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AddSecure acquires Contal Security to secure growth and broaden its offering

The acquisition will broaden AddSecure’s offering, especially towards alarm recieving centers and municipalities in the alarm sector, as well as further strengthen AddSecure’s position as a leading European provider of secure critical communications.

 

AddSecure, a leading player in the secure critical communications sector, today announces the acquisition of Contal Security, a leading Swedish supplier of solutions for digital in- and outward alarm transmission and integrated security systems.

For both companies the merger creates valuable new opportunities to generate revenues, expanding product offerings and services, and jointly developing new products.

“Contal’s well respected expertise in digital in- and outward alarms and integrated security systems and AddSecures knowledge in secured critical communications is a powerful combination. The acquisition is a logical move that will further strengthen AddSecure’s business”, says Stefan Albertsson, CEO of AddSecure.
“We are confident that this deal will bring a broader product offering, greater support and additional
value to our joint customers.”

“Contal and AddSecure are both well-established brands that provide customers with premium products and services, and the combination will create a stronger business both in size and range of services, as well as ensure future expansion. In addition to an extended offering, customers will benefit from the stability that comes from a larger global supplier”, says Claes Åhlström, CEO of Contal Security.

Contal’s current CEO, Claes Åhlström, will take on the responsibility as business developer and will report directly to AddSecure’s CEO, Stefan Albertsson.

For more information, please contact:
Kristina Grandin, Corporate Marketing Manager, AddSecure
Mobile: +46 70 689 52 08
Email: kristina.grandin@addsecure.se

  • The Security 2018 exhibition takes place in Essen

    Dear customer
    The start of Security 2018, Europe’s leading and trending trade fair for the security industry, is just around the corner. We are finalizing our preparations in order to welcome you at our stand 6E94.
    At the AddSecure Group stand you will have the possibility to meet all the Group members and their respective technologies and solutions. Allow yourself to discover how you can use these technologies and solutions to contribute to a safer society.

    The Security 2018 exhibition takes place in Essen – Germany from 25th September until 28th September. Please see www.security-essen.de for admission and other practical information.

    We look forward to seeing you in Essen and wish you a safe day!


    If you would like to schedule a meeting in advance, you can do so by filling out this form.

  • AddSecure awarded “Best Innovative Achievement within IoT Security”

    AddSecure Link, a secure IoT communications platform, has been named one of the most innovative IoT security products by the Detector International jury.

    On November 21, in conjunction with the Sectech exhibition, the 18th edition of Detektor International Award was held in the Victoria Hall at the Stockholm International Fair. AddSecure, a leading provider of secure communications solutions, was awarded the "Best Innovative Achievement within IoT Security".

    The prestigious Detector International Award Prize is a confirmation and recognition of products that meet the criteria for outstanding innovations and contribute to the security industry's progress. AddSecure Link is a secure IoT communications platform that connects devices via mobile networks and the Internet. The solution was considered by the jury to be one of the most innovative products in its category. Motivation The jury's motivation: Creating a secure internal IoT communication system has never been easier. AddSecure Link offers the complete package.

    "At AddSecure we are of course very happy and proud to have been awarded this prize and see this as a confirmation of the successful IoT initiative we started about a year and a half ago," said Mats Genberg, Head of Sales at AddSecure, who accepted the award.

    AddSecure Link - safe and easy
    One of the biggest challenges for anyone who wants to develop an IoT solution is to create a safe way. With AddSecure Link, security is built-in from the beginning by automating the building of private networks, which includes all devices that will communicate. The networks are completely separted from normal Internet traffic and closed for unauthorized access. The simplicity of the solution allows anyone to create a secure VPN solution for their devices in a matter of minutes.

    About the prize
    The award was established by Detektor International magazine in 2000 to honour companies that develop products and services characterized by innovation and/or offer an extraordinary security solution that meets the real needs of the market.

    About the jury The Detector
    International Award Jury consists of members of Detector's Global Editorial Board, closely following the security market's vast flow of new products and services through its 24/7 news coverage, as well as attending the major security fairs around the world.

