The past 12 months have been icomply’s most successful year to date.  Our personal highlights have been expanding our team in the UK, opening offices in India, undertaking vital industry research with our surveys, and being finalists at the Security Excellence Awards, among many others in a fantastic year.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way.  We look forward to maintaining our close relationships and developing new and exciting ventures in 2013.  In the mean time, here’s a round-up of the five most popular icomply blog posts of 2012.  We’d like to wish you a very happy New Year and prosperous 2013.

1. Infographics on control room budgets

Our research into the effect of recession on the budgets and capital expenditure on public space control rooms was the most-visited blog post of 2012.  We found that 32% of control rooms had a reduced budget, and 25% had less capital expenditure in the financial year 2012-13.    Read more

2. The Olympics and the Security Industry

David Evans, Project Director 2012 at the BSIA, spoke to us in June about how security at the Games was put into practice, including the CSSC and Operation Sentaur.  He hopes that the Olympic experience will be used to increase the UK’s market share in defence products.  Read more

3. icomply India

After working on projects in South Africa and Australia, we revealed the next chapter of icomply’s global expansion. Business Development Executive Vivek Kumar explains why there’s nothing like V-TAS Pro in India.  Read more

 

4. Five essentials for cost effective software

What makes control room integration software actually cost effective (and what to avoid) when choosing your system. for example, choose a system where you can use your existing hardware. Read more

 

 

5. Finalists at the Security Excellence Awards

We may not have taken the award home on the night, but our nomination for Integrated Security Solution of the Year 2012 was one of icomply’s most significant achievements to date.  icomply’s ARC at Edinburgh City Council uses V-TAS Pro to monitor over 200 buildings. Read more