Mayflex Appoints a Further New Account Manager

Mayflex the distributor of Converged IP Solutions has appointed a new Account Manager to manage and develop accounts in the South East, Home Counties and London regions with a specific focus on the security product portfolio as part of the converged solution.

John Symons joined the business on 1st August and comes to Mayflex from a security distribution background so is familiar with the business model used by Mayflex to reach the market and its customer base.

John’s career background is largely security based and has encompassed a variety of responsibilities including business development, field sales and account management, all of which have equipped him with an excellent foundation for the role he has undertaken with Mayflex.

Andrew Percival, Managing Director of Mayflex commented, “These are exciting times for Mayflex, we continue to enhance our workforce to allow us to keep pace with the rate that our business is growing and expanding. Our converged product portfolio continues to develop, along with the introduction of new initiatives within the business to make a customer’s experience of dealing with Mayflex not just a good one but a great one.”

Andrew continued, “Getting John on board will provide both existing and new accounts with an experienced account manager who really can provide the knowledge and support needed to specify and design the best possible converged solutions. John will contribute to the growth of our security sales and the targeted focus on increased market share.”

John commented, “I am looking forward to getting to grips with my new role and working with my customer base, helping them with their individual project requirements and supporting them with expertise and advice.”

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All together. Products, Partners, People, Service – Mayflex brings it all together.

Mayflex lead the way in the distribution of Converged IP Solutions. We use our specialist knowledge and experience to bring together best in class infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions to create a compatible, feature rich, value for money offering to meet the demanding needs of business types and sizes across all sectors.

Working together with VARs, Installers, integrators, and specifiers we provide support through pre-sales, product selection, commercial flexibility and technical know-how to enable the delivery of truly converged solutions which provide businesses with advanced, scalable, cost effective and reliable IP based communications networks and building management systems.

Our supply partners are made up of some of the ‘best in class’ manufacturers in the market today.   We are a leading distributor for brands such as: Excel, Nubis, Razberi, Axis, Avigilon, Paxton, Dahua, Aruba a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, MOBOTIX, CPI, Eaton, Fluke, RF Code, Veracity, Canon, Suprema, Wavestore and Overland Storage.

Award Winning:

Mayflex has won the following industry awards:

  • Milestone Open Platform Excellence Award for EMEA 2015
  • Aruba Distributor of the Year Award 2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014
  • Comms Expo Awards – Customer Service for 2012
  • Comms Expo Awards – Distributor of the Year 2011
  • Milestone Distributor of the Year 2012 & 2014
  • GE Security Growth Award 2009
  • MOBOTIX Partner of the Year 2010/2011
  • Mobotix UK Partner of the Year 2008 / 2009
  • Mobotix Top UK Distributor of the Year 2008
  • Mobotix Worldwide Partner of the Year Award July 2006 / June 2007
  • Mobotix Worldwide Partner of the Year Award June 2007 / June 2008
  • QNAP Best Partner Award 2011

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SPC Connect latest feature developments demonstrate Vanderbilt’s agility

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The release indicates a significant development pace by the company as it comes just four months after the last feature set of SPC Connect updates in April 2017. The latest features include push notifications, local user management, and alarm verification.

“SPC Connect is designed to enhance the installer’s ability to configure their systems remotely and, with user management enhancements, SPC Connect speeds up the process of adding and configuring users. It means that the system administrator can now quickly configure users to have access to their SPC system, while simultaneously saving them time and money,” explains John O’Donnell, Product Manager at Vanderbilt.

The new push notifications for IOS devices ensure SPC Connect users are informed of new information related to their SPC system, even when the app is closed. The system also includes new local user management features, facilitating the ability to add new accounts through the server, import lists of multiple users, and automatically register multiple accounts at any given time, simplifying the user experience.

“SPC is one of the best intrusion detection solutions on the market for system user requirements. The speed and delivery of these latest features to market are proof of our commitment to providing customers with a stable and established security system that offers whole market scalability and future-proof guarantee,” concludes O’Donnell.

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Vanderbilt is a global provider of security systems, operating efficiently in 95 countries. Vanderbilt designs, manufactures and distributes systems that safeguard environments and organizations of all sizes. Agility, adaptability, and dependability are distinctive marks of the Vanderbilt brand and these decisive traits satisfy a broad variety of customers’ application needs across banking, education, healthcare, retail, and more. Our product lines include access control, intrusion and video. To learn more, please visit, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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This month, Videx launched its new digital GSM system that can provide access control to a wide range of gated properties, office blocks, apartments and commercial buildings.

The new system uses mobile technology to communicate and operate doors, automatic gates, car parks and remote site applications, making it a perfect security solution for unmanned sites and communications outside of normal business hours. Read more

Mayflex Enhances XTRA Online Ordering System

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XTRA is the partner area of the Mayflex website that allows any account customers to view their pricing, place orders and check stock availability. Orders can be placed up until 8.00 p.m. on the evening for next day free delivery to the UK mainland. Read more

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