ComNet USA News

ComNet announces that its parent company, ACRE has acquired Razberi Technologies’ product line

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment and an ACRE brand, announced that ACRE has acquired Razberi Technologies and the product line will be added to and sold under the ComNet brand and portfolio of products. ComNet will now be selling Razberi products through its established channels. Intelligent video appliances The Razberi product line of intelligent video appliances, automated security software,...

Aiphone IX series 2 video Intercoms deployed by French-language college to improves security

La Cité, Ontario’s largest French-language college, recently upgraded parking lot security on its main Ottawa campus with the installation of 15 IX Series 2 video intercom assistance (or emergency) towers from Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products. With the press of a button, the towers enable students, staff, and visitors to directly communicate with the campus security staff. The towers’ embedded megapixel cameras provide se...

ComNet to introduce two hardened PoE power injectors to supply greater PoE power

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, is introducing two hardened PoE power injectors for applications where higher requirements for operating power exist on an Ethernet network. The CNGE1IPS75AC (75 watt) and CNGE1IPS95AC (95 watt) hardened Ethernet PoE power injectors designed to supply PoE operating power to Powered Devices that require greater power than can be provided by IEEE 802.3at for Power...

ACRE to acquire RS2 Technologies as part of strategic expansion plans for access control business and product portfolio

ACRE, renowned global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RS2 Technologies in Munster, Indiana. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio. Following on from the recent acquisition of Open Options in December of 2018, ACRE continues to build its access control strength and reach in the North American market. ACRE’...

ISC West 2019: ComNet showcase communications and transmissions products

Booth number: 26089 ComNet USA will be displaying its wide range of fiber optic video, data and audio transmission products as well as a broad fiber optic, copper and wireless Ethernet products at ISC West 2019. Q: What was the first year your company exhibited at ISC West? Please share your remembrances of that experience?ISC West 2009 was the first year ComNet exhibited ISC West 2009 was the first year ComNet exhibited. We were a brand-new company, having come to market in 2008. We promot...

ComNet announces NetWave wireless product series with increased stability and performance

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, announces the introduction of its Generation 3 line of NetWave wireless products that offer greater performance and increased stability in applications where interference is a challenge. The NW1 Gen 3 increases throughput up to 240 Mbps, adds a 10/100/1000Mbps port and pass-through PoE and is designed for applications of up to 2 miles. The wide range of channel...

ACRE strengthens access control product portfolio by acquiring Texas-based access control solutions firm, Open Options

ACRE, global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Open Options based in Addison, Texas. Strategic acquisition of ComNet and ACT This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio. This is the latest M&A activity since ACRE completed the acquisitions of ComNet (Danbury, Conn.) and Access Control Technologies “ACT” (D...

Further acquisitions in the pipeline for parent company ACRE

One of the biggest recent security divestitures in the news was the sale of Mercury Security to HID Global, which occurred around a year ago. The seller in that transaction was ACRE (Access Control Related Enterprises), also the parent company of Vanderbilt and ComNet. We recently spoke to founder and CEO Joe Grillo, a 30-year industry veteran, about the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, ACRE’s future, and new opportunities opened up by the Mercury sale. Q: What’s new wit...

ACRE showcases products and solutions from Vanderbilt and ComNet brands at ISC West 2018

ISC West 2018 concluded as its largest and most successful show to-date, bringing more than 1,000 exhibitors and brands, 30,000 industry professionals, more than 85 educational sessions and more than 25 special events together in Las Vegas. That's why ACRE, the parent company of Vanderbilt and ComNet, chose this event to debut its brands in a co-located position on the show floor, allowing visitors to peruse both booths during their visits and chat with a more integrated team. Earlier this mont...

ACRE announces change in senior leadership roles

ACRE, a global supplier in providing security products and solutions for the access control, intrusion, smart traffic and video surveillance markets, announced the promotion of Andrew Acquarulo Jr. as President of ACRE Americas. Ronald Virden, who was recently named ACRE COO, will also assume the role of President of ACRE International. The evolution of the company's leadership roles will allow ACRE to refocus its efforts based on geographic regions, allowing greater alignment between its Vande...

ComNet introduces Port Guardian physical port lockout

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of transmission and communication networking equipment, has introduced a new Cybersecurity feature in its latest generation of self-managed switches. The ComNet Port Guardian feature has the capability to physically disconnect a port if unauthorised access is detected. ComNet Port Guardian The value in Port Guardian comes in situations where network access is attempted by disconnecting an IP addressable device on...

ComNet enters access-control market with CNA100 and CNA200 access control systems

Both CNAccess products are network compatible and operate seamlessly with any ComNet IP product ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment, announces its entry into the Access-Control Marketplace. ComNet is introducing two systems; the CNA100 line, a 2 to 8 door solution for smaller applications and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors for bigger applications. This effort is ComNet’s first entry into...