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, and health monitoring software is designed to protect and monitor IP-based surveillance systems and complements the ComNet line of innovative network communication solutions. The Razberi appliance allows cameras, access control points, and other devices to add layers of protection while lowering the threat of cyber security risks to businesses. According to Tom Galvin, Razberi founder and Chief Product Officer, “We’re excited to join with ComNet and add more value to their deep network product line. ComNet can now offer a more comprehensive infrastructure for video transmission, storage, management, and cyber security.” Open video surveillance platform Bringing Razberi Technologies into the ComNet product portfolio made sense on many levels" Razberi’s open video surveillance platform includes intelligent appliances combined with automated cyber security and health monitoring software. In combination with a wide range of top third-party video management software (VMS) applications and IP cameras, enterprises can flexibly deploy a best of breed solution that reduces their total cost of ownership and reduces the likelihood of a costly cyber breach. “Bringing Razberi Technologies into the ComNet product portfolio made sense on many levels,” said Andrew Acquarulo Jr., ComNet’s Chief Executive Officer and President, adding “ComNet has strongly considered adding an enhanced surveillance product line that would make a significant impact on the market and bring a measurable improvement to any application. We believe Razberi is that product.” Enhancing cyber security and securing business networks ComNet believes the Razberi product line is a cost-effective solution and its cyber security products can complement ComNet’s emphasis on securing business networks. “With the intense focus on cyber security, the unique Razberi products directed to cyber threats, CameraDefense and ApplianceDefense now combined with ComNet Port Guardian, present a formidable defence against unauthorised network access,” said Skip Haight, ComNet Vice President of Marketing, adding “Our position is that if you are concerned about the long-term success of your application, choosing ComNet ensures it will be.”
ACRE, a global brand providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the acquisition of Razberi Technologies based in Farmers Branch, Texas. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its video and communications business and product portfolio. This is the latest M&A transaction since ACRE completed the acquisitions of two access control businesses - Open Options in December 2018 and RS2 in May 2019; both of which have continued to prosper and build ACRE’s overall market position. Razberi will significantly increase ACRE’s position in the communications and video market, enhancing the ComNet portfolio and providing complementary technologies to its access control brands. System health monitoring technology In addition, Razberi provides increased cyber security protection and threat response times Razberi, which was founded in 2011, has developed a portfolio of products that enable enterprises to deploy a simple, secure best-of-breed video surveillance system. Razberi’s open product platforms work with third-party video cameras, video management and video analytics software. In addition, Razberi provides increased cyber security protection and threat response times. ACRE will leverage the technology and expertise of Razberi beyond video across its access control brands for providing server builds, cyber security and system health monitoring. ACRE CEO Joseph Grillo stated that this transaction will continue to expand ACRE’s competitive position in a highly fragmented market with great growth potential. Advanced cyber security “The acquisition of Razberi boosts ComNet’s reach in the communications space and enhances our product portfolio with the addition of advanced cyber security and system health monitoring technologies,” said Grillo. “We are excited to join the ACRE organisation with its strong global reach that will open new opportunities for the Razberi product range,” said Tom Galvin, Founder and Chief Product Officer, Razberi. Tom Galvin will remain as the General Manager of the business post-acquisition and will be instrumental in integrating Razberi into ACRE. Imperial Capital were the advisors to Razberi on this transaction. Financial details of the transaction were not released.
Razberi Technologies has extended its software platform to integrate deeper with video management software (VMS) from Milestone Systems, providing increased uptime assurance, cyber threat protection and faster problem resolution. Monitor security network With Razberi Monitor™, security professionals can securely and remotely monitor their physical security network – especially relevant during these times of social distancing requirements. IT professionals can quickly review cyber status data to help manage potential cybersecurity risks. Razberi Monitor™ provides secure, remote visibility into the availability, performance, and cyber posture of servers, storage, cameras, and other networked security devices. This new tool simplifies the monitoring and support of multi-site enterprise security systems, predicts and prevents problems for security professionals, and provides a centralised view that benefits both IT and Physical Security departments with valuable situational awareness. Positive Customer Impact According to Tom Galvin, Chief Product Officer, Razberi Technologies, "We have listened to the surveillance industry and created our software platform to enhance relationships and align Physical Security and IT departments. Razberi Monitor allows security professionals running Milestone VMS to be proactive by predicting problems within the video management system." Razberi Monitor’s software platform paired with Milestone VMS enables customers to save on the cost of sending maintenance crews to check on potential downed cameras or other issues with devices connected to the surveillance network. Cyber posture alerts "We have a long-standing partnership with Razberi Technologies as a gold-level Milestone Technology Partner. This enables us to collaborate closely and achieve unique integrations like the new Razberi Monitor 3.0. This update allows users of Milestone XProtect VMS software to remotely monitor highly distributed video networks. The ability to receive cyber posture alerts within the Milestone VMS will reduce customer truck rolls exponentially,” said Tim Warren, Community Technical Manager, Milestone Americas. “Users will now have clear oversight of operations and potential vulnerabilities from a simple dashboard view and be able to remotely see specific alerts to each site, to troubleshoot more quickly and efficiently than sending a technician.”
