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Milestone Systems CEO resigns

March 11, 2020SSN Staff

COPENHAGEN—Milestone Systems' Board of Directors announced that Lars Thinggaard, president and CEO has decided to resign, prompting the board to start an open search to appoint a successor. During the intervening period, Lars Larsen, chief financial officer, Milestone Systems, will serve as interim CEO.“I am very grateful to Lars for the energy, vision and heart that he has dedicated to Milestone employees and the community partners,” Lau Normann Jørgensen, chairman, Milestone Group,...

Lars Larsen, Lars Thinggaard, Milestone, Milestone Systems

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Arcules to help lead Milestone's cloud efforts

March 6, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

IRVINE, Calif.—Arcules, a leader in integrated video cloud as a service, made some key moves recently, including the hiring of Cody Flood as senior director of sales for the United States and Canada. He will play a significant role in accelerating adoption of Arcules' cloud-based service.Arcules is also playing a key role in Milestone's cloud strategy and roadmap. In fact, at the recent Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) event in Nashville last week, Tim Palmquist, VP Americas,...

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Live from MIPS 2019

February 27, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

This week, I'm spending time in the Country Music Capital of the World, Nashville, hanging out with everyone at MIPS 2019, a conference organized by Milestone. After quite an eventful experience at the DFW airport — maintenance issues, delays and arriving a bit late to the conference — I'm happy to report it was all worth it! Yesterday was jam-packed full of amazing speakers, new announcements from Milestone and their partners, and of course, hand claps and “yee-haws” to celebrate....

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Canon's new company to harness the cloud

June 28, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

LONDON—Canon announced on June 27 a new business based in California called ARCUS Global Inc. Owned by Canon Europe and built on the intellectual property, technology and expertise of Canon Group company Milestone Systems, ARCUS Global Inc. will address the significant unmet global market demand from large enterprises for 'Video Cloud IoT as a Service' for security and business optimization.“We are excited to launch our new company ... and to introduce Video Cloud IoT as a Service not...

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Milestone's Palmquist on community vs. company

February 24, 2016Martha Entwistle

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—There was a lot of talk during the first day of MIPS (Milestone Integration Platform Symposium) about Milestone transforming itself from the “open platform company" to the "open platform community.”Tim Palmquist, who runs the Americas for Milestone, spoke to Security Systems News about this announcement.Open company, open community. What's the difference?Palmquist said it's a philosophical change “that touches all aspects of the business.”Milestone,...

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Also Noted

Multiple security providers secure NYC Marathon

April 20, 2015SSN Staff

COPENHAGEN—Milestone Systems XProtect, an open platform VMS was at the core of the collaborative effort among the 2014 New York City Marathon team and many local agencies. The networked solution integrated components from vendors of IP and wireless security systems equipment, including remote and mobile technology. With 50,530 finishers and 2 million onlookers, the New York City Marathon took place in November and was the world's largest ever. Tata Consulting Services was the event's title...

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I-View Now enters new agreement

February 13, 2015Spencer Ives

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now, a provider of video verification services based here, announced a number of new integrations including one with ipDatatel.“IpDatatel is an interesting piece for us,” Larry Folsom, president of I-View Now told Security Systems News. As part of this, “more and more what you'll see is that I-View Now will connect to signal processing devices to leverage our video connectivity.”This integration will include products from ipDatatel's line of Home...

Avigilon, Digital Barriers, Flir, I-View Now, ipDatatel, Larry Folsom, Milestone

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Canon to buy Axis for $2.8 billion

February 10, 2015Martha Entwistle

TOKYO—Within a year of buying the leading VMS provider, camera manufacturer Canon has made an offer to buy Axis Communications, the leading network camera provider, for $2.8 billion cash.The deal is expected to be completed in April, pending stockholder approval. The Axis board of directors has approved the deal and the three largest shareholders in Axis, including the founders, who hold close to 40 percent of the total number of shares, have approved the plan.Fredrik Nilsson, Axis GM Americas,...

Axis, Canon, Fredrik Nilsson, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Milestone

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I-View Now announces new integrations

February 4, 2015Spencer Ives

I-View Now, a provider of video verification services based in Henderson, Nev., announced a new selection of coming integrations, as well as a new agreement to integrate ipDatatel devices. This wave of integrations includes Milestone, Digital Barriers and Avigilon. Additionally, the company announced the first integration to come from a recent agreement with FLIR Systems. Among the annnounced integrations was Milestone's video management software, XProtect Corporate and XProtect Enterprise, which...

Avigilon, Digital Barriers, FLIR Systems, I-View Now, ipDatatel, John Distelzweig, Milestone

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On The Editor's Desk

Siemens to OEM Milestone's VMS

January 21, 2015Martha Entwistle

Siemens announced this morning that it has entered into a "long-term strategic partnership" with Milestone and will be OEMing Milestone's VMS software for its Siveillance VMS. Siemens said Siveillance includes "software-based security platforms and modules that are used in critical infrastructures and by enterprise customers." It is also working with Milestone on "another application for the video technology ... Desigo CC management platform for building and security technology." The Siveillance...

Milestone, OEM, Siemens, Siveillance, VMS

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