PRESS RELEASE CONTACTS Edwina Weiniger PR Marketing Program Manager, EMEA email@example.com Rachel Marley firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)28 9045 6767 CEM Systems announces winners of Business Partner of the Year Awards, EMEA CEM celebrates success with business partners around EMEA Belfast, 19th April, 2013 --- CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 CEM Business Partners of the Year Awards. Pentagon received the Business Partner award for their success in the Africa region, Tyco Fire & Security UAE LLC for Middle East, ADT Security Plc for UK & Ireland and BT Applied Technology (BTAT) for the overall EMEA region. The winners were announced at the prestigious annual CEM Conference held in Belfast, 8th-10th April 2013. CEM resellers supply, install and service CEM security management systems throughout the world. As CEM Business partners for 2013, resellers are recognised for their work in delivering complex integrated projects and helping to grow the CEM business in their respective geographic markets. “It’s an honour to award our top resellers with the 2013 CEM Business Partner of the year awards” said Philip Verner, Regional Sales Director, EMEA. “Our channel partners are critical to our success and in partnership with our 2013 business partners we have significantly grown CEM sales in their markets. These awards not only recognise business partners for sales delivered but also for their commitment towards accredited CEM training and joint marketing initiatives. We look forward to our continued relationship with business partners and customers throughout 2013”. “We are very proud to receive the CEM Business Partner of the Year Award, Africa” said Brendon Hall, Managing Director, Pentagon. “Throughout the last year we have won contracts to secure over nine Central Bank of Nigeria offices. CEM believed in us and when the orders came in we received great support. This award is testament to what a good relationship is between a manufacturer and security integrator”. “We thank CEM for the appreciation received for our work in the overall EMEA region” said Mohammed Ahmed Refae, Procurement, Warehouse and Logistics Manager, BTAT. “BTAT is a well-reputed and established company in the field of designing and executing mega projects. We worked with CEM on the prestigious King Saud University project, Saudi Arabia and we look forward to working with CEM on our next projects.” “ADT Fire and Security is a major reseller of CEM products throughout UK and Ireland, said David Myers – Regional Managing Director for south at ADT. This award recognises ADT for delivering significant growth in CEM sales in 2013, with great successes in retail and healthcare markets, as well as our commitment to the marketing of CEM products at many security events in the past year.” “Tyco Fire & Security UAE has worked closely with CEM since their introduction into the Middle East market. The system has been successfully implemented by Tyco UAE on large scale projects such as Khalifa Port, Dubai International Airport, and Abu Dhabi Investment Council as well as a number of smaller scale projects.” said Craig Menzies, Security Division Manager, Tyco UAE. “Tyco UAE has highly trained engineers installing CEM products and has showcased an impressive CEM demo/training facility at our headquarters in Abu Dhabi”. -ENDAbout CEM Systems CEM Systems is part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco (NYSE: TYC), the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company. CEM provides highly advanced security management solutions which include integrated access control, ID badging, alarm monitoring and the industry’s most advanced and flexible range of card readers. From a small facility to a large multi-site facility the sophisticated AC2000 access control system and advanced CEM products provide a solution to meet even the most complex needs. Each CEM system can be customized to specifically fit the needs of each individual customer, ensuring a powerful, highly tailored level of protection that simply cannot be matched in the industry. For more information on CEM Systems access control technologies, visit www.cemsys.com. Tyco Security Products and its leading brands conducts business in over 176 countries around the world, in multiple languages and employs over 2,700 employees globally, including research and development, marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple industries and segments including healthcare, government, transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential. Worldwide, Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies, transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100 retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million private residences.