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Drako pays $50m cash for Brivo

June 10, 2015Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas�Dean Drako, founder of Barracuda Networks and Eagle Eye Networks, today announced his purchase of Brivo Systems for $50 million cash. Eagle Eye Networks is a cloud-based provider of video surveillance systems. Brivo is a cloud-based access control provider and a pioneer of cloud systems in physical security. “It was too much of an opportunity to pass up,” Drako told Security Systems News. Plus, he said Eagle Eye is “getting more and more requests to integrate...

Access Control, Barracuda Networks, Brivo Systems, Cloud-Based, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), Imperial Capital, John Mack, Steve Van Till, Video Surveillance

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Goldman Sachs names Eagle Eye Networks founder one of '100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014'

October 20, 2014SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Goldman Sachs recognized Eagle Eye Networks founder and CEO Dean Drako as one of its “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014” at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, Calif. In 2012, Drako founded Eagle Eye Networks, based here, as the first cloud-based video surveillance company to provide both cloud and on-premise recording. Drako previously was founder, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks, where he created the industry's first email...

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Michael Dell makes 'multi-million dollar' investment in VMS provider Eagle Eye Networks

July 31, 2014Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas—In his first personal investment in physical security, Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc., today announced a “multi-million dollar” investment in VMS provider Eagle Eye Networks.“Eagle Eye is the first company in physical security where I have personally led with the investment decision,” Dell told Security Systems News in an email interview. Eagle Eye, a cloud-managed video management system launched in January by Dean Drako, an entrepreneur who...

Barracuda Networks, cloud-based VMS, Dean Drako, Dell Inc., Michael Dell, MSD Capital LP, Security Systems News (SSN), video management system, VMS

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Eagle Eye debuts 'modern, open' API

May 28, 2014Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas—Cloud-based VMS provider Eagle Eye Networks on May 27 announced the launch of its Eagle Eye Video API, which CEO Dean Drako hopes will be used to “develop lots of applications that are not security-based.” Eagle Eye Networks is a new company, launched in January by Drako, who founded Barracuda Networks in 2003.Eagle Eye's VMS features intelligent bandwidth management, privacy encryption, and supports IP and analog cameras. Drako said the video is highly available...

API, Barracuda Networks, cloud-based VMS, David Manento, Dean Drako, Physical Security, Royal Security Services

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