IDIS provides regulatory compliant surveillance equipment for Qatari jewelers


Qatari retail chain Al Sulaiman Jewelers uses the latest IDIS technology to upgrade their network monitoring system and comply with stringent government security standards.

Under regulations implemented by the Home Office Security Systems Department (SSD-MOI), companies, including gold retailers, are required to install advanced measures, including IP systems. -CCTV. All IDIS equipment now meets the standards required by governments in the Gulf region, through continued focus and investment in the market.

Al Sulaiman Jewelers, with 18 branches employing over 150 specialists, is one of the country’s leading names in high-end gold jewelry, gemstones, watches, pearls and designs.

Al Sulaiman integrator A4S identified IDIS as the best partner to work with after assessing the market, and the two companies have established a close working partnership as this and many other projects come together. are developed. The deployment of Sulaiman Jewelers is expected to be completed in March 2018.

Choose equipment that meets regulatory standards

All selected equipment including IDIS cameras, NVRs, hard drives, monitors and Video Management System (VMS) were quickly approved through the online SSD-MOI process.

The design of the system ensures that the cameras will cover all critical areas, as needed, with facial recognition covering all entrances. More than 40 cameras provide full coverage of the showroom, with a combination of 2MP and 3MP IR domes and a 5MP fisheye camera, the latter being specified by Al Sulaiman as a mandatory system addition.

“We have combined our design and installation expertise to ensure that the Al Sulaiman Jewelers showroom and offices are fully protected,” says Harry Kwon

For other areas including offices, roof, basement, vehicle access points and perimeter, 60 additional infrared cameras, including domes and bullet cameras, are deployed. Network connectivity is provided by an IDIS 28 gigabit switch and 24 PoE ports and storage is managed by the IDIS NVR with expansion storage equipment.

The system is configured with RAID 5 to record 24/7 for 120 days as required by SSD-MOI. Enabling efficient live viewing and playback, the system also includes the latest 32 “IDIS displays and 23” workstation monitors, as well as the highly scalable and modular IDIS Suite VMS solution.

Combination of design and expertise

Harry Kwon, Managing Director of IDIS Middle East and North Africa, says the close partnership between IDIS and A4S has proven to be very successful. “We have combined our design and installation expertise to ensure that Al Sulaiman Jewelers’ showroom and offices are fully protected, “ he said. “This project provides a great example of what can be achieved when vendors and integrators work together. “

Based on this success, A4S is now looking to provide high quality solutions to other customers across Qatar and beyond, confirms Mr. Hemant M. Jhaveri, Managing Director, Al Sulaiman Jewelers.

A4S expertise and scalability, backward compatibility and the assurance of continued state-of-the-art system capability are all important additional benefits of working with IDIS. Having the best monitoring solution is essential for us, so it’s great that our chosen partner, IDIS, not only meets our high standards now, but works with us in the future as our business needs change. and that new technologies are brought online.. “


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