G4S Technology Awarded $3.8 Million Washington State DOT Contract27 September 2012
G4S Technology upgrading security for the largest U.S. Ferry system serving more than 22 million people annually
G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), a systems integrator and project management company for electronic security systems and communication networks, has been awarded a $3.8M contract from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Ferries Division to provide security system upgrades.
G4S Technology will install a new Milestone XProtect® Corporate Video Management Software (VMS). IPSecurity Center TM from CNL will be utilized as the Physical Security Information Management System (PSIM) to integrate various security components into one interoperable Command and Control System (CCS) with a common user interface.
Updates also include a new AMAG Symmetry Access Control System (ACS) that will be Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) capable. The work is currently underway and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013.
The Washington State Ferry (WSF) system is the largest in the United States, serving eight counties within Washington and the province of British Columbia in Canada. WSF’s existing system has 10 routes and 20 terminals that are served by 22 vessels. WSF carries 10 million vehicles and more than 22 million people annually.
“As the largest Ferry system in the country, WSF has a critical need to maintain the highest levels of security,” said Bob Sommerfeld, President of G4S Technology. “Our company has the knowledge and experience needed to help advise and equip the Ferry system with the best technology and future expansion capabilities. G4S Technology is honored to be able to help ensure the safety of Washington Ferry passengers, crews, and vehicles.”
About G4S Technology
G4S Technology (formerly Adesta) brings innovative, flexible and cost-efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and security systems. For nearly two decades, G4S Technology has offered commercial, industrial and governmental clients an efficient single point of contact for all their project issues. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers around the world, G4S Technology takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology, superior control and a great return on investment.
G4S Technology has deployed over two million fiber miles in more than 200 rural and metropolitan areas and completed over 1,500 electronic security systems projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central America and the Middle East.
Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, G4S Technology is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries. The company is a leader in providing innovative, turnkey solutions for advanced communication and security systems.
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.
G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 657,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit http://www.g4s.com