Security Products Announces Platinum and Gold Winners of The Govies Awards for 2014

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market, announced Platinum and Gold winners in The Govies 2014 Government Security award competition today at a ceremony on the show floor of GovSec, 1105 Media’s premier government security conference and expo. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. GovSec is being held May 13-14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Security Products Announces Platinum and Gold Winners of The Govies 2014 at GovSecThe Security Products’ Government Security Awards, The Govies, were launched in 2009.  A panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2014 categories and named them winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, Impact to the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability. Last month, the judges narrowed down the 2014 submissions to those achieving top status. Top entries earned the opportunity to display their products in The Govies Booth (#2529) at GovSec.

From the top entries, the following Platinum and Gold designations were announced today:

Access Control
Platinum:
• ASSA ABLOY – Ecoflex Electrified Mortise Locks
• BlackBerry – BlackBerry Secure Work Space

Gold:
• Honeywell Security – Vindicator Keypad Solution

Cloud Computing/Storage
Platinum
• AirWatch – AirWatch Secure Content Locker 

Gold:
• 2X Software – 2X ApplicationServer XG

Cloud Surveillance
Platinum:
• Smartvue Corp. – Smartvue S9M

Data Security
Platinum:
• Good Technology Public Sector – Good Dynamics

Gold:
• BlackBerry – BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
• HOB Gmbh & Co. KG – HOB RD VPN Edition

DVRs/NVRs
Platinum:
• Samsung – SRM-4000

Gold:
• Samsung – SRM-872

Emergency Notification
Platinum:
• Fire-Lite Alarms – Remote Telephone Zone Module

Gold:
• System Sensor – SpectrAlert Advance Low Frequency Sounders and Sounder Strobes

Fire & Life Safety
Platinum:
• Xtralis – VESDA-E Series Aspirating Smoke Detectors 

Gold:
• Silent Knight – SK-FIRE-CO Detector

Homeland Security
Platinum:
• Agiliance Inc., RiskVision 7
• Optim LLC, FreedomView LED Fiberscope

Investigative Video Systems
Platinum:
• Verint Systems – Verint Nextiva Situation Management Center

IP Cameras, Megapixel
Platinum:
• Arecont Vision – SurroundVideo Omni Cameras

IP Cameras, Panoramic
Platinum:
• Arecont Vision – SurroundVideo 12-Megapixel 360 Degree Panoramic Camera with True Wide Dynamic Range
• IC Realtime – 720-Degree Camera

IP Cameras, Thermal
Platinum:
• Axis Communications - AXIS Q1931-E Thermal Network Camera
Gold:
• MOBOTIX – MOBOTIX Allround Dual M15 Thermal

IT Software/Hardware
Platinum:
• HOB Gmbh & Co. KG – HOBLink iWT

Mobile Security Apps
 Platinum:
• HOB Gmbh & Co. KG – HOBLink Mobile

Gold:
• Acronis – Acronis Access

Network Security
Platinum:
• NCP Engineering – NCP Secure Enterprise VPN Server 8.11/NCP Secure Enterprise Client 9.32

Gold:
• ForeScout Technologies Inc. – ForeScout CounterACT

Perimeter Security
Platinum:
• Quatro Electronics/B&B Electronics – Quatro SmartTower with Cellular Wireless Communication & Monitoring System from B&B Electronics

Gold:
• Gallagher North America – Gallagher Integrated Perimeter Security Solution

Video Analytics
Platinum
• PlateSmart Technologies – Analytic Recognition Enterprise Solutions

Video Encoders
Platinum:
• Axis Communications – Axis Q7436 Video Encoder Blade

Video Management Systems
Platinum:
• Salient Systems – CompleteView 4.3 with QuickTrack Audio
• Video Insight – Video Insight v6

“It’s exciting to have the opportunity to display so many outstanding government security products to the marketplace,” said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief of Security Products. “GovSec is an ideal venue for security companies to show off their products to the government industry.”

President and group publisher of the Security, Safety, and Health Group of 1105 Media, Kevin O’Grady, echoed those comments: “I am thrilled to be able to use the leading event for the government security market as a forum to announce these designations and display the winning products.”

In addition to being honored at GovSec, the winners will be featured on the security industry leading website, security-today.com, and highlighted in a future issue of Security Products magazine. The magazine is distributed to more than 65,000* subscribers monthly as well as at trade events including GovSec.

Details about The Govies 2015 awards program will be released later this year.

*December 2013 BPA Statement

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