Sources of Cisco's New 'PSIM" and Analytics Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 12, 2010

At ASIS 2010, Cisco expanded into two major new product categories - 'PSIM' and video analytics. This is certainly a major expansion and raises question of how did Cisco get so far so fast.

While the online releases and documentation do not disclose this, Cisco confirmed that they are partnering with Proximex and ObjectVideo for, respectively, their PSIM and video analytic offerings.

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