We are licensed by the PSA (Private Security Authority) under license 00081.
We are members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA)Licence W.56812. We have been awarded the SGS Qualicert Gold Certificate in 2010, this is the ISIA Quality Assurance Scheme, The Silver award is the standard which all member companies must achieve and is the seal of approval which will guarantee customers a professional, quality-driven security provider. To achieve the Silver award, companies must comply with 37 criteria which cover licensing, staffing/human resource issues, financial/accounting procedures, training and customer satisfaction procedures.
We work to strict standards, all alarms supplied comply with European Standard EN50131-1 and we are approved under the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) as an Intruder Alarm Installer and we conform to Irish Standard SR 40:2005 for Electronic Security Services.
Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, has awarded Irish security installer MTS Security its Best New Partner Award 2007 at its recent partner conference held at Sopwell House, St Albans. Dublin-based MTS Security had expertise in access control and intruder alarms before building expertise in IP-Surveillance deployments over the last two years.
MTS Security decided to make a commitment to IP-Surveillance following attendance at an AXIS Academy training session in 2006. At this time MTS Security commenced installation of IP-Surveillance projects for many of their existing and new clients, successful network video conversions and new IP-based installations that enabled MTS Security to become an AXIS Solution Partner in April 2007. The company has built a team specialising in IP-Surveillance deployments in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe.
Steve Mooney, sales director, MTS Security, explains the trend to centralise physical security which is pushing cameras onto the corporate network, “We are seeing a trend by larger companies to have the entire physical and data security infrastructure of the business managed from one central location. Central control is increasingly moving into the IT or facilities management departments.”
“IT managers are already looking after infosecurity to protect the company’s intellectual data assets. They often work with the HR department to ensure the right access levels are provided to the right employees inside their offices. They now want to extend this
control to put the corporate offices’ surveillance cameras onto the network so they can check people aren’t getting into restricted areas under false pretences.” MTS Security is also seeing a parallel convergence going on so that access control, surveillance, as well as heating, air conditioning, alarm