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Axis launches Axis Cloud Connect, Camera Station VMS at ISC West

April 16, 2024SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications introduced Axis Cloud Connect, an open cloud-based platform designed to provide customers with more secure, flexible, and scalable security solutions, as well as its new Camera Station VMS at ISC West 2024. With two decades of experience in cloud connectivity and over a million cloud-connected Axis cameras in use today, Axis Cloud Connect is created to work together with Axis devices to enable a range of managed services that support system...

2024, Axis Camera Station VMS, Axis Cloud Connect, Axis Communications, Bill Geary, Christian Morin, Genetec, ISC West, Johan Paulsson, KONE, Security Center SaaS, WESCO

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SIA names Renee Thompson as chair of ESG Advisory Board

January 2, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Renee Thompson – director of global sustainability and environmental compliance at Wesco International – as the first-ever chair of SIA’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Board. Thompson has led the global Sustainability and Environmental Compliance team at Wesco since 2020, helping evolve the company’s approach to compliance, sustainable practices, and corporate...

Don Erickson, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Board, Renee Thompson, Security Industry Association (SIA), Southern New Hampshire University, University of Phoenix, WESCO

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SNG discussion – AI called the ‘topic of the year’ during Security Megatrends panel

November 1, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

NEW YORK—It’s safe to say that artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the top buzzwords in the security industry over the last couple of years. At the recent Securing New Ground (SNG) conference, the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) premier annual executive gathering in NYC, the topic of AI and its impact on the security sector came up during several sessions at the two-day event. In fact, AI has been at or near the top of SIA’s Security Megatrends...

Brivo, Intel Corp., Kasia Hanson, Securing New Ground (SNG), Security Industry Association (SIA), Steve Van Till, Tara Dunning, WESCO

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Arcules announces global distribution partnership with Wesco

October 20, 2022SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Video management solutions provider Arcules has announced a strategic partnership with Wesco to expand brand awareness and increase distribution of easy to access, scalable cloud managed services. The partnership will serve to expand their reach throughout North America and EMEA regions. It allows Arcules to make use of Wesco’s vast distribution network increasing client-side visibility as they look to find more flexible, and secure cloud solutions. Arcules called...

Andreas Pettersson, Arcules, cloud solutions, EMEA, Tara Dunning, video management, WESCO

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Anixter accepts $4.5 billion buyout offer from WESCO

January 15, 2020SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH and GLENVIEW, Ill.—On Jan. 6, after a month-long bidding war with an affiliate of private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, which first proposed purchasing Anixter for $3.8 billion in October 2019, the Glenview, Illinois-based company announced a merger agreement with Pittsburgh-based WESCO International. Boards of both Anixter and WESCO unanimously approved a $4.5 billion cash-and-stock deal, according to the announcement. The agreement needs shareholders' and regulators'...

Anixter, Bill Gavin, John Engel, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sam Zell, WESCO

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