Adesta Awarded Contract to Expand River Operations Security for the Jefferson County, Texas Sheriff's Department

OMAHA , Neb., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adesta, LLC, a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, has been awarded a $958,000 contract to install a waterside video surveillance system for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department along the Sabine/Neches Rivers. The system will effectively manage and monitor surveillance video at strategic locations along the waterway between Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas. Adesta will engineer, install, test and turn up a fully integrated wireless video surveillance network. The project includes a network of cameras from remote locations along the Rivers, with video management from the United States Coast Guard Vessel Tracking Station and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Construction began in June 2007 and is projected to be completed in early 2008.

Adesta will collaborate with Jefferson County and the United States Coast Guard in a unique public/private partnership. Together, they will work with organizations that own property along the Rivers to obtain cooperation for an effective installation and integration.

"It is extremely important for Jefferson County to be able to heighten the video surveillance along the rivers in order to further protect the property owners and citizens of their community," said Bob Sommerfeld , President of Adesta. "Adesta is a proven leader in providing an unprecedented level of security to our customers. This extensive experience will help bring the citizens of Jefferson County, Texas a greater peace of mind. We are excited to be working with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department and look forward to bringing this project to completion."

"Jefferson County is pleased to be working with Adesta as our partner of choice on this very important security enhancement project," stated Chief Walter Billingsley of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. "We believe this is an important step towards securing and protecting our community. Adesta has the experience and the knowledge to deliver the dependable, forward-thinking security solutions we are looking for."

About Adesta, LLC

Adesta is a systems integrator that brings innovative, flexible and cost efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and electronic security systems. For nearly two decades, Adesta 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, Adesta takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology and superior service.

Adesta has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 140 metropolitan and rural areas and completed over 800 electronic security systems in the United States , Europe , Asia, Central America and the Middle East .

Headquartered in Omaha , Nebraska, Adesta is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries. For more information, visit the company's website at or call (866) 221-5641.

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