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Residential Security Handbook 2021: Secure Living Residential Estate (Industry)

Select supplier: All | Axis Communications SA | Betafence | Bidvest Protea Coin | Black Point Tech t/a BPT | Boomgate Systems | Cathexis Technologies | Dahua Technology South Africa | Digit FMS | Elvey Security Technologies | Entry Pro | Flow Systems | Forbatt SA | Guardiar | IDS – Inhep Digital Security | Impro Technologies | Mantis Security | MyLifeline | neaMetrics | Nemtek | Nextec Security and Building Technologies | Olarm | Powell Tronics | Radio Data Communications (RDC) | Reditron | Regal Distributors SA | SAIDSA (South African Intruder Detection Services Association) | Salto Systems | Stafix Security Centres | Suprema | TOP CCTV | Turnstar Systems | Watcher Surveillance Solutions

Axis Communications SA

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban

Axis provides ideal solutions for residential estates, for homeowners and their assets. Axis offers quality, system reliability and compliance combined with sharp HDTV images and integration possibilities with other IP-based systems like fire alarms and access control. Axis has a solution designed specifically for perimeter protection in many applications.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 83 734 9119

Black Point Tech t/a BPT


Black Point Tech t/a BPT is the exclusive distributor of the BPT range of intercom systems, offering full sales and technical support on various access control. solutions and audio and video intercoms – from traditional wiring to bus systems up to full IP systems with Wi-Fi facilities and remote connection.

Contact: Riccardo Battaini

Tel: +27 10 448 4395/6


Paarl, Midrand, distribution and approved installers across South Africa

Known for its Betaview and Nylofor ranges of security fences, Betafence is trusted for its quality welding, superior coatings and a 10-year guarantee that has been proven even in corrosive environments. Whether you are protecting your home, estate, school or business, Betafence has the right security fence for you.

Contact: Glenn Schluter

Tel: +27 83 453 9889

Bidvest Protea Coin

Centurion, Polokwane, West Rand, Port Elizabeth, Gauteng East, Pietermaritzburg, Piet Retief, Paulpietersburg, Bloemfontein, East London, Middelburg, Witbank, George, Pretoria, Richards Bay, Durban, Ladysmith, Western Cape, Rustenburg, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Kimberley, Gauteng Central, Mthatha, Hartbeespoort, Welkom

Bidvest Protea Coin provides comprehensive security solutions for residential estates across South Africa. Its integrated approach uses bespoke technology solutions and human resources to improve the safety and security of its clients. These various solutions and initiatives are designed to meet the needs of the estate, individuals and their families.

Contact: Zelia Phukuile

Tel: +27 12 665 8000

Boomgate Systems

Cape Town

Boomgate Systems is a manufacturer of vehicle and pedestrian access control equipment, high-security equipment and anti-terror equipment, including vehicle barriers, spike barriers, road blockers, turnstiles, bollards, retractable speed gates, rubber traffic islands, goosenecks, rain covers, camera posts and access pedestals.

Tel: +27 11 674 4441

Cathexis Technologies

Durban, Centurion

CathexisVision Video Management Software, with its extensive range of features, provides clients with efficient and effective security solutions to satisfy all infrastructure and management requirements in the residential estate environment. Clients access a plethora of benefits and receive outstanding value on their security investment.

Contact: Dene Alkema

Tel: +27 31 240 0800

Dahua Technology South Africa

Across South Africa and Africa

Dahua Technology is a world-leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider. With more than 16 000 employees, over 50% of whom are engaged in R&D, Dahua Technology’s solutions, products and services are applied in 180 countries and regions, creating value for city operations, corporate management and consumers.

Contact: John Zhao

Tel: +27 71 041 5633

Digit FMS

Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, North West, Limpopo, Western Cape, Free State, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape

With 115 branches nationwide, Digit FMS is a state-of-the-art, proactive security provider specialising in alarm systems (award-winning Ajax smart wireless alarms systems), automatic number plate recognition systems, high-end CCTV systems and vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions.

Contact: Rordon Cowley

Tel: +27 11 316 3264 / +27 83 442 2733

Elvey Security Technologies

Bellville, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Exports, George, Greenstone, Nelspruit, Pinetown, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Rustenburg, Vereeniging, West Rand

Elvey Security Technologies is a distributor of a wide range of intruder detection, access control, surveillance and fire detection equipment. All Elvey products are backed by the highest levels of training and technical support provided by an extensive branch network. Elvey also offers financing of security systems.

