Viakoo’s unique Automated System and Data Verification Solution is creating new and profitable Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) opportunities for leading physical security integrators. Stanley Security, Siemens and G4S are amongst the list of integration giants expanding their RMR streams with Viakoo’s award-winning and patented solution, which now has logged over 100 million hours of service.
LENSEC is building a partner team around the world. In every major geographic region, LENSEC is pursuing security integrators to resell and deploy Perspective VMS™ in their physical security projects. As part of this worldwide growth, the LENSEC team wants to make sure partners have the proper tools be successful. As part of the certification program, LENSEC is giving away 100 free Perspective VMS software licenses to partners who become certified. This is up to $25,000 in software licenses. Security integrators can use any version of PVMS – Enterprise, Standard, or Express editions.
Partnering with HP Networking has enabled BCDVideo to offer a wide selection of networking products and capabilities – from inexpensive Power-over-Ethernet (POE) switches for smaller video surveillance projects all the way up to enterprise chassis based network switches. The HP Network architecture brings consistent and open standards-based networking to deliver performance to both enterprise surveillance networks and smaller venues.
How will the electronic access control industry embrace the cloud in the coming years? Will governments see the value in using commercial cloud resources? Will governments create standards and best practices to ease restrictions on cloud storage across borders? Will operational expenditure (opex) options open the door to more SMB adoption? With the cost per door coming down for access control solutions? Will the market opportunity for access control as a service (ACaaS) be negatively impacted?
It’s evident that the majority of security installations are becoming more and more complex. No longer content to monitor and manage separate access control, fire alarm, video surveillance, intrusion, and HVAC control systems, corporate security and technology managers want to consolidate and integrate various disconnected security and facility management systems. At a dramatically increasing pace, the Information Technology department is leading the initiative, particularly given the trend toward convergence of physical and logical security systems.
In September Vicon Industries Inc. and IQinVision revealed that its previously announced merger had been approved, and that its board of directors had appointed Eric Fullerton, formerly chief sales and marketing officer of Milestone Systems A/S, as the company’s new CEO and president. Fullerton, stated the combined businesses will be called Vicon, with headquarters in Edgewood, N.Y.
Intertech Security, an independent security systems integrator based in Pittsburgh, PA, today announced that it has acquired Accent Electronic Systems Integrators, Inc. (Accent ESI), a privately-held, certified system integration firm, headquartered in Bridgeville, PA.
Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tri-Ed, a leading independent distributor of security and low-voltage technology products from Audax Group (“Audax”) for a purchase price of $420 million. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to earnings in the first full year of operation, exclusive […]
Proximex, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco (NYSE: TYC), the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the introduction of Surveillint Essentials, an entry level physical security information management (PSIM) solution for those seeking the latest technology in an easy-to-use, quick-to-implement format. Ideal for users looking for an introductory, yet […]
The route to market for video surveillance equipment can be complex. Whilst products are rarely sold directly to the end-user, some systems integrators have direct relationships with vendors and the distribution channel consists of existing physical security distributors, IT distributors and broadline electrical distributors. Understanding the Video Surveillance Value Chain Furthermore, distributors do a lot […]