With Razberi Monitor™, security professionals can securely and remotely monitor their physical security network during a time of social distancing. IT professionals can quickly review the cyber posture data in case of a cyber-breach. Razberi Monitor™ provides secure, remote visibility into the availability, performance, and cyber posture of servers, storage, cameras, and other networked security devices. Remote monitoring The tool simplifies the monitoring and support of a multi-site enterprise security system, predicts and prevents problems for security professionals while providing a centralised view that benefits both IT and Physical Security departments. We have listened to the surveillance industry and created our software platform to enhance relationships" According to Tom Galvin, Chief Product Officer, Razberi Technologies, "We have listened to the surveillance industry and created our software platform to enhance relationships and align Physical Security and IT departments. Razberi Monitor allows security professionals to be proactive by predicting problems." Aligning network and surveillance departments Razberi Monitor's software platform, paired with Razberi's video recording and switch appliances, has enabled Tropical Shipping to save on the cost of sending maintenance crews to check on potential issues in their US and Caribbean facilities. "Our network is highly distributed across the US and Caribbean with up to 125 users viewing camera feeds at one time. Razberi Monitor has helped us increase our camera uptime assurance and align our network and surveillance departments," said Chad Nelson, Director of Security, Facilities and Cargo Compliance, Tropical Shipping. "They now have a clear view of all operations, and it puts me in the driver's seat to be able to provide specific alerts to each port remotely, quickly and more efficiently than sending a tech to troubleshoot."
Razberi Technologies announced significant advances to its video surveillance platform, with a new line up of enterprise video servers. The company, Razberi Technologies provided an overview of the new products via webinars from March 18 to March 26, 2020. Interested individuals can watch webinars on-demand right now. Razberi Core data center appliances Razberi demonstrated an extensive new line up of Razberi Core data center appliances. The line-up includes a new series of high performance, cyber secure, redundant servers that are purpose-built for enterprise video workloads. The new servers use the latest technology from Intel and Nvidia to provide the processing power needed to support the growing demand for megapixel analytics. Tom Galvin, Founder and Chief Product Officer, Razberi Technologies stated, “By expanding our video server line up, Razberi now offers flexible video recording options for the edge, the core, outdoors and everywhere in-between.” Razberi Technologies has built a completely open, secure and managed security platform CameraDefense and Monitor software solutions Razberi’s founder and CPO adds, “All of these products are integrated with our CameraDefense and Monitor software solutions to provide best practice cyber security protection with a managed platform that reduces truck rolls and operating costs.” With the new family of servers and software, Razberi Technologies has built a completely open, secure and managed security platform that works with state-of-the-art, world class Video Management Systems (VMS), analytics, and network camera products. Optimising video surveillance architecture According to Chad Nelson, Director of Security, Facilities and Cargo Compliance at Tropical Shipping, “We are excited about the opportunity to use Razberi for a broader set of server applications. The combination of core, edge and outdoor solutions gives us the flexibility to optimise our video surveillance architecture to save money and improve our system reliability.”
PSA, a consortium of professional systems integrators, announced the addition of Razberi Technologies to the partners in its Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) programme. The MSSP programme is designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model. “Razberi helps integrators secure video surveillance networks and Internet of Things (IoT) devices against cyber attacks,” said Dan Dunkel, managing director of PSA’s MSSP programme. “Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing and daunting issues facing integrators today and Razberi products automate the functionality and are simple to install and maintain.” Secure video surveillance and IoT solutions The Dallas-based company is an innovator in simple, secure video surveillance and IoT solutions. Razberi Technologies makes it simple to manage and secure video surveillance and network-connected devices. Designed to meet the needs of any sized organisation, Razberi’s platform offers intelligent appliances for video surveillance and IoT, automated cybersecurity, and video health monitoring software. Razberi appliances are compatible with top video management systems and many network cameras. “We are excited to be a part of this great programme,” said Tom Galvin, Chief Product Officer, Razberi Technologies. “PSA is a great partner and we look forward to helping provide simple, secure video surveillance and IoT solutions to their network of integrators.” Cybersecurity and cloud-based security solutions PSA’s MSSP programme will hinge on uniting industry-leading partners in cybersecurity and cloud-based security solutions, offering training and certification opportunities and financing options with assistance from PSA.
