The choice of our technology partners is governed by these guiding principles:
- We will only use technology supplied by world renowned manufacturers
- We will only partner with manufacturers who rigorously monitor and control their partner relationships
- We will only partner with manufacturers who require stringent prerequisites covering financial stability, technical competence, ethical business practice and professional development
Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd is one of the world's leading manufacturers of fire detection solutions for commercial and industrial applications. Our products are designed to save lives and protect property from the risk of fire.
Innovation drives the company's product development programme, with continuous exploration of new technologies helping to deliver leading-edge fire detection solutions. Apollo offers five distinct ranges, including analogue addressable and conventional fire detection devices, as well as a host of ancillary products such as sounders, visual indicators and manual call points. Apollo holds in excess of 3,000product approvals worldwide as well as a number of internationally recognised quality and environmental awards.
Gent by Honeywell
Gent by Honeywell is synonymous with quality and innovation in the fire detection and alarm industry, and safeguards the lives of everyone who enter some the world’s most prestigious buildings.
Gent technology meets rigorous British and European standards for all projects from small conventional systems to multi-site networks.
Gent’s philosophy is to work in close partnership with its approved network of System Integrators to support the fire system through every stage of a buildings evolution.
The Gent network of approved system integrators includes 60 specialist companies covering the length and breadth of Britain, who can all supply Gent equipment and carry out design, installation, commissioning and maintenance operations to the highest standards of workmanship.
Of these 60 specialists, there are 12 Elite System Integrators (ESI) in the Gent Network. These are companies who are consistently successful in the UK fire market working closely with Gent.
GBE Fire & Security are proud to have been an Elite System Integrator since January 2009, having worked in close partnership with Gent since 2005. Throughout our partnership we have won a number of awards including Best Sales Growth in 2006 and again in 2008.
Hochiki Europe now sells its products directly in the UK and promotes and supports its fire detection products through many long established European agencies. The Company has over 350 active UK customers and works closely with all major European standards organisations to ensure its range of detection products complies fully with the latest regulations. With over 80 employees Hochiki Europe at present builds in excess of 500,000 conventional and intelligent detectors and ancillaries per year. By employing the latest manufacturing techniques and rigorous quality control to ISO 9001, Hochiki Europe ensures every product installed will continue to enhance Hochiki's name for long-term reliable fire detection.
Xtralis has been a pioneer in life safety for more than 30 years. They are the world’s largest manufacturer of very early warning aspirating smoke detection (ASD) systems, including VESDA, the world's No. 1 ASD brand, and developed the industry’s first video motion detection technologies. With more than 230 patents (granted or pending) and numerous firsts and innovations in their technology portfolio, Xtralis leads the market in very early warning fire detection (VEWFD).
Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Xtralis serves more than 60,000 customer sites in 100 countries through a worldwide network of more than 400 certified partners.
Xtralis manufactures our life safety solutions using targeted Six Sigma techniques and design reliability analysis, and they have been certified by more than 35 regulatory agencies worldwide, working closely with these organizations to continually enhance or develop new international standards.
Honeywell Integrated Security is the only single source manufacturer of complete analogue and digital proximity access control systems. The product lines offered include all of the necessary components for integrating everything from a simple security system to highly customised, large systems with hundreds of CCTV cameras and sophisticated alarm monitoring devices. From powerful host software to advanced controllers, readers and cards, all essential elements of Honeywell Integrated Security systems are designed, tested and built to work as synergistic components of a single system.
For more than two decades, Honeywell s Pro-Watch® security management suite has been chosen by Fortune 100 and Fortune 1000 companies worldwide to protect people, property and assets by combining visitor management, access control, IP video surveillance and intrusion into one powerful system.
The products offered by Honeywell Integrated Security are also designed to permit the seamless integration of existing systems and future technologies, providing an upwardly compatible access control solution that will always fit your needs.
GBE Fire & Security have been closely associated with Honeywell Integrated Security and Honeywell Pro-Watch for more than decade.
