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The UKÕs newest hi-tech security hub, designed to protect some of the worldÕs largest companies, has opened today in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, pictured are Phil Murdock, General Manager, MiTec and Ruby McGregor-Smith, Chief Executive, MITIE.
MITIE Group PLC Press Release.
New hi-tech security hub to protect UK businesses opens.
MITIE creates 38 jobs with multimillion pound investment in Northern Ireland
The UKÕs newest hi-tech security hub, designed to protect some of the worldÕs largest companies, has opened today in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.
MiTec is one of the most advanced security hubs in the UK and will help businesses protect their personnel and premises through a suite of services.
These include 24 hour remote monitoring of sites and buildings, lone worker protection and real time vehicle tracking, all with close co-operation with the police and other emergency services.
The centre, which has created 38 new jobs in Northern Ireland, has been built by MITIE, a FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, which has itself invested more than £2m in its development.
It was officially opened today by Ruby McGregor-Smith, chief executive officer of MITIE, and Alastair Hamilton, chief executive of InvestNI, Northern IrelandÕs economic development agency.
Over 60 people from the security industry and MITIEÕs clients attended the official unveiling including representatives of Capgemini, Capita and Eurostar.
As well as monitoring facilities, MiTec provides real time response to incidents via Òcall outsÓ to local police forces and MITIEÕs mobile security personnel. The seamless integration of these services makes it unique amongst security providers in the UK.
It is also the first time that this range of services has been brought together under one roof and MiTec has been Ôfuture-proofedÕ to ensure it can upgrade as technology advances and clientsÕ needs change.
The centre has been de