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Security Industry Association reveals agenda for SIA GovSummit 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. This event – held June 27 and 28 at the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. – will bring together government security leaders and private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and even local agencies. Day 1 of SIA GovSummit 2018 w...

Getting to know Jeff Burgess, President/CEO at BCDVideo

Jeff Burgess’ career has spanned nearly 40 years in various segments of the computer industry, getting his start as a company shipper and working his way up to Vice President of Sales seven years later, within that same organisation. He founded Burgess Computer Decisions, Inc., (BCD) in 1999, building high-availability servers for Fortune 500 companies. Burgess has been married for 33 years to Joanne, and has three children, one daughter-in-law, and two dogs. How did you come to work in t...

Hanwha Techwin introduces BCDVideo's Apollo and Neptune-supported Wisenet WAVE VMS servers

Wisenet WAVE VMS servers are based on BCDVideo’s newest Apollo and Neptune Series powered by Dell EMC. Both series feature newest-generation Intel Xeon processors, dual RAID capabilities, redundant power supplies, worldwide remote secured system management, and a five-year on-site warranty. For enhanced data security, the warranty also includes data media retention, keeping any replaced hard drive on the premises for proper customer disposal. “BCDVideo servers are specifically desi...

Intelligent video surveillance and deep learning dominate MIPS 2018 agenda

Milestone Systems is embracing artificial intelligence and deep learning in a big way at this week's yearly Milestone Community Days (MIPS 2018) in Las Vegas. The Danish company's theme is "Creating an Intelligent World," and Milestone's stated goal is to make "the Milestone community part of every surveillance installation in the world."    Science fiction becomes reality In a presentation on opening day, Milestone CSMO Kenneth Hune Petersen pointed to the 2002 movie Th...

BCDVideo signs OEM deal with Dell EMC: positive impact for surveillance storage

In a significant move for the video security market, BCDVideo has announced that it is set to become Dell EMC’s OEM partner in the video surveillance space. For nearly a decade, the Chicago-based company has been known as a key OEM partner of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), providing storage and networking technology to security integrators on a global scale. This latest partnership will allow BCDVideo to take their offerings to the next level. BCDVideo Vice President Tom Larson spoke to...

BCDVideo announces OEM with Dell EMC OEM Solutions

BCDVideo, producer of purpose-built IP video storage solutions, announced the signing of an Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Dell EMC OEM Solutions. The collaboration enhances BCDVideo’s product portfolio with the inclusion of end-to-end solutions featuring Dell EMC Server, Storage and Networking platforms, along with Dell commercial client products. Dell EMC has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing security integrators unparalleled access to a wide range of...

BCDVideo partners with Vista as supplier for qulu IP video server range

Vista is proud to announce its latest partnership with BCDVideo. As one of Vista’s core technologies continual improvements and updates are always being made to the qulu range so that the best user experience can be offered. The IP video server is the heart of any video surveillance project. It communicates directly with networks, monitors, cameras, and every part in between and the new partnership means an even stronger server offering. BCDVideo support and technical development As the...

BCDVideo finds success in video surveillance market thanks to rapid growth

BCDVideo is finding success at the intersection of IT and security, focusing on the video surveillance market. The Hewlett-Packard OEM partner has seen yearly revenue increases of 25 percent for the past three years. Rapid growth resulted in a desperate need for more space to expand. Global HQ grand opening Now a new 51,000-square-foot global headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb, will provide an abundance of room for the company to “stretch our legs,&rdquo...

Agent Vi launches innoVi Edge enabling cloud-based video analytics on any IP camera

innoVi performs real-time detections of security and safety events without the need for calibration, tweaking, or setup typically required by traditional analytics solutions Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the global provider of open architecture video analytics solutions, announces the launch of innoVi Edge – a compact appliance which enables any IP surveillance camera to connect to Agent Vi’s cloud-based video analytics service, innoVi. Leveraging state of...

Innovation and Internet of Things to influence 2017 security market

Continued consolidation and price pressures were factors in 2016 in the security market, which grew as expected.However, there is still interesting innovation being developed to further the market, such as the industry’s first PTZ with laser focus, says Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, for Axis Communications. “While the video surveillance market is getting close to being 100% converged over to IP, there are many other IoT markets that are early in the cycle of convergence, such as int...

BCDVideo protects critical data against cyber-attacks with SMARTdeflect login authentication app

SMARTdeflect’s preventative features include a two-factor login process, email notifications based on user login activity, and the ability to remotely disable external access to a server under attack Similar to any sensitive data, video surveillance is susceptible to cyber-attacks. As IP network use continues to grow, the frequency of attempted cyber-attacks will rise as well. That is why protecting the systems that keep us safe from malicious cyber activity is paramount...

BCDVideo and Sentry360 collaborate to create turnkey body cam storage solution

The collaboration will bring back control to the end-user to manage their critical mobile body-worn evidence securely BCDVideo announced their collaboration with Sentry360 on a turnkey, multi-camera body cam solution with on-premises storage capabilities offering up to three years of video retention. In addition to the obvious use for law enforcement for both officer and citizen accountability, body-worn cameras are being utilised in commercial environments, hospitals for com...

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BCDVideo completes video surveillance solution for banking and finance

Financial institutions of all sizes demand simple, reliable solutions to protect against fraud, theft, and accidents in the workplace. Advancements in camera resolution and storage capabilities have put pressure on banks and credit unions to upgrade their video surveillance systems. Upgrading to a modern, economical NVR server will greatly increase system performance and scalability for small-budget projects with benefits seen across both loss prevention and business insights. Reliable high per...

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BCDVideo SAS drives offer superior video storage solutions for the healthcare industry

Video surveillance has begun offering healthcare providers more than just security; video analytics are now allowing hospitals and clinics to achieve their business goals. Improving patient satisfaction is supported by staff reminders when a patient has been left alone for too long. Even more, an alert can be given to staff members when a patient arrives that needs assistance. This reduces wait times, improves service and gives patients better outcomes.  However, healthcare costs are risin...

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BCDVideo powers retail solutions with award-winning Aurora Server Series

The retail security market buys almost exclusively on price; however, with higher-quality camera resolution being the new norm, there has been an increase in storage requirements. Simply put, white-box solutions that may have been sufficient a few years ago can no longer support modern surveillance demands. Video surveillance solutionsThe short-term savings associated with white-box servers quickly deteriorates into high long-term costs. Making an investment in a custom-built solution will not...