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Siemon partners with Axis Communications for state-of-the-art Executive Briefing Centre

22nd August 2018, Chertsey, Surrey - Siemon, a global network infrastructure specialist and leader in the provision of network infrastructure solutions for intelligent buildings has partnered with Axis Communication, provider of intelligent security solutions and market leader in network video, to complete a state-of-the-art Executive Briefing Centre (EBC) in the thriving capital of Nairobi.

The EBC has been created to serve as a strategic customer and partner engagement hub whilst showcasing the latest innovations and products from Axis Communications and Siemon. It further serves as an ideal meeting point for Channel partners, consultants and end users to plan and discuss potential projects whilst experiencing the benefits of the latest products for intelligent buildings.

With Axis Communications’ recent opening of the Nairobi office, the company’s third location in the African region after Johannesburg and Cape Town, this investment emphasises both Siemon and Axis Communications’ strong belief in Kenya’s burgeoning private sector. With increased public spending on infrastructure Kenya’s appetite for building ‘smart’ indicates a good market potential for both organisations with Deloitte’s ‘African Construction’ study showing 5.7 per cent growth in total number of projects in 2017.

The EBC features Siemon’s global ConvergeIT offering which delivers a unique approach to a buildings network infrastructure. This approach combines Siemon’s proven quality with advanced copper and fibre cabling technologies to create a structured cabling system that converges critical data, voice, video, low-voltage lighting and building management systems onto a single unified physical infrastructure, providing significant cost savings and sustainability over the life of the facility.

Speaking on the partnership with Axis Communications, James Kiriamiti, Siemon’s Marketing & Partner Manager for Europe, Russia & Africa, states “We are proud of the partnership we have with Axis Communications globally, and it is good to see this extended in one of the most developed and connected cities in Africa. The development of this EBC gives organisations within the region an opportunity to see complimentary technologies delivered by Axis Communications and Siemon working together to deliver innovative solutions for today’s modern buildings.”

“Axis Communications works with industry leading technology partners to connect video and audio to network infrastructures for optimized end-to-end performance. Working with Siemon in Africa will benefit the continent with best-of-breed, market-leading solutions for complete systems reliability.” Said Andrew Ngugi, Axis Communication’s Key Account Manager for East Africa. “Our mutual system integrators, installers and consultants will accelerate their solution sales thanks to local professional expertise, service and support.”

The executive briefing centre features Axis Communications’ wide portfolio of IP-based products and solutions for security and video surveillance. Axis Communications’ security cameras, analytics, IP audio systems, video encoders, accessories and access control products based on open industry standards.

Along with Siemon’s 18U wall mount cabinet and market leading shielded category 6A Z-MAX and category 7A TERA copper cabling systems. The EBC also demonstrates how Siemon’s latest high-performance Z-PLUG field-terminated plug provides an effective way for connecting IP and PoE-enabled end devices such Axis Communications wide range of IP camera devices to the intelligent building network.

The EBC is open for group demonstration and will be used for various events in the coming months to continue showcasing the technologies available for intelligent buildings in the region.

For more information on Siemon ConvergeIT visit www.siemon.com/ConvergeIT

For more information on Axis Communications visit www.axis.com

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About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specialising in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for data centres, LANs and intelligent buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers a comprehensive suite of copper and optical fibre cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data centre power and cooling systems and intelligent infrastructure management solutions.

With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of industry standards, underlining the company’s long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. Siemon provides custom network infrastructure solutions to OEMs, leading manufacturers, value-added resellers and system integrators.
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