CNL PSIM Profile

By: Brian Karas, Published on Sep 06, 2017

CNL has been one of the strongest advocates for PSIM, as one of the earliest entrants into the market releasing their command and control software before the 'PSIM' term was first coined. 

PSIM has not become as big as proponents hoped. However, CNL says they are profitable and things are going well.

CEO and founder Keith Bloodworth [link no longer available] spoke with IPVM about the current status of CNL, and the core features of their platform, which they say is used in the largest PSIM deployments in the industry so far.

*** *** **** *** ** the ********* ********* *** PSIM, ** *** ** the ******** ******** **** the ****** ********* ***** ******* and ******* ******** ****** the '****' **** *** first ******. 

**** *** *** ****** as *** ** ********** hoped. *******, *** **** they *** ********** *** things *** ***** ****.

*** *** ******* ***** ********** [link ** ****** *********] ***** with **** ***** *** current ****** ** ***, and *** **** ******** of ***** ********, ***** they *** ** **** ** the ******* **** *********** in *** ******** ** far.

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CNL **********

*** *** ******* ** the ** ** **** by *** ** ****' co-founders, Keith ********** [**** ** longer *********]. *** ******* has *** ****** ******* money **** *** ** other *********, ******* ********* privately **** *** ******. The *** **** *** company *** **** ********** almost ***** *********.

*******-****, *** ******* *** one ********, ****************, ***** **** ********, though **** ** ***** support *** *********** ******** based ****** ***** ********. IPSecurityCenter *** ******** ** ****, prior ** **** *** focused ** ******** **** extended **** ************* ** Axis ******* *** *********'* VMS.

*******, *** ******* ******* ~** employees, ****** ***** ** the **. *** ****** ~85% ** *** ********* are ** ***********-******* *********, which ******** ***** ********* to ****** **** ******* installation/configuration.

*** ****** ** **** 30% ****** ** ****** years, *** ******** ** disclose *** ******* ****.

IPSecurityCenter ********

**** **** *****, **************** is ***** ** *** as ** ********'* **** interface **** * ******* system. *** ******* ****** that **** *** ***** they **** ********* ************ to **** ****** *****, fire *** ******* ***** systems, ******** ********** *******, and ******* *********. *** system **** ** *** already **** ** *********** with *** ****** ** achieved ******* *** ******* SDK's *** ********* *** software ********, ** *** company **** ****** *** drivers ** *********.

*** ********* ***** ******** an ******* ** ***'* PSIM ** * **** City ********:

System ************

**************** ** ********* ** one ** **** ******* hosted ** *** ********'* location. *** ******* ****** overall ******** ******* *** relatively ***, ****** **** typical *** ************.

***** *** ** ***** for * ****/****** ******* at **** ****, ****** the ******* **** *** system ************ ***** **** well ** * **** model, ** ** *** something ********* **** *********.

****** *********

*****, ** ******, **** a ******* ********, *** CNL ******* *** ***** spectrum ** *** **** customer ****, ******** ** customers **** "**** ****** and ******* ******** *******", according ** ***** ***.

**** ** ***** ********* include ****, *** **** of *******, ******* ********** Police ** *** **, and ***** ***** *** critical ************** ********* ** the ** *** ******.

Event ********** *** ******* ********

*** ****** ***** *****/***** automation, *** ******* ******* guidance *********, **** ***** software *********** *************. ***** can ***** ******* ******/******** plans **** * ********* interface, ******** ******* ********, and ***** ******* **** popup ****** *****, ****, and ***** ****-*** ** provide *** ******** **** details ****** ** ****** the ***** *** *** ************ 

*** ******* ** ******** an ***** ***** ** IPSecurityCenter ** ***** *****:

*** **** ** *** software, ********* ** *** CEO, ** ** "**** information ** **********, ******* of ********* **** ** look *** ** ** their ***". *** ********* example ***** *** ******** interface *** ***** *** handling * **** *****, which ******** **** ** average ****** ** ********* in *** ********, ******** history ** ***** ****** at **** ********, *** other ****:

Customizable **** *********

*** ****** *** ******* to ********* *** **** features *** ********* ********* to *****, *** *********** ***** elements ** *** **** interface ******. ************** *** control ********* ** *******, windows, *********** ******** *** other ******* ** *** UI. ***** ******* *** be **** ** *** fly, **** **** ******* to ****** **********. ************** can ** ********** **** groups/roles, ** *** ** specified **** ** *** user *****. *** ********** layout ******* *** **** to ********* *********** **** login ****.