Doug Dickerson has joined Razberi Technologies as CEO to propel its growth in the video surveillance security arena. He brings more than 25 years of technology industry experience to the role. Founder and former CEO Tom Galvin has been appointed chief product officer to spearhead continued development of the technology he originally invented. “I’m excited to be joining Razberi at this opportune time, because we see in the news every day the importance of securing our digital and physical infrastructures from hackers. Companies are also facing significant challenges managing video surveillance more effectively,” said Dickerson. Dickerson will focus on expanding sales of Razberi solutions across geographies and vertical markets such as energy, finance, city surveillance“Razberi has developed a unique set of solutions that enterprises across the globe are using to monitor their infrastructures and automatically secure their video surveillance and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.” Expanding sales of Razberi solutions Dickerson will focus on expanding sales of Razberi solutions across geographies and vertical markets such as energy, finance, city surveillance, and more. These types of customers increasingly depend on Razberi’s data centre, edge, and rugged applications to secure their critical assets and scale with them. The company sells through a growing list of security integrators and value-added resellers. “The addition of Doug as CEO gives us one of the industry’s best management teams and shows that Razberi continues to attract top talent to our team,” said Galvin. “His experience will be invaluable, because the growth in video surveillance and IoT devices has organisations facing security vulnerabilities and manageability challenges they’ve never experienced before. I look forward to working with Doug to help more customers take advantage of our technology.” Implementing cybersecurity best practices CameraDefense hardens IP cameras, networks, and other IoT devices, defends the VMS, and provides 24x7 cyber threat monitoringBuilding upon Galvin’s invention of the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliance, Razberi has continued to innovate with award-winning products such as Razberi CameraDefense. This solution enables security pros to consistently implement automated cybersecurity best practices without requiring additional firewall products and special expertise. CameraDefense hardens IP cameras, networks, and other IoT devices, defends the video management system (VMS), isolates the camera network, and provides 24x7 cyber threat monitoring. Doug Dickerson has held leadership roles in both start-up and large public companies. Most recently, he served as CEO of Coban Technologies, a video SaaS company offering artificial intelligence-based mobile video systems. Before that, Doug was president of Danaher Tektronix Communications, a network management software and hardware company.
Razberi Technologies has added Razberi Core to its intelligent video surveillance platform, giving organisations the option to centrally record heavier workloads while protecting the entire ecosystem from cyber-attacks and other threats. BBBBy adding Razberi Core, our video surveillance platform now gives us the unique ability to meet our customers’ varying needs" “As organisations add cameras and IoT devices, they need the flexibility to record at the edge or the core or both without compromising on security,” said Tom Galvin, Razberi CEO. “By adding Razberi Core, our video surveillance platform now gives us the unique ability to meet our customers’ varying needs and grow with them while providing cybersecurity protection and health monitoring.” Razberi Core Razberi Core is specifically built to scale to enterprise and mission-critical surveillance applications Razberi Core is specifically built to scale to enterprise and mission-critical surveillance applications. The appliance can operate as a standalone video server or integrate with the new Razberi EndpointDefender and Razberi Monitor products. These provide automated cybersecurity safeguards and health monitoring across the surveillance system – from cameras to the server. EndpointDefender includes the award-winning Razberi CameraDefense software that automatically applies cybersecurity best practices to harden attached cameras and other network and IoT devices. Razberi Core or edge appliances such as the ServerSwitchIQ can manage multiple EndpointDefender devices and centrally monitor all end points. As an integrator the scenarios we see for video surveillance systems are endless, which is why a modular platform like Razberi’s is so valuable" Enhanced cybersecurity “As an integrator the scenarios we see for video surveillance systems are endless, which is why a modular platform like Razberi’s is so valuable,” said Jake Vande Hey, vice president of sales and marketing for Enterprise Systems Group (ESG). “Razberi Core gives our customers a smart alternative to off-the-shelf servers and switches, with the option to backhaul video to the data center while still shielding their networks from cyber threats.” Core appliances support up to 168 terabytes of storage using hot-swappable disk drives. With Core and EndpointDefender, Razberi systems can economically scale from eight to 150 cameras or more per appliance in either a central or distributed recording architecture.
