TDSi enjoys IFSEC 2016 success and unveils new Gardis Solution

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi enjoyed a 21% increase (compared to 2015) in new visitors at the recent IFSEC International 2016 event at the ExCeL London, which the company partially attributes to the unveiling of its new GARDiS online security solution.

Reflecting upon the success of the event, TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies commented: “With this year’s unveiling of our new GARDiS range of software and hardware we have seen an overall increase in visitors in 2016, with a 21% increase in individual visitors as well as a highly impressive 38% increase in those from overseas export markets. We believe this not only shows a strong interest in cloud-based security systems but also indicates that both the UK and international markets are thriving.”

TDSi also recorded a 21% increase in the numbers of its current clients visiting the stand at IFSEC International, on which John reflected: “We were also delighted to see even more of our customers on the stand this year. The ExCel in London is the perfect venue for this world-class show and attracts an impressive cross section of clients as well as installers, specifiers and partners.”
GARDiS is the product of considerable investment by TDSi and offers all the benefits of a highly secure web-based application. It is easily adaptable for an increased workload, provides easier maintenance and installation, is more secure and is accessible from anywhere (on any device) utilising a simple-to-use and intuitive interface. GARDiS has also been designed as an ONVIF Profile A and C compliant platform to meet the IEC’s (International Electrotechnical Commission) adoption of it as the de-facto new international standard for access control.

TDSi’s stand provided visitors with a good overview of its major products and the integration capabilities with other security providers’ systems, including Milestone’s XProtect® Video Management Software (VMS) – using the XProtect Access add-on. Other integration systems featured included ASSA ABLOY’s KS100 server cabinet wireless electronic lock, Texecom’salarm control panels, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio™ wireless locks and SimonsVoss’ SmartIntegowireless door locks.

Visitors were also able to see TDSi’s SOLOgarde, MICROgarde and EXcel controllers, the company’s enterprise solutions, and the powerful integration possibilities between its own software products, including EXgarde security management and VUgarde CCTV VMS.

Following the considerable success of 2016 TDSi has already staked its place at IFSEC International 2017 and John Davies concluded: “This event continues to draw large numbers of interested visitors from around the world and we are proud to be taking part in it again next year. Meeting with partners and customers is an invaluable experience for the TDSi team, it gives us feedback on what we offer and insights into what the market will be wanting from our future products. We very much look forward to taking part again in 2017.”

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