Verint Systems News

Do Security Managers Continue To Be Recruited From The Military And Law Enforcement?

The retired police officer who takes a cushy job as a security director is almost a cultural cliché. Like any cliché, the idea has roots in the real world, where police departments have often been a rich source of the security industry’s leadership talent. Former military personnel often find their way to the security industry, too, and realize that the familiar elements of discipline and command structure translate well. We wondered about the impact of this historic trend an...

Security Training: How To Improve Among Integrators And End Users

The people element is a huge variable in the operation of any security system, and in any aspect of business for that matter. Training is a valuable tool to manage that variable, especially as it relates to newer, more complex networked physical security systems. Training can be a challenge throughout our market, which needs well-trained employees at the security front lines of our end users companies as well as competent, knowledgeable technicians handling installation and maintenance of securi...

Video Analytics Systems In Real-world Environments

Various vertical markets such as retail, airports, and transportation have benefited from video analytics Video analytics systems have progressed far beyond the theoretical and are now being used effectively in a range of applications. Let’s look at some of the real-world scenarios that have taken advantage of the latest video analytics systems. Video analytics aren’t just for security. For a traffic application, Agent Vi provides business intelligence on the ave...

Addressing Business Goals For Transportation

Many purpose-focused stand-alone systemsaddress business goals aside from security Transportation gets passengers and goods to their destination safely and in a timely manner. Making transportation possible are purpose-focused stand-alone systems – many that address business goals and others that achieve safety/security goals. Some systems can impact both business and security goals. For example, access control can eliminate the expense and maintenance of locks and keys...

Taking Another Look At Video Analytics

Video analytics allow users to automate the use of video and extract more value Almost anyone in the video analytics market will admit that the capabilities of the technology were initially oversold. The first generation of analytics simply didn’t work as promised, and an undercurrent of distrust of the technology in general still haunts the market. Ironically, video analytics capabilities have now matured into a robust and dependable option for a variety of applications...

What Is The Most Surprising Development You Have Seen In The Security Marketplace In The Last 12 Months? What Is The Impact Of That Development?

This week brought a big surprise to the security and video surveillance market; specifically, the announcement of Canon’s plans to acquire iconic IP camera manufacturer Axis. But surprises happen all the time, especially in a dynamic, technology-driven market like physical security. Those who have been involved in this market for many years have often been surprised, for better or worse, at the various twists and turns over time. It’s part of what keeps life interesting! This week, w...

Future Optimistic For Enhanced Usage Of Security Systems In Transportation

Better, faster networking plays into the optimistic outlook for the transportation vertical Our market has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future of security systems in the transportation vertical. “Given the advances in processing power and technology, we can only imagine what the capability of an IP camera will be in five years,” comments Anthony Incorvati, business development manager, critical infrastructure and transportation, Axis Communicat...

Dealer/Integrators Face Obstacles In The Transportation Sector, But It’s Worth It

The security landscape continues to evolve in new, complex ways for transportation customers Dealers looking to enter – or to expand their presence in – the transportation vertical must adapt to the unique needs of each transportation agency customer. Issues such as limited budgets/resources, aging technologies, operational challenges and safety issues must all be considered when designing a system to best meet an agency’s needs. Integrators should seek to...

Security Is Better Than Ever! The Industry Is Optimistic Looking To 2015

Dozens of suppliers, dealers, installers and industry organisations participated in our First Annual Security Market Review and Forecast 2014 was a great time to be in the security industry, and 2015 will be even better. This is the optimistic view shared among industry leaders contacted by SourceSecurity.com and asked to reflect on the market in 2014 and to look ahead to the New Year. Dozens of suppliers, dealers, installers and industry organizations participated in o...

Strategically Expanding Security’s Role In The Enterprise

Organizations are looking to emerging technologies to enhance security and communications Verint 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: The overall economy was solid in 2014, with large regions and industries continuing to grow and emerging markets revealing even greater opportunity. We are seeing emerging signs of strength in industries like Higher Education that are expanding their security horizons, or taking note of global events. Additionally, security organizations continue to...

Verint Systems to participate in Imperial Capital’s Security Investor Conference at New York City

Alan Roden, Verint’s senior vice president, will present on Thursday, December 11 at 2 pm ET Verint® Systems Inc. recently announced its participation in Imperial Capital’s Security Investor Conference to be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on December 10-11. Alan Roden, Verint’s senior vice president of corporate development, will present on Thursday, December 11 at 2 pm ET. A live webcast will be available on the Investor Relations section...

Verint Systems Positioned In "Leaders Quadrant" By Gartner

Verint’s Magic Quadrant leader position is based on its ability to execute, covering product/service, overall viability Verint® Systems Inc. recently announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders Quadrant” of the newly published “Magic Quadrant for Customer Engagement Center Workforce Optimization” report from research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. The company’s standing in the November 12, 2014 research is based on its ab...