In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems held its largest ever annual UK & Ireland Milestone Partner Open Platform Event (MPOP UK) on 3-4 July this year at the Holiday Inn, Stratford upon Avon. General Manager for UK & Ireland Glenn Fletcher and his team hosted more than 100 of its key integration and distribution partners for the two-day conference, which outlined Milestone’s continued leadership in the VMS market in the UK & Ireland. In corporate news, TDSi has opened a new office in Cannock, West Midlands. The new office is already seeing growth in the team with the recent appointment of Technical Support Engineer Jason Wakefield, who is supporting TDSi’s Midlands and Northern sales teams and customers, providing localised technical support and customer training.

In other corporate news, a new report from IMS Research states that the East Europe and Russia market for CCTV and video surveillance equipment is forecast to see impressive growth over the next five years. In Eastern Europe, network security cameras are estimated to account for 84% of security camera revenue in 2017. This is up from just 65% of the total Eastern European security market revenues in 2012. Over in Germany, Dallmeier is offering all current customers an attractive and special upgrade to SMAVIA. Everybody who replaces their existing Dallmeier recording system with a SMAVIA appliance DLS 1600 will receive the licences for 12 analogue channels for free. Finally, Wavesight and OCS Security Services have been chosen to deliver wireless CCTV network for Boston Borough Council, Lincolnshire. In conjunction with OCS Security Services, the overall solution is due to be installed in three phases. Read more security news…