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Genetec and Senstar receive industry accolades

Two Canadian companies were recognized recently for excellence in the security industry.

Montreal-based Genetec, a provider of IP security solutions, has been named a regional winner of the Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2010 Program.  Genetec was chosen out of 276 eligible nominated organizations in 2010 and 98 finalists.


November 30, 2010
By Staff

Since 2005, this program has recognized organizations with corporate cultures that have helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
       
Other winning organizations in the category included Desjardins Group, National Bank Financial Group, and Pratt & Whitney Canada . Each nominated organization was evaluated based on the following criteria: vision and leadership; cultural alignment, measurement and sustainability; rewards, recognition and innovative business achievement; corporate performance; and corporate social responsibility.

“Our company is a place for inspiration, creativity and personal accomplishment that is home to talented, hard-working people. The strength of any organization resides in its ability to retain its employees,” said Joëlle Couture, CHRP, Manager, Talent Management.

Ottawa-based Senstar Corp. was awarded North American company of the year in the intrusion detection industry by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan.

“We chose Senstar based on the company’s demonstrated best practices in the intrusion detection market,” said Ankur Jajoo, research analyst for Frost & Sullivan. “Senstar outscored competing companies in all areas including excelling in its growth strategy, high degree of innovation with products and technology, industry leadership in customer value, and demonstration for expanding its partnership network.”

“We are honored to be recognized in our industry by Frost & Sullivan,” said Brian Rich, president, Senstar.

“Our employees at the product development and manufacturing center in Ottawa, Canada and our staff in Senstar’s offices worldwide are proud to supply the world with tried and true outdoor intrusion sensors and to do our part in helping make our world more safe and secure.” he said.

2011 will mark Senstar’s 30th year in the perimeter security business.