Tel: +27 11 401 6700

Entry Pro

Head office in Johannesburg, servicing SA nationally

Entry Pro, a leader in estate access control and visitor management solutions for over a decade, has extensive experience in the security industry and a deep understanding of its clients’ requirements. Through constant innovation and advancement in technology and systems, it strives to provide unsurpassed solutions encompassing excellence and reliability.

Contact: Brett Wray

Tel: +27 11 267 0720

Flow Systems

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, East London

Since 1975, Flow Systems has been a manufacturer and installer of physical access control barriers for pedestrians and vehicles, including turnstiles, vehicle boom gates with and without spikes, bollards, biometric barriers and more.

Contact: Crystele van der Linde

Tel: +27 79 125 7473

Forbatt SA

Johannesburg, Cape Town

Forbatt SA manufactures premium-grade batteries with industry-leading warranties. Furthermore, it is the sole agent for exceptional brands including Kedacom, TVT, NUUO and Peak Power and a shared partner for FLIR Systems. Forbatt SA’s distribution channels stretch all over South Africa via its distribution partners.

Tel: +27 11 469 3598


Cape Town, Johannesburg, nationwide distribution and certified installers

Guardiar provides total perimeter security solutions by sourcing world-class security components and integrating them into one coherent and robust system. Its holistic approach extends beyond the fence, to include access control, intrusion detection, long-range surveillance and a proactive management system.

Contact: Wayne Louw

Tel: +27 71 477 0681

Impro Technologies

Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town

Impro Technologies is a complete access control solution provider. Whether it’s controllers, software, readers and credentials, or integrated third-party products such as biometrics, facial recognition, CCTV and video management systems, Impro Technologies has an ideal solution for your estate.

Contact: Gary Robinson

Tel: +27 31 717 0700

IDS – Inhep Digital Security

Durban, Richards Bay, Polokwane, Nelspruit, Johannesburg, Roodeport, Pretoria, Alberton, Edenvale, Bloemfontein, George, Cape Town, Brackenfell, East London, Port Elizabeth

IDS offers the most technologically advanced, relevant and bespoke security solutions available. IDS is a proudly South African business and its local presence and entrenchment ensures it delivers solutions that complement its clients’ demands and the harsh African environment, while delivering world-class protection.

Contact: Matt De Araujo

Tel: +27 21 511 9000

Mantis Security

Johannesburg, Pretoria

Mantis Security provides a guarding division, e-guarding and offsite monitoring, security installations, K9 units and risk assessments. It is a professional, proactive, accredited security services provider that complies with all registration and service criteria and has a Level 2 BBBEE rating.

Contact: Elisma Malherbe

Tel: +27 11 487 1000



The MyLifeline device works wherever a cellphone signal is available. The SOS is sent to a 24-hour manned control room to initiate immediate response upon a confirmed emergency. The MyLifeline device supports two-way and GPS communication.

Contact: Herman Bester

Tel: +27 82 777 5350


Johannesburg, Nairobi

neaMetrics develops customised, integrated software solutions for biometric ID (fingerprint, face, iris), identification (AFIS) and card personalisation (smartcard, RFID, ID cards). It is a distributor of Suprema and other identity products, providing specialised turnkey ID solutions.

Contact: Mpho Radiokana

Tel: +27 11 784 3952


Northriding, Edenvale, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, KwaZulu-Natal, Nelspruit, Upington

Nemtek’s extensive range of quality and innovative security electric fencing products has helped ensure the safety and wellbeing of households for more than 30 years. Its products are trusted and recommended by many homeowners. Nemtek can provide you with the best solutions to meet your requirements.

Contact: Jason de Freitas

Tel: +27 11 462 8283

Nextec Security and Building Technologies

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban

Nextec SBT has extensive expertise in the design, implementation and maintenance of the following solutions to support residential estates: electronic security, building management solutions, CCTV, Wi-Fi/LAN, structured cabling, data/server rooms, workforce management, audio-visual, fire detection and suppression. Its approach considers the most adequate technical solution as well as ongoing service.

Contact: Linda Glieman

Tel: +27 11 844 3200


Cape Town

Olarm provides hardware and software solutions for response services, consumers and estates. The extensive solutions protect homeowners and their families not only in the home but anywhere on the estate, even those with existing alarms and also simplifies the processes, technology and management of the estate’s control centre.

Contact: Warwick Zondagh

Tel: +27 21 009 0911

Powell Tronics

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth

Powell Tronics focuses on solutions that provide proactive management of visitors, third-party contractors, tenants and residents for estates. Its emphasis is on integration with access control and a single data source that provides the HOA management and homeowners with the ability to manage their own data relating to their properties.

