Milestone Systems speeds up development capacity with new office in Bulgaria

Milestone Systems expands operations in  Sofia and continues to hire and substantially invest in people, innovation and the open platform community


COPENHAGEN - May 10, 2019 -
Milestone Systems, the number one open platform community in networked video management software (VMS), opened its new offices in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday May 9.

The office is home to 150 employees, including a significant part of Milestone Systems’ Research & Development organization and has been designed to support the wider community of technology partners.

Research & Development is a key element in Milestone System’s commitment to accelerate innovation. Milestone Systems will increase innovation capacity by 45 % by 2019 year-end and develop unique innovations that meet future market demands in six key long-term innovation areas. These innovation investments take place in multiple locations in Copenhagen, Sofia and Barcelona, and Milestone Systems continues to hire across these locations – including the new Sofia office.

The new offices in Bulgaria is the latest in a row of substantial investments in people, innovation and the open platform community. Since October offices and innovation hubs have opened in Sydney (Australia), Mexico City (Mexico), Beaverton (Oregon, USA), Breda (Netherlands), Stockholm (Sweden) and Reading (UK). Milestone Systems has offices and representations in 22 countries.

Lars Larsen, Chief Financial Officer and Head of People & Organization, welcomed guests at the launch, and commented: “This office opening happens at a great time for Milestone Systems. We just announced, that Milestone Systems delivered significant and satisfactory financial results in 2018. We are well on track to increase our development capacity by 45% by the end of 2019, and the new Sofia office is a substantial contribution to reaching this goal.”

 

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For media inquiries, please contact

Courtney Dillon Pedersen, Communications Manager, Americas
Phone: + 1 (503) 719-3439

Anders Lund Rendtorff, Communications Manager, EMEA
E-mail: alr@milestone.dk
Phone: +45 40 90 74 62

Pernille Larsen, Communications Manager, Corporate & APAC
E-mail: pel@milestone.dk
Phone: +45 25 60 67 24

About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is a leading provider of open platform video management software; technology that helps the world see how to ensure safety, protect assets and increase business efficiency. Milestone enables an open platform community that drives collaboration and innovation in the development and use of network video technology, with reliable and scalable solutions that are proven in more than 150,000 sites worldwide. Founded in 1998, Milestone is a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. For more information visit: www.milestonesys.com. For news and viewpoints visit our microsite,The Milestone Post. Click here for information on Trademarks.
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