Razberi, the intelligent surveillance platform company, has integrated its CameraDefense™ cybersecurity software with Milestone XProtect® Corporate, enabling joint customers to manage and guard their video surveillance systems from a single user interface. Razberi CameraDefense automates and scales industry best practice cyber protections and monitors for risks to IP cameras and corporate networks. Cybersecurity best practices “Many of our customers use Milestone XProtect, so merging the CameraDefense events and notification into a single management and operational dashboard creates a more efficient workflow to address cyber threats within their surveillance system infrastructure,” said Tom Galvin, Razberi CEO. “Using CameraDefense, integrators and end users don’t need additional firewall products and special expertise to consistently implement and maintain cybersecurity best practices to protect their cameras and video surveillance platform.” The combination of Razberi CameraDefense and the Milestone video management software (VMS) creates a ‘single pane of glass’ to notify Milestone VMS operators if CameraDefense detects a cybersecurity issue. CameraDefense makes security policies – such as closing unused ports, removing unneeded network services, and enforcing password complexity – easy to implement on tens, hundreds or thousands of surveillance cameras. Automated notifications These policies are automated with an easy-to-use dashboard to identify vulnerabilities across a system. If a violation occurs, CameraDefense generates an event and posts it in real time to the Milestone Alarm Manager. Events can also be routed via automated notification or other key actions using the Milestone Rules and Events features. “Cybersecurity is an increasing concern for physical security customers and requires proactive defence not reactive, costly fire drills. Razberi has taken a big step forward to interface CameraDefense cybersecurity in conjunction with the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliance as a key part of the Milestone Solution Partner integration and ecosystem strategy,” said Reinier Tuinzing, Strategic Alliances Manager, Milestone Systems. “Extending this functionality to Milestone VMS users enables them to monitor and manage cyber threats as well as practice good cyber maintenance from within their video management software.” CameraDefense is embedded into Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances, creating a video surveillance platform that protects the camera ecosystem with automated camera hardening, a secure appliance architecture, and cyber threat monitoring.
Razberi Technologies and Cylance Inc. have signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement to embed CylancePROTECT software in Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliances. CylancePROTECT will be integral to the new Razberi CameraDefense solution that, combined with Razberi’s secure appliance architecture, provides comprehensive protection over the server, video management systems (VMS), and camera ecosystem.Leveraging artificial intelligence“The physical and network security worlds continue to converge, putting video surveillance systems and any attached networks at risk from unprotected endpoints,” said Tom Galvin, Razberi CEO. “CylancePROTECT is ideal for the Razberi distributed architecture, enabling us to offer our customers the most advanced system for anti-virus protection.”CylancePROTECT leverages artificial intelligence to detect and prevent malware from executing on endpoints in real time. By taking a mathematical approach to malware identification using patent-pending, machine learning techniques instead of reactive signatures and sandboxes, CylancePROTECT renders new malware, viruses, bots, and unknown future variants useless.Because it uses very little memory and less than one percent of CPU, CylancePROTECT will not disrupt the video management systems running on Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliances. In addition, with no Internet connection or signature updates required, the product protects even remote endpoints connected to the Razberi system.AI-based endpoint security“Cylance is thrilled to partner with Razberi to create the first secure video surveillance systems by embedding CylancePROTECT into Razberi’s proprietary CameraDefense technology,” said Craig Whetstone, Director of OEM at Cylance. “AI-based endpoint security is a great fit for operational technologies such as Razberi's intelligent surveillance appliances where availability and video processing performance are priorities.”Razberi has worked with Cylance to test compatibility with the Razberi appliances and certified VMS partners. CylancePROTECT and Razberi CameraDefense will be available for all Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliances by the end of the second quarter.
Razberi CameraDefense™ provides automated camera hardening and will be embedded in all Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances Razberi Technologies has announced new cybersecurity software to help protect IP cameras and corporate networks from cyber attacks. Razberi CameraDefense™ provides automated camera hardening and will be embedded in all Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances. Combined with Razberi’s secure appliance architecture and cyber threat monitoring, the software automates and scales industry best practice cyber protections. Vulnerable network cameras and NVRs Left unprotected, network cameras and network video recorders are vulnerable end points that hackers can use to breach corporate networks, launch attacks on the public Internet or disrupt the video surveillance system. Many organisations do not have the budget, time, and expertise required to properly harden all cameras and configure firewalls around camera networks. Also, most Windows-based video management software (VMS) systems do not perform well with traditional antivirus products. Integrators can manage alerts via Razberi VyneWatch™ health monitoring, Milestone XProtect®, and other certified VMS products “With CameraDefense integrated into our ServerSwitchIQ appliances, our video surveillance platform acts as a watchdog to protect the camera ecosystem with automated camera hardening, a secure appliance architecture, and real-time security alerts,” said Tom Galvin, Razberi CEO. “Our solution is easy and cost-effective to deploy, enabling integrators to consistently implement best practices without requiring additional firewall products and special expertise.” Razberi CameraDefense features Razberi CameraDefense software with automated camera hardening enables integrators and organisations to: Block unauthorised Internet of Things (IoT) devices: Binds cameras and other IoT security devices to the network, prevents unauthorised devices from using Ethernet ports. Limit access to cameras: Restricts camera access to whitelisted IP addresses, blocks camera traffic to the public Internet, flags weak passwords. Protect from cyberattack: Denies un-needed and potentially dangerous camera services with a next-generation firewall. Razberi ServerSwitchIQ platform Deployed in a distributed appliance architecture and compatible with any network camera, the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ platform with CameraDefense enables integrators to isolate cameras with encryption-ready hardware and integrated virus and malware protection. In addition, the Razberi video surveillance solution provides ongoing health monitoring with proactive alerts to potential threats. Integrators can manage alerts via Razberi VyneWatch™ health monitoring, Milestone XProtect®, and other certified VMS products. They can also offer monitoring services to their customers for recurring revenue opportunities. Razberi CameraDefense will be embedded in all new ServerSwitchIQ appliances. Existing systems can be upgraded and general availability will be in the second quarter of 2017. Razberi will be demonstrating the new Razberi CameraDefense solution at ISC West in Booth 21135.
