Lava Group selected to protect Queens University Belfast


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Lava Group selected to protect Queens University Belfast 31 October 2018

The Lava Group is pleased to announce that OneTouch, its Integrated Security Management software has been selected by Queen’s University, Belfast to replace their existing physical security information system.  Lava was chosen following a detailed tender process and awarded a 10-year contract, to supply and maintain the solution.

The contract will involve integrating a wide range of CCTV camera technology and other security sub-systems including intruder, panic, access control, and fire and building management alarms onto a single platform.

The University is committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for all persons working, studying and visiting the University campus.  Over the past decade Queens’ have invested £350m in schemes to support world-class research and education and to provide an exceptional student experience.

OneTouch’s open and scalable solution, enables Queens to maintain their existing physical security investments across 300+ sites. It offers a secure management environment for all alarm and event handling, and provides control room operators with a real time view of what is happening, so that they can respond quickly and effectively to alarms requiring a security response.

Gareth Morrison, CEO of The Lava Group, said: “Lava is proud to be working on such a prestigious project helping the Queen’s University’s Security Service unify their security operations, whilst providing them with a platform for future expansion”.  He added: “This contract is a testament to the quality of our work and the investment we have made to our product suite in recent years.  We look forward to working with Queens over the next 10 years to support delivery of their security provision.”

About Queens 

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history.  Founded by Royal Charter in 1845, Queen's University opened in 1849 when the first 195 students entered the magnificent new college building designed by Sir Charles Lanyon. Since then, the University estate has grown to more than 300 buildings - many of them listed for their architectural importance. Today it is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world, with some 23,000 students and almost 4,000 staff.