Axis appoints Pentagon

Axis Communications Africa has announced that it has appointed Pentagon Distribution as a distributor. Pentagon is a leading value- added distributor of IP Video, High Density Storage Solutions, Access Control, Fire Detection, and networking products amongst others, across the continent.

The company has a tremendous amount of experience in designing IP security systems in a wide variety of market sectors thought Africa, including in large shopping centres, prisons, universities as well as urban surveillance.

Marcel Bruyns, Distribution Account Manager at Axis Communications Africa, said: “Pentagon Distribution has a strong presence in the monitoring and surveillance market and we are very pleased to welcome the company as an Axis distribution partner. Pentagon will provide us with a strong level of technical- as well as sales support and consequently, we are confident that this new partner will help us grow our market presence across Africa.”

Matthew Short, Sales Director, Pentagon Distribution adds, “Axis is a market leader in network video and offers an impressive range of IP cameras and IP encoders that offer companies a lot of value and class leading functionality. Their solutions and products will enable us to offer a complete high quality turn-key solution that delivers amazing business value for our retail customers,”.

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Axis is a Swedish-based IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. Founded in 1984 and operating worldwide with offices in more than 20 countries, Axis is an innovative global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analogue to digital video surveillance.  The products are used for security surveillance and remote monitoring, but also in installations in order to streamline customers’ business processes. Based on open IP standards, Axis network cameras connect to any kind of IP network, including the internet, providing advanced video analytics features, such as motion detection, audio detection and tampering alarm solutions.

Retail: the introduction of network video has revolutionised the way retail professionals work with loss prevention, store optimisation, fraud detection, security and customer service.

Education: students and teachers hampered by the threat of harassment or violence will be comforted by the presence of reliable network cameras in the school’s public spaces.

City Surveillance: Network video is one of the most useful tools for fighting crime and protecting citizens, acting both to detect and deter. In emergencies, network cameras can help police or fire-fighters pinpoint where their assistance is most needed.

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