Joe Vitalone has more than 30 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience Razberi Technologies, a provider of video surveillance appliances and software, has hired Joe Vitalone as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer worldwide. In this role, Vitalone will have executive responsibility for growing Razberi’s sales revenues as well as expanding the company’s partnerships and distribution channels globally. Seasoned veteran with ample knowledge Vitalone is a seasoned veteran with more than 30 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience in the telecom and security industries. He will report to Razberi CEO Tom Galvin. “Joe’s proven track record of growth combined with his channel expertise and strong partnering abilities align well with Razberi’s strategic direction," said Galvin. “Under his leadership, many more channel partners will realise the value that Razberi’s solutions offer their businesses.” Previous work experience Vitalone joins Razberi from Arrow Systems Integration, a division of Arrow Electronics, where he most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Vitalone was Executive Vice President and President of Mitel Networks for the Americas region. He has also held executive level positions at ShoreTel, LifeSize, CoVi Technologies, and Polycom.“Razberi is known for its innovation and technology leadership in the security industry, which they have translated into major partnerships and customers around the world,” said Vitalone. "They have great momentum in a fast-growing market, and I am eager to use my contacts and experience to take Razberi to the next level.”Security integrators and enterprises use Razberi video surveillance solutions across the world, in industries such as energy, education, finance, retail, government, and more.
Physical security leaders seek to minimise network impact while maximising video quality and security When it comes to video surveillance systems, security professionals are most focused on maintaining quality at the right cost, simplifying management, and improving reliability. These findings – from a Razberi Technologies survey of more than 100 security systems integrators and enterprise security leaders – highlight the challenges of cost effectively capturing high quality video without making risky trade-offs that can result in lost video. Use of networked cameras Given the convergence of physical security on IP networks, the survey respondents also expressed early concerns about cybersecurity threats. Recent denial of service attacks have used networked cameras as an entry point. “As the number of networked video surveillance cameras increases, so does the strain on IP networks and physical security professionals. It’s difficult to ensure 24x7 operation of cameras and recording as well as harden systems against cyber-attacks,” said Tom Galvin, CEO of Razberi. “Many organisations are hauling megapixel video to centralised, general-purpose storage and servers not intended for video surveillance, which is costly and often requires sacrificing quality to save bandwidth.” The majority of security professionals are planning to install network cameras for video surveillance and security within the next year Main security considerations The survey found the majority of security professionals are planning to install network cameras for video surveillance and security within the next year (85 percent). Their number one focus for network camera installations is reducing technology and network costs (57 percent). Other top considerations are reliability, quality, and maintenance: Improving reliability of video for incidents to lower risks of lost video (51 percent) Enabling the use of the highest quality megapixel cameras for surveillance with no resolution or frame rate trade-offs (48 percent). This dovetails with the 66 percent who said they have had to implement a separate network to offload surveillance video from a business IP network due to bandwidth or performance issues. Making ongoing management and maintenance easier and more automated (54 percent) Cybersecurity vulnerabilities One-third of respondents said that “addressing cybersecurity concerns” is a top consideration. They identified four top cybersecurity vulnerabilities: Failing to update to the latest software or firmware Weak passwords Need for better multi-departmental cooperation between IT and security Lack of best practices for routine maintenance In terms of maintenance and reliability, 58 percent of survey respondents said their organisation receives proactive alerts when there are camera or video recording problems. However, 41 percent said they either do not receive alerts or don’t know if they do.
