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Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, visit: www.milestonesys.com.
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  • XProtect Corporate
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Milestone to release XProtect VMS R3 with built-in analytics and camera integration capabilities

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), announces XProtect 2018 R3 to be released on October 2. With this third release in 2018, Milestone is continuing to respond to the demands from the partner community. We live in an ever-changing world, and the frequent release cycle ensures that the needs of Milestone stakeholders are rapidly met. Many modern-day surveillance cameras are shipped with advanced analytical functions like motion detection, temperature detection and perimeter protection. These camera functions generate events. With the versatile Rules Engine in Milestone XProtect VMS, these and other device inputs can be used to trigger actions like starting and stopping recordings, manually or automatically, sending alerts or other responses. Support for Axis network cameras With the 2018 R3 product version and Device Pack 9.9a, users can benefit from an extended event list, allowing them to make use of all the event features the camera has to offer With the 2018 R3 product version and Device Pack 9.9a, users can benefit from an extended event list, allowing them to make use of all the event features the camera has to offer. This improvement starts with support for Axis network cameras, enabling the Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP) to work even better with XProtect. An important aspect in keeping a video system secure and best protected against attacks or unwanted behaviour is having a clear understanding of what is happening in the system. Here the Log Server plays a vital role storing all log messages for the entire video monitoring system. This provides information about patterns of use, access logging, system performance and administrative activities. Faster documentation of system activities With the 2018 R3 product update, users can enjoy a new and greatly improved Log Server that provides even faster identification and documentation of historical system activities and user interactions in the system. Among the many operational enhancements in this last release of 2018 is support for Smart Map in the MIP SDK allowing the Milestone developer community to enhance operator awareness. XProtect 2018 R3 will be available through the Milestone Partner community from October 2.

Pivot3 certifies intelligent infrastructure solutions with Milestone Systems XProtect VMS

Pivot3, the pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) performance and technology, announced that it has certified its infrastructure solutions for mission-critical IoT, safe cities and smart building environments operating with Milestone Systems video management software (VMS). This certification confirms that organisations can gain access to infrastructure that is proven to deliver the performance, resilience and scalability required in mission-critical environments. Enterprises rely on information from multiple sources, including security and surveillance platforms, to gain new levels of intelligence to secure their environment. Pivot3 provides extreme levels of availability and comprehensive data protection that has been proven in high-profile environments, including Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Caesars Entertainment, the University of Central Florida, and many others. Protecting data loss from system failures Pivot3 streamlines video management and storage capabilities by hosting VMS, other security applications and IT workloads on one unified platform Pivot3 supports the unique needs of these environments by optimising its platform in operation with Milestone XProtect VMS. Certified according to Milestone’s robust testing criteria, solutions using Pivot3 and Milestone guarantee that valuable data assets captured with Milestone meet the required performance benchmarks, stored and protected with Pivot3. Pivot3 streamlines video management and storage capabilities by hosting VMS, other security applications and IT workloads on one unified platform, thereby reducing hardware investments and data centre footprint, and simplifying management. “Our global market cooperation with Pivot3 equips organisations to capture and access critical video data and insulates them from the risk of downtime or data loss from major system failures,” said Henrik Sydbo Hansen, group manager, devices and integrations, Milestone Systems. “Pivot3’s ability to deliver the performance and resilience required to meet the complex and evolving needs of today’s demanding enterprise-class IoT and security applications is a key factor in our ongoing collaboration.” Reducing vulnerabilities and ensuring safety “Organisations are aggressively moving toward the idea of the consolidated, secure enterprise in an effort to better manage connected devices, reduce vulnerabilities and ensure safety, while integrating with IT best practices and bridging the gap that often exists between security and IT,” said Brandon Reich, vice president, security and IoT, Pivot3. “Pivot3 certified on Milestone Systems VMS is designed to offer significant value to these entities, allowing them to manage their security and IT infrastructure requirements in an integrated fashion that’s easy to manage and is proven in hundreds of deployments to reduce costs.”

TDSi partners with Milestone at Integration Expo UK 2018

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced that it will be appearing as a partner at the Milestone Integration Expo UK, which is being held at the Hilton at St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent on Wednesday 19th September 2018. Milestone Integration Expo UK The Milestone Integration Expo UK provides visitors with a greater insight into the powerful integration of Milestone’s XProtect VMS (Video Management System) solution by a number of complementary security systems, including TDSi’s EXgarde security management software. Alex Rumsey, Director of UK Sales at TDSi commented, “As the World’s number one provider of VMS systems, we are proud that Milestone has invited us to partner with them at this event. This is the perfect opportunity for installers, specifiers and end users to view and understand the powerful integration capabilities of using Milestone’s XProtect VMS and our EXgarde solution, to provide a truly 360-degree view of security management.” Milestone VMS-Exgarde security management integration The event will feature eight Milestone Partners, providing insights into the flexibility of their integrated security products The event will feature eight Milestone Partners, providing insights into the flexibility of their integrated security products. Live demonstrations will be held throughout the day (09:30am to 4:45pm) giving visitors the opportunity to attend and participate in as many of these as required. The Milestone Integration Expo UK is free to attend but requires registration. It starts on Wednesday 19th September at 09:30am, with a BBQ Dinner at the Hilton St. George's Park Hotel Restaurant starting at 7:00pm. Visitors will have access to the newest technologies within access control, video analytics, body-worn cameras, system design and storage optimisation – along with networking opportunities with some of the most successful IP video systems integrators, resellers and distributors in the UK. Alex concluded, “Unlike a general trade show, this is a highly focused event which will provide specific details and assistance for anyone that use Milestone’s market-leading systems. All the presentation teams will be there to provide a solid educational forum and to discuss specific applications for the technology in the real world. We look forward to seeing you there!”