RS2 Technologies, a provider of advanced access control solutions, announced significant investments in key personnel and technology innovations to help customers and partners maximize their access control deployments in security applications. Enhancements to the company's core technology platforms, as well as a significant focus on technology integrations, propelled significant growth in 2019 and empowered customers to take access control beyond traditional use cases and layer these capabilities with other security, IT and business systems.
In 2019, RS2 issued 1,297 software license keys, a growth of 7 percent over the previous year, covering a wide range of clients from enterprise organizations to the education and healthcare sectors. The company also added more than 75 new authorized integrators to the RS2 partner network, an increase of 17 percent over 2018. In September, the company added the ACT365 Cloud-based Access Control and Video Management solution to meet the demand from customers to deliver more diverse, innovative options to partners and customers looking to invest in innovative cloud technology.
To further support its growth initiatives and focus on building brand awareness, RS2 has also invested in experienced sales and marketing leaders. Essam Choudhary has been appointed director of marketing and education; an innovative leader with proven relationship-building and strategic communication skills, Choudhary will lead marketing and education efforts to set vision, direction and coordination of aligned resources.
RS2 also named Richard Oskam as the regional sales manager of the New England region covering New England, New York City and Long Island. Rick has an extensive background in the security integrator space and will have an initial focus on supporting existing integrators and securing new integrators for the region. He will also support sales and technical training for all integration and OEM partners in this area.
"We have been a leader in the access control market for more than two decades, and we continue to invest in innovative technology and experienced personnel to strengthen our commitment to solving our customers' most complex security challenges," said David Barnard, executive vice president of sales and marketing, RS2. "The expertise and recognition we have built over the course of our company history allows us to deliver access control solutions that bring a wide range of benefits to our partners and customers. The simplicity and cost-efficiency of our technologies has driven significant growth and this trajectory is expected to increase into 2025.“