Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, announced the integration of its Eco-savvy 3.0 cameras with strategic partner of Dahua Integration Partner Program (DIPP) Ivideon, cloud video surveillance and video analytics provider. The Dahua Eco-savvy 3.0 family encompasses a wide range of models featuring real-time high resolution, H.265 compression and smart detection functions to meet needs of diverse applications. Together with the Dahua ePoE (extended Power over Ethernet) technology for long-range transmission, it provides a cost-effective choice for users who require a great balance between innovation and quality. Now all Dahua Eco-savvy 3.0 cameras can be connected to the Cloud via any Internet-enabled devices (PC, Mac, Linux, Web, iOS, Android) from a single account anywhere in the world, without using NVRs, DVRs or Servers. Benefiting partners on technical and business sides Dahua Integration Partner Program benefits partners on both technical and business sides, including in-depth marketing, project and technical supportThe integration is another joint effort of the two companies after the DIPP strategic agreement signed earlier. Focussing on creating comprehensive and integrated solutions with 3rd party partners for wider customer and end-user base, Dahua Integration Partner Program (DIPP) benefits partners on both technical and business sides, including in-depth marketing, project and technical support. James Wang, Deputy General Manager of Dahua Overseas Business, noted that Dahua Technology welcomes this partnership and is counting on achieving mutually beneficial results. Mikhail Sushkov, Global Business Development Manager of Ivideon, pointed out that advantageous offers for Ivideon partners, such as Private Cloud, White Label and Open API will be available to members of the Dahua global partner network. Ivideon partners receive additional income from the sale of Ivideon products, qualified technical support, as well as the access to the Ivideon partner’s personal account — an effective business tool for business analytics. Creating VSaaS products and solutions Dahua Technology’s hardware together with the Ivideon cloud platform represents the ideal VSaaS solution for customersDahua Technology and Ivideon have been collaborating since 2014 to create cutting edge VSaaS products and solutions. During this period, the close interaction of the two allowed for the launch of more than 5 integrated platforms, 1000 models of IP cameras and dash-mounted cameras. In 2017, Dahua Technology developed a solution that allows connecting analogue cameras to the cloud using HDCVI-DVRs. Dahua Technology’s hardware together with the Ivideon cloud platform represents the ideal VSaaS solution for customers. With a mission of “Enabling a safer society and smarter living”, Dahua Technology will continue to focus on “Innovation, Quality and Service” to serve partners and customers around the world.
SIPcurity is a new breed of security product that is a key element of anyAdvanced Threat Protection (ATP) framework As cyber threats continue, there’s no business or market immune from malicious takeover and data compromise. Now, systems integrators have a new, cloud-based weapon in their arsenal designed specifically as an affordable monthly subscription service to prevent telecommunications attacks and takeovers directed at small to medium businesses (SMBs). According to the annual Ponemon Institute 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard and released in late fall 2015, the average annualised cost of cyber-crime in the U.S. is now $15 million, up 19 percent over the 2014 report. SIPcurity programme – simple and cost-effective Datacom Warranty Corp. (DWC), Alpharetta, Georgia, recently announced a partnership with SIPcurity, Norcross, Georgia, to provide a cost-effective, cloud-based cybersecurity protection platform that’s a real-time solution integrated into the businesses’ existing firewall and PBX system. According to Rusty Bryan, founder of DWC, the company’s integrator-partners will now be able to provide affordable cybersecurity to the SMB market, without installing additional equipment at the customer site. “With this service cybersecurity protection resides on the customer’s firewall and IP PBX and it blocks access to the network’s IP addresses, preventing attacks. It’s inexpensive for the reseller-partner and can be leveraged as a monthly subscription service, and simply another line item in managed services programmes. In addition, the SIPcurity programme provides regular email reports on attempted attacks, another value-add to the systems integrator and the customer, who becomes even stickier with these services,” he says. DWC hardware warranty service DWC’s core business provides integrators with an equipment warranty service that allows service providers to build additional recurring monthly revenue (RMR) through their service agreements and robust managed services. DWC began its hardware warranty programme, backed by sales training, marketing support, and total hardware system protection, in 1990. DWC’s Bronze Warranty™ programme helps integrators and their customers move from reactive, break-fix, time and material (T&M) services to a proactive model that takes the worries of hardware failure away from users. Now, cybersecurity can also be part of the programme. SIPcurity protects businesses’ critical infrastructure and Internet access, detectingmalicious activity, and sending out alerts when an attack is detected and blocked Affordable pricing, email alerts and 24/7 service According to James Wang, Managing Partner, SIPcurity, pricing is especially affordable to SMBs who may not have internal IT staff to mitigate threats or the budget for other cybersecurity programmes on the market. “It’s affordable and there’s no additional equipment needed,” Wang says. “The monthly subscription includes updates and upgrades and is a seamless, hosted platform that has also been found to lower some insurance premiums as well,” he says. SIPcurity is a new breed of security product that is a key element of any Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) framework, Wang continues. “The 24/7 service protects businesses by identifying, repelling and blocking cybersecurity breaches in VoIP. SIPcurity actively protects businesses’ critical infrastructure and Internet access, detecting and mitigating malicious activity, and sending out security alerts when an attack is detected and blocked.” Protecting the communications infrastructure SIPcurity has documented a variety of threats to the phone communications and VoIP lines at customer locations. For the systems integrator, this service could be easily applied to current customers; their own businesses; and even central station companies. The DWC and SIPcurity subscription plan targets the following end-user challenges: Toll fraud, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Eavesdropping, Registration hijacking and, Ineffective security tools like SIPVicious and firewalls. SIPcurity has been tracking such attacks, says Thomas ‘Hank’ Appleton, Director of Sales. “In one instance alone, Bob Foreman, a principal architect with Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture, Norcross, Ga., got a $166,000 phone bill in a single weekend after hackers broke into the company’s phone network. Hackers had routed $166,000 worth of calls from the firm to premium-rate telephone numbers in Gambia, Somalia and the Maldives,” Appleton says. Beyond traditional physical security, systems integrators can add value with managed services that target new challenges to the end-user market, including cybersecurity threats to communications.
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