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SonicWall Solves Security And Connectivity Challenges For Both Cloud-Native And Hybrid Environments

SonicWall, a pioneer in physical, virtual and cloud-focused cybersecurity solutions, is emphasizing the return of customer choice for securing and scaling a mix of cloud, hybrid and traditional environments. “Too many times organizations have been forced to change the way they operate in order to secure access to their networks, data, devices and people,” said SonicWall President and CEO Bill Conner. “We’ve been busy innovating cloud and virtual solutions that help organ...

Dahua Brings A New Generation Of PoE Transmission Devices To Provide Higher Protection

Dahua Technology, a video-centric, provider of smart IoT solutions, is rolling out a new generation of Power over Ethernet (PoE) transmission devices designed to provide higher power and protection, further transmission distances, and smarter management features. These PoE 2.0 switches come in 16-port and 24-port gigabit models, both designed for field transmission applications and high-definition video. “Our slogan for PoE 2.0 is ‘higher, further, smarter',” noted Damon Chou,...

ASSA ABLOY Provides PULSE Locking Technology To Enhance Security At A Housing Block In Maunula

When renovation is required, many multi-family housing organizations also take the opportunity to upgrade door security. Managing multiple units and regular tenancy changes with mechanical lock-and-key technology is time-consuming and inefficient. It can also create security vulnerabilities when keys are lost. An easier, electronic solution without wires or batteries will save management time and money. This was the challenge faced at Metsäpurontie 20, a housing cooperative in Maunula, Hel...

Hanwha Techwin To Announce Network Intercom Station And Audio Products At GSX 2021

At GSX 2021, in booth #1641, Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, will announce a new touchless network intercom station and a range of network audio products including stylish and highly versatile speakers, a microphone station, analog audio conversion module and audio server for large speaker deployments. The TID-600R network intercom station features a 2MP sensor with Hanwha Techwin’s signature WDR (wide dynamic range) and low light performan...

Viking Electronics Unveil PSA-TB-IP Adapter To Convert An Analog Paging Speaker Into An IP Speaker With Talk-Back Capabilities

Viking Electronics’ new PSA-TB-IP analog to IP speaker adapter enables the re-use of analog speakers, while adding talk-back capabilities. “We think the new Viking model PSA-TB-IP is an easy cost-effective way to convert analog paging speakers into two-way IP talk-back speakers,” said Greg Yocom, Engineering Manager, Viking Electronics. PSA-TB-IP adapter The PSA-TB-IP adapter is equipped with a microphone, to enable talk-back paging and silent monitoring of the area. It also...

AMG Systems To Showcase Their New Products And Technology At The Security Event 2021

A lot has changed at AMG Systems since they last hit the road, with exciting new products, marketing, and technology. It’s been over 18 months since they last had the chance to exhibit, and they’ve had many exciting developments within AMG in that time. They’ve extended their sales, technical support, software, and product development teams, as well as creating the first in-house design and marketing department. New brand development Their product range has also been widely...

Altronix Expands Its Portfolio Of NetWay PoE Solutions With The NetWay3012P PoE+ Adapter/Converter

Altronix, the globally recognized company in power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, continues to expand its industry-renowned portfolio of NetWay PoE solutions, with the release of their new NetWay3012P PoE+ Adapter/Converter. NetWay3012P PoE+ Adapter This new device, NetWay3012P PoE+ Adapter/Converter provides 12VDC and PoE/PoE+ (30W combined) to power two devices, simultaneously, so as to accommodate PoE cameras and external microphones, control boards,...

Camden Door Controls Release New ‘SER’ Surface Boxes With Extension Rings For SureWave And Kinetic Switches

Camden Door Controls, an industry-renowned provider of innovative, high quality door activation and locking products, has introduced new ‘SER’ surface boxes and extension rings that provide a complete solution for new construction. Simple and robust solution In addition, the devices provide a simple and robust solution, when replacing round wired and manual push plate switches, with either Camden’s wired or wireless SureWave no-touch switches, or Kinetic no-battery wireless s...

