|By PR Newswire||
|March 19, 2014 03:00 PM EDT||
OTTAWA, Canada, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Senstar Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), announced today that following the signing of a definitive purchase agreement of Optellios, a world leader in fiber optic sensing technology, it intends to conclude the transaction in April 2014.
Brian Rich, Senstar's President commented: "Senstar is the number one global provider in the PIDS market, offering the broadest portfolio of technologies. The merger with Optellios adds key advanced fiber optic sensing technology to our offering and strengthens our position in the market. I would like to welcome the talented Optellios staff to our company."
Kevin Bradley, VP of Sales and Marketing at Optellios said, "We at Optellios have always looked at Senstar as the global market leader and this transaction allows the two market leaders to join forces, to offer a broader portfolio of products and services to customers around the world. We are proud to become part of Senstar."
Senstar and Optellios will both be exhibiting at the upcoming ISC West show in Las Vegas, April 2 to 4.
About Senstar Corporation
Senstar Corporation has been manufacturing, selling and supporting the world's largest portfolio of perimeter intrusion detection sensor technologies for more than 30 years. In tens of thousands of sites, in more than 80 countries, the company's products provide reliable detection of intruders as soon as they enter restricted or sensitive areas giving security forces the advance warning they need to react. Senstar's products and solutions can be found around the world in airports, borders, ports, VIP residences, military and government sites, correctional facilities, petrochemical, industrial and commercial installations, major utilities and critical infrastructure sites.
Optellios, Inc., the leading U.S.-based fiber-optic technology company, is a provider of advanced solutions for sensing, security, and communication. The FiberPatrol® line of security products leverages patented fiber-optic sensor technologies to provide the most advanced and cost effective security solutions for military bases, airports, power plants, water treatment facilities, pipelines, secure data networks, and other critical infrastructures and high-value assets.
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SOURCE Senstar Corporation