Pelco is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of video security systems, including high-definition and IP fixed, dome and integrated positioning camera systems; next-generation video management and software-only solutions; video matrix systems; full HD displays and more.
Like other building automation systems, physical security is migrating from an analog, centralized landscape to one that is network-based and IP-focused. That means existing network infrastructures can be leveraged to deliver video security solutions in new and exciting ways that drive business and increase efficiency.
Respected as a major product innovator in the market, Pelco manufactures a large number of special equipment items, including explosion proof and pressurized camera enclosures, high-security housings and thermal imaging pan-tilt-zoom positioning systems.
Tyco Security Products is a unified group of world-leading access control, video, location based security and intrusion brands.
Tyco security integration platforms, built by Tyco developers from across all product disciplines, allow customers to see more, do more, and save more.
With the most trusted brands in security in one portfolio, Tyco offer the most comprehensive range of premium security solutions in the industry; an unbeatable combination from a single source.
Symmetry Access Control Systems by AMAG Technology, are designed to suit every type and size of organization from small offices and colleges through to government agencies and multi-national corporations.
Key benefits of Symmetry are as follows:
- Symmetry™ is an end to end security solution that offers stand alone or integrated Access Control, Video Management, Visitor Management, Alarm Management and Intrusion in one platform
- Symmetry CONNECT™ Enterprise Security Management helps multi-site organizations operate more efficiently - mitigating risk, reducing manual errors, increasing safety and reducing operating costs
- Symmetry CONNECT™ serves as a single platform connecting disparate systems and data into a dependable automated policy based platform, providing rich reporting and business analysis solutions so Corporate Security can make better informed decisions for their facilities and crisis management across an entire enterprise.
- Symmetry is easily deployed and can be scaled from small applications to large enterprise solutions
When Fortune 500 corporations, government customers, or any other enterprise applications concerned with critical security issues need a reliable solution in their day to day operations, more often than not, they turn to Software House and its security and event management system C.Cure 9000 - currently installed in thousands of facilities worldwide.
With an open architecture and unsurpassed integration platform, the C" CURE solution allows customers to integrate seamlessly with critical security and business applications giving users full control through a single user interface. Whether a business calls for highly elaborate integration between multiple systems, or a simple connection between an alarm and a camera, C.Cure delivers the right systems and the right level of integration. C" CURE can be integrated to a variety of third-party products from video and intercom to intrusion and fire detection.
C.Cure is only available through select market channel partners ensuring that all installations are carried out by highly trained professionals who are then able to continue to offer field support through to end users. GBE Fire & Security are pleased to confirm partnership with Software House, and to offer C.Cure as one of its prestigious security solutions.
The Gallagher system goes beyond traditional access control, enforcing business policy, allowing you to manage multiple clearances, licenses and competences for cardholders and ensuring your business’s duty of care and health & safety obligations are met.
The Gallagher system utilizes electronic card readers, RFIDs, fingerprint readers and keypads to monitor and control both employees and visitors to site and facilitate a number of key security and business functions including:
- Visitor management
- Staff access including integration with existing HR systems and after-hours management
- Monitoring and tracking
- Intruder alarm detection and notification
- Emergency management, lockdown and alerts
- Automatic enforcement of business OH&S policies and compliance with government regulations.
Gallagher security solutions cater for all levels of security from fully monitored access control for a critical infrastructure site to cost-effective wireless and data-on-card options for securing dormitories and lockers.
With Gallagher Command Centre, you can achieve automated access control across single site facilities or multiple global sites.
Paxton Access specialise in access control solutions. With a development team that are focused on designing systems that are fit for their purpose, containing the important features that are necessary for well-run organisations.
Key benefits of Paxton systems
- Reliable, high quality systems: We are confident of our quality and back our products with a 5-year guarantee. Our guarantee.
- Systems that are incredibly easy to use: Minimal training required for administrators.
- Systems that are designed to grow with your needs: You can add doors as and when needed.
