Security Systems News

NOV 2018

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www.securitysystemsnews.com N ov EM b ER 2018 SECURITY SYSTEMS NEWS suppliers 28 COPS Staffing is Distributed Across Our 6 Nationwide Locations Reliable Monitoring Depends on Technology People copsmonitoring.com No other wholesale monitoring company matches this level of redundancy for its Alarm Dealers. Discover why thousands of Dealers trust COPS to help safeguard millions of their customers representing more than $1 billion in annual retail revenues. Leading the industry – Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow. Advanced Technology Multiple layers of advanced technology, 24/7 connectivity and real-time load balancing between our 6 geo-diverse UL listed central stations help us deliver some of the fastest and most reliable response times in the industry. Distributed Staffing It's simple math: a monitoring company can't effectively handle 100% of your alarm traffic when a site or service outage disrupts 50% of its staff. COPS takes disaster preparedness to the next level by ensuring an average of only 16.7% of our total staffing may be affected at any one location. Plus, we have the unique ability to increase staff at 5 other locations to help compensate. NORTH AMERICA'S LARGEST NETWORK OF WHOLESALE MONITORING STATIONS CA: ACO6132 • DE: 05-85 • FL: EF20000481 • IL: 127-001299 • MD: 107-840 • TN: 632/1626 • TX Burg: B11561/17961 • TX Fire: ACR-2215 • VA: 11-1941 Providing nationwide professional monitoring and dealer services from New Jersey | Florida | Arizona | Tennessee | Texas | Maryland 800.367.2677 | Fax: 856.629.4043 | info @ copsmonitoring.com | copsmonitoring.com Brivo and PSA partner to help integrators grow their RMR By Paul Ragusa BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo, a pro- vider of cloud-based physical s e c u r i t y s o l u t i o n s f o r c o m - mercial buildings, is partnering with PSA, a global consortium of systems integrators, to give PSA members unique selling opportunities for growing their recurring monthly revenue by incorporating affordable pric- ing options for securing their customers' facilities. "We are very excited about our partnership with PSA to deliver on the full promise of cloud-based access control and video to provide a completely subscription-based payment profile for their end users," meet the growing customer demand," Bill Bozeman, CPP, president and CEO of PSA, said in the announcement. "We're really excited about the oppor- tunities this program will bring our members to develop their own managed service provider offering." PSA noted that the partner- ship highlights the increasing adoption of cloud-based physical security systems while serving to assist PSA members in finding new ways of selling access con- trol to grow their bottom line. "This offering provides mem- b e r s a n e w way of selling access control in the cloud, with no high u p f ro n t f e e s for their cus- tomers," PSA s a i d . " P S A members will have the ability to win customers that they may not have otherwise won in the past due to price while building the foundation for a managed services provider business model." Brivo is currently ser ving more than 10 million users and offers a unified security platform including access control, mobile credentials, mobile administra- tion, video surveillance, identity federation, visitor management, and elevator control. As a SaaS company, Brivo also offers a complete API platform service that empowers partners to build custom integrations and vertical market offerings. "Our mission is to make the world a safer place by providing a subscription-based service for securing buildings using reliable, convenient, scalable, cyber-hardened technology," Van Till said. Brivo president and CEO Steve Van Till told Security Systems News. " We ' r e s e e i n g a g r o w i n g demand for new ways of sell- ing cloud-based access control solutions, and felt this was a great time to partner with Brivo and provide our members with managed solutions that will technology, Frazer said that innoVi Enterprise "boasts a highly accurate" object clas- sification methodology that learns to accurately classify and distinguish between various object types such as persons, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, buses and static objects. This allows users to fine-tune system alerts to very specific objects of interest and opens the door to much broader oppor- tunities for implementation of video analytics, especially in large-scale outdoor surveillance installations. innoVi Enterprise eliminates the need for continuous human monitoring of surveillance cam- eras. "It automatically detects and alerts to security and safety incidents in real-time, help- ing users to uncover other- wise hidden events, generate insights, and provide situational awareness to effectively manage incidents and enable effective responses, as events unfold," the company said. SSN Continued from page 27 agent vi Steve Van TIll

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