BCDVideo announced the appointment of Fredy Issa as Managing Director of the Middle East, Russia, Africa, and Turkey (MERAT) region. With 15 years of security industry experience, Issa is an internationally respected expert in IT, telecommunications, and security. He will continue to expand the aggressive growth ambitions for BCD in the region. Issa comes to BCD from Dell Technologies.
BCDVideo debuted their new A&E Security Specifiers program, which is open for online registration through the BCDVideo website. This program will allow specifiers to leverage BCD’s two decades of experience and partnerships through an easy-to-use online portal, offering plentiful technical resources, ongoing education and expert support. With the help of the skillful A&E taskforce that BCD has assembled for this program, consultants will have direct access to BCD technology specialists.
Messe Frankfurt’s ASMAG Security IoT published its 2020 Security 50 list, naming BCD International as one of the 50 “most influential security companies in the world.” Of the 50 companies listed, six were from North America. BCD International ranked No. 3 among North American companies, and No. 28 overall. BCD International was among seven newcomers to make this year’s list, posting a 36 percent growth in revenue from 2018 to 2019.
BCDVideo announced the launch of a new line of harsh environment, rail, and in-vehicle servers. Their new product line delivers quality performance in diverse environments with a long product life to customers with complex requirements worldwide. BCDVideo’s new line of Harsh Environment Video Recording Servers features Intel® Core™ Processors, coupled with up to 10 TB of max storage.
BCDVideo announced the landing of the company’s 100,000th video surveillance recording appliance. The leader in video data infrastructure and appliances for the physical security industry is celebrating 20 years in the computer industry, with over a decade in the video surveillance arena. The multinational hardware manufacturer currently records video in 75 countries worldwide.
BCDVideo is marking its 20th year in business at the GSX 2019. Since its founding in 1999, BCDVideo has evolved into a multinational hardware manufacturer with close to 100,000 systems currently recording video surveillance in 75 countries. BCDVideo’s customer-first approach has allowed the company to become a trusted source for security integrators seeking innovative and purpose-built video data infrastructure and appliances.
Inc. magazine revealed that BCDVideo is No.3688 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000. BCDVideo moved up 856 slots over its 2018 ranking. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
BCDVideo has been named to CRN’s 2019 Fast Growth list for the second consecutive year. CRN bestows this recognition to the top 150 fastest-growing technology solutions providers in North America. BCDVideo, which has experienced an average two-year growth rate of 49.2 percent, currently has more than 95,000 systems recording video in 75 countries and throughout all verticals. Earlier this year, BCDVideo also was named to CRN’s 2019 Solutions Provider 500 list.
As virtualized storage solutions become more prevalent, ensuring efficient data management is critical. Virtualization often brings with it complexity and overhead that result in latency, which can negatively affect performance. When solutions are virtualized, data that is written/read from the disk interacts with both the physical and virtual hardware, and each hop that data makes before it reaches its destination increases the overall latency.
BCDVideo’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Video Surveillance (HCI-VS), powered by Scale Computing, utilizes the Scale Computing Reliable Independent Block Engine (SCRIBE) embedded in each node to manage all storage as one logical pool. The real benefits of SCRIBE come from the intelligent distribution of blocks redundantly across the cluster to maximize availability and performance for each virtual machine.
Advances In Infrastructure That Reduce Complexity: As BCDVideo closes out another expo attending ISC West 2019, one theme resonated throughout the show. System Integrators are looking for ways to deliver better solutions, leverage emerging technologies, and advance the capabilities of physical security infrastructures. One of the focal points for BCDVideo this year is hyperconvergence systems, or Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI). Read more on why this truly is a game changer for the video surveillance market.
BCDVideo and Scale Computing announced the certification of BCDVideo’s new Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Video Surveillance (HCI-VS). Developed over the last year and underpinned by Scale’s HC3 software, BCD218-HCI Series, built on a Dell OEM technology foundation, offers modularity and ease-of-use without sacrificing performance and quality. Initial tests of the solution, configured with Genetec’s Security Center software.
Revolutionizing how throughput is maximized in Milestone Systems video recorders, BCDVideo released today the BCDVideo Accelerator (BVA) equipped video recording servers for Milestone, which incorporate the company’s innovative accelerator technology and eliminates the need for extra storage solutions, including the costly and space-consuming 15,000rpm hard disk drives previously required to attain necessary system bandwidth.
A new NVR series launched by Wavestore is utilizing powerful video processing technology from BCDVideo. Available from all Wavestore Authorised Distributors and Partners around the world, the WR-Series NVRs have been engineered for the efficient processing and storage of video and are an ideal complement for Wavestore’s feature-rich video management software (VMS).
The physical security world is constantly evolving. The migration from analog to digital triggered significant changes in both the market and required skill set to support these newer technologies. As we usher in the new year, additional changes are on the horizon. While virtualization is not a new concept, hyperconverged infrastructure is becoming more and more prevalent in the security market. This primer will focus on the benefits associated with virtualization and how it applies to hyperconverged infrastructure in the security industry.
ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, announced they have appointed Darren Giacomini, Director of Advanced Systems Architecture at BCDVideo, to their Global Customer Advisory Board. Darren has over 16-years of networking experience. His latest project includes Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) technology offered on the Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch® family of products, the joint offer creates a highly available network that exceeds speed and management requirements to support the massive data transfer and file volume of a surveillance system, as well as engineering networking solutions.
BCDVideo announced an exclusive technology and engineering partnership enabling BCDVideo to deliver turnkey hyperconverged solutions based on Scale Computing’s HC3™ software to BCDVideo’s global network of security integrators and OEM customers. There is a clear gap in the market for a simple, deployable hyperconverged video solution, BCDVideo and Scale spent the last year co-developing and certifying a platform which fits seamlessly into the BCDVideo product philosophy of lessening the Total Cost of Ownership, and meets the security integrators needs for performance, scalability and simplicity, all in a single platform.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and BCDVideo announced they are working together to address the growing demand of businesses to enhance public security and safety via video surveillance and networking. Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and BCDVideo develop technical and sales alliance to address evolving video surveillance market. Demand for video surveillance and connected safety in hospitality, casino, arena, cities, and healthcare environments drive increase in technology requirements.
BCDVideo announces the addition of their new Pro-Lite Server Switch Bundles featuring Zero Touch Provisioning. Designed to reduce errors and labor expenses the configuration will provision cameras in your network automatically, with minimal manual intervention. Each bundle can accommodate up to 7, 16 or 24 cameras providing security integrators with a simplified and affordable solution for small to mid-size video surveillance projects.
BCDVideo announces the hiring of a 15-year security industry veteran Maureen Carlo. In her position of Business Development Manager, Maureen will be responsible for driving BCDVideo’s technology message and product platform to national and local security integrators, as well as Architectural & Engineering (A&E) firms throughout the Eastern United States. Maureen has a diverse industry background, including technology consultation, content development, system integrator, product portfolio manager, and marketing consultant.