MPOP Middle East 2018 a success for Milestone Systems

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), again showcased the power of Community in the Middle East, with a record number of visitors, partners and customers attending the MPOP 2018 in Dubai last week. More than 250 attendees and 24 Solution Partners enjoyed this unique opportunity to network and dive into the latest, cutting-edge solutions for security and beyond security on the Milestone Platform.

In his Keynote Christian Ringler, Director Middle East, Africa and DACH, emphasised the investments being made by Milestone in the region. Celebrating 10 years presence in the Middle East, the Milestone Dubai office now has the largest team of sales, pre-sales and tech support for a VMS company in the region. A dedicated team of tech support staff in Dubai offers on-site support 24/7.

Milestone Community Days also presented an opportunity for the community to meet with the newly appointed VP EMEA, Malou Toft. She was impressed with the quality of the event and the solutions presented at the partner showcase.

In her keynote, Malou Toft outlined the Milestone strategy beyond security and introduced the strong Middle East Management Team bringing together sales, community, and technology expertise with Jomy Abraham; Technical Manager, Haider Muhammad; Community Manager, and Amine Sadi – who will join the ME team in July as Country Manager.

Recognising the importance of community, the Milestone Award Winners 2017 were announced:

Partner of the year 2017 in GCC Countries – G4S
Partner of the year 2017 in Africa – Cairo Communication systems (CCS)
Partner of the year 2017 in Levant – Libatel
Distributor of the year 2017 in Middle East – AnixterTechnology
Partner 2017 in Middle East – Dell EMC
Solution Partner 2017 in Middle East – Vidsys, Inc.
Project of the year 2017 in Middle East Sheikh Zayed Stadium – MVP Tech

Christian Ringler, Director Middle East, Africa and DAC, said: “We wish to thank everyone who supported our Milestone Community Days. It was truly a demonstration of the power of community! The entire Middle East Team is very proud to have hosted the event and special thanks go to all of the Milestone Technology & Solution Partners who helped us make this possible.”