Advanced Security has a social conscience and supports a number of community initiatives.
Westpac Rescue Helicopter: Advanced Security recognises the importance of an efficient helicopter rescue service. We are proud to be a financial supporter of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service.
LifeWise: Lifewise is a not-for-profit community and social development agency that provides critical services to vulnerable and at-risk people of all ages. We’re proud to be a LifeWise supporter.
The Runway Foundation: The Runway Foundation is a registered charitable trust passionate about supporting our New Zealand communities.
The Foundation works alongside other New Zealand commendable 'hearty' organisations to make a positive difference in the lives of those who are fighting difficult circumstances.
Lifewise Big Sleepout: The Lifewise Big Sleepout is an annual event aimed at raising serious funds to solve homelessness in the city of Auckland. Our CEO Mike Marr participated in both the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 sleepouts and raised $5000 -$12,000 on all occasions.
South Auckland Foodbank: The foodbank supports families in need in the South Auckland area.
Community Crisis Funds: We support various community crisis funds with these funds provding crucial financial assistance for people in need,
Ronald McDonald House Charities: We are proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and the great support they provide families.
We’re pleased to be involved with AUT University by supporting a scholarship and a job shadowing programme.
AUT Scholarship: We have established the Advanced Security Group Bachelor of Business Scholarship at AUT University.
AUT Shadow a Leader programme: The Shadow a Leader programme gives Auckland secondary school students and AUT Faculty of Business and Law students the opportunity to follow a business leader for a day. Advanced Security is pleased to be part of this programme and have supported the initiative in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by giving selected students the chance to shadow our CEO fora day.
AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards - Advanced Security is proud to be sponsoring the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards in 2017.
Advanced Security Annouced as top Avigilon Dealer for 2016/2017
Advanced Security is proud to have again been announced as the top Avigilon dealer for New Zealand.
This follows this same achievement in the 2016/2015 year.
We are proud to be a provider of the Avigilon video management product and CCTV range of products.
AS devlops deeper IT Capability through acquisition of IT Engine
TPT Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of IT Engine, a Wellington based IT services business.
The IT Engine business dates back to 1997 when it was originally called Quay Corporate, rebranding to IT Engine in 2012. IT Engine specialises in cloud, backups and recovery, hardware, mobility, and is an award-winning business.
The business has been recognised through multiple awards including 2017 Winner of the Microsoft Midmarket Cloud Solutions, 2016 Finalist – Microsoft Midmarket Cloud and in 2014 Winner of the Microsoft Server Platform and Small Business awards.
Mike Marr, parent company TPT Group CEO, commented that “TPT Group continues to invest in the future innovation space and IT Engine complements our existing IT business and our electronic security business Advanced Security. This acquisition will further increase our market capability and will allow us to further develop our range of new innovative products”.
The IT Engine name will become the nationwide brand for our information technology services business and staff will remain with the business as it is integrated into the group.
Delia Gill of IT Engine added “The IT Engine team is very excited to be joining the TPT family. Not only are we looking forward to adding value to this growing innovative group of people, we are excited about the opportunity that this gives us to extend the IT Engine brand”.
TPT Group, Independent Chairman Graeme Hansen commented that “This is another significant step in extending TPT Group’s service offering to our customers in a rapidly changing world. It evidences our commitment to meet, and even anticipate, customer requirements.”
Parent company TPT Group acquired electronic security business Nelbay Solutions in July, Auckland based IT company Sentinel Technologies in late 2017, following a string of other acquisitions around New Zealand including Concord Security in 2016, Struthers Electronics & Security in 2014 and Systems.Com in 2010.
With this acquisition the group will have 18 offices across New Zealand.
The Advanced Security business also carries out significant IT services and is New Zealand’s largest dedicated corporate and industrial electronic security provider, with many high-profile corporate and government clients.