VA Replaces Genetec with Avigilon

By Sean Patton, Published Jan 14, 2021, 11:09am EST

IPVM found a filing from the US Department of Veterans Affairs that replaced Genetec with Avigilon.

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** **** ****, ** examine *** **'* ******** process *** *** ****** of **** ****.

Contract ******* *******

**** ***** *** ******** on********, ***** ****** ******* details ***** *** ******** (e.g. ********, ***** ***********, and ******** *****).

***-**-*** ******** ****** ****** REPLACEMENT *** ***** - CHANGE ****** ******** **** GENETEC ** ********. ******* WASN'T * ** *** APPROVED ********

** ********** ********-*************-****** *****: $254,034.25

**** ********, ** **** for ********, ***** ** in *** ***** ** 1,100 - *,*** *******, at ** ********* ******* price ** $*** - $250.

Genetec ** *** ******** *** ***** - ********** ********

**'* ****** ** *********** Technology *** ******* **** ** ******** vendors, ** ********* ********* models (***), ***** ******** ********, Exacq, *********, *********, *** many ******, *** **** not ******* *******.

** *** *** *** respond ********* ******* *** being ******** ** *** VA ***, *** **** contract ***** ** ******.

******* **** **** ***** not ******* ** * specific ***-****.

Genetec *** **** ** *******

******* **** **** *** strong **** ********** ****, but ***** *** ******* why **** *** *** publically ****** ** ** approved ****** ** *** VA:

*** **** **** *********** around *** ***** ** among *** *********, **** well-established, *** ******* ******* businesses. ** *** ****** States ** *** **** much ******** ** *** trust *** *.*. ******* Government ****** ** *** technology ***** ***. ** are *** ** ******* to ******* ********** *********** or ******** *** *****.

**** ********* ******* **** that ******* *** ******** hundreds ** ********* ** contracts **** *** ** in ****:

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*** ************ ******** ******** of ******* ** ** Government ******** ** ****:

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VA ****** ** *********** ********** ******** - ****** ***

**** ***** *** ********** contract ******* **** *** and **** ******** **** do *** ******* **** information:

*****, ** ** *** provide **** *********** *** an ******* ******* ********. This ******** *** ******** and *** ***** ** SDVOSB ** ****/****** **** and *** ******** *** awarded ** *** ********** with *** ****** ***. All *********** *** ***** and *** *** *** the ******** ***** ******* a ********** ** *********. However, *** ***** ***** was * ************ *** an ** ***** ******. We ** *** ****/***** contract ************* ** ****** except *** ******** ******.

Original ******** ****** ** *******

*** ******** ** ***** was ** ****** ** an ******** ******** ****** to ******* ******* ** March ****:

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***** ** *** *** specifically *****, *** ****** design *** ***** ** Milestone, ********* *** ******** specification ********* **** ******* specific ********* ******** *****:

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*******, *** *** ************* is *** ***** ** the ** *** ********** using ********* ** **** location, ** *** ******** from ******* ***.

Assessment ******* ******* - ** ******** **** **

*** ** ************* ******* *** ******** products*** *** ***. **** reached *** ** ** OIT *** *** (********** Operating ******) ********* *** assessment *******, *** ********* are ********, **********, **********, etc, *** *** *** receive * ********.

*** **'* ******* *** office, ***** ***** **** vendors ******* ** ********** for ***** **** ************, noted:

******** ****** ******** **** vendor ***** ******* * contractor ** ** ******** to ******** * ******* with ***. ******* **** be ** * ******** with ** ** ***** to ******** * *******.

*** ************* ****** **** users, ******* ***** ** medical ****** ********, *** responsible *** *** ****** use ** ******** **********:

***** **** ****** ***** use ** **** **********/******** is ********** **** ** policies *** *********, *********, but *** ******* **, VA ********* **** *** 6500; ** ********** ****, 6513, *** ****; *** National ********* ** ********* and ********** (****) *********, including ******* *********** ********** Standards (****). ***** **** ensure ********* **** ** properly ********* ** ********** with *** ** ***********. Prior ** *** ** this **********, ***** ****** check **** ***** **********, Information ******** ******* (***), Facility ***** *********** ******* (CIO), ** ***** ****** of *********** *** ********** (OI&T) ************** ** ****** that *** ******* *** consistent **** ******* ** policies *** ********** ***** to **************.

************, *** ** ****** that ********** **** ** not ****** ** *** TRM *** *** ** used, ****** * ****** is ********:

  • ************ ** ********* ********* that *** *** ****** on *** **********/******** **** are ********** ********** *** use.
  • ************ *** ********* ********* that ** *** ****** on ********** *** **** ********; either ** ********** ** a ****** ****** ** the ********* ****** ********* Secretary (****), ********** ******* ********** Office (****) ** ******** ***** upon * ************** **** the*********** *****, **** ** obtained ** ***** ** use *** **********.

*******, *** ** ***** puts **** **** ** individual ******** ** ********* if * ********** ** approved ** ***. **** respond ** ** *** RFIs **** **** ******* statement ***** ***** *******:

*: ** ***** ** issue ******* ******* ******** Center?

*: ******** ***** ** be ***-******** ** ** installed ** * ** network. *** *** **** for **** ** ******* at: *****://***.***.**.***/********/***/. ** ******* is ******** ** **** website, *** **** *** specified ************, **** *** be *********. ** ******** submitted ** *** ***-********, it **** ** ******* an ******** ******* ** the ** ******** *****.

