SourceSecurity.com RSS - Milestone Systems news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Milestone Systems news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/co/milestone-systems.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Kevin Tart Milestone's new U.S.Channel Business Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16942.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Kevin specialises in high-end systems integration and design with a passion for solving security challenges</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces Kevin Tart as the new Channel Business Manager for the Southeast Region of the U.S., taking over from Jana Sherer who is now Distribution Channel Manager along with John Borman. Kevin Tart is based out of...Security camera manufacturers address commoditisation and lower pricinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-sb.16930.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3289-ga-sb.16930.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Commoditisation of cameras and downward price pressure are big topics in the video surveillance market. There was an interesting discussion about pricing and its impact on the integrator community at last month&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/mips-2015.html" class="blue_bold">MIPS 2015</a> (Milestone Integration Platform Symposium).</p> <p>Participants were several of the major camera manufacturers, who provided a variety of viewpoints. Prompting the discussion &ndash; but with no representative on the panel &ndash; were the emerging Chinese manufacturers, who are helping to drive downward pricing. I guess we&rsquo;ll have to hear from them another time. Meanwhile, here are some of the comments from the major manufacturers who were present:</p> <p><strong>Matt Soga, senior vice president, business development, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sony-professional-solutions-europe.html"...New Milestone U.S. national sales manager - Tracy Littlehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-1151-ga.16922.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-1151-ga.16922.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Tracy Little comes to Milestone Systems with more than 18 years of management experience in the physical security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has announced Tracy Little as the U.S. National Sales Manager, East Region. He resides in the Twin Cities metro area near St. Paul, Minnesota. As a member of the Milestone Americas Sales Team, he reports directly to Mike Taylor, Director...CNL Software PSIM education sessions at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga.16918.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8497-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga.16918.htmlEvents NewsWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The education sessions will focus on the latest advancements within PSIM technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a>, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, will be holding PSIM education sessions aimed at Security Consultants and A&amp;E Specifiers at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a> Las Vegas April 15-17, 2015. The sessions will also be open to security...Milestone Systems holds first summit devoted to distribution partnershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-1151-ga.16881.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-1151-ga.16881.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 229px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Event provided the distribution partners with an opportunity to network </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held it&rsquo;s first-ever summit devoted solely to distribution partners. The theme for the event was <em>&lsquo;Winning Together&rsquo;</em>. This is the Milestone focus for 2015 to signal an even greater dedication to the...Milestone appoints Thomas O’Connell as Manager of A&E Business Development for North Americahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16867.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16867.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 19 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Mr. O&rsquo;Connell will work closely with Gavin Archery, A&amp;E Program Manager at Milestone Systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has brought on board Thomas O&rsquo;Connell as the new Manager of A&amp;E Business Development for North America. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, he will report directly to Mike...WLANmall and Continental Computers named Milestone Systems’ 2014 Regional Partner of the Yearhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12737-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12736-ga.16816.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12737-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12736-ga.16816.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>WLANmall was recognised because of the sophisticated surveillance systems it planned, built and implemented</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/wlanmall.html" class="blue_bold">WLANmall</a> and its parent company, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/continental-computers.html" class="blue_bold">Continental Computers</a>, were named Milestone Systems&rsquo; 2014 Regional Partner of the Year at the 10th Annual <a...ISONAS wins Milestone Integration of the Year 2014 Awardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga.16796.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3194-ga.16796.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ISONAS&rsquo; VP of sales, Robert Lydic, accepted the prestigious award at MIPS 2015 event in Las Vegas</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isonas-inc.html" class="blue_bold">ISONAS Inc.