Eyewitness Surveillance Continues Expansion with Large-Scale Entry into Florida Amid Car Theft Spree

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The industry-leading video surveillance provider deepens its nationwide footprint with the latest focus in several key markets across the state of Florida

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Eyewitness Surveillance (Eyewitness), the industry leader in remote interactive video surveillance specializing in serving mid and large-sized automotive dealerships, announces today that it has continued its nationwide expansion with several new partnerships and hires in key markets throughout Florida (License # EF20000760).

Eyewitness will establish new footholds in Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa as it builds upon its position as the leading nationwide provider of commercial security and operational solutions. The new focus on Florida remains aligned with the company’s ongoing commitment to geographic expansion as a key growth strategy. The Florida team is comprised of expert on-site technicians, sales support, project management and account managers. Building local support teams and service networks in each new area is essential for supporting the ever-expanding client roster.

“We see the Southeast region and Florida specifically as a significant opportunity for Eyewitness to expand market share, but, more importantly, support our customers in light of increasing threats to their business,” said VP of Sales Jeff Purtell. The opportunity to enter this market was always planned but accelerated as a result of the amount of current theft activity taking place at dealerships state-wide. An article in the Orlando Sentinel details a recent story of massive theft by a group of area teens, a scenario that is becoming all too common. Eyewitness’s state-of-the-art cameras and industry-leading solutions are able to prevent theft before it happens. Eyewitness plans to deliver several key solutions and services to dealerships across the state of Florida, including:

•Remote interactive video surveillance solutions – reduce or eliminate the need for onsite guard services with the installation of world-class digital cameras, software analytics and perimeter intrusion technology;
•Operational enhancements – improve customer responsiveness, address false claims, audit operational concerns, track employee behavior, and provide detailed data analysis generated by its video analytics;
•Sales lead augmentation for retail businesses – drive sales with real-time communication between prospective customers and sales associates after hours; and
•Eyewitness Insight, video management system – view complex video systems and analyze business operations on all major operating systems and mobile devices.

Regional Sales Manager, Keith Smith, has been leading Eyewitness’s Florida expansion, and he will leverage his experience and seasoned expertise to ensure a successful entry and growth for the company as it embarks on the next phase of its expansion strategy. In his role, Keith has provided expert system design and security consultation to his expanding book of clients leveraging his years of experience as a systems integrator and intimate knowledge of the Eyewitness system and security operations.

“We are proud to announce our continued success and expansion into several new markets across the state of Florida,” Eyewitness’s CEO, Rush McCloy said. “Florida and the Southeast region represent a tremendous amount of opportunity for us to bring our expert solutions to address real issues and challenges automotive dealerships are facing. We look forward to building even greater success with our new geographic focus in the near future.”

About Eyewitness Surveillance
Since its founding in 2004, Eyewitness Surveillance has established itself as a leader in remote interactive monitoring, providing cutting-edge security and operational solutions for mid-size and large car dealerships, metal recycling yards, and a variety of other fixed industrial facilities across the country. Eyewitness has a state-of-the-art central station and its services help clients prevent theft, inventory damage and false claims with the need for onsite guard services. The key differentiator is that its products and services extend beyond pure security into operations. Using sophisticated analytics Eyewitness’s state-of-the-art cameras can capture data used to monitor customer foot traffic and employee behavior, improve customer responsiveness, drive sales, and manage assets and inventory. For more information on Eyewitness and its services, please visit http://www.eyewitnesssurveillance.com. Also follow Eyewitness on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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