In today’s news round-up, Traka has appointed Stephanie Hensler as International Channel Manager, previously Director EAC OEM Sales with ASSA ABLOY Americas. Stephanie brings strength and depth in building OEM and distributer channels having successfully built ASSA ABLOY Americas enterprise access control OEM business over a 5-year period. In events news, AxxonSoft, along with Nexsan, Tandberg Data and SNB IT Distributor have hosted a roadshow under the theme “Empowering Information – Storage and Security.” The seminar in Nairobi showcased the latest trends in the growing Data Storage, IP-security market and technology presentations from Nexsan, AxxonSoft, and Tandberg Data.

In corporate news, Pyronix’s Enforcer has won the Intruder Product of the Year at PSI Premier Awards 2013. The evening celebrated the greatest products in the security industry and the products that have caught the attention of the market this year. In other corporate news, VidSys recently announced that NewSpring Capital led a $15.65 million equity financing in VidSys. VidSys provides a transformational PSIM software platform used to run operations centres for public sector agencies and leading businesses globally. Finally, Axis Security has won a contract to provide officers and CCTV operations at the UK’s largest Trading Estate. Two Axis Security officers will provide 24-hour patrols, key holding and control room monitoring on behalf of Valleywatch, one of the region’s foremost CCTV monitoring stations. Read more security news…