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Security Industry Association Names Six Recipients For The 2021 SIA Women In Security Forum Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2021 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honouree will be awarded $10,000 to use toward continuing education a...

BCD International Debuts Harmonize iDRAC Plug-In With Milestone Systems XProtect Video Management Software

BCD International, the global video data infrastructure manufacturer comprised of BCDVideo, Video Storage Solutions (VSS), and BCDOEM, announced its Harmonize iDRAC plug-in integration with Milestone Systems XProtect® video management software (VMS). iDRAC, which stands for Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller, is a health monitoring agent for secure remote and local server management, powered by Dell Technologies, that resides on BCD servers and appliances. BCD has taken the iDRAC ser...

BCD International announced The Opening Of The Latest Manufacturing Center in The Netherlands

BCD International, the global video data infrastructure front-runner, announced the opening of the BCD International Inc. Netherlands Build Center, located in the southern Netherlands. Building on the unrivaled resources and services made possible by its partnership with Dell EMC, BCD is further strengthening this relationship with the opening of manufacturing facilities in key foreign markets throughout 2021. The strategic proximity of the Netherlands Build Center to central Europe sets the st...

BCD International Opens New Engineering And Manufacturing Centre In India

BCD International, the global video data infrastructure manufacturer composed of the BCDVideo, Video Storage Solutions, and BCDOEM brands, announced the grand opening of the BCD International Inc. India Build Center. This engineering and manufacturing facility reinforces its partnership with Dell EMC and strategically positions BCD in the market to expand its OEM and security customer base. As Dell’s number one OEM partner for surveillance and Internet of Things (IoT), BCD is expanding it...

BCD International Named In Messe Frankfurt’s ASMAG Security & IoT Top 50 List Of Influential Security Companies

Messe Frankfurt’s ASMAG Security & IoT published its 2020 Security 50 list, naming BCD International as one of the 50 “most influential security companies in the world.” Of the 50 companies listed, six were from North America. BCD International ranked No. 3 among North American companies, and No. 28 overall. BCD International was among seven newcomers to make this year’s list, posting a 36 percent growth in revenue from 2018 to 2019. Jeff Burgess, CEO of BCD Internat...

BCD International Hires Andrew Hubble To Global Team

Continuing to expand its global presence, BCD International today announced the appointment of security industry veteran Andrew Hubble as Managing Director – APAC. Reporting and responsibilities Reporting directly to the Vice President of Sales, Hubble will be responsible for the management of APAC safety and security, computer vision, and IoT customer relationships, and to drive BCD revenue through existing and new customer relationships. “As BCD has delivered infrastructure solu...

BCD International Appoints IoT And Surveillance Expert, Kelly Carlberg To Its Surveillance Team

BCD International has announced the hiring of Kelly Carlberg to the newly created position of Strategic Alliances Manager - Dell Technologies. Carlberg brings with him, more than 20 years of surveillance and IoT expertise, and specializes in developing relationships and accelerating the use of appropriate indirect channels. Cloud computing expert Carlberg’s industry expertise includes cloud computing, virtualization, information security, identity and access management, policy management...

Inclusion and Diversity in the Security Industry: ‘One Step at a Time’

Historically, concerns about inclusion and diversity have not been widely discussed in the security market. In the last couple of years, however, the Security Industry Association (SIA) and other groups have worked to raise awareness around issues of diversity and inclusion. Specifically, SIA’s Women in Security Forum has focused on the growing role of women in all aspects of security, and SIA’s RISE community has focused on “rising stars” in an industry previously domin...

BCD International Releases Harmonize Conductor VMware Plug-In For REVOLV Portfolio Of hHCI Products

BCD International releases Harmonize Conductor VMware plug-in, exclusively available on the REVOLV portfolio of hybrid hyper converged infrastructure (hHCI) products. REVOLV is an innovative hHCI solution that reduces or even eliminates inefficiencies often presented by infrastructure in the video surveillance space: large hardware footprint, high power and cooling costs, multiple OS, and software systems, and limited resources dedicated to each server. BCD’s REVOLV application offers an...

BCD International Appoints Jonathan Benedick As National Sales Engineer For The REVOLV Project Team

BCD International has announced the hiring of Jonathan Benedick, a military veteran with an active top secret/SCI security clearance and eight years of proven experience in the United States Air Force, as National Sales Engineer for the REVOLV Product Portfolio Platform. All REVOLV opportunities will flow through Benedick from the BCD sales teams. Network infrastructure expert Benedick possesses a well-rounded comprehensive background in server installation and maintenance, network infrastruct...

BCD International Launches Harmonize Conductor IDRAC Plugin For Integration Into Core Genetec Security Center Platform

BCD International released its Harmonize Conductor iDRAC plugin, which integrates with the core Genetec Security Center platform. Built on the Genetec SDK platform, the BCD Conductor leverages many advantages that are found within Security Center such as the creation of entities, event-to-actions, and role fail-over. BCD Conductor enhances the user experience by introducing virtual machine management while staying true to the Genetec platform. BCD’s Harmonize Conductor iDRAC allows all or...

Security Industry Association Discloses The Winners Of The 2020 SIA Women In Security Forum Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected 12 recipients for the inaugural SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum designed to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for a diverse security workforce. Through this new scholarship – open to SIA members and student members – each awardee will receive $6,650 to use toward continuing education and professional development courses, conferences or w...

