The need for interoperability, which is making different types of devices or technologies communicate with one another, is certainly nothing new in our industry. It has paved the way for technological developments, while at the same time ensuring future-proof products. Most importantly, it has been a catalyst in guiding newer trends, such as AI and IoT, into maturity. As new technologies reach this crucial point where standardization is necessary for seamless integrations, we further see the need of open standards and cooperation within the market.
Physical security that was often a second thought weighing against information security, is entirely changing its pose today. With threats starting from people inside an organization to external entities, organizations across the globe struggle for managing their security posture day by day. To help CTOs, CIOs, and CEOs find the right Physical Security Technology solution provider, a distinguished selection panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and CIOReview’s editorial board has selected a list of Physical Security Technology solution providers that exhibit innovative technologies and strategies.
Anixter is expanding the footprint of its North American flagship distribution Center in Alsip, Illinois, with the addition of a 238,000-sq.-ft. facility, equipped with an intelligent conveyor system and voice picking technology, making it Anixter’s largest —and smartest— distribution center. With 30 to 40 percent more storage capacity and new automation technology, Alsip is expected to speed up shipments significantly to customers.
Anixter is proud to provide a unique educational institution, Anixter University, to support industry professionals. The University offers an array of technical and standards-based information for contractors, integrators, end users and consultants. Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, Anixter University organizes its technology curricula into colleges, and each college contains courses of varying technical levels.