Carter Brothers LLC, Atlanta, a provider of fire and life safety, access control and video surveillance systems recently announced a partnership with S2 Security Corp. of Framingham, Mass., a provider of a line of open architecture, scalable, IP network-ready products for the physical security industry.

“As we launch our national accounts program this year, it is critical to align ourselves with cutting-edge manufacturers, systems and products,” said Carter Brothers’ president and chief executive officer John Carter. “Our relationship with S2 Security gives us the opportunity to help our clients take advantage of the convergence of physical and IT security.”

S2 Security’s NetBox is an integrated security management system in a solid-state network appliance. It is powerful enough to secure a corporate headquarters yet affordable enough to secure a small office, the company said. The S2 Enterprise line is designed to secure the largest facilities, campuses and global enterprises. Both systems are operated entirely from a Web browser. The S2Netbox integrates access control, alarm monitoring, video surveillance and temperature monitoring.
“We’re excited about our relationship with Carter Brothers,” said Mike Riegelman, manager, strategic accounts, S2 Security. “They are poised to become a major national player in our industry and we look forward to our products being introduced to a new client base.”

Since 2001, Carter Brothers has managed the installation and service of nearly $1 billion in fire and security system projects nationwide.