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Avigilon Opens U.S. Headquarters in Dallas, Texas

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Avigilon Opens U.S. Headquarters in Dallas, Texas08:45 EDT Wednesday, March 13, 2013The Lone Star State Draws the Fastest Growing Software Company in North America VANCOUVER, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX: AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance solutions, today announced that the company opened its U.S. headquarters in Texas to better serve American partners and customers. Named "America's Top State for Business 2012", Avigilon's new office will be located in Dallas, Texas.  Ranked the fastest growing software company in North America by the Deloitte Fast500® in 2011 and 2012, Avigilon is widely used in Texas and across the U.S. by organizations of all sizes, including the Minnesota Twins' Target Field, the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Albuquerque and the Dallas Love Field Airport."The U.S. market accounts for a healthy percentage of our revenue. It's important for us to continue providing our American partners and customers with the best possible service," said Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO at Avigilon. "We chose Dallas because it is a business-friendly city. With access to an incredible talent pool and quality infrastructure it's no wonder several major corporations call this city home."Avigilon's newest location houses employees in sales, business development and customer support. The Dallas office will become the global headquarters for sales and will add additional customer support personnel over the next year. Bryan Schmode, executive vice president of global sales, will be based out of the Dallas office.About AvigilonAvigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software and megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can be found at SOURCE: Avigilon CorporationFor further information: Press contact: Angela St-Amour Communications Manager (604) 630-3410