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Monitoring Matters

An eye on video surveillance trends

January 6, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

As we embark on a new year, we have a tendency to take a look at trends to follow over the next few months. In the security industry, a number of video surveillance trends to look for in 2021 were recently released in a report by Eagle Eye Networks. The rise of cloud One of the trends that the report outlined is that there is more of a customer demand for cloud video security. The report states, “The shift to the benefits of cloud in the video surveillance space is powerful and undeniable,...

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General News

SSN News Poll: Cloud, AI, data analytics top trends for 2021

November 16, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the recent release of the Security Industry Association (SIA) Security Megatrends for 2021, Security System News’ December News Poll gauges where readers stand on new trends and technology, and the impact they will have on the industry moving forward.   Big picture, it is not surprising to see cloud-based solutions as the top tech trend for 2021, as SSN readers understand that computing in the cloud is the key to realizing high-level artificial intelligence...

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Eagle Eye Networks raises $40 million to invest heavily in AI

October 28, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

AUSTIN, Texas—Cloud video surveillance pioneer Eagle Eye Networks has raised $40 million of Series E funding from venture capital firm Accel, with plans to invest heavily in artificial intelligence. As Eagle Eye Networks Founder and CEO Dean Drako said in the announcement, there is a “tremendous opportunity to leverage AI and alter the very nature of video surveillance,” noting that “smart cloud video surveillance with appropriate privacy and cybersecurity protections will...

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Vanderbilt unveils Zero-touch, cloud-issued mobile credentials

October 14, 2020SSN Staff

PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art video, access control and intrusion security systems, announced the introduction of Vanderbilt Mobile ACT ID, featuring zero-touch, cloud-issued credentials for seamless integration into its access control solutions. The result is the ability to easily issue new credentials, as well as instantly grant and restrict access for office buildings, government facilities, healthcare institutions, schools, residences and a growing...

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Cobalt Iron's solution named 2020 top AWS provider

October 6, 2020SSN Staff

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Cobalt Iron Inc., a provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that its Compass enterprise SaaS backup platform has been named a Top Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solution Provider for 2020 by CIO Applications. "Organizations across many industries — education, telecommunications, finance, and manufacturing, to name a few — now run their workloads in the AWS Cloud to improve operations and boost competitive advantage. At the same time, managing...

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ProdataKey and System Surveyor Partner

September 8, 2020SSN Staff

DRAPER, Utah—ProdataKey (PDK), manufacturer of cloud access control platform built for mobile, announced a its partnership with System Surveyor, a mobile and graphical system design and management tool. A complete catalog of PDK’s mobile-first access control system components are now available for import into the System Surveyor platform, making it easy to incorporate PDK’s solutions into site plans and design drawings that can be shared by integrators, subcontractors, vendors and...

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Pivot3’s new features maximize uptime, simplify large-scale environment management

August 3, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3, provider of intelligent hyperconverged infrastructure solutions for mission-critical video, announced enhancements to its Acuity software platform to address system administration, maintenance and availability challenges often faced in large-scale video surveillance deployments. The new intelligent system health and best practices analysis features provide significant reductions in total cost of ownership, ensure 24x7 system uptime in large multi-petabyte environments...

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On The Editor's Desk

Is your head in the cloud?

July 29, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

With so many of us still working from home, and many companies transitioning to a fully functional remote workforce that can produce at the same levels they once did pre-coronavirus, the role of the cloud will continue to increase in all aspects of life, not just security. As Brivo CEO Steve Van Till said during his presentation, “The Cloud Won. Now What?” at SecurityNext back in February, cloud-based technology “has finally won over the hearts and minds of even the most reluctant late adopters...

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Brivo launches financing program

July 29, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo, a global leader in cloud-based access control and smart apartment automation, launched its financing program, allowing customers to implement access control, multifamily, or video surveillance projects with little to no upfront investment."The Brivo Financing Program completes the promise of SaaS services by flattening the capital-intensive parts & labor aspect of security installations to match the flat payment stream of the subscription component,” Brivo CEO Steve Van...

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Brivo’s new Facility Safety Features help to safely return to work

July 21, 2020SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md.—As implementing formal COVID-19 safety protocols becomes necessary for resuming economic activity around the world, Brivo, a global leader in cloud-based access control and physical security platforms, introduces the Brivo Facility Safety Features to its portfolio of security products. Included automatically in Brivo Onair, Brivo Visitor, and Brivo Mobile Pass, Brivo’s Facility Safety Features are designed to support the management of COVID-19 safety protocols for facilities...

Brivo, Brivo OnAir, Cloud, cloud based security system, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Steve Van Till

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