Brian Sims

BT Redcare attains trio of industry certifications for alarm solutions

BT REDCARE, the trusted provider of ‘no compromise’ alarm signalling, has has attained three new certifications for its ‘next generation’ portfolio. The certifications demonstrate BT Redcare’s ongoing commitment to excellence and maintaining the highest standards across all of its products and services.

Redcare’s products have passed inspections for three of the most rigorous third party certification schemes as follows:

*the Loss Prevention Certification Board’s (LPCB) certification for its Essential IP product line

*the British Standards Institution (BSI) Kitemark certifications for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and also for Secure Digital Applications for the Redcare app and portal

*Secured Connected Device accreditation from Secured by Design for Redcare’s monitored alarm signalling systems

These certifications “set BT Redcare apart” from competitors by providing validation of the high-quality and standards maintained by the company’s product and solutions portfolio. They also provide installers and end user customers with the confidence that Redcare’s solutions can absolutely be relied upon in emergencies.

Leading from the front

Nick Whiting, head of BT Redcare, noted: “We’re proud to be leading from the front with third party certifications. It’s vital that the industry takes all steps necessary to protect people, premises and possessions. The trio of certifications give installers the confidence to reassure customers that solutions will perform in emergencies. BT Redcare means business and we are taking installers into the fast lane by providing a ‘next generation’ portfolio that has the highest third party certification standards, boosting their reputations and bottom lines.”

Michelle Kradolfer, technical officer for the IoT at Secured by Design, said: “I’m absolutely delighted that BT Redcare has achieved the Secure Connected Device accreditation for its monitored alarm signalling systems, which is the first of its kind to achieve this accreditation.”

Kradolfer added: “Given the rise of the IoT and in the number of smart devices being sold in the UK market, it’s essential for companies to play their part in ensuring IoT products are built securely to protect consumers. BT Redcare has demonstrated that its products have undergone and achieved the appropriate IoT standards and certifications.”

Further, Kradolfer observed: “Obtaining the Secure Connected Device accreditation builds confidence and trust in BT Redcare’s products. We hope that other companies within the industry and beyond will take note of this achievement and follow in its footsteps in producing safe IoT products for the UK market.”

Mark of quality

Paul Dillon, head of the security team at the Building Research Establishment (BRE) explained: “The BRE is delighted to have tested and certified the Essential IP supervised premises transceiver, adding to BT’s portfolio of LPCB-certified signalling devices.”

Carlos Perez, global director for digital and connected product certification at the BSI, commented: “Achieving the BSI IoT Kitemark is the ultimate mark of quality, safety and trust for connected devices, apps and portals and provides reassurance that BT Redcare products are safe, secure and reliable for application in global markets.”

As well as being certified, BT Redcare’s ‘next generation’ alarm signalling portfolio is ECHO-ready and comes with a ten-year product guarantee.

*Further information is available online by visiting the BT Redcare website

**Alternatively, speak to your BT Redcare regional account manager or your appointed Alarm Receiving Centre

Company Info

BT Redcare

22 Whittle Close
Stoke Orchard
GL52 7SA

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