BCD International, Inc. News

Security Industry Association discloses the winners of the 2020 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected 12 recipients for the inaugural SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum designed to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for a diverse security workforce. Through this new scholarship – open to SIA members and student members – each awardee will receive $6,650 to use toward continuing education and professional development courses, conferences or w...

BCDVideo announces purpose-built solutions with guaranteed calculations for security infrastructure

Customers want to invest in technology that enables them to expand their capabilities to support future needs. This is especially true in the security industry, where the development of technology, such as high megapixel cameras, have placed greater demands on bandwidth consumption, and in turn, storage devices. It’s critical to build in storage growth, even if that exact amount of storage is not required today. The last thing one wants is for a customer to consume all of their storage sp...

BCDVideo announces custom bandwidth and storage calculator for video storage needs

Calculating video storage can be a challenge, especially with the widespread use of higher megapixel cameras, which can quickly consume storage space while bandwidth constraints can impact video clarity. Because of this, it’s important to consider a few factors when determining video storage needs. First, the number of cameras that will be part of the system and the resolution of each camera. Second, the amount of archived video the customer will store and the duration. Some end-users nee...

BCDVideo announces making it to the 2020 Fast Growth 150 list for the third consecutive year

BCDVideo, a BCD International company, announces that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company®, has named BCDVideo to its 2020 Fast Growth 150 list. Each year, CRN® recognises the fastest-growing technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants across North America for the substantial growth and performance they’ve achieved over the previous two years. The elite group of companies named to 2020’s list has generated a combined total revenue of more than $37.8 bi...

Video Storage Solutions, a division of BCD International, announces revamping its product portfolio

Video Storage Solutions (VSS), a division of BCD International, has revamped its product portfolio to offer a wider range of solutions, along with simplifying its offerings for all VSS channel partners. Networking switches, harsh environment servers, and video analytics solutions are among the new solutions that have been added to the VSS product line. “VSS strives to be the ‘easy button’ for our partners,” said Max Burgess, General Manager of Video Storage Solutions, ad...

BCD International gets recognised in CRN’s 2020 Solution Provider 500 list due to high-availability solutions

BCD International, the security industry benchmark in providing innovative technological leadership and extraordinary service, announces that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named BCDVideo to its 2020 Solution Provider 500 list. Highest performing technology The Solution Provider 500 is the industry standard for recognising the highest performing technology integrators and strategic solution providers. This is BCDVideo’s fourth consecutive year on the list, climbing 67 spot...

BCD International announces the launch of their new online order status tracking tool, OTFD Live

BCD International announces the launch of a new online tool that allows customers to track the status of their order in real-time. The online tool, OTFD Live is easy-to-use and does not require customers to create an account or provide login information. OTFD Live tracking tool All that customers’ need is their company’s unique purchase order number. Once the customers enter that number and click the “track order” button, they will instantly get an update on their order...

BCD announces BCD Illinois Build Centers to operate to support and provide for critical infrastructure and essential services

The State of Illinois has enacted a ‘stay at home’ order effective as of Saturday, March 21, at 5pm to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This means all residents are mandated to ‘remain at home’ and only essential businesses may remain open to provide critical services. Everybody fully supports this measure as it will hopefully slow the spread of the virus. Securing critical infrastructure Under the order, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated that all Ill...

Video Storage Solutions to showcase IP video recording and storage at Intersec 2020

VSS, a division of the BCD International brand of companies, specialises in offering video recording appliances via authorised security distributors. These are pre-engineered with Milestone XProtect video management software, built on the latest generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Seagate Skyhawk surveillance-grade drives. VSS appliances also feature innovative and disruptive technology such as its Storage Accelerator, which significantly increases storage scalability, performance a...

ATOS Global LLP appointed Video Storage Solutions' appliances distributor in the Indian Subcontinent

ATOS Global LLP has been appointed a distributor of Video Storage Solutions’ (VSS) pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances. Based in Mumbai, ATOS Global, a specialist VAR national distributor of access and entrance control, life safety, intruder alarm, IP video surveillance, server and storage, solutions, as well as IBMS, IOT and PA systems, will supply the complete range of VSS appliances to system integrators across the Indian subcontinent that are part of the Milestone Sy...

Video Storage Solutions and ZMR sign distribution partnership for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

ZMR has been appointed a distributor of Video Storage Solutions’ (VSS) pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances. VSS and ZMR partnership Based in Saudi Arabia, ZMR will supply the complete range of VSS products, which includes IP video recording servers, storage and network architecture, to systems integrators across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are part of the Milestone Systems Community. We are very excited about partnering with VSS and adding its appliances to our por...

VSS’s parent company, BCD International expands Middle Eastern presence with Dubai HQ

BCD International, Inc. is pleased to announce the receipt of its commercial license from the Dubai Development Authority. In January 2020, the company will open its Middle East branch in Dubai Internet City, Dubai. Video Storage Solutions’ Dubai HQ The office will serve as the regional headquarters for Video Storage Solutions (VSS), one of the company’s major divisions. VSS will expand its presence in the METAI region to supply authorised security distributors with video recording...