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How AF Security digitalized its alarm management

The integration of AF Security's systems with evalink alarm management frees time for AF Security to expand into new markets and serve clients more efficiently.

Overview

AF Security was looking for a new solution fit for the future to support its expansion across Germany.

About AF Security

AF Security Group offers staffing to monitor properties and compatible security technology and alarm activation solutions. The AF Security expert team always supports its client in conceiving and implementing all safety precautions. The company is certified according to the quality management system DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. This ensures AF Security can offer its customers and business partners the highest possible quality under all circumstances.

Business Type
Control Center
Location
Germany

Challenges

System maintenance did not meet expectations, so alarm processing was stressed when manufacturers made updates or introduced new product lines. In addition, AF Security's emergency call and service control center kept hitting sales limits as the sales team came up with new service requirements and ideas that could not be mapped with the previous solution. Also, the integration of new manufacturers proved to be highly cumbersome. 

Alarm management, but more efficient 

Since 2021, AF Security's control center has made its core processes more efficient and intuitive. This is thanks to the benefits of the cloud-to-cloud event and alarm management platform for video and intrusion detection systems, which is enabled by the integration of evalink in NXG GENESIS.

NXG GENESIS allows monitoring cloud-based video streams from multiple cameras, creating workflows, and managing alarms and events through intelligent integration with the cloud-based alarm management platform evalink. All are certified with the highest security standards available on the market. AF Security manages all events and alarms from a single user interface today. In intelligent interaction with additional options such as remote switching of IO contacts or other sensor technology, the innovative control center's standard video surveillance solutions and intrusion detection technologies enable more flexible and innovative security concepts – regardless of the manufacturer. 

Within the framework of high-quality standards, it also played an essential role in building a system that takes customer support seriously.

"We need to be sure that any problems will be dealt with reliably and promptly. We were looking for a real partner who would be happy to onboard our ideas and wishes and come back to us with creative solutions," says Luca Loizzi, AF Security's Surveillance Center Manager. 

Embarking on complete digitalization with zero downtime 

Thanks to the cloud architecture of NXG GENESIS and evalink, the AF Security control center effortlessly introduced the new solution and set up a test environment at short notice. AF Security operators could get up and running almost instantly with just a few clicks—only by using their browser. The variety of functions, the evident user environment, and the wide range of integrations that the integration of evalink in NXG GENESIS entails immediately convinced the AF Security control center and made the operators enjoy their work again.

On the NXGEN Technology AG side, the team provided optimal support to AF Security's control center during the migration so that it was live with the new system within a few days. The team quickly felt at home in the new working environment and enjoyed being able to concentrate on the essentials again: Efficient alarm processing.  

By detecting alarms and critical events early and automating processes, AF Security's operators no longer waste valuable time handling false alarms. Moreover, by filtering false alarms using AI-based alarm filtering, which AF Security's control center has opted for, its alarm processing efficiency significantly increases. 

⁠Enabling future-proof security services and accelerating business growth 

After an impressively short learning curve and familiarization phase for AF Security's control center, which was in no small part due to the intuitive user interface, the team is already working on new service packages to serve existing customers better and attract new ones. Luca Loizzi's field report confirms that the integration of evalink in NXG GENESIS is an effective alarm management tool that allows innovative security providers like AF Security to operate much more efficiently with a lean cost structure. 

Technology that helped AF Security reach their goals

Video analytics

AI-based video false alarm filtering has dramatically increased AF Security's alarm handling efficiency, as alarm operators no longer have to waste valuable time dealing with false alarms.

End-to-end certification

The evalink end-to-end certifications give AF Security complete confidence in delivering reliable and high-quality solutions to its clients.

Cloud-to-cloud integration

The high flexibility of cloud-to-cloud integration makes it possible for AF Security to work in a much more creative and customer-oriented way.

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Fewer manual work

Integrating AF Security systems with evalink and response protocols ensures that operators can focus on their core tasks.

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Fast adoption with 0 downtime

evalink simplified UI and processes allow AF Security operators to adopt the new solution with little support needed and no service interruption.

Frequent integrations
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"The wide range of options that we can unite under one alarm management platform opens up completely new potentials. The high flexibility of cloud-to-cloud integration makes it possible to work more creatively and customer-oriented. NXG GENESIS will be an important asset for accelerating our growth."

Luca Loizzi

AF Security's Surveillance Center Manager

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