Chicago, IL, July 09, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Convergint Technologies, North America’s fastest growing systems integrator, recently was named by Axis Communications as its North American National System Integrator of the Year for 2007. Axis, the global market leader in providing network video solutions for professional installations, presents the award annually to its partner that best demonstrates the commitment to a true strategic partnership.
“The National System Integrator (NSI) program is a key North American initiative for system integrators that offer network video solutions,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “We congratulate Convergint Technologies on receiving the Axis Communications 2007 North American National System Integrator (NSI) of the Year award for its outstanding efforts in growing and educating the network video market.”
In more than 20 markets across the United States and Canada, Convergint designs, installs and services complex electronic security systems that often include IP-based video surveillance solutions. The company’s core integration business also includes fire alarm and life safety, and building automation systems.
“For Convergint, nearly 8 out of every 10 video installations are IP-based,” says Dan Moceri, Convergint Technologies chief executive officer and co-founder. “Convergint has taken a leadership position in helping customers navigate and overcome the complexities of IP-based security installations and service. Partnering with industry-leading manufacturers like Axis Communications not only helps our company consistently deliver a superior and reliable product, but it also enables us to deliver maximum value and the highest levels of service excellence.”
“We’re proud to partner with Convergint Technologies to provide best-of-breed products and services to our end users,” Nilsson said. “The growth of this national account is strengthened by Convergint’s growing recognition as one of the industry’s most trusted security integrators. Our relationship continues to be mutually beneficial; it’s a win-win situation for both of us.”
About Axis Communications
Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms. Axis is a Swedish-based company, operating worldwide with offices in 18 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, Large Cap and Information Technology. For more information about Axis, please visit www.axis.com.
About Convergint Technologies
Convergint Technologies is an industry-leading organization that designs, services and installs integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm and life safety, and building automation solutions. Among Convergint’s customers are Capital One, Suncor, Boeing, Texas Instruments, BP, Chevron, Schlumberger and the Army Corp of Engineers. In 2007, Convergint was named the security industry’s “Systems Integrator of the Year” by SDM magazine and the fastest growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine. The firm received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership Award in 2006 and has been recognized for several years by The Center for Companies That Care for efforts to elevate the quality of life in the nearly 20 North American communities in which Convergint offices are located. To learn more about Convergint visit www.convergint.com.