Gallagher's growing presence in the United States security industry was highlighted again with another prestigious award win. For the second year in a row, Gallagher has been named winner of the Govies Government Security Award, this time for its Integrated Perimeter Security Solution. The award win was announced in Dallas, Texas, on April 30.
Following Gallagher's 2013 Govies Platinum award for their 'Gallagher PIV solution',Gallagher also won, 'Best Perimeter Protection Product/System' at the Government Security News (GSN), 2013 Homeland Security Awards.
Gallagher's Integrated Perimeter Security solution has the unique ability to incorporate perimeter security seamlessly into access control and related security applications. The integration allows a single user interface that allows a common view across security perimeter, access, video, and intrusion systems.
Gallagher's integrated Security System eliminates the need for additional layers of command and control software and is capable of evaluating FIPS 201 credentials, supporting Gallagher's Personal Identification Verification (PIV) solution.
"This once again proves our integrated solution is a truly leading, one-of-a-kind, security system not only in the U.S. but globally." Says Michael Collins, Gallagher's Vice President of Sales - security North America.
Brandy Sloan, Gallagher Business Development Manager - security Federal North America, also states: "We're all really excited about this Govies win. It solidifies our growing Federal security solution which meets FIPS 201-2 requirements as a FICAM solution.
"This is another step in the right direction for Gallagher in introducing our well-established product to the U.S. market."
The Security Products magazine Government Security Awards were launched in 2009 and re-launched as the Govies in 2011.Platinum and Gold designations within this year's award categories will be announced at GovSec on May 13, 2014. The event takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
With its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City, Gallagher is a privately owned supplier of security solutions to the North American market, serving such security-critical sectors as government, defense, correctional and financial institutions. Specializing in both access control and perimeter protection, Gallagher is a world leading innovator, investing 14% of revenue annually in R&D.
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