Anixter Partners With Physical Security Provider iView Systems

Through this agreement, Anixter will act as a value added reseller of iView Systems' iPass Visitor Management software solution, which supports physical security and facility operations.

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, — iView Systems, providers of physical security information management reporting solutions, announced Monday the addition of a new Canadian and U.S. distribution partner, Anixter International, distributor of wire, cable communications and security products. Through this agreement, Anixter will act as a Value Added Reseller of iView Systems' iPass(R) Visitor Management software solution. The integrated turnkey solution supports physical security and facility operations, allows organizations to perform discrete security authorization and streamline the check-in process, allowing SMB's the ability to collect securely and manage visitor information to help strengthen facility safety.

"Through our partnership with Anixter, iView Systems will now be able to expand its' software through Anixter's distribution network to reach larger integrators and global accounts with our enterprise security and reporting solutions iPass Visitor Management and iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management," said Richard Coombs, VP Sales, iView Systems. "This will give iView Systems greater visibility as customers continue to seek more integrated and cost-effective security reporting solutions."

Anixter is No. 7 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List.

"iView Systems brings their software solutions to the Anixter distribution network for the first time," said Kobby Brafi, Bratton, Strategic Supplier Manager - North America - VMS, Servers and Storage, Networking. "A vulnerable security point in any building or facility is the lobby or reception area where protection of personnel and property is paramount. With this agreement Anixter can offer integrated software solutions into existing security infrastructures, providing standardized data collection and reporting processes to deliver consistent and accurate data across the enterprise", states Mr. Brafi.

By establishing a seamless way to add visitor management and reporting efficiency to existing solution portfolios, iView Systems and Anixter are helping security professionals increase opportunities with existing customers, expand to new customers, and improve and enhance their overall value proposition. Meanwhile, the partnership will provide iView Systems with a new sales channel into the security and surveillance market.

"With Anixter's global reach and proven track record for delivering security products that makes buildings smarter and safer, they provide a unique channel perfectly built for iView's iPass Visitor Management software," said Mr. Coombs. "Our turn-key solution delivers a secure and easy to use end-to-end visitor management platform to check in/out, track and manage internal and external visitors, staff or contractors. iPass provides a complete standalone visitor management solution or optionally integrated within the iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management Platform. This integration offers a key advantage of embedding more complex security reporting that includes integrated incident management, dispatching, identification and compliance functions, and processes as part of visitor management and a company's best practices."

"As a result, we are adding significant value to professionals looking to increase security measures, automate and enhance their corporate image," states Mr. Coombs.

The iPass Visitor Management System provides a comprehensive application to securely register, badge and manage visitors Enhanced features include a web module for visitor pre-registration and self-serve walk up visitor kiosk. iPass delivers a complete, standalone visitor management solution or runs as an application module within the iTrak Incident Reporting & Risk Management Platform.

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