ScanSource resellers in North America will now have access to Razberi ServerSwitchIQ video surveillance appliances Razberi Technologies has signed a new partner in ScanSource Networking and Security, a provider of technology products and solutions. With this agreement, ScanSource resellers in North America will now have access to Razberi ServerSwitchIQ video surveillance appliances. Razberi ServerSwitchIQ video surveillance range “ScanSource sells to many high-end security integrators that comprise Razberi’s customer base, making this a strategic partnership for us,” said Tom Galvin, CEO, Razberi. “They were extremely detailed and technical in their evaluation of our appliances. This ensures that their reseller customers have the option of a purpose-built, high-quality video surveillance system for end users as a key alternative to general-purpose network switches and servers.” Razberi ServerSwitchIQ is a complete line of all-in-one, scalable appliances that combine a managed PoE switch, server, storage, and intelligence as well as health monitoring and cybersecurity features. In contrast to using general-purpose servers, switches, storage, and power in the network core, customers deploy Razberi appliances in a distributed architecture near the edge of the network. This approach decreases network utilization by up to 95 percent while increasing megapixel video quality and reducing capital, bandwidth, and space costs. Automated cybersecurity protection “ScanSource sells to many high-end security integrators that comprise Razberi’s customer base, making this a strategic partnership for us” “With Razberi’s solutions, ScanSource can offer our resellers an appliance that is engineered for video surveillance, offers automated cybersecurity protections, and deploys easily to reduce bandwidth impacts on the network,” said Tracey Boucher, Vice President of Merchandising, ScanSource Networking and Security. “These solutions enable resellers to continue to meet the demands of their end users who are looking to implement video surveillance solutions. The product is also certified to work with many of the video management systems and cameras on our line card.” Security integrators and enterprises use Razberi solutions across the world, in industries including energy, finance, retail, government, and more.
Razberi's ServerSwitchIQ product line is optimised to reduce the impact of megapixel cameras on IP network Razberi Technologies has partnered with NBM Distribution to distribute the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ to partners, integrators and end users. NBM’s focus on providing solutions has made the company one of the UK’s top suppliers of data and voice networking solutions as well as IP security products. Intelligent IP video surveillance appliances “NBM has built a solid reputation as one of the UK’s leading distribution partners,” said Tom Galvin, CEO, Razberi. “The recent launch of Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ gives NBM the opportunity to sell the best all-in-one, intelligent IP video surveillance appliances available on the market.” Based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, NBM is a global supplier of data network cabling and IP/Ethernet network solutions including IP physical network. NBM specialises in supply chain management, technical training and services as well as distribution of leading global brands for an array of vertical markets and environments in the UK and EMEA regions. NBM helps customers to specify solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around the continual change in technology, applications and industry standards to reduce the cost of implementation. “We are delighted to add Razberi to our product portfolio. The intelligent server appliance range is an innovative solution that really does make IP surveillance installations simple,” said Danny Kindell, Managing Director, NBM. “By deploying Razberi in distributed appliance architecture, network utilisation is reduced by up to 95 percent while increasing megapixel video quality and dramatically reducing capital, bandwidth and space costs.” Razberi ServerSwitchIQ appliances offers Built for security and engineered for performance, the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ product line is optimised to reduce the impact of megapixel cameras on the IP network. The new appliances are compatible with leading VMS and IP camera providers and represent a complete suite of video recording appliances scalable for enterprise-wide to rugged locations. All models include cloud-based cybersecurity and health monitoring features. All Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ models include intelligent features that make it easy to manage, maintain and protect appliances, evidence and IP networks from wherever users are. It comes fully equipped with cloud-based health monitoring via Razberi VyneWatch™ providing proactive notifications of camera issues and tampering. Razberi LocBeri™ provides cybersecurity protection with the ability to easily lock down exposed IP camera ports from hacking. All Razberi appliances are built on open architecture and certified to support world-class video management systems (VMS).
Razberi Technologies is pleased to introduce Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™, the new generation of all-in-one, intelligent IP video surveillance appliances. Built for security and engineered for performance, the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ product line is optimised to reduce the impact of megapixel cameras on the IP network. The new appliances are compatible with leading VMS and IP camera providers and represent a complete suite of video recording appliances scalable for enterprise-wide to rugged locations. All models include cloud-based cyber security and health monitoring features. Reduce traffic on main network “Deploying Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances in a distributed architecture can reduce the impact on an organisation’s IP network by up to 95 percent,” said Tom Galvin, CEO, Razberi. “Connecting IP cameras directly to Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances not only reduces traffic on the main network, but it enables our intelligent cyber security and health monitoring toolset to proactively protect the video management system.” Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ is a family of intelligent, all-in-one appliances that embed a managed PoE switch, server and video storage. The appliances are built with high performance Intel® CPUs and a smart, powerful Ethernet switch fabric that delivers full wire speed data and PoE Plus on every port. Built with Intel Quick Sync video technology, Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ supports video viewing and playback through an HDMI port with full 4K compatibility, eliminating the need for a separate PC workstation. Built-in RAID storage scales from 1TB to 64TB with enterprise disk drives and a redundant power supply, providing a cost effective, reliable alternative to general purpose servers and switches. “We have taken Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ appliances to a new level since we pioneered and patented the industry’s first NVR with an integrated PoE switch. Now much more than an NVR, the Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ is a smart alternative to expensive centralised, general-purpose servers, switches and storage. Putting more horsepower in our appliances is critical to meet the demands of megapixel video management, video analytics and 4K video viewing. Our cloud-based health monitoring and cyber security capabilities give our integrators simple, but powerful tools to proactively protect the integrity of the video management system,” Galvin said. Intelligent features All Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ models include intelligent features that make it easy to manage, maintain and protect appliances, evidence and IP networks from wherever you are. It comes fully equipped with cloud-based health monitoring via Razberi VyneWatch™ providing proactive notifications of camera issues and tampering. Razberi LocBeri™ provides cyber security protection with the ability to easily lock down exposed IP camera ports from hacking. All Razberi appliances are built on open architecture and certified to support world-class video management systems (VMS). Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ product line and models include the following: Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ Enterprise – up to 64TB, datacenter drives, redundant power Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ Pro – up to 24TB, edge recording, all-in-one appliances with 4K video out Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ – up to 24TB, edge recording Razberi ServerSwitchIQ™ Rugged – extreme temperatures and dusty, dirty conditions All appliances include Razberi VyneWatch™ and Razberi LocBeri™
Razberi Technologies is pleased to introduce Rugged razberi™, the first tough, all-in-one, intelligent video surveillance appliance. Engineered to go wherever you need it and manageable from wherever you are, Rugged razberi™ provides a hardened, fanless industrial design that withstands extreme temperatures and dusty, dirty remote and perimeter environments. “With the Rugged razberi™, organisations operating in harsh environments now have a video surveillance recording solution that is hardened out-of the-box, reliable and ready for use in damp conditions with a standard NEMA, IP66 enclosure,” said Tom Galvin, CEO, Razberi. “The UL- and CE-certified appliance is perfect for ‘no man’s land’ scenarios such as oil and gas fields, industrial locations, city surveillance, ATMs, border control, convenience stores and other applications with extreme temperature and environmental conditions.” Provides all-in-one server Rugged razberi™’s hardened fanless design is equipped to handle extended temperatures from -20° C to 60° C (-4° F to 140° F). Like all Razberi appliances, Rugged razberi™ provides an all-in-one server, managed switch, PoE and highly tuned solid-state design (SSD) storage up to 4 TB. It works in a distributed appliance architecture that records closer to cameras and eliminates the need to stream megapixel video over networks reducing bandwidth impact by up to 95 percent which is ideal for bandwidth constrained locations. Built-in health monitoring via Razberi’s VyneWatch Rugged razberi™’s intelligent features make it easy to manage, maintain and protect appliances, video evidence and IP networks from wherever you are. It comes fully equipped with built-in health monitoring via Razberi’s VyneWatch™ feature allowing security managers and integrators to get proactive notification of camera issues and tampering. It also provides cyber security protection via Razberi’s LocBeri™, with the ability to lock down exposed IP camera ports from hacking. Rugged razberi™ is also built on open-architecture and certified to support world-class video management systems (VMS). “The Rugged razberi™ is changing the game for integrators. We’re enabling a new level of high performance, reliable and cost effective video surveillance where it is needed most, no matter the condition,” Galvin said.
In collaboration with IPConfigure, Inc., Razberi Technologies has announced a simple, turn-key video surveillance solution based on the razberi™ ServerSwitch™ appliance series and certified Orchid™ video management software (VMS) for IP video surveillance cameras. Cost-effective solution “The combination of the intelligent Razberi appliances with IPConfigure software delivers a highly reliable and secure surveillance solution with very low maintenance. Orchid’s ability to support the Linux operating system with Razberi hardware is a nice option for organisations that desire a true appliance without the headache and ongoing cost of managing a Windows system,” said Tom Galvin, CEO, Razberi Technologies. “This is an excellent solution for installations that do not have ready access to IT support.” IPConfigure Orchid™ is designed for systems with up to 32 cameras, and supports thousands of different camera models. Recognised for its reliability and ease of use, Orchid™ provides local and remote access to live and recorded video, with same user experience on both workstations and mobile devices. At $69 per camera license MSRP, Orchid™ is a cost-effective solution for small to mid-sized businesses. Compatible with Windows and Linux technologies Purpose-built as an intelligent surveillance appliance and pre-installed with LocBeri Cyber Security System, the razberi™ ServerSwitch™ protects camera ports, reduces installation time, and saves rack space while reducing energy costs, network traffic and risk. Complementing the simplicity of installation, Orchid’s bulk registration and auto-recovery features allow an end user to install a VMS from scratch and enrol and configure up to 32 cameras in as little as two minutes. “Promoting edge capabilities has long been a strategic focus for IP Configure products, making Razberi a natural partner. Combined, we’re able to offer a simple, turn-key surveillance solution for customers using either Windows or Linux technologies,” said Christopher Uiterwyk, CEO, IPConfigure.
