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Holy Rusted Metal - Dynamic Duo to Tackle Data Theft

22 August 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970

Mitie has formed a partnership with SmartWater Technology, a crime fighting forensic specialist.

In what is claimed to be the first partnership of its kind within the security sector, the arrangement will see Mitie’s total security management business and SmartWater work together across a number of different business areas to reduce clients’ risk against data theft.

The former will add the latter’s services and products to its mobile and void property security offerings, including its key holding and alarm response services. Mitie personnel will also undergo training to create a body of specialist forensic technicians within its mobile and technology services teams.

SmartWater has been known for its current partnerships with police services and its forensic products are used strategically to maximise the traceability of assets and the accountability of criminals. The use of SmartWater has aided hundreds of criminal convictions and it states that it maintains a 100% conviction rate.

“Part of our investment in innovation is forming high value strategic partnerships with new and effective product and service providers such as SmartWater,” explained Darren Gamage, MD, technology services, total security management, MITIE. “The potential of introducing SmartWater into our customer base is huge. This is a pivotal opportunity for our key holding customers to better protect their estate and infrastructure.”


Picture: The forensic partnership can even obtain evidence from rusted metal it is claimed. 'Holy Rusted Metal!' is a quote from Robin in Batman Forever an episode from the classic TV programme

Article written by Mike Gannon | Published 22 August 2014


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