Hanwha Techwin Launches NDAA Compliant Wisenet Pentabrid Video Recorders To Extend The Life Of Analog Based CCTV

New NDAA compliant Wisenet Pentabrid video recorders just launched by Hanwha Techwin are designed to extend the life of existing analog based CCTV, while providing a smooth and cost-effective migration to an IP network based video surveillance solution. Combinations of analog or IP cameras up to 4K ultra high definition can be connected to the new Wisenet Pentabrid 4, 8 and 16 channel video recorders, with a simple onboard software switch enabling users to convert any channel from analog t...

Userful Provides Their Visual Networking Platform Solution To Enhance The Operations Of EMT’s Command Center

The Empresa Malagueña de Transportes (EMT) manages a fleet of 242 vehicles, distributed across 47 lines in a city of almost 570 thousand people in the south of Spain. They also have a customer service office in the city center. EMT monitors the entire transportation system from a single command center run by a 4-inspector team. The team leverages the city’s network of approximately 80 traffic cameras as well as proprietary cameras installed in strategic places and inside the vehicl...

TRENDnet Inc. Announces The Release Of TRENDnet Hive, An Advanced Cloud Manager For Centralized And Remote Network Management

TRENDnet Inc. (TRENDnet), a globally renowned company in reliable SMB and consumer networking, and surveillance solutions, has announced the introduction of TRENDnet Hive, an advanced network cloud manager that is designed to save users on both - cost and time, by simplifying and centralizing network management and monitoring. Easy remote access Hassle-free remote access and management is made possible with TRENDnet’s reliable cloud service (and free mobile companion app, which is coming...

DITEK To Showcase Surge Protection Solution, Network Switches And Injectors At The ISC West 2021

DITEK, the provider of surge protection solutions is featuring state-of-the-art technology at ISC West 2021, July 19-21 in Las Vegas. DITEK surge protectors are the first line of defense against power surges and spikes caused by lightning or other sources. DITEK solutions protect critical electrical systems—from fire alarms to video surveillance—by safely diverting excess voltage to the ground, avoiding costly repairs and downtime. DITEK’s vast array of solutions gives system...

Grupo Nacional Provincial (GNP) Deploys IP Cameras Using NVT Phybridge Cleer24

GNP (Grupo Nacional Provincial) is one of the largest insurance providers in Mexico. The company has several offices throughout the country and primarily provides insurance policies for life, medical, automobile, home, and business. The organization was relying on analog CCTV technology that was unreliable and outdated. GNP wanted to modernize from its outdated system and deploy a new IP surveillance solution to improve security and take advantage of enhanced features. Network barriers ...

Grocery Store Chain Saves $5 Mn Using NVT Phybridge Polre Switch

A large US grocery store chain needed to stop paying costly service charges to maintain its outdated TDM PBX voice system. The organization wanted to implement a new IP-based communication solution across all locations. However, the customer was very concerned with the potential disruption and high costs to rip-and-replace the existing CAT3 voice network. Limitation of standard switches  The customer was relying on an aging, analog phone system and wanted to upgrade to a Unified Communic...

Highland Community College Deploys Campus-wide Emergency Communication System Using NVT Phybridge PoE Technology

Highland Community College’s mission is to meet the needs of the Greater Northwest Illinois community through quality educational and cultural programs. The College serves thousands of students at its Freeport campus and satellite locations throughout the district. The institution offers comprehensive academic programming with over 60 degrees and certificates. Addressing challenges  On any given day, thousands of students and hundreds of instructors can be on campus at Highland Com...

Sports Broadcasting Network Deployed IP Voice Using NVT Phybridge PoLRE Switch

An American sports broadcasting network wanted to modernise to an IP communication solution without disrupting its 24/7 operations. The organization was relying on a digital phone system that was obsolete and becoming increasingly inefficient and costly. However, the existing phone system was supported by a single-pair UTP infrastructure that was not ready to support the new IP devices. While the customer wanted to modernize to IP, they were not interested in the risk, complexity, and business...

