Arecont Vision® announced today that Jemez Technology LLC has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Jemez Technology provides the industry’s most advanced and cost-effective video surveillance technology for critical asset protection.
CNL Software, the world’s leading pure play Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provider is pleased to announce it has entered a technology collaboration with the leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology.
iluminar Inc., the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, announced that it will join Ameristar Perimeter Security’s Perimeter InSite partnership initiative as the expert in perimeter lighting technology. Spearheaded by Ameristar, Perimeter InSite is a strategic initiative that aims to bring together industry leaders from several technology sectors to offer customers integrated perimeter security solutions that address and mitigate a variety of threats.
Best Buy and Vivint Smart Home announced a strategic partnership to give customers an easy way to automate and manage their homes, called Best Buy Smart Home powered by Vivint. With a nationwide rollout beginning this summer, Best Buy customers will be able to visit one of more than 400 of the chain’s large-format stores to consult with a smart home expert, design a comprehensive system, and receive professional installation and monitoring, often within 24 hours.
Genetec announced it has added STid, a French developer of RFID door controllers to its growing ecosystem of supported access control partners. Through this agreement, the STid Architect® series of ergonomic and highly secure RFID readers —which is supported by the Genetec Synergis™ access control system in Genetec Security Center— will be available through Genetec and its certified global network of resellers. Thanks to the Genetec open-architecture strategy, Synergis end-users now have even more choice for their access control management with the addition of the STid Architect series of ergonomic and highly secure RFID readers.
Pivot3, the technology leader of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, announced a strategic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) relationship with Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), an innovator in the development of advanced video management and video analytics software. Under the agreement, ISS will license the Pivot3 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform and integrate it with ISS video management software (VMS) to supply more robust security intelligence and video storage options to customers.
After the official approval of the antitrust authorities, the business partnership of Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation in the field of video security solutions became effective by February 1, 2017. Both companies will now focus on strengthening their collaboration that was first announced in November 2016. The partnership entails both a sales and marketing cooperation as well as a technical collaboration. As part of the sales and marketing partnership, Sony’s video security sales and marketing associates joined a newly formed dedicated team within the Bosch Security System organization. Sony’s video security customers, in all markets except Japan, will be served and supported by this sales and marketing team.
Genetec, a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, announced that Mercury Security, the global leader in the supply of OEM access control hardware, has chosen Genetec to join its group of Platinum Elite Partners. The Platinum Elite Program recognizes Mercury’s select business partners who demonstrate sustained market growth, and access control technology based on an open architecture with the deepest levels of integration with Mercury solutions.
Feenics, Inc., Ottawa, Can., has achieved elite Platinum Partner Status for Mercury Security, Long Beach, Calif., indicative of the company’s commitment to non-proprietary hardware cloud-computing environments. Authentic Mercury Security is one of the most widely used and specified access control hardware brands in the world.
Security-Net, Inc., a global provider of security system services to customers both locally and nationally, has announced a strategic partnership with Vector Firm to develop an enhanced sales training program for its team. Founded by Chris Peterson, Vector Firm is a consulting company that has specialized in developing training programs for more than 25 companies within the security industry.