Minneapolis, Minn. - January 29, 2007 - SecurityNet member VTI Security (VideoTronix Inc.) and Minneapolis-based Parallel Technologies have entered into a partnership to cross sell their services within the expanding IP convergence marketplace.
Parallel Technologies is a provider of networking services and solutions, including wiring infrastructure, professional services and IP convergence to Global 3000 companies. VTI Security is a leading national provider of electronic security systems and services to commercial, industrial, educational, government and financial services clients.
"The combination of VTI's knowledge base and reputation in the physical security market will expand the overall capability and reach for my organization", said Dale Klein, president of Parallel Technologies.
The combined resources of the two companies will be offered to current key accounts for both clients. Technical expertise will be shared internally between both companies, lunch-and-learn sessions on convergence will be offered to strategic engineers, consultants and design firms and the two companies may explore the expansion of their geographic offices into new markets.
"It's very exciting to find a company like Parallel Technologies that offers both a complimentary expertise and a similar company culture to VTI," said Thomas Asp, president and chief executive officer of VTI. "This is the type of convergence partner that we've been looking for that will add value to our clients."