First major Video Management System to receive SIRA approval
UAE: Milestone Systems recently received the Security Equipment Approval from the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) of Dubai. SIRA is a government body regulating the security industry in the Emirate of Dubai, providing protection to the community using preventive security systems and precautionary measures.
Video Guard, an initiative by SIRA is specialized in monitoring security cameras in buildings, in the case of a problem or dysfunction. The video guard system will monitor security cameras in Dubai and provide direct notification to SIRA Clients and system maintenance companies. If VSS faults are detected an alert is sent to user and service provider by email and SMS for immediate action. This program will make sure that all cameras are operating as per expectations and regulations.
The Milestone XProtect™Corporate, XProtect™ Expert and XProtect™Professional+ video management software (VMS) are the first major VMS’ to be officially approved from SIRA. Based on a true open platform, Milestone XProtect shows its endless integration possibilities and strengths to embed third-party applications and business systems through the Milestone Integration Platform (MIP). The Milestone Husky™ X8, a high performing network video recorder offering astonishing performance and extreme reliability, has also been certified by SIRA.
This seal of approval is very important, as it helps customers identify solutions which live up to the UAE authorities’ requirements and the standards defined by SIRA.
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. The open platform technology enables the most extensive global partner community and drives collaboration and innovation in the development and use of network video.
In the Middle East since 2008, Milestone is a global company with reliable and scalable solutions that are proven in more than 150,000 sites worldwide. Since every installation is different, Milestone software is highly adaptable and can accommodate the changing needs of any businesses. Through the extensive partner network, customers have the ability to choose the optimal cameras, the best infrastructure and the prime third-party solutions suited to individual and changing needs. This provides the industry’s broadest knowledgebase only a local call away – important in distributed installations covering large geographic areas.
Milestone XProtect® Corporate software obtains GDPR-ready certification
Milestone reached another major certification in the EU recently. XProtect Corporate 2019 R2 is the first major video management software product to obtain the highly sought-after EuroPriSe (European Privacy Seal) GDPR-ready certification. With the GDPR-ready certification from the independent and recognized institute EuroPriSe, end-users can be confident that they have the right foundation to build a GDPR compliant video surveillance installation.