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Big ISC West exhibitors feature cybersecurity and name changes

March 16, 2016Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—Some of the biggest exhibitors are approaching the show with new topics top of mind, for some it's cybersecurity, for others it's branding after a name change. “Throughout the day, every day of the show, we're going to be presenting our stance on cybersecurity; what people need to do to protect themselves against existing threats, what do people need to do to make sure their customers are protected, [and] what Hikvision is doing to make sure all products are safe,”...

2016, Alex Asnovich, Axis Communications, Cybersecurity, Hanwha Techwin, Hikvision, ISC West, James Marcella, Samsung Techwin, Tom Cook

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Goodbye Samsung Techwin, hello Hanwha Techwin

March 9, 2016Martha Entwistle

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—The Samsung name will stay on its products for now, but as of April 1, video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin America is changing its name to Hanwha Techwin America.Tom Cook, Samsung VP sales for North America, called the name change “the next move as we incorporate ourselves into Hanwha, a $56 billion corporation.”Hanwha became the majority owner of Samsung Techwin in December of 2014.Cook said that the products will eventually be rebranded. They may...

Hanwha Techwin, Samsung Techwin, Tom Cook

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On The Editor's Desk

Samsung has new majority owner

December 10, 2014Martha Entwistle

Video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin has a new majority owner, Hanwha Group, a $34 billion conglomerate based in South Korea. The deal, announced Dec. 5  is "a stock transaction, not an acquisition," Samsung's senior marketing group manager Tom Cook said during a Dec. 8 conference call. Samsung Electronics announced Dec. 5 that it had entered into an agreement to sell its shares, which amount to a 32 percent stake in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha, which has expressed an interest in increasing...

Axis Communications, Hanwha, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Techwin, Tom Cook, Video Surveillance

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Samsung leader departs

May 28, 2014Martha Entwistle

Samsung Techwin America's EVP Frank De Fina announced May 28 that he is leaving Samsung for personal reasons. "As of June 2, I will no longer be there. I made the decision on my own, the departure is amicable," he said. A replacement has yet to be named, though De Fina said there are "a couple of obvious potential choices. There is a very capable management team there." De Fina joined Samsung in February 2010, and said he is proud of how far Samsung has come in the security industry since then. "Five...

Frank De Fina, Physical Security, Samsung Techwin

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Red Hawk joins Samsung Techwin's IP partners program

March 7, 2013SSN Staff

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Red Hawk Fire & Security, an integrator based here, has joined Samsung Techwin's Certified IP Partners Program, and will add Samsung's line of IP video, analog and hybrid systems to its technology portfolio, according to a company statement. “Red Hawk's team of industry experts delivers integration services, customer focus, and a high level of technical expertise that will ensure effective integration of Samsung's products into seamless, high performance solutions,”...

Ardy Azhir, Frank De Fina, IP video, Red Hawk Fire & Security, Samsung Techwin

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Samsung and Pivot3 team up on video surveillance solution

November 27, 2012SSN Staff

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin, a supplier of video surveillance and security products, announced a partnership with Pivot3 wherein the companies will offer a unified IP video surveillance solution, according to a statement from Samsung Techwin. The partnership follows Pivot3's $23 million round of equity funding led by Samsung Ventures, an infusion completed in February. By combining Pivot3 vSTAC Watch appliances with Samsung video management software and cameras, users can leverage...

Lee Caswell, Pivot3, Samsung Techwin, Samsung Ventures

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Pivot3 gets $23m, new investor

February 8, 2012Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3 on Feb. 8 closed on a $23 million round of new equity funding, which brings total investment in the unified storage and compute company to $100 million since the company was founded in 2003.The round was led by a new investor, Samsung Ventures, and included all existing investors: Focus Ventures, InterWest Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mesirow Financial, Northleaf Capital Partners and Silver Creek Ventures.Lee Caswell of Pivot3 said this round of funding shows...

Brian Kang., Focus Ventures, InterWest Partners, Lee Caswell, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mesirow Financial, Northleaf Capital Partners, Pivot3, Richard Bravman, Samsung Techwin, Samsung Ventures, Silver Creek Ventures

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