Anixter and Lenel Execute Strategic Agreement

April 8, 2005
Under the agreement, Anixter will market and distribute Lenel VideoDefender products

ISC West, Las Vegas, NV, Booth # 12085 -- Lenel Systems International, Inc., and Anixter today announced the completion of a Value Added Distributor Agreement. Under the agreement, Anixter will sell Lenel's newly-released VideoDefender product line to data and security systems integrators in the United States and Canada.

Lenel VideoDefender is a robust, scalable, totally open architecture, security software solution for IP-based digital video recording and surveillance. Lenel VideoDefender software will work with any IP cameras/converters, and will run on the customer's computer of choice. With the introduction of Lenel VideoDefender, there is now a simple way to manage a digital video system, whether is be small or global in size.

"Anixter's long experience servicing customers' IT network cabling infrastructure needs enables us to position the emerging IP security products and applications to market," said Marc Abbagnaro, Anixter's vice president of marketing for security. "Having the security market leadership, quality, and innovation of the Lenel VideoDefender product line gives Anixter a more powerful end-to-end product offering for our customer base of installer partners," added Mr. Abbagnaro.

"Anixter's commitment to security, and particularly to IP security, is clearly evident by looking at the infrastructure and team of security professionals that are dedicated to the cause," said Kevin Wine, vice president of marketing for Lenel. "Anixter is a distribution company that truly adds value for its channel partners and customers alike, and Lenel is equally committed to building a successful partnership with Anixter," Mr. Wine added.