*** ******* ** ********* the ******** ****** ********** training *** ********* ** the ******, ********* ** CNL. **** *** **** migration **** ***** ********* easier, ** ******** **** features ** ******** *** be **** ** * manner ******** ******** ** the ********, *** ********** features *** ** ******* from ****.

*** ********* ****** ** intended ** ** ***-**** friendly, ****** ***** ***** rely ** ***** **********, or ***, ** **** changes ** *** ********. A ****** ** ***-******* buttons, ******* *** ********* are ********, *** *** company **** **** *** customize *** ****** ** the ********** *** ******** of ***** *****.

********* ** ***, ***** approach ** ***** ************ backend ****, **** * dynamic **** *********, ***** customers *** ******** ** bespoke ******** ******** ** their ************, ******* ****** to ** * **** custom *********** *** **** customer.

Client ******* - *****, ***, ******

* ***** ******, ******* on * ******* *******, is *** ******** ********* into *** ******, *** offers ***** ******** *************.

*** **** *** * web ****** *** * mobile ****** ** ****, set *** ******* ****** the *** ** ****. Both ** ***** ******* will **** **** *************** and ************* **** *** thick ******, ******** **** for ****** ******, ****** guards, ***.

Deployment *********

******* **************** ** *** running *** ** * time-intensive *******. ******* ********** times *** ** *** range ** *-* ******, according ** ***, *** will **** ***** ** the ****** ** ******* being ********** **** *** platform, *** ************ *** any ********** ***********.

** ***** ***** ******* (UK, **, ****** ****) CNL *** ********* ********* to *** ****-**** ************ and ****-** *******. *** ****** that *********** *** ****** the ******** ** *** deployment, ** **** ****, but **** ********** **** on ***'* ********* ** get *** ******** ********* and **********.

********* ********, *** ******* being ********** **** **************** will **** ** ** installed *** ********** ****** starting *** ********** *******.

*******

****** ***** ** ***** on * ****** ** the ****** ** ******* being **********, *** *** overall ****/***** ** *** system. ******* *********** **** start ****** $***,*** ***, but *** ****** ***** much ******.

** ******** ** *** initial ******* ****, ***** is * ******** **% annual ******** ******* *********.

Sales *******

*** ***** ******* ******** integrators, *** ******** *********** with ****** ** **** the ******** ******** *** the ****** *******. ******* to *********** ****, *** are ~**% ** **** cases.

*******

***'* *** ******** ** disclose *** ******** **** on ******* *******. ***** the ****** ** *********, and *** **** **** CNL *** ********* ********* for *** ******* *** ********* ********* ** *********** ****** *******, ***** ******* ** likely **** **** $*** USD.

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**** ******* *** *******, relative ** ***** ******** like *****, ****** *******, etc. 

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***** *********** ******* ** a ******* ********* *** have ******* *********** ********, it *** **** **** it ********* ** *********** more ******** ************* **** systems. ******** ************* **** appearance ********, ***** ********, etc. *** ** ********* to ********* **** ***** client ********** ** **** do *** **** *** native ******** *** ********** for ***** *********. ***** ******** and ********* **** *** released ** ************* *** be ****** ** *********** into ****************, *** **** still ******* *** ************, and ****** *********, ** be ******* ** ******* them, ***** ***** ***** customers ****** ********* ** new ******** **** ************* as **** *** ********.

***** ****************, ** **** any ***** ****, *** also **** ***** ******* and *************** **** *******, as ************* **** ******* want *** ******** ** verify **** **** ** performance ************, *** *******, are *** ****** ** the *********** *** *** of ***'* ********** ******* of ***** ***.

CNL *******

*** *** *** **** the ******* ****** ** * ********* segment, ********* ******* ** be *********** ****** *** PSIM ******. ***** ** is ******** *** ******* will **** **** *** markets, ** ******* *** segment ** *** ******** industry, ***** ********* ******** and ************ ****** ******** also ***** ** ******** they **** **** ** suddenly **** *** *******, or ** * **** layoff. ******* **** *** **** CNL **** ********** **** just *** ******** ** PSIM ********* *** **** assurance **** ***** ******** of ****** **** ***** be ********* *** ********* several ***** ***.

Comments (2)

It would be interesting if you could cover Prysm as well. They have a few interesting features as well.

For tier 1 command and control solutions PSIM has alot to offer in the convergence of information systems. Strong IT, electronic, and video knowledge are all interpolated and managed. It will be interesting to watch the technology course from companies such as CNL.

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