Identiv and IDCUBE will target customers in government, military, bank, critical infrastructure, utility, and blue chip corporation sectors
Identiv robust and reliable Hirsch physical access solutions include Velocity and Mx controllers

Identiv, Inc. recently announced at the 5th International Secutech Exhibition and Conference that the company has entered into an exclusive partnership with IDCUBE to distribute Identiv’s Hirsch physical access solutions to the Indian and South Asian markets.

Identiv Velocity And Mx Controllers

Identiv’s robust, reliable, and feature-rich Hirsch physical access solutions include Velocity and Mx controllers. Velocity is an integrated software platform that manages access control and security operations in hundreds of different facilities, from single high-security rooms to multi-building, multi-location campuses. Velocity allows end-users to control doors, gates, turnstiles, elevators, and other building equipment, monitor users as they move around a facility, prevent unwanted access, maintain compliance, and provide a robust audit trail.

Identiv’s Mx controllers are designed to integrate seamlessly with current systems, ensuring that existing credentials, readers, and user databases can be retained. The Mx controller is the core of Identiv’s physical access control solutions and its modular design and scalable architecture enable an installation to start small and grow large, from a single controller system to a larger, multi-site enterprise.

“Identiv is excited to announce our partnership with IDCUBE, our exclusive distributor of Identiv’s Hirsch physical access solutions to India and South Asia,” said Michael Wai, Identiv VP Sales APAC. “We truly appreciate IDCUBE’s expertise and are eager to support their growing channel partner network.  IDCUBE’s solutions, local knowledge, and experience complement our physical access product offerings for the Indian market, including car park and visitor management and time, attendance, and HR functions.

IDCUBE And Identiv Integration

Under this best-of-breeds partnership, IDCUBE’s Access360 software platform is integrated with Identiv’s Velocity and Mx controllers. Access360 helps manage personnel access, vehicle access, attendance, visitors, cafeteria usage, asset tracking, integration with close-circuit television and smart vision cameras, and more. Identiv and IDCUBE will target customers in the government, military, bank, critical infrastructure, utility, and blue chip corporation sectors that need more control and flexibility in their security deployments. These high-security customers require custom security policies that suit their individual needs and hassle-free deployments with seamless integration between software, hardware, and company policies.

“IDCUBE prides itself on crafting open-platform, open-architecture converged physical security software and integrating that software with top security hardware brands,” said Divyakant Gupta, IDCUBE Executive Director. “With that same vision in mind, we are thrilled to partner with Identiv, a leading global player in physical security and secure identification. There is a synergy between our two brands that we know will result in a healthy business relationship.”

Identiv At Secutech India 2016

During Secutech India, Identiv will provide live demonstrations of its Hirsch physical access solutions, including Mx Controllers and Velocity software, the Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager (ICPAM) solution, and its uTrust products family of physical access and smart card readers. Secutech India is one of the largest professionally organized security shows in India. For four successful years, Secutech India has been on the forefront of the fire, safety, and security industry’s advancement by showcasing the latest in technology, ideas, and solutions.

Secutech India runs April 21 - 23, 2016 at Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai, India. To book a meeting with the Identiv team, please fill out this form or stop by Hall #1 A-3 during the event.

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