Contact: John Powell

Tel: +27 21 448 0156

Radio Data Communications (RDC)

Branches or representation in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi

Focused on cutting-edge communication technology, RDC offers a full range of technologies to meet the needs of any residential estate’s security communication product strategy. RDC delivers highly reliable communication services, continually offers new add-on innovations, limits cost and delivers this with extensive experience, technical backup and value-added services.

Contact: Christine Esteban

Tel: +27 11 452 1471/2


Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelspruit

Reditron invites and welcomes the challenges of the ever-evolving global electronic security industry and is re-imagining the standard, the future. Reditron offers its clients and partners tailor-made solutions for CCTV surveillance and access control and as a value-added service, technical support and national training on all its products.

Contact: Gordon Moore

Tel: +27 82 883 8921

Regal Distributors SA

Balfour Park, Bellville, Bloemfontein, Boksburg, Brooklyn (Western Cape), Centurion, Durban, East London, Edenvale, Johannesburg South, Linden, Longmeadow, Lynnwood, Midrand, Montana, Nelspruit, Pietermaritzburg, Pinetown, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth, Strijdom Park, Sybrand Park, Vanderbijlpark, Roodepoort, Witbank

Regal Distributors SA is a leading distributor of quality branded access control, alarm systems, CCTV, electric fencing, gate and garage automation products and offers technology-driven solutions. Its extended services, accessible at 27 branches conveniently located nationwide, include system design, quality technical support, repairs and ongoing product training.

Contact: Mel Labuschagne

Tel: +27 11 553 3300

SAIDSA (South African Intruder Detection Services Association)

SAIDSA is the representative employer body for the electronic security industry, encompassing service providers of basic alarms to sophisticated electronic intruder detection systems and CCTV, and incorporating signal monitoring as well as the provision of armed reaction services.

Contact: Cheryl Ogle

Tel: +27 11 845 4870

Salto Systems


Salto Systems delivers highly advanced, flexible and secure access control solutions for all types of industry applications. Salto’s smart access control technology for the modern multi-family and residential market provides a smart, modern and easy-to-install and maintain electronic locking solution without the cost and complexity of traditional access control solutions.

Contact: Wouter Du Toit

Tel: +27 87 701 5858

Stafix Security Centres

Bethlehem, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Centurion, Durban North, East Rand (Jet Park), East London, George, Kimberley, Klerksdorp, Nelspruit, North Rand (Kya Sand), Paarl, Pietermaritzburg, Pinetown, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Rustenburg, Somerset West, Upington, Vanderbijlpark, Vryheid, West Rand (Roodepoort)

Southern African security product supplier of electric fencing (JVA and Stafix), CCTV (Dahua Technology), gate automation (Centurion, ET Nice), Roboguard and Askari wireless beams, access control and related products. Stafix Security Centres has 26 branches throughout South Africa, as well as a recently opened branch in Mozambique.

Contact: Brian Wynberger

Tel: +27 66 202 3391


Johannesburg, Nairobi

Suprema offers access terminals and software with leading matching performance, suitable for residential estates and exclusive private homes, distributed through its trusted partner channel. Leading-edge APIs, device SDKs and development support allow for easy integration into existing or new access platforms. SA-based training, device repair and support enable superior service.

Contact: Suprema Team

Tel: +27 11 784 3952


Milnerton (Cape Town sales), Somerset West (national sales)

TOP CCTV is an integrated solutions distributor in South Africa for full end-to-end surveillance solutions. It specialises in home/business CCTV systems, intercoms and biometric access control, intelligent security and video analytics, automatic licence plate recognition systems and long-range wireless systems.

Tel: +27 21 852 6680

Turnstar Systems

Johannesburg, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Nata

Established in 1990, Turnstar operates from a modern 7700 m² factory in Johannesburg, South Africa. Products manufactured by Turnstar include a full range of turnstiles, speedgates, revolving doors, man-trap cubicles, vehicle barriers, high-security spike barriers and anti-terror rising bollards and road blockers. Turnstar is an ISO9001:2015 approved company.

Contact: Scott Davey

Tel: +27 76 280 7916

Watcher Surveillance Solutions


Watcher solves the challenges that come with traditional surveillance systems by ensuring that surveillance is affordable, connected and monitored effectively at all times.

Contact: Robert Wyche

Tel: +27 83 267 0857/+27 12 006 1047

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