</a>, a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, is proud to announce winning the Integration of the Year 2014 award from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a> at the recent (Milestone Integration Platform Symposium) <a...MIPS 2015: Largest-ever Milestone symposium keeps focus on partnershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-1151-ga-sb.16773.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-1151-ga-sb.16773.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 12 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>This year&rsquo;s 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) was the largest ever, with 463 participants, including <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators </a>and thought leaders from throughout the industry. Emphasizing Milestone&rsquo;s &ldquo;open platform&rdquo; approach to the market, the 2015 event highlighted successful Milestone end users, new integrations with a variety of manufacturer partners, and a theme of &ldquo;winning together.&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>Keeping Mum on the Canon-Axis acquistion&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />Fresh on attendees&rsquo; minds at the event, but only mentioned once and then dismissed from discussion, was the pending acquisition of major camera company <a...Milestone Systems holds 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevadahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-7254-ga-co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-4559-ga-co-353-ga-co-7121-ga-co-1914-ga-co-3223-ga-co-6100-ga-co-2900-ga-co-2910-ga-co-6279-ga-co-2940-ga-co-9267-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3301-ga-co-2763-ga-co-2785-ga-co-1261-ga-co-1277-ga-co-1286-ga-co-28.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-7254-ga-co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-4559-ga-co-353-ga-co-7121-ga-co-1914-ga-co-3223-ga-co-6100-ga-co-2900-ga-co-2910-ga-co-6279-ga-co-2940-ga-co-9267-ga-co-1151-ga-co-3301-ga-co-2763-ga-co-2785-ga-co-1261-ga-co-1277-ga-co-1286-ga-co-28.htmlEvents NewsMon, 09 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="/images/moreimages/pressrelease_2015/March_2015/milestone-logo-220x220.jpg" border="0" alt="Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week. It was their largest-ever gathering with close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies in the Technology Showcase that demonstrated integrated solutions for enhancing safety and optimizing business. CEO Lars Thinggaard and CSMO Kenneth Petersen welcomed the distributors, system integrators, end users, software solution partners, camera manufacturers and storage providers to the event that took place at the Cosmopolitan Hotel&rsquo;s new concert venue called The Chelsea. &lsquo;Winning Together &ndash; The Power of Partnership&rsquo; was the theme as the topic addressed by speakers, industry panelists and interactive...Milestone releases driver - XProtect® Device Pack 7.8 dedicated to VIVOTEK’s IP network camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1795-ga-npr.16721.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1795-ga-npr.16721.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p class="Default">In a step which will allow the optimal integration of VIVOTEK&rsquo;s network cameras and the Milestone XProtect open platform IP video management software, VIVOTEK is pleased to announce that Milestone, based on VIVOTEK&rsquo;s web API (Application Programming Interface), has launched a driver in Milestone XProtect&reg; Device Pack 7.8 dedicated to VIVOTEK&rsquo;s IP network cameras. The launch of this optimised driver enables even more efficient and effective communication and collaboration between VIVOTEK&rsquo;s hardware and the Milestone XProtect software.</p> <p class="Default">For years, VIVOTEK has been committed to delivering reliable IP surveillance solutions to satisfy market demands. Installation flexibility and expandability are two important factors that lie behind customers&rsquo; considerations when implementing an IP surveillance system. With this in mind, the integration of hardware and software platforms is critical to keep products and...Transportation end users embracing open video platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16120.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16120.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 208px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Milestone Interconnect provides a cost-efficient and flexible way to have central surveillance operation across geographically dispersed sites</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The transportation vertical is embracing the open platform for video systems. In the past, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>required transportation end users to purchase the camera, the recorders and the software all from one manufacturer. Now, with IP,...Milestone Systems releases XProtect bi-monthly Device Pack 7.8http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-npr.16693.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-npr.16693.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMTMilestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has just released its bi-monthly Device Pack 7.8 for the XProtect&reg; portfolio of products. The most significant feature in this upgrade is support for a new type of hybrid cameras combining a PTZ and a 360-degree camera. <p>An example of the new type of hybrid cameras is the AXIS Q6000-E network camera. This camera offers a 360&deg; overview provided by four 2-megapixel camera heads, and when integrated with AXIS Q60-E camera, it simultaneously offers high-detail optical zoom on areas of interest.</p> <p>Using XProtect clients, with just a single click operators can optically zoom in on details of interest with high precision while at the same time being able to maintain an overview of large areas of up to 20,000m&sup2; (215,000 sq. ft.) &ndash; about the size of four football fields.</p> <p>The release of Device Pack 7.8 also marks that Milestone remains committed to supporting the broadest...Christian Ringler appointed Milestone Systems Regional Sales Director for DACH and SET territorieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16607.