Veterans ******* ********** ********

**** ******** ************ ************* in *** *********** ** VA *** ********** ************. There *** ** ******* signs ** * ***** to ******* ******* ** all ** *********, **** though ** ************* ***** Genetec *** *** **** assessed ** ******** *** use. ******* **** **** of ********, *** ** has *********** ******* ******* contracts.

** **** ** ******** VA's *** *** ******* related ** ******* ******** and ******** **** ****** as *********.

Comments (16)

*** ***** ** **** with *** ********** ** hard ** *****, **** are ********** *** ***** time *** ** ***** other ********* ** **** only ***** *******.

**** ****, ****** ****** does *** ****** **** the **** ******** ****** to *** ******** ** Procurement.

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********* ***** ** ******** vendor *** *** ** blows ** ****. ****, both ******** *** ******* are ******* *********, *** it's * ***** ** money ******** *** ******* to ********. ****'* $$$ that ***** ** ** the ******** ** ********* VA ******** ***** **'* actually ******.

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******, *** ** *** VA *** *** ** an ******** ******, **** would ***** ****** **** the ******* ********. ******* doesn't ******* ********* ********, and ** ***'** ******* for * ******** ******** from * *** ****, you ****** **** **'* available ******* ***** ** you're *** ** ****. I **** ** ***** to ****** **** ** Hik ** ********, **** are **** ****** * very ***** ********** ** the ***********. **** **** would **** * ********** license ** **** ** Genetec. **, *** ***** cost ** * ********** license *** *** *******, with ********** ************, *** not "***********" ******* ** be ********* ** ***** compliant, ***** **** ***** switching ** ******** ** the ****-**** ** **** appealing **** ******* **** Genetec? *****.

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******, *** ** *** VA *** *** ** an ******** ******, **** would ***** ****** **** the ******* ********.

********* ** ****** ********* for ******* ********** *** so **’* *** ** issue.

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** **** **** **** should ** ******** *** money ** *** *** of *********.

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********** ******** *** *** available ** *** ******* at *******.*** **** *** to *** ** *** or ***** ****** ** to **** *** **** stream, *** *** ***** VMD ** *** ***** config/integration.

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************* ****** **** *********** changes (********* ***) ** a ********** ****** ** time, **** ***** ******* circumstances. **'* ********* ***********.

***********, *** ** **** be ** *** ***** after ***** **-** ****** with *** ****** ******** maintenance ***** ********** **** Avigilon.

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***** ** ** ******** that *** ** ** using ********* ** **** time.

*** * ********** **** a ****** *** *** a ********** ** ** Government ****** ********** *** auditing, ******** ******** ********* will ******* ***** *********** (GSA, ***, ******) ***** help *** ** **** sure ******** ********* **** within ****** **********.

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******* **** ** ********* with?

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***** ** ** ****** fee *** ***'* *** still **** ** *** for ******* ******** *** channel?

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*** ****** ** ****** SMA’s ***** ***** ******* a ****** ** ********** that ***** *** ******** any ****** ** *** doing **.

**** ** *** (*** condoning *** *** **) cams *** **** **** won’t **** ** *** additional *********, *** ********** larger ***’*.

* ***** **** ******* and ******** *** *** tier ******** **** **** its *** *** ****, so *** ******* ** bash ****** **** ******* to ***** *** *** on **** ******* ** it *** ** *** on ****** ****, **** either *******.

*** *** ** **** companies *** **** ******* lines, *** *** *** good ***** **** **** the **** **** ** is.

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* **** *** ******** cited ** *** **** article ** **** ******** from ******* ** ******** prior ** ****** ***** installed. * ****** *** a ******** ** **** size **** * ************ agency ****** *** ******* government ***'* **** ****.

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***** ******* ****'* ******* approved ****** ****** **** the ** ******* ********* is ******* ** ******** vendor?

*** ** **** ** the ****, *** ******'* they **** *** ****?

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******* ***** *** *** Fed ********** *** *** the ********* *****/*********** **** some **** ** ********* or ********** **** *** impact * **********. ** addition ** ***** ** this ****, *** ****** operating ******** ** *** VA's *********** ***** **** will **** *** **** waivers *** ** ****** being ****** *** **** compliance. * ******* **** Milestone *** ******** **** FIPS ***-* ********* ************ (also ******* ** *** it ** ********), *** Genetec ***** ******* **** with ***** ****** *******, looks ** ** ****** in *** ********.

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**** ********* * ********** small (** ******) ******* for ** (*** *******). Older ****** ******* **** replaced **** ******** ******* per *******. ******** ******** was ******* ** ***** and *** ******** *** Pelco ******.......

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** ***,

*’* ******* ********, ******** for *** ******* ***** surveillance ******* *****. ******* ******* **** ******** Center ******** ****-********* ************.******* *** ************ ******* *.*.* ** 2019, ***** ***** ******* for **** ********* ********** libraries. **** * ***** surveillance ***********, **** ********** requires *** *** ** FIPS-enabled **************. ** **** as ******* ** ******* in **** ***-* ******** mode, ******** ****** **** comply.

**** ** ** ******** for *** ********** **** FIPS ***-* *** *** access ******* ******, ********.