Antaira Technologies Enhances Its Industrial-Grade Equipment With Redesign Of The LMP-2012G-SFP And LMX-2012G-SFP Series PoE Switches

Antaira Technologies, a globally renowned developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications, is proud to announce the enhancement of its industrial networking infrastructure family, with the redesign of the LMP-2012G-SFP and LMX-2012G-SFP series. Antaira’s LMP-2012G-SFP and LMX-2012G-SFP series are industrial-grade equipment that is Ethernet ready, to fulfill various markets’ edge-level networking applications...

Pivot3 Announces Solutions Simplified Program For Systems Integrators To Accelerate Deployment Of Physical Security Solutions

Pivot3, the pioneer in intelligent software solutions for simplified security and surveillance infrastructure, announces Solutions Simplified, a new program for systems integrators and value-added resellers (VARs) to accelerate the design, configuration, quoting, and deployment of physical security and industry solutions on Pivot3’s intelligent infrastructure. Pivot3 Solutions Simplified leverages Pivot3’s deep customer experience and expertise in determining the ideal design for en...

Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switches Are A Line Of Smart PoE Switches That Offer Simplified Installation And Remote Management

Hikvision, the globally renowned manufacturer and supplier of security products and solutions, now offers a line of smart PoE switches, designed to simplify installation, remote management, and system maintenance. EI Smart Managed Switches The new Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switch portfolio includes a host of unique features, including advanced visualized topology, network health monitoring and real-time alarm notifications. “Our new EI Smart Managed Switch offering combines the ideal c...

NVT Phybridge Provides PoLRE24 Switch And EC-Link Adapters To Enhance Security At St. Anne’s Parish Vestry

St. Anne’s Parish vestry wanted to upgrade from its failing local NVDR and CCTV security system, comprised of 14 low-resolution cameras throughout the two buildings’ interior and exterior. The staff requested five additional camera views bringing the total to 19. The vestry wanted to deploy Verkada 4K ultra-high-definition IP cameras that store video in the camera, requiring a fast and reliable IP network. However, given the building’s age, St. Anne’s could not remove an...

Large Recreation Center Uses NVT Phybridge FLEX24 To Simplify IP Security Upgrade

A Sports and Recreation Center in Mexico was relying on an outdated security system that could no longer provide the required capabilities. The organization decided to deploy a new IP solution to provide the safest facility for healthy recreation.  A center is a place where sports and culture come together to contribute to the physical, intellectual, and social development of the community. The organization promotes honesty, diversity, and participation; ensuring everyone can contribute to...

TTC Uses The NVT Phybridge FLEX24-10G Switch To Deploy IP Intercom Over Existing Network Infrastructure

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) wanted to upgrade the intercom system throughout its underpass stations. However, during the planning process, the TTC discovered several obstacles that needed addressing. The agency wanted to upgrade its intercom system with IP devices but did not know how it would ensure a robust and effective local area network to support it. Given the unique characteristics of a underpass station, re-cabling would be extremely expensive, disruptive, and time-consuming....

Gas Station Chain Meets EMV Compliance Deadline Using NVT Phybridge PoLRE Switch

The largest gas station chain in the United States of America needed to upgrade its fuel pump’s POS terminals to meet EMV compliance standards. This is no ordinary gas station chain, as they have the largest convenience store (over 66,000 square feet) and the longest car wash (255 feet long) in the world. EMV Compliance EMV Compliance is a step towards combating fraudulent activity at fuel pumps by increasing payment security using a more secure chip-and-pin payment system.  As fue...

NVT Phybridge Appoints Julian Kennedy And Richard Kasslack In New Sales Roles

NVT Phybridge announces a restructuring of its global sales team. Effective immediately, Richard Kasslack will transition from Vice President of North American Sales to Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development, replacing Steven Fair who has left the company to pursue new challenges. Additionally, Julian Kennedy has been promoted from Healthcare, Retail, and Hospitality Vertical Lead to North American Sales Manager. Richard Kasslack joined NVT Phybridge in 2009 and has been instrumenta...

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