- Storm announces security agreement for critical energy infrastructure in Romania
- UK company to supply workforce management and PoC technologies
- Civitas Group represents new customer and new region
Storm, the UK-based provider of world-leading communications technologies for mission critical requirements, has announced an agreement to supply Civitas Group, one of the largest security companies in Romania.
Civitas will use the workforce management and Push to Talk over Cellular (PoC) technologies to help protect critical infrastructure across the country on behalf of a major oil, gas and petrochemicals client.
Bucharest-based Civitas was founded in 1994 and has 3,600 employees, 1,460 active customers and 5,000 secured locations. Clients include international airports, petroleum groups, global retailers and automotive manufacturers.
Storm is a European reseller of technologies developed by Mobile Tornado plc for use in sectors that depend on fast and reliable communications between individuals and large groups. Mobile Tornado’s technologies are deployed in more than 30 countries worldwide with mobile operators, government agencies and enterprises. The technologies are available via specialised rugged handset or smartphone application for Android and iOS operating systems and cellular or WiFi networks.
Luke Wilkinson, founding director of Storm, said:
“We are delighted to be partnering with Civitas Group, a long established and highly respected provider of security services to blue chip clients and their interests across Romania and its fast-growing economy. Our agreement represents a new customer and new region for Storm and is another sign of increasing market confidence in the
strength and resilience of our world-leading technologies.”
Storm’s workforce management platform gives companies a sophisticated suite of tools to manage employees and other organisational assets while reducing manual tasks and lowering the total cost of operations.
The Push to Talk over Cellular (PoC) technology provides best-in-class, seamless switching between mobile and broadband and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and 5G mobile networks. Test results indicate a delay of less than 300 milliseconds, which is unnoticeable to the human ear.