Networking Security


Time to Take Advantage

Time to Take Advantage

For every organization, one of the first steps in providing safety and security is knowing at all times who is in the building. This is true for protecting people, property, or assets, and whether the building is a business, school, hospital or any other location.

Exacq Technologies Introduces VideoPush for Exacq Mobile in version 6.8

Faster camera discovery, new camera integrations and more.

REELEX Packaging Solutions Implements Anti-counterfeit Campaign

Company educating installers on the perils of using knock-off REELEX bulk wire cartons while vowing to continue to pursue measures against patent and trademark offenders.

Search for Standardized Testing Leaks Raises Security Concerns

Search for Standardized Testing Leaks Raises Security Concerns

New Jersey recently switched to digital testing, bringing a host of new security concerns with it.

IDEAL Networks Showcases Video Surveillance Troubleshooting Equipment at ISC West 2015

Cable certifier, verifier and tester allow network administrators to confirm correct installation of copper and fiber network cabling and troubleshoot existing analog and IP video surveillance system installations.

Bring on the Power - Understanding that PoE impacts network design

Bring on the Power

When selecting a PoE switch for an IP surveillance network, system integrators should be aware that not all switches are created equal. PoE switch manufacturers offer a variety of different features that can impact functionality and pricing.

The Trends We are Seeing

The Trends We are Seeing

The themes for VMS product development can be summarized as bigger, better and faster. In 2015, look for capabilities that range from those which deliver more information to architectures that optimize VMS performance on purpose built hardware offerings.

Taking the Mystery Out of Video-in-the-Cloud - Why cloud storage is gaining popular support

Taking the Mystery Out of Video-in-the-Cloud

In a recent Hollywood comedy, Jason Segel’s character uttered the famous line, “Nobody understands the cloud. It’s a mystery.” And yet, all of us have been using the cloud for years: for online banking, online shopping, social media, email, sharing family photos and a host of other activities.



On the Fast Track

Today’s integrated systems are generating more data than ever before. For some perspective on just how much data we’re talking about, consider that from the dawn of civilization to 2003, humankind created two exabytes of data.

Data as a Decisionmaker

The best way to make any decision is by collecting as much data as possible. The more information you have, the better your decision will be.

Recalibrating the Market - Step back and look at the entire solution

Recalibrating the Market

The network-based physical security industry has matured rapidly over the past few years. As the technology and other components of security solutions have advanced, so too have the customer’s expectations.

Actionable Intelligence - Data is the main player in making security decisions

Actionable Intelligence

All security decisions are based on data. So, it would stand to reason that the more data organizations are able to collect, the more informed their security teams will be and, by extension, the better the decisions they make will be.

On the Edge of Innovation - IP Video Surveillance Market Solutions Building Strong Industry Partnerships

On the Edge of Innovation

Often taken for granted—as video surveillance cameras and systems can be found in virtually any public space—the ability to deliver quality live and recorded video is a complex mechanism requiring hardware, software and networking.

Completely On Line - Why they are essential to the networking mission

Completely On Line

The past few years have been unlike any period we’ve experienced in the professional security industry. The journey from the first IP cameras to the present day is now rapidly accelerating.

ICE Now Delivering Pre Terminated and Field Terminable HDMI Cables

Robust assortment of premium HDMI solutions to satisfy many in-room and in-wall HDMI connectivity needs of integrators.

Embracing the Internet of Things

Embracing the Internet of Things

The machine-to-machine (M2M) movement. The Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Everything (IoE). Each term may have its subtle differences, but at their core, they all involve connected devices that share information to enhance their intelligence, capabilities and operation.

NACE Great Rated by Its Employees

Highlights what makes its workplace culture great in areas like professional development, training, company atmosphere, benefits, awards, etc.

Virtual Blind Spots

In the physical realm, video surveillance is among the most effective methods for safeguarding property. With 24/7 monitoring, companies ensure that trusted insiders have access to the premises, and that criminals do not.

Keeping Operations Afloat

The amount of data we generate on a daily basis is astounding, and it’s only growing larger with each passing day.

Yesterday’s Network was a Challenge

Fiber optics makes delivering data much easier, and the network that this information rides on is able to do the job.

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    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

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  • Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation.

    Connect ONE®

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  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3