BCDVideo Announces Purpose-Built Solutions With Guaranteed Calculations For Security Infrastructure

Customers want to invest in technology that enables them to expand their capabilities to support future needs. This is especially true in the security industry, where the development of technology, such as high megapixel cameras, have placed greater demands on bandwidth consumption, and in turn, storage devices. It’s critical to build in storage growth, even if that exact amount of storage is not required today. The last thing one wants is for a customer to consume all of their storage sp...

BCDVideo Announces Custom Bandwidth And Storage Calculator For Video Storage Needs

Calculating video storage can be a challenge, especially with the widespread use of higher megapixel cameras, which can quickly consume storage space while bandwidth constraints can impact video clarity. Because of this, it’s important to consider a few factors when determining video storage needs. First, the number of cameras that will be part of the system and the resolution of each camera. Second, the amount of archived video the customer will store and the duration. Some end-users nee...

BCDVideo Announces Making It To The 2020 Fast Growth 150 List For The Third Consecutive Year

BCDVideo, a BCD International company, announces that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company®, has named BCDVideo to its 2020 Fast Growth 150 list. Each year, CRN® recognizes the fastest-growing technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants across North America for the substantial growth and performance they’ve achieved over the previous two years. The elite group of companies named to 2020’s list has generated a combined total revenue of more than $37.8 bi...

Video Storage Solutions, A Division Of BCD International, Announces Revamping Its Product Portfolio

Video Storage Solutions (VSS), a division of BCD International, has revamped its product portfolio to offer a wider range of solutions, along with simplifying its offerings for all VSS channel partners. Networking switches, harsh environment servers, and video analytics solutions are among the new solutions that have been added to the VSS product line. “VSS strives to be the ‘easy button’ for our partners,” said Max Burgess, General Manager of Video Storage Solutions, ad...

BCD International Gets Recognized In CRN’s 2020 Solution Provider 500 List Due To High-Availability Solutions

BCD International, the security industry benchmark in providing innovative technological leadership and extraordinary service, announces that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named BCDVideo to its 2020 Solution Provider 500 list. Highest performing technology The Solution Provider 500 is the industry standard for recognizing the highest performing technology integrators and strategic solution providers. This is BCDVideo’s fourth consecutive year on the list, climbing 67 spot...

BCD International Announces The Launch Of Their New Online Order Status Tracking Tool, OTFD Live

BCD International announces the launch of a new online tool that allows customers to track the status of their order in real-time. The online tool, OTFD Live is easy-to-use and does not require customers to create an account or provide login information. OTFD Live tracking tool All that customers’ need is their company’s unique purchase order number. Once the customers enter that number and click the “track order” button, they will instantly get an update on their order...

BCD Announces BCD Illinois Build Centers To Operate To Support And Provide For Critical Infrastructure And Essential Services

The State of Illinois has enacted a ‘stay at home’ order effective as of Saturday, March 21, at 5pm to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This means all residents are mandated to ‘remain at home’ and only essential businesses may remain open to provide critical services. Everybody fully supports this measure as it will hopefully slow the spread of the virus. Securing critical infrastructure Under the order, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated that all Ill...

BCD International To Unveil Several New Video Surveillance Solutions At ISC West 2020

BCD International, along with its three divisions—BCDVideo, Video Storage Solutions and BCDOEM—will be unveiling several new video surveillance solutions at ISC West this year in Las Vegas. From industrial servers and GPU analytics servers purpose-built for AI to a smart networking app tool that simplifies the deployment of network infrastructures, there will be plenty of products being demoed. Fast-Spinning drives Co-developed with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, this new smart-device...

Video Storage Solutions To Showcase IP Video Recording And Storage At Intersec 2020

VSS, a division of the BCD International brand of companies, specializes in offering video recording appliances via authorized security distributors. These are pre-engineered with Milestone XProtect video management software, built on the latest generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Seagate Skyhawk surveillance-grade drives. VSS appliances also feature innovative and disruptive technology such as its Storage Accelerator, which significantly increases storage scalability, performance a...

ATOS Global LLP Appointed Video Storage Solutions' Appliances Distributor In The Indian Subcontinent

ATOS Global LLP has been appointed a distributor of Video Storage Solutions’ (VSS) pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances. Based in Mumbai, ATOS Global, a specialist VAR national distributor of access and entrance control, life safety, intruder alarm, IP video surveillance, server and storage, solutions, as well as IBMS, IOT and PA systems, will supply the complete range of VSS appliances to system integrators across the Indian subcontinent that are part of the Milestone Sy...

Video Storage Solutions And ZMR Sign Distribution Partnership For The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

ZMR has been appointed a distributor of Video Storage Solutions’ (VSS) pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances. VSS and ZMR partnership Based in Saudi Arabia, ZMR will supply the complete range of VSS products, which includes IP video recording servers, storage and network architecture, to systems integrators across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are part of the Milestone Systems Community. We are very excited about partnering with VSS and adding its appliances to our por...

VSS’s Parent Company, BCD International Expands Middle Eastern Presence With Dubai HQ

BCD International, Inc. is pleased to announce the receipt of its commercial license from the Dubai Development Authority. In January 2020, the company will open its Middle East branch in Dubai Internet City, Dubai. Video Storage Solutions’ Dubai HQ The office will serve as the regional headquarters for Video Storage Solutions (VSS), one of the company’s major divisions. VSS will expand its presence in the METAI region to supply authorized security distributors with video recording...