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Select supplier: All | A-1 Fence SA | ADI Global Distribution | Axis Communications | Bidvest Protea Coin | Black Point Tech t/a BPT | Bloodhound Technologies | Boomgate Systems | Dahua Technology South Africa | DEHN Africa | DigitFMS | Elvey Security Technologies | Entry Pro | EvTrack | Gallagher Africa | Gunnebo Africa | Halo Technology | IDEMIA | IDS – Inhep Digital Security | Impro Technologies | Mantis Security | MiRO Distribution | neaMetrics | Nemtek | Olarm | Pathfinder ZA | Radio Data Communications (RDC) | Reditron | Remote Off-Site Monitoring (ROM) | SAIDSA (South African Intruder Detection Services Association) | Secutel Technologies | Specialised Video Solutions | Stafix Security Centres | Suprema | TOP CCTV | Turnstar Systems | XtraVision

A-1 Fence SA

Durban, Johannesburg, countrywide distribution

A-1 Fence is an international fencing manufacturer and supplier with over 22 years’ experience. It has the expertise to offer advanced electronic security devices to make perimeter fences/walls ‘smart’. The company doesn’t install but rather trains and supports existing integrators, suppliers and security companies to offer the correct security solution.

Contact: Scott Wilson

Tel: +27 82 909 4566

ADI Global Distribution

Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth

ADI Global Distribution is a leading distributor of security and fire technology products, which has been around for over twenty years. Its portfolio offers an unparalleled product choice for intrusion, fire, CCTV, networking solutions, access control, as well as a comprehensive complementary range of accessories.

Contact: Bevan Dippenaar

Tel: +27 11 574 2500

Axis Communications

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban

Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security by offering products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, intercoms and audio systems. Axis has a variety of solutions and applications for electronic security and safety in gated estates.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 11 548 6780

Bidvest Protea Coin

Johannesburg, Centurion, Rustenburg, Potchefstroom, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, George, Durban, Richards Bay,Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith, Witbank, Nelspruit, Polokwane, Kimberley,Bloemfontein

Bidvest Protea Coin operates a separate and highly specialised estates division, which caters to the specific needs of residential estates. Its national footprint and track record in providing a range of multi-facetedsecurity services to a number of residential estates, golf estates, resorts,hotels and game farms speaks for itself.

Contact: Karin Schoeler

Tel: +27 12 665 8000

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

Bloodhound Technologies

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth

Bloodhound Technologies provides and supports leading-edge mobile applications, designed to ensure that any type of deployed workforce achieves the highest level of efficiency and compliance standards.

Contact: Tonya Vermaak

Tel: +27 11 318 6117

Boomgate Systems

Cape Town

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.

Contact: Boomgate Systems

Tel: +27 11 674 4441

Dahua Technology South Africa

Gauteng (head office), Cape Town (regional office), KwaZulu-Natal (regional office), nationwide operations

Dahua is a world leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider that is committed to the mission of ‘Enabling a safer society and smarter living’.

Contact: Xolani Hoko

Tel: +27 65 890 8158

DEHN Africa


DEHN provides innovative, unique and smart protection solutions, services and expertise in the fields of surge and lightning protection and safety equipment. These are customised for applications in buildings, infrastructure and security. DEHN’s work revolves around its customers and their benefit.

Contact: Florian Voegerl

Tel: +27 11 704 1487


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

With 115 branches nationwide, DigitFMS 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, Techno Park, Vereeniging, West Rand

Elvey 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.

Contact: Elvey Security Technologies

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


EvTrack provides a software ecosystem integrating visitor management, access control and health/safety screening. Available as a cloud-based or on-premise server version, EvTrack is ideal for controlling access into or out of gated estates, apartment buildings and business parks. Features include handheld ID/driver’s licence scanning, number plate recognition and QR-code credentials.

Contact: Nathan Bearman

Tel: +27 83 708 3038

Gallagher Africa

Johannesburg South Africa

Gallagher Command Centre allows the monitoring and control of your site using one platform with integrated access control, intruder alarm management, CCTV and perimeter security. Manage access for residents, tenants, contractors and visitors Software controlled electric fencing and perimeter intrusion detection solutions.

Contact: Morne Grobler

Tel: +27 79 494 9147 / +27 11 971 4200

Gunnebo Africa


Gunnebo is a global security leader, offering the residential estate sector a range of vehicle and pedestrian access control solutions as well as residential safe storage products.

