The platform forms part of a broader smart city initiative across neXgen’s Middle East network
neXgen Group, a smart city advisory and managed services provider, is to offer Vidsys Smart Safety and Security as a service leveraging a converged security and information management (CSIM) platform multi-tenant cloud-based solution.
The UAE-based group specialises in extending smart city technology solutions as a service to governments, real estate and enterprise customers across the region and has been actively involved in flagship projects such as Smart Dubai and Smart Riyadh.
Through the new platform offering from Vidsys, neXgen customers will have access to Smart Safety and Security as a managed service with customisation based on individual business needs.
Vidsys is a global software technology manufacturer of physical security information management (PSIM).
“We are excited to work with neXgen, an established leader in the region’s Smart Cities market,” said James Chong, CEO and founder of Vidsys.
“Through this managed service offering, we expect to see significant growth and accelerated adoption of smart city initiatives in the region including safety, security, and infrastructure management capabilities.”
The platform forms part of a broader smart city initiative across neXgen’s Middle East network. The Middle East North Africa (MENA) digital transformation market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 15.1 per cent from 2014 to 2020.
Countries, including the UAE, are increasingly introducing e-Government and smart city initiatives, with the objective to transform themselves into digitally-enabled countries.
“Vidsys is a proven global leader in PSIM and CSIM software technology here in the Middle East, and around the world,” said Ghazi Atallah, CEO of neXgen. “We are proud to join forces with
Vidsys in offering the first Smart Safety and Security managed services offering for Smart Cities in the region.”
This programme will roll out across neXgen’s product offerings starting in April 2017.
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