RAS Watch News

Should security be a CAPEX or an OPEX? Is the trend shifting?

Should security spending be a one-time capital expense or as an ongoing operating expense? At first glance, the question appears to be an accounting issue with little impact on the actual equipment or systems involved. However, as security professionals seek to cost-justify new systems, the question may be central to providing the “best security for the money” and a system that fits the company’s continuing needs. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Should secur...

RAS Watch collaborates with CONTRACE Public Health Corps to expand access to trained contact tracers

RAS Watch, a provider of managed global security operations centers and scalable security programs, has announced that it has partnered with CONTRACE Public Health Corps to help scale its contact tracing service. As part of the partnership, CONTRACE will work with RAS Watch to provide trained, qualified individuals to clients whose goal is to identify potential exposure to COVID-19 and halt the spread of the disease across an organisation. Contact tracing service Contact tracing has tradition...

RAS Watch launches contact tracing service for businesses to identify and trace infectious disease outbreaks

RAS Watch, the managed service operations and risk mitigation centre, announced the launch of its contact tracing service to proactively identify and trace infectious disease outbreaks, such as COVID-19, within a business. The service combines the power of the RAS Watch remote monitoring services technology, targeted communications and emergency response, along with trained contact tracers, to mitigate the spread of infection across an organisation. Limiting spread of diseases like COVID-19 A...

Arcules announces RAS Watch tie-up for global security operations center

Arcules, innovators in integrated video and access control cloud services, has announced a strategic partnership with RAS Watch to deliver a fully managed and outsourced global security operations center (GSOC) solution. The jointly developed Rapid Deployment Kit incorporates the Arcules cloud video management system and Axis Communications IP cameras, as well as remote monitoring, alert verification and system health monitoring from RAS Watch. During the outbreak of COVID-19, businesses are lo...