Cisco has completed its acquisition of privately-held BNI Video. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., USA, BNI Video supplies service providers with two major video products that offer video back-office and content delivery network (CDN) analytic capabilities.
As part of the Cisco Smart+Connected Communities initiative, Cisco today announced a series of safety and security product innovations powered by a comprehensive medianet architecture to help cities, enterprises, small businesses and partners transform the way they protect people, property and critical infrastructure.
Cisco announced that Nice Systems, provider of intent-based solutions that extract insight to impact business performance, reduce financial risk and help ensure safety and security, has completed the first integration of Cisco blade servers in Israel in its quality assurance and development lab at the company headquarters in Ra'anana. The newly integrated data centre architecture has enabled Nice Systems to develop a unified information centre to fully realize the power of virtualization.
Cisco announced that Selectel, one of the largest and fast-growing data center networks in Russia, has deployed a Cisco Connected Physical Security solution providing integrated video surveillance and access control at the company's new data center in Moscow.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Cisco announced at GITEX 2010 that they have joined forces to explore potential collaborative opportunities.
Cisco announced at ASIS 2010 a series of product innovations that expand the core capabilities of its open-platform safety & security solution that helps communities transform the way they protect people, property, and critical infrastructure. As part of the Cisco Smart+Connected Communities initiative, the solution focuses on improving quality of life of citizens by helping create a safe and secure living environment that is a foundation for supporting sustainable social, environmental and economic growth.
Pelco: GIT-Interview with President and CEO Dean Meyer. At the end of September Pelco and Cisco announced a strategic technology agreement to pursue the joint development of new HD-IP video cameras built upon Pelco’s Sarix technology platform. The new cobranded video security cameras will bring together Pelco’s knowledge in imaging with Cisco’s IP networking expertise to deliver a new generation of high-definition IP video security cameras.
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ONVIF Gains Momentum with Several New Members
ONVIF has accepted 18 new members since the beginning of 2009. Cisco, Samsung and Siemens have joined the forum as full members and Anixter and Milestone as contributing members. ONVIF has now grown to a total of 40 member companies. In line with its growing member base, ONVIF has extended the number of seats in each forum committee to a total of five seats from the previous three.
Cisco: Connected Physical Security product portfolio. Cisco announced key additions to its Connected Physical Security product portfolio, delivering new capabilities in IP-based video surveillance and electronic access control that ease the convergence of information technology and physical security by allowing customers to integrate with existing physical security systems and IT infrastructures.