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Motorola to acquire cloud-based access control leader Openpath

Motorola to acquire cloud-based access control leader Openpath

Motorola Solutions to acquire cloud-based access control leader Openpath

CHICAGO—Motorola Solutions announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Openpath Security Inc., a cloud-based mobile access control provider. Motorola Solutions expects to close the transaction by the end of the month. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Securing businesses around the world has never been more critical,” Motorola Solutions Chairman and CEO Greg Brown said in the announcement. “This acquisition enables us to combine the power of video security and access control together, providing unprecedented situational awareness, where every physical entry and exit is authenticated and recorded with access control and video.”

Openpath’s solution makes businesses more secure with multi-factor authentication, enables a contactless entry experience and can be easily scaled and managed due to its cloud-based architecture.

“With Motorola Solutions, we will continue to pioneer the future of the access control industry,” said Openpath CEO Alex Kazerani. “We couldn’t be more excited to work together in bringing best-in-class, innovative solutions to organizations around the world to make their business a safer place to be.”

The combined leadership of Motorola Solutions and Openpath in video security and access control will allow Motorola Solutions to build on its extensive footprint in supporting enterprise customers with an unparalleled security solution. Businesses will have 24/7 visibility of their access points anywhere around the world and be able to provide a frictionless walk-through experience enabled by a mobile app.

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