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16607.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Christian brings a wealth of experience from within the physical security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces Christian Ringler as the new Regional Sales Director for the DACH and SET territories in Europe. He is based in Munich, and reports to Milestone VP EMEA, Thomas Lausten.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;I am thrilled to be in a global company, and I am eager to experience...Razberi Technologies relocates to Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplexhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-3911-ga-co-10023-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-8925-ga.16601.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-3911-ga-co-10023-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-8925-ga.16601.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new building provides added space to address the company&rsquo;s phenomenal growth over the last three years</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Due to continued rapid growth, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/razberi-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Razberi Technologies</a> &mdash; a leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications &mdash; has moved to a much larger facility within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.</p> <p>The new Razberi Technologies...ISONAS partners with Milestone Systems to offers integrated video and access control solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga-co-9251-ga.16588.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga-co-9251-ga.16588.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ISONAS has waived its license fee as of January 1st for the ISONAS ACX license to integrate with Milestone ACM</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isonas-security-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">ISONAS Inc</a>., a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), to...Milestone certifies BCDVideo Nova Server and Storage Series with XProtect VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-1151-ga.16539.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-1151-ga.16539.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 248px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>BCDVideo&rsquo;s enterprise-grade VRP solution has been designed for maximum performance on a Milestone XProtect platform </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has now tested and reported performance component certification of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/bcdvideo.html" class="blue_bold">BCDVideo</a>&rsquo;s Nova Server and...Canon left clues on Axis acquisition bidhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-1151-ga-sb.16536.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-1151-ga-sb.16536.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Surprise &ndash; shock, even &ndash; was the initial reaction of most in the industry to the announcement earlier this week of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/canon-europe-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Canon</a>&rsquo;s intent to acquire <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis</a>. Maybe it was the (apparent) suddenness of the move, or its scale ($2.8 billion!) that caught us off guard. Maybe it&rsquo;s the continuing ripples the move is likely to cause through the industry that has us still talking about it.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s clearly the biggest story in our market in years. But after you think about it a couple of days, it all starts making more sense.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s like after you read the climax of a good mystery novel. Once you know whodunit, you can now look back and see there were plenty of clues scattered along the way. It makes sense, in a way, almost like we...Future optimistic for enhanced usage of security systems in transportationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6080-ga-co-1753-ga.16114.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1151-ga-co-6080-ga-co-1753-ga.16114.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 142px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Better, faster networking plays into the optimistic outlook for the transportation vertical</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Our market has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future of security systems in the transportation vertical. <em>&ldquo;Given the advances in processing power and technology, we can only imagine what the capability of an IP camera will be in five years,&rdquo;</em> comments Anthony Incorvati, business development manager, critical infrastructure and transportation, <a...Canon-Axis acquisition: IHS Analyst Jon Cropley respondshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-9385-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-9385-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 10 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 232px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellpadding="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Canon's purchase of Axis could be the start of a series of acquistions in 2015 <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>This is a massive development in the video surveillance equipment market. Until last year, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/canon-europe-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Canon</a>&nbsp;was a small player in this market. However, back in August 2013, it revealed big ambitions when its CEO, Fujio Mitari, spoke about security cameras becoming an &ldquo;important pillar&rdquo; for the company and the market having &ldquo;limitless possibilities for growth&rdquo;. Then in June 2014, Canon&nbsp;acquired the world&rsquo;s...