Genetec™ Announces Distribution Partnership with EET Europarts in the Scandinavia/Nordics Region

Partnership Broadens Nordics Market Reach for Genetec™ and Enables EET Europarts to Add Truly Independent Open-Platform IP Security Solutions to its Portfolio; Genetec™ Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager, Joakim Lagerholm to Service Scandinavian Business Growth

Montréal, February 2, 2016 - Genetec™, a manufacturer of unified IP security solutions today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with IT distributor EET Europarts for the Nordics region. As part of the agreement, EET Europarts will distribute the entire Genetec™ portfolio of open-platform, IP-based solutions, starting with the company’s flagship—Genetec™ Security Center—which seamlessly unifies access control, video management systems (VMS) and automated number plate recognition (ANPR) within a single intuitive interface that simplifies operations. The company will also distribute Genetec™ cloud-based security solutions and the Genetec™ family of turnkey network security appliances in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland through an extensive network of certified integrators and resellers.

"The Nordics region is one of the fastest growing markets for Genetec™ in Europe, and we are very pleased to add EET Europarts to our list of Certified Partners," said Nick D'hoedt, Genetec™ Regional Sales Director for Scandinavia, Benelux and DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). "With the market knowledge and extensive customer base of EET Europarts, we are confident that we will be able to continue to broaden our market reach in Scandinavia and offer our customers a solid source of expertise and product choice for all their security needs, from a company that offers fully open-platform versatility," added D'hoedt.

"Genetec™ is one of the world's leading manufacturers of unified, open-platform, IP-based security solutions," says Bo Ørbjerg, Group Sales Director for Surveillance & Security at EET Europarts. "We look forward being able to extend Genetec™ physical IP security solutions to our customers, offering them more choice and the ability to purchase truly independent, open-platform solutions." 

Genetec™ Appoints Joakim Lagerholm as Regional Sales Manager in Scandinavia

In a move that underscores its commitment to growing its presence in the Nordic markets, Genetec™ also announcing the appointment of Joakim Lagerholm as Regional Sales Manager in Scandinavia. In his role, Mr. Lagerholm will serve Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland to work with EET Europarts as well as industry integrators, partners, consultants and end-users to address expanding business opportunities in Northern Europe. Mr. Lagerholm will focus on helping integrators and end-users realize unified, secure and customizable security solutions for on-premises or in the cloud.

By bringing CCTV, access control, number plate recognition, intrusion alarms, and other technologies with video analytics together to market, Genetec™ is very well positioned to meet the growing challenges and opportunities for modern security in Scandinavia.

"We are happy to welcome Joakim on board at Genetec™ as he helps bring visibility and awareness of the benefits of a unified security, open-platform system in the Nordic region," said Nick D'hoedt, Genetec™ Regional Sales Director for Scandinavia, Benelux and DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). "The Nordic countries are characterized by having open markets and the region is equipped with a digital focus and sophisticated infrastructure already very much in place."    

For this press release in Swedish, click here.

About EET Europarts

EET Europarts is Europe's leading distributor within: Server, Computer & Printer parts, Mobile Parts & Accessories, Home Entertainment & Lifestyle Electronics, Surveillance & Security, Professional AV & Digital Signage, Point of Sale & Auto ID and Logistical Services.

EET Europarts was founded in 1986, and is today represented with 31 sales offices in 27 countries across Europe and Africa under the commercial name EET Europarts. EET Europarts represents a wide range of leading brands including: HP, Lexmark, IBM, Canon, Epson, Acer, Lenovo, Axis, Synology, IQeye, Samsung, Ernitec, Sony, Milestone, Sling Media, B&O PLAY, MicroBattery, MicroMemory, MicroLamp, MicroStorage, MicroConnect, MicroScreen, Hitachi, Western Digital, eSTUFF, Clint, Podspeakers, Sandberg, Garmin, Kensington, Loewe and many more.

EET Europarts is situated in Birkerød just north of Copenhagen and is the parent company of all EET Europarts sales entities. As such, EET Europarts is the backbone of the organisation and provides all back office functions within: Corporate Management, Finance, Marketing, IT, WEB- and ERP-development, Logistics, Product Management and Procurement.

The group employs more than 500 employees, serves more than 42,000 dealers and handles more than 900,000 deliveries per year.

About Genetec

Genetec develops open-platform software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry. Its flagship product, Security Center, unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control and license plate recognition (LPR) into one platform. A global innovator since 1997, Genetec is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and serves enterprise and government organizations via an integrated network of resellers, integrators and consultants in over 80 countries. Genetec was founded on the principle of innovation and remains at the forefront of emerging technologies that unify physical security systems. For more information about Genetec, visit: genetec.com

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