CEM Systems announces winners of EMEA Business Partner of the Year Awards 2016

CEM celebrates success with business partners from Europe, Middle East and Africa

CEM 2016 winners

Belfast, 18 August, 2016 --- CEM Systems is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 CEM Business Partners of the Year Awards, EMEA.  FES Group received the CEM Business Partner of the Year Award for the UK and Ireland, 
for Europe, Tyco Fire and Security UAE for the Middle East, and Acti-Tech for Africa. The winners were announced at the prestigious and annual CEM EMEA Conference, Belfast.

CEM resellers supply, install and service CEM security management systems throughout the world.  As CEM Business Partners of the Year for EMEA, resellers are recognised for their work in delivering complex integrated projects and helping to grow the CEM business in their respective geographic markets.

“It’s an honour to award our top resellers with the 2016 CEM Business Partner of the year awards” said Philip Verner, Regional Sales Director, EMEA, CEM Systems. “Our partners are critical to our success and with our 2016 Business Partner Awards winners we have significantly grown CEM sales in their respective markets. These awards not only recognise our business partners for sales delivered but also for their commitment towards accredited CEM training and joint marketing initiatives.  We look forward to our continued strong relationship with all our business partners and customers.”

FES Group received this year’s award for UK & Ireland in recognition of their excellent technical expertise and ability to deliver large, integrated solutions particularly within Educational and Healthcare environments. FES Group also exhibited commitment to training and gaining understanding of the value proposition of the CEM advanced offerings and are proactively promoting the solutions widely. “It is great to be recognised by CEM as their UK & Ireland business partner of the year 2016. Together we have secured some great customers, and we look forward to further success as we continue to build our relationship,” said an FES Spokesperson from the Fire/ Security & Alarms Services Division, FES Support Services.
Tyco Integrated Fire & Security, Netherlands won the award for Europe. Their success was attributed, among other things, to their industry leading experience in deploying integrated projects throughout The Netherlands. “CEM’s AC2000 access control and security management system provides a highly secure solution that integrates with a range of third party security providers, including video, fire and intrusion. This makes it the ideal choice to deploy in complex projects. AC2000 can also be deployed by customers using one central server for multiple buildings. This architecture saves customers money and is more flexible when they need access control in multiple sites,” said Hugo van Vliet, Account Manager High End Security, Tyco Integrated Fire & Security.

The security experts Tyco Fire and Security UAE were given the award for Middle East in recognition of their continued success in representing and promoting CEM in the region. “This award is great recognition for the work we have done with CEM Systems to secure a range of prestigious customers throughout the year,” said Craig Menzies, Security Division Manager, Tyco Fire and Security UAE.

In the Africa category, market leading security distributor Acti-Tech was awarded for their project work and for their continued investment in supporting CEM through their demonstration facilities and major African exhibitions. “We are delighted to accept this award. CEM’s AC2000 access control continues to provide the highest levels of resilient and scalable security, which we have successfully deployed in the government, public, private corporate sectors and many others. We look forward to continuing to build our knowledge of CEM solutions, and developing our relationship with CEM,” said Augustus Chalokwu, CTO, Acti-Tech.


About CEM Systems

CEM Systems is part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company. CEM provides highly advanced security management solutions which include integrated access control, ID badging, alarm monitoring and the industry’s most advanced and flexible range of card readers.
From a small facility to a large multi-site facility the sophisticated AC2000 access control system and advanced CEM products provide a solution to meet even the most complex needs. Each CEM system can be customized to specifically fit the needs of each individual customer, ensuring a powerful, highly tailored level of protection that simply cannot be matched in the industry. For more information on CEM Systems access control technologies, visit

About Tyco Security Products
Tyco Security Products and its leading brands conducts business in over 177 countries around the world, in multiple languages and employs over 2,800 employees globally, including research and development, marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple industries and segments including healthcare, government, transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential. Worldwide, Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies, transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100 retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million private residences.


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