Contact: Gail Carew

Tel: +27 11 878 2300

Halo Technology

Halo Technology is a proudly South African company specialising in RF communication and offering conventional analogue radios, digital multi-site trunking, underground leaky feeder communication, Tetra, tactical military communications and interoperability of multiple communication networks. Halo supplies the best solutions for customers’ requirements, which sometimes requires integrating multiple communication platforms.

Contact: Anthony (Tony) Lohrentz

Tel: +27 81 260 6569


IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their critical daily activities (such as paying, connecting and travelling), in the physical as well as digital space.

Contact: Chelesile Moya

Tel: +27 81 039 7859

Impro Technologies

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Kenya

Your complete access control solution – from controllers, software, readers and credentials, including integrated third-party biometric products such as IDEMIA, Suprema and Hikvision, as well as CCTV such as Cathexis and Milestone, along with visitor management solutions and more.

Contact: Tim Timmins

Tel: +27 11 469 5568

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

MiRO Distribution

Centurion, Midrand, Cape Town, Durban, Nelspruit, Nairobi

MiRO is a responsible supplier to the growing IP convergence industries, distributing and supporting technologies such as wireless broadband, Wi-Fi, networking, routing, VoIP, IoT, fibre, access control and IP video. It supplies best-of-breed products, delivers strong pre- and after-sales technical support, internationally certified training, and financing solutions to its customers.

Contact: Dean Prinsloo

Tel: +27 12 657 0960


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, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Nelspruit, Upington

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

Contact: Jason de Freitas

Tel: +27 11 462 8283


Cape Town

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

Contact: Neil Whitehead

Tel: +27 21 009 0911

Pathfinder ZA

Northriding (head office), installations nationwide

Expendable, affordable, actionable, and undetectable vehicle movement, foot traffic, and equipment power status sensors that identify security threats before they cause damage or inflict harm.

Contact: Frik Van Heerden

Tel: +27 72 048 0611

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: Lukas van Emmenis

Tel: +27 11 452 1471/2


Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Nelspruit

Reditron invites and welcomes the challenges of the ever-evolving global electronic security industry, and is reimagining 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

Remote Off-Site Monitoring (ROM)

Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Town

ROM is a CCTV installation and remote monitoring company that installs and maintains turnkey electronic security systems. ROM incorporates AI video analytical triggers set up in accordance with its clients’ needs, automatically generating alarm monitoring triggers inside ROM’s state-of-the-art monitoring facility. ROM invites people to visit and decide for themselves.

Contact: Roy Wyman

Tel: +27 82 375 8851

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

Secutel Technologies

Johannesburg, Cape Town, George, Durban, Bloemfontein, Polokwane, Nelspruit, Port Elizabeth

Secutel Technologies provides the latest in security technology, with solutions for intruder detection, real-time workforce management and asset tracking, video analytics and camera to cloud. It’s established as a leader in the physical security technology industry, with products installed at banks, residential estates, retail outlets, wholesalers, schools and universities.

Contact: Mariaan Crowther

Tel: +27 10 015 1401

Specialised Video Solutions

Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein

Specialised Video Solutions specialises in the design, supply, installation and maintenance of integrated electronic security solutions including access control, visitor management, perimeter protection and CCTV.

Contact: Quintin Van Den Berg

Tel: +27 60 560 8821

Stafix Security Centres

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

Stafix Security Centres are distributors of JVA and Stafix electric fencing energisers and equipment, Centurion Systems gate automation, Dahua CCTV, Roboguard and Askari wireless beams and accessories. They can offer system integrators and professional installers solutions for residential estates. Fully equipped training facilities are offered at most centres.

Contact: Brian Wynberger

Tel: +27 11 708 6442


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.

Contact: TOP CCTV

Tel: +27 21 852 6680

Turnstar Systems

Johannesburg, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

Turnstar offers a number of road security options in the form of vehicle barriers, effective boom gate systems to highlevel security bollard solutions. Full-height industrial turnstiles are the ideal way to secure an area and control the traffic. By letting one person at a time through, optimum security is guaranteed.

Contact: Scott Joss

Tel: +27 82 855 8135


Johannesburg (head office), Cape Town

XtraVision’s product portfolio serves the entire fire and security market. Quality, reliability, and efficiency are key driving forces in the products it imports and distributes. As a project-based distributor, it independently consults and assists end users in selecting the correct service provider and products for their security and fire requirements.

Contact: Nick Grange

Tel: +27 11 450 1056

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