CheckMyCCTV wins 2017 ASIAL Product of the Year Award

October 21, 2017 6:57 pm | POSTED BY Darren Rewston | 0 comments
ASIAL 2017 WinnerWe are proud to announce that CheckMyCCTV has been named Product of the Year (CCTV IP System/Solution) at the 2017 Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence.


In its 22nd year, the annual Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence – an ASIAL initiative, held its prestigious Ceremony & Dinner in front of a sell-out crowd at Crown Melbourne on 19 October.

An independent panel chaired by an ASIAL representative judged each nomination based on the criteria set out for each award category. The judges, all of whom have experience in security and or business, assessed each entry on its merits. (view their profiles here)

CheckMyCCTV was nominated for, and won, the highly coveted CCTV IP System/Solution category, which was contested by some of the largest industry players.

Luke Casey, Managing Director of Viasec Pty Ltd., and exclusive reseller partner for Australia and New Zealand commented “As part of a great partnership with CheckMySystems, we have worked hard to bring the innovative CheckMyCCTV Proactive Maintenance Monitoring solution to the Australian Security Market.”

“CheckMyCCTV re-invents the way integrators and service providers can deliver the highest level of support and customer service to their clients. To have these efforts recognised by winning the Product of the Year Award makes us very proud to be part of shaping the Australian Security Industry for the future.”

Darren Rewston, Founder of CheckMySystems Ltd., also added “CheckMyCCTV is changing the way CCTV systems are maintained in the UK, with over 14,000 systems now monitored for faults 24/7.”

“We are delighted to win this award, in partnership with Viasec, which recognises the positive changes that CheckMyCCTV has already made within the industry, and the direction it is heading as remote diagnostics and servicing become the standard for multi-site CCTV maintenance.”



For more information about CheckMyCCTV or to arrange a trial in Australia or New Zealand, visit Viasec at or contact

For more information about the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) visit 

Viasec to showcase CheckMyCCTV at the Australian Security Expo

July 19, 2017 11:53 am | POSTED BY Darren Rewston | 0 comments

Viasec Pty., our exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand, will be showcasing our innovative CheckMyCCTV Proactive Maintenance Monitoring solution at the Australian Security Expo on 26th – 28th  July at the ICC Sydney.

CheckMyCCTV allows any service provider to monitor the health and performance of any client’s surveillance installations 24/7. This allows the provider to proactively respond to any faults or failures and minimise system downtime or rectify issues before they become critical.

The software is subscription based with a license per recording device. CheckMyCCTV is available to any installer, integrator or service provider with deployment options to suit any size business from a sole trader to a large national integrator.

Viasec is also giving away a FREE CheckMyCCTV starter pack to every licensed security provider (one pack per company) who visits their stand at the Security Exhibition. This includes a copy of the software and 3 fully functional licenses.

For your chance to win, drop by the Viasec stand on B34 and speak to the team to enter the draw.

Can’t make the show? Visit Viasec at or contact for more information.

Win a drone this IFSEC with CheckMyCCTV

June 16, 2017 1:24 pm | POSTED BY Darren Rewston | 0 comments

CheckMyCCTV DroneYou may have heard us droning on about the benefits of using CheckMyCCTV to offer a remotely monitored proactive CCTV maintenance service.

So in an obviously tenuous attempt to link remote CCTV checking with remote drones for the purpose of marketing, we are giving you the chance to win a fantastic Skyhunter remote drone.


The Skyhunter drone features 6-Axis Gyro Control System, giving it stable flight and easy operation, and real-time 720p video streaming.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the question below (there’s a clue in the website), and enter your details.


UK based security professionals only.
Only one entry per person.
Must be company email addresses (Not Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo etc.)
By entering, you will be automatically sign up to receive our newsletter, you can unsubscribe later.
The competition ends and the winners announced on Friday 23rd June at 12pm.

CheckMySystems become a CSL Connected Partner

June 12, 2017 3:02 pm | POSTED BY Darren Rewston | 0 comments

CSL Connected Partner

Following on from the launch of the CSL Router, we are delighted to announce that CheckMySystems are now a CSL Connected Partner.

The CSL Router offers a new rapid deployment opportunity for CheckMyCCTV customers, which are ideal for both permanent or semi-permanent installations where instant connectivity is essential.

Providing Installers with an easy to use solution when fixed line broadband is unavailable, too expensive, or inflexible.

Darren Rewston, Managing Director of CheckMySystems Ltd. commented on the partnership. “Our CheckMyCCTV maintenance checking solution is compatible with a wide range of CCTV products, allowing Installers and Monitoring Stations to offer 24/7 checking as part of their value added service.”

“Of course, this is only available if there is network connectivity to the customers’ site. We saw a huge opportunity with partnering with CSL to offer our customers managed and secure mobile broadband connectivity at a very competitive rate.”


One of the main reasons CheckMySystems became a CSL Connected Partner, and recommend the CSL Router solution to our customers, is simplicity.

The Installer orders the Router through CSL’s M2M Connect portal and it comes pre-configured for the site to gain instant Mobile Broadband access to the CCTV system, with CSL’s Support Team on hand to help resolve any issues.

Features and Benefits
• No over usage charges (subject to fair usage policy)
• Fast to install – Plug and Play
• Router comes pre-configured
• Ideal for applications with limited or no Broadband Connectivity
• Enhanced Security with Private APNs and 3G/4G Connectivity
• Fully Managed Service
• Permanent and Semi-Permanent Installation

For more information about CheckMyCCTV, contact +44 (0) 161 870 6137 or

For more information about the CSL Router, contact +44 (0) 1895 474 474 or

Milestone XProtect® support added to CheckMyCCTV

May 25, 2017 1:27 pm | POSTED BY Darren Rewston | 0 comments

Milestone Solution PartnerSupport for Milestone Systems XProtect® Video Management Software has been added into CheckMyCCTV.

With many CheckMyCCTV users mixing brands and solutions to fulfil their customers’ needs, we’re seeing more uses of VMS software where traditional embedded DVRs and NVRs would normally be used.

The ethos of CheckMyCCTV is to enable system checks across a wide selection of leading brands, and as a Milestone Solution Partner, CCTV Installers, Maintainers, and Integrators are free to specify Milestone Systems XProtect® as their chosen solution.

Milestone’s VMS software is proven in more than 150,000 installations worldwide, and based on a true open platform opening up the potential to combine best-of-breed components to build new tailor-made solutions.

“We are delighted with the inclusion of the Milestone Systems XProtect® into CheckMyCCTV,” says Darren Rewston, Managing Director, CheckMySystems Ltd. “Milestone customers can now benefit from using CheckMyCCTV to offer their clients the advantages of having their systems checked for faults, tampering, and vandalism 24/7 as part of their maintenance service.”

For more information about CheckMyCCTV, call +44 161 870 6137 or email

For more information about Milestone Systems XProtect® solution, visit


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