AMAG Technology wins Federal Trade Commission business

28 October 2016

G4S-owned AMAG Technology has been selected to provide its Symmetry Homeland Access Control system across the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) 13 offices in Washington DC and the surrounding area.

Under the contract, AMAG will initially secure the FTC’s headquarters. Symmetry will be integrated with a video management system to deliver a comprehensive security management system to the FTC.

AMAG’s Symmetry product platform provides access control, intrusion detection, video management, identity solutions and visitor management. Symmetry is installed in all branches of the US Department of Defense (DoD), along with numerous DoD entities. Symmetry is at all US Marine Corps bases in the US, Germany, South Korea, UK, Afghanistan and Japan. It is also installed at nearly 60 US Army bases, eight US Navy bases and facilities, numerous Air Force bases, US Army Reserves and US Marine Corps Reserves’ facilities across the US. 

AMAG has provided security solutions to the federal government's defence and military branches for over 20 years. G4S’ US business provides security at 40 US embassies globally around a quarter of G4S security guards in the US are military veterans.

Symmetry will assist the FTC in meeting mandatory, government-wide standards for secure and reliable forms of identification issued by the federal government and the Federal Information Processing Standard Publication, which specifies stringent identification requirements for Federal employees and contractors.

The FTC is a federal agency tasked with preventing and ending anti-competitive or fraudulent business practices that are unfair to the American consumer.

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G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents. 

The group is active in more than 100 countries*, and is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 610,000* employees and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.

*Includes 44,000 employees in businesses in 15 countries that are being sold or exited.

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