    For more information, please contact: Kristina Grandin, Corporate Marketing Manager, AddSecure Mobile: +46 70 689 52 08, Email: kristina.grandin@addsecure.se

    About Detektor International Award
    Hosted by Detektor International, one of the most influencing security media in EU, the Detektor International Award (DI Award) intends to reward and encourage research and development within the security technology field. This prize is a confirmation and a recognition of products that stand up to the criteria of outstanding innovations and contributions to the advancement of the security industry. There are four categories in Detektor International Award; Alarm & Detektion, ID & Access Control, Video surveillance (CCTV) and IoT Security Product.

  • AddSecure nominated IoT Security Product of the Year

    AddSecure has been nominated for the Detektor International “IoT Security Product of the Year” Award for AddSecure Link, a private and secure IoT communications platform, connecting devices via mobile networks and the internet.

    AddSecure, a leading player in the secure critical communication sector, has been nominated for the prestigious Detektor International Award in the category “IoT Security Product of the Year”. The nomination and the prize is a confirmation and a recognition of products that stand up to the criteria of outstanding innovations and contributions to the advancement of the security industry.

    “We are delighted to have been nominated in the IoT category, as AddSecure is striving to be the leading supplier of secure communication for alarm and IoT solutions in Europe. Being nominated is a great achievement, especially considering that AddSecure Link has only been on the market for about a year,” says Stefan Albertsson, CEO of AddSecure.

    One of the greatest challenges for anyone who wants to create an IoT solution is in building the security around it. With AddSecure Link, security is built-in from the start by an automated creation of private networks that includes all devices that should communicate. The networks are completely separated from regular internet traffic and closed to unauthorized access.

    The winner will be announced at a prize ceremony on November 21st at the International Stockholm Fair in conjunction with the Sectech exhibition.

    For more information, please contact:
    Kristina Grandin, Corporate Marketing Manager, AddSecure
    Mobile: +46 70 689 52 08
    Email: kristina.grandin@addsecure.se

    About Detektor International Award
    Hosted by Detektor International, one of the most influencing security media in EU, the Detektor International Award (DI Award) intends to reward and encourage research and development within the security technology field. This prize is a confirmation and a recognition of products that stand up to the criteria of outstanding innovations and contributions to the advancement of the security industry. There are four categories in Detektor International Award; Alarm & Detektion, ID & Access Control, Video surveillance (CCTV) and IoT Security Product.

  • Press release 21.06.2017 - Leading supplier of secure communication solutions challenge the European market with a new acquisition

    The Nordic company AddSecure acquires Chiron Security Communications, an AoIP company that operates across Europe and beyond. Through the acquisition, AddSecure takes a big step towards their goal, to be the leading supplier of secure communication for alarm and IoT solutions in Europe.

    IFSEC International, London, 21st of June, 2017 – AddSecure, consisting of the three former companies Multicom Security, Safetel and Securinet, today announce that they will acquire the Chiron Security Communications. Chiron has designed and developed communication systems for the security industry for over 27 years. With the acquisition, AddSecure will broaden their product portfolio and be able to offer a wider range of solutions to the customers. At the same time, the company takes a big step towards realizing their ambition in becoming the leading supplier in Europe.

    - With the acquisition of Chiron Security Communications we will not just have a broad and unique offer to our customers in the Nordics but also realize our plan to establish ourselves globally, says Stefan Albertsson, CEO at AddSecure.

    Chiron is a privately owned security communications company that has been operating for 27 years and is well known within the European and world markets as a provider of advanced Alarms over IP (AoIP) systems.  Over the last few years, it has built a market lead in many markets across Europe and is the most favored AoIP system amongst monitoring centers, with over 200 monitoring centers in 46 countries using the Chiron IRIS AoIP system.  

    - We are proud and happy that AddSecure saw the potential in our company, says Ian Tredinnick, CEO at Chiron. With a strong focus on customer needs, I am sure that AddSecure is best suited to take this to the next level.

    The combination of the two companies is supported by both management teams that see a significant synergy, both through market base and new technologies.  Most importantly, both Chiron’s customer base and AddSecure’s customer base will be able to use Chiron’s new interactive services, which will soon be launched.

     

    For more information, please contact:
    Stefan Albertsson
    CEO, AddSecure 
    +4676 – 106 27 28
    stefan.albertsson@addsecure.se

     

     

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