Awards and honours

June 2016

Advanced Security Announced as Top Avigilon Dealer for New Zealand



Advanced Security is proud to have been announced as the top Avigilon dealer for New Zealand in the 2016/2015 year.

We are proud to be a provider of the Avigilon video management product and CCTV range of products.

November 2015

Advanced Security wins Supreme award at the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards


Advanced Security wins Supreme award at the 2015 AUT Faulty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards announced on 29 October

Advanced Security Group is an integrated security solutions firm with a reputation for its technological strength, but it credits winning the Supreme Award for constant growth and improvement to its people.

“Our people are the best technology,” said ASG CEO Mike Marr. “There’s no question that we want to ensure we are using all the best technology for our customers – we’ll always push that envelope – but it’s our people – their commitment to our clients and to each other that really makes the difference.”

“Advanced Security Group has consistently produced an excellent set of financial results over a sustained period, with strong growth in revenue, profits and capital. They continue to impress as a company that wishes to extend itself through constant growth and improvement in business support,” said category evaluator and senior lecturer in management at AUT, Dr Roy Smollan.

Mr Marr said that as an integrated security solutions company, Advanced’s focus is on meeting the security needs of its customers.  To do this effectively though, he said their customers need to trust that Advanced has their back.

“Trust requires a relationship and you don’t have a relationship with technology. You trust people. So we support our team to take real ownership of customer relationships. Everyone, regardless of their role, is encouraged to foster relationships with our customers. It isn’t someone else’s responsibility – it’s everyone’s responsibility.”

Advanced Security Group’s internal structure is flat, not hierarchical, so everyone has access to the same information which Mr Marr says is designed to support that ownership and customer engagement.  But the focus isn’t just on customers. Monthly ‘on us’ team lunches or breakfasts, weekly meetings, regular training and staff newsletters that go to everyone’s home address to keep family informed, are just some of the ways that Advanced works to ensure staff feel valued.

“It’s by focusing on our people that we’ve been able to really develop as a business with an average 30 percent growth per year since we started some 13 years ago. We’ve gone from one office to having 12 offices serving both islands,” Mr Marr said.

“We are delighted to receive this award but it belongs to our staff and reflects their commitment to our customers. Security work isn’t really supposed to get a lot of attention and it usually doesn’t unless something goes wrong. That makes recognition of this sort all the more sweet.”


August 2015

Advanced Security announced as Gallagher SMS Top Channel Partner for NZ 2015/2014

Advanced Security Group is proud to have been announced as the Gallagher SMS Top Channel Partner for New Zealand for 2015/2014.  This follows Advanced Security been announced the same honour for 2014/2013 and in 2012/2011.

Well done Advanced Security Group!

July 2015

Advanced Security Group Named as a Finalist in the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards

Advanced Security Group is proud to have been announed as a finalist in the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Thank you to our customers, suppliers and our amazing team across the country.

August 2014

Advanced Security wins Milestone Best Performing Partner New Zealand for 2013

Leading international video management system Milestone has named Advanced Security as the Best Performing Partner for New Zealand for 2013.

July 2014

Advanced Security named top Gallagher Channel Partner for 2013/2014

Advanced Security has again been named as the Gallagher SMS Gallagher Top Channel Partner Award for 2013/2014 year.

March 2014

Advanced Security Wins 2013 Axis System Integrator of the Year Award for NZ

Advanced Security was awarded the 2013 Axis System Integrator of the Year Award for New Zealand at the Axis partner conference held in Melbourne in March.

September 2013

Advanced Security achieves 'Highly Commended' at 2013 AUT Excellence in Business Support awards in $10M-100M Category

Advanced Security was awarded a 'Highly Commended' in the 2013 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards in the $10M-$100M Category.

October 2012

Advanced Security Wins Award in the 2012 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

Advanced Security was named winner in the overall business category at the prestigious 2012 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.

July 2012

Advanced Security named top Gallagher Channel Partner for 2011/2012

We were honoured with the 2011/2012 Gallagher Top Channel Partner Award in November 2012.

May 2011

Advanced Security Wins Lenel Highest Growth VAR Award for Australasia

Advanced Security Group has been announed the winner of the Lenel Highest Growth VAR for Australasia for the 2010/2011.

June 2010

Advanced Security finalist in Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence

The Ministry of Defence nominated Advanced Security for the Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence to Industry awards in 2010. We achieved finalist status and attended the awards ceremony in Wellington. These awards are for major suppliers of equipment or services to the New Zealand Defence Force or Ministry of Defence.


Advanced Security takes out the Supreme Award at the 2015 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards