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Looking back at 2020: Mergers and acquisitions continue despite turbulence

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of companies that changed hands this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services a...

Ava Aware Cloud combines machine learning and advanced analytics for organisations of any size

Ava, a unified security company, announces the launch of Ava Aware Cloud. This video security solution offers the simplicity and flexibility of a cloud platform while providing the same intelligent, proactive security, and AI capabilities of Ava’s on-premises and hybrid solutions. For the first time, organisations of any size can leverage Ava’s powerful machine learning and advanced analytics to achieve proactive security. “Despite the industry’s promise of simple, intel...

Ava announces completion of unified security merger with Vaion and Jazz Networks

Ava, a unified security company, has announced the completion of the merger between Jazz Networks, renowned cyber security insider threat detection and response firm and Vaion, an end-to-end video security solutions provider. Ava is now uniquely positioned to deliver unified cyber and physical security solutions to organisations worldwide. Tormod Ree, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ava Security, said “The only way to protect against hybrid cyber and physical security threats is to have a...

Ava completes unified security merger with Jazz Networks to protect businesses against hybrid physical-cyber security threats

Ava, a unified security company, announced the completion of the merger between Jazz Networks, a cyber security insider threat detection and response company, and Vaion, an end-to-end video security provider. Ava is now uniquely positioned to deliver unified cyber and physical security solutions to organisations worldwide. “The only way to protect against hybrid cyber and physical security threats is to have a solution that can connect the dots across both domains,” said Tormod Ree,...

Vaion’s Monica Nascimento highlights the positives of having a multi-national and gender-neutral team

Monica Nascimento is the Director of Marketing at Vaion and Jazz Networks, both Ava unified security companies, where she works with global enterprise organisations to detect physical threats at their earliest stages, thereby mitigating risk rather than simply responding after the fact and protect against physical and cyber threats. Monica stated that the recent events unfolding around the world over the last few weeks had got her thinking about her path to join Ava (Jazz Networks and Vaion joi...

Ava announces appointment of Rick Hill as Vice President/General Manager of U.S. Enterprise Sales

Ava, a unified security company, has announced that former Cisco sales executive, Rick Hill, has joined the company as Vice President/General Manager of U.S. Enterprise Sales. Global Sales expert Over the last 15 years, Rick has built and led global sales teams and channel development. He will play a strategic role in building a world-class sales team and the rollout of Ava’s unified security solutions to partners and customers in the Americas region. We are excited about Rick’s i...

Vaion offers unique virtual event experience for physical security professionals

In the last few months, everyone has had to pivot. It has been noticed that the new normal has actually helped a lot of folks get clear on a lot of things. Vaion recently hosted a virtual event for physical security professionals, where almost all the questions raised were really about, “How can this help me do my job smarter, faster, and provide more value to my organisation?” The answer to the question is: Think more strategically about physical security. Better leverage the v...

Vaion releases vcore 2.3 update, the ability to stream RTSP and RTSPS to external systems and gender searching

July is well upon us, which means it’s time for a new product version release. Stay up to date on what’s new in Vaion’s vcore video management system, from the ability to stream Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) and Real Time Streaming Protocol over SSL (RTSPS) to external systems, to refining person searches, by choosing between male and female. Let’s get to it. View RTSP and RTSPS streams We know how important it is for customers to ensure continuity of their existi...

Ava announces the appointment of Nick Maxwell to the executive team as General Manager of UK and MEA

Ava, a unified security company, announced former Titus executive, Nick Maxwell, has joined the company as General Manager of the UK and MEA. Maxwell brings expertise in building and leading global teams and will play a strategic role in the launch of Ava’s unified security solution in these critical markets. “We are excited to have Nick join the team. We launched Ava in April to address growing market demand for unified security solutions,” said Tormod Ree, CEO of Ava. &ldquo...

Ava appoints former Cisco Senior Vice President Rick Snyder as the company’s Board of Directors

Ava, a unified security company, announces former Cisco Senior Vice President, Rick Snyder, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Snyder brings more than three decades of leadership experience in sales and building strategic partner programs. At Cisco, Snyder managed the company’s vast network of 23,000 partners in the Americas region. As an advisor to Ava, Snyder will help guide and strengthen the company’s presence in North America. Building strategic partnerships &...

Vaion highlights how to overcome the financial impact of COVID-19 and solve security challenges

Monica Nascimento is the director of marketing at Vaion and Jazz Networks, both Ava unified security companies, where she works with global enterprise organisations to detect physical threats at their earliest stages—mitigating risk rather than simply responding after the fact—and protect against physical and cyber threats. Since the first hints of COVID-19, we’ve worked with businesses around the world to adapt to what’s now become a new normal. Companies once panicked...

Vaion develops vcore 2.2 software to support access control integrations and privacy masking

June brings a new vcore software release. Vaion has continued to focus on features that bring more value to the user’s organisation and their security team. With the 2.2 release, they introduce the ability for anyone to develop access control integrations with the vcore video management system, as well as privacy masking to vcam devices. The new generic access control API allows Vaion, access control vendors, or third parties to develop a proxy that facilitates the integration between the...

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Vaion and Jazz Networks join forces as Ava to address threat of hybrid physical, cybersecurity threats and attacks

Jazz Networks, globally-renowned cybersecurity insider threat detection and response solutions firm, and Vaion, an end-to-end video security solutions provider, has announced that they have merged to create a unified security provider under the name, Ava. In response to the rise in hybrid attacks involving both physical and cybersecurity, the two companies have united to help organisations monitor, understand, and act on threats in real-time to protect people, assets and data. Both companies ar...

Vaion introduces loud noise detection and easier user access management in vcore 2.0

Since November 2019, when Vaion announced the general availability of Vaion vcore - the company’s video management system (VMS) - 8bh have sought to update their product with features that would make security operators and administrators more proactive, accurate, and faster than ever before. The company has launched vehicle tracking, a tool that highlights them on maps in real-time. Next, they have integrated vcore with communication tools like Slack, Webex Teams, Google Hangouts (and mor...

Vaion announces vcore update to allow video bookmarks and create alert rules

Vaion and Malcolm Walters announced the addition of video bookmarking to allow security teams to go back and analyse videos related to an incident. These could be videos that need more attention to determine what has happened or videos that will later be used as evidence. First, the user finds the video clips of interest and then creates a bookmark. These bookmarks can then be found again easily and also be retained for longer than usual. In addition, they can be shared with other vcore users,...