With the new agreement Razberi has an opportunity to deliver security solutions to new markets Razberi Technologies, a leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications, announces its manufacturer representative agreement with Bassett Sales Corporation, an expert in security solutions serving Arizona, Hawaii, southern California and southern Nevada, and authorising it to promote and sell the razberi™ ServerSwitch™. Market expansion “Bassett’s dedication to providing a superior product portfolio to its clients is an opportunity for Razberi to deliver comprehensive security solutions to new markets,” said Randy Brem, vice president of sales for North America, Razberi. “Our technology expertise combined with Bassett’s sales expertise makes our companies the perfect match.” Razberi develops and manufactures the patented razberi™ ServerSwitch™, which provides the server, switch, video storage and PoE camera power in one simple-to-use and ready-to-go appliance. It can be applied to existing enterprise systems or deployed as a self-contained, stand-alone recorder for small to mid-sized systems. Built to record on the edge, the razberi™ ServerSwitch™ saves installation time and rack space, while reducing energy costs, network traffic and risk. Unparalleled regional expertise “The addition of Razberi to our product portfolio allows us to offer complete solutions with the integrated ServerSwitch™ appliance,” said Scott Bassett, president of Bassett. “This product line will be an excellent complement to our current lineup, particularly for our distribution and integrator partners serving the commercial security market. We are looking forward to a long and mutually profitable relationship with Razberi.” Family owned Bassett is an independent manufacturers’ representative focused on the wireless communications, security and residential builder markets. Bassett has a regional expertise that is unparalleled in the industry and more than 200 years of accumulated knowledge and experience. “Bassett’s high-quality portfolio including the all-in-one solution the razberi™ ServerSwitch™ appliance, greatly impacts the security of the Southwest and Hawaii,” said Tom Galvin, CEO of Razberi. “We are overjoyed that we can be a part of this ever-growing concern of keeping people and assets safe.” In addition to their flagship product, the razberi™ ServerSwitch™, Razberi recently introduced the Enterprise ServerSwitch™, a high performance line that offers twice the performance of the standard unit; VyneWatch Surveillance Health Monitoring System, a cloud-based system that keeps users informed of the status of the video recording devices, regardless of the VMS software used; and the LocBeri Cyber Security System, a new standard feature on all razberi™ units that allows the installer to prevent the unauthorised use of camera ports with a single button.
The partnership will enable Razberi to distribute its innovative and market-leading IP video products Razberi Technologies — a leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications — has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Razberi’s innovative and market-leading IP video products. Distributing products through PSA Security Network “Razberi’s incredible growth and product development in the IP video industry over the last few years has led to the need to open additional avenues for product distribution to the security market,” said Razberi Technologies President Tom Galvin. “We’re pleased to announce that respected and industry-leading PSA Security Network has joined our efforts to deliver the Razberi™ ServerSwitch™ and supporting products to their network of valued customers.” Razberi Technologies is the developer and manufacturer of the patented Razberi™ ServerSwitch™ appliance — which combines a network video recorder, a PoE switch, storage, and industry-leading video management software (VMS) into one easy-to-use and install appliance. The Razberi™ appliances are a cost-effective alternative to enterprise servers and network switches. The Razberi™ appliance hosts multiple certified VMS products, providing system integrators the ability to assemble smaller, more compact systems that don’t require a large IT infrastructure. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative. By combining purchasing power and resources of the largest vendors with the strengths and personal attention to detail of locally-owned companies, these leading security systems integrators within the PSA network have access to the latest products, certifications, and best practices necessary to develop cost-effective security solutions. Razberi product line up "PSA Security is an excellent partner that offers more than just product distribution," says Randy Brem, Vice President of Sales North America, Razberi Technologies “Our network is composed of the most progressive security integrators throughout North America which represents the perfect customer for Razberi’s technology-driven and cost-saving products,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management of PSA Security Network. “We are impressed with the capabilities that Razberi will bring to our integrators by bringing together all of the elements of a video surveillance system in an easy to use and install package.” “PSA Security is an excellent partner that offers more than just product distribution,” said Razberi Technologies Vice President of Sales for North America Randy Brem. “Their commitment to service and their long-lasting integrator relationships bring added value to the delivery of our products.” In addition to the original ServerSwitch™, Razberi Technologies has recently released a line of products including the Enterprise ServerSwitch™ — a high performance line that offers twice the performance of the standard unit; VyneWatch Surveillance Health Monitoring System — a cloud-based system that keeps users informed of the status of the video recording devices, regardless of the VMS software used; and the LocBeri Cyber Security System — a new standard feature on all razberi™ units that allows the installer to prevent the unauthorised use of network ports with a single button.