security and new uses for video technology beyond security. Bjørn Skou Eilertsen, CTO at Milestone Systems, elaborated on this and presented Milestone’s technology vision for the future.

The many visitors had the chance to preview Milestone XProtect 2017 R2. The event also announced the addition of two new business-ready products to the XProtect 2017 product portfolio, to be released in June.  

Attendees were invited to a tour of the Community Innovation Lab, where Milestone Solutions and Technology Partners demonstrated the latest innovations in the industry.

“It was fantastic to experience the vibrant energy from partners and attendees networking at the event.” said Christian Ringler, Sales Director, DACH, Middle East & Africa, Milestone Systems. “The feedback has been very positive and we are already looking forward to the next version of the Milestone Community Days.” 

Sponsor partners for Milestone Community Days EMEA 2017:

  • Diamond: Allied Telesis, Fujitsu
  • Platinum: iCetana, Pivot 3, Seagate Technologies, Venzo Secure
  • Gold: Axis Communications, Fibernetix, Hikvision, IBM, Intransa, NetApp, Scality
  • Silver: Advancis, Axone Systems, BARCO, Bosch, Dahua, Dell EMC, Ela-soft, G2K Group, Ipsotek, Nedap, Optex, Pablo Niklas, Parking Spotter (Milestone Kickstarter winner), Promise Technology, Quantum, Rasilient, Snap Surveillance, Soliton, Vidsys, XPR Group, Arecont Vision, Commend 

Download: Pictures from Milestone community days

Download: Bio and pictures of Christian Ringler

About Milestone Systems 
Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, visit: www.milestonesys.com.

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