- Net2 Software: No hidden/unexpected costs or per seat licences. Software can be installed on as many workstations as required.
- Free software upgrades: Net2 software upgrades are free! You are able to take advantage of new features that will be of benefit to you.
Recognising the need for a new access control concept, SALTO has developed a wide range of innovative products such as the SALTO Virtual Network and XS4 access control platform, while Salto’s electronic escutcheons, wall readers and on-line and off-line control units now control security access for a growing range of end users from Airports to Hospitals, Banks to Government Buildings and Universities to Hotels.
Salto Systems products have to date been specified and installed in over 4500 projects and in over 60 countries worldwide.
GBE Fire & Security are proud to be associated with this expanding company and have been an approved business partner since 2005.
Since the formation of TDSi over 30 years ago, we have successfully supplied systems to over 100,000 installations across the world, with several million card holders benefitting from TDSi access control systems each and every day.
TDSi have a wealth of experience in the development, manufacture and delivery of innovative, reliable and cost effective integrated access control solutions for applications across the world offering a broad range of benefits to organisations of any size.
Whilst our reputation is founded in access control, many of our products have been developed to work seamlessly with other security and building systems to provide customers with the maximum return on their investment.
Our product portfolio ranges from stand alone, entry level products right through to sophisticated multi-application management systems. This includes a wide selection of controllers, readers, software systems and accessories, together with products developed for specific sector applications.
For more than a quarter of a century ACS has been designing and manufacturing the PLAN access control system,- so you can be confident that the solution will perform as expected.
The PLAN system is the most cost effective, efficient and feature enriched solution which leverages the combined benefits of traditional wired wall readers with battery powered wireless on-line and wire free ‘off-line’ solutions.
All three concepts can be blended seamlessly and managed from a single software admin package which in turn can integrate with client business infrastructure (HR, AD, cashless, T&A etc.) and other security subsystems (such as Intruder Alarms and CCTV).
ACS (Alarm & Communication Systems) was formed in 1986, as specialist security systems, intruder alarms and CCTV installers and maintenance company. Since 1986, ACS, based in Washington Tyne and Wear, has expanded and diversified, providing services to clients across Sunderland, Newcastle, Durham and the North East of the UK.
Now split into ACS Technologies and ACS Education, we are able to directly focus on differing market places and are not just security systems and CCTV installers.
ACS Technologies specialises in fire, security, CCTV, TV distribution, sound and communication systems as well as addressing other specialist requirements of the building services sector.
ACS Education specialises in Audio Visual and Data Services within the education sector and provides a wide selection of critical services to schools, colleges and universities across the North East area including Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham.
With R&D, sales, projects, specials, assembly, test, quality, packing and despatch teams all based on the one site in Crowborough, we are able to work efficiently and effectively. We are a knowledgeable staff working together as one team.
Our products have been installed in many prestigious sites and worldwide. We also know, from telephone calls to our after-sales help desk, that some of our early systems are still in use today.
Core products include voice alarm systems (also known as voice evacuation systems, VACIE), public address systems, microphones and Emergency Voice Communication (or EVC) systems. EVC systems consists of: fire telephones, disabled refuge and roaming telephones. We are also a supplier of disabled toilet alarm and nurse call systems. Commissioning and maintenance services are also provided.
Honeywell Audiovisuals is the strategic business unit within the Honeywell Life Safety group newly incorporated in 2010 under Honeywell International, Inc., the Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader. In pursuit of cutting-edge technology and continuous innovation, Honeywell Audiovisuals maintains its recognition as the top public address system brand that relentlessly quests for the comprehensive and customized sound management solutions to help our customers deliver breakthrough improvements in performance and safety standard.
We are dedicated not only to providing our customers with a better, safer and more efficient public address / voice alarm systems and solutions, but also to striving to become the leader of Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP). The emphasis of our products is centred on innovation, quality and safety. To truly commit to our mission and push the boundaries of technology, we assure our customers of the most up-to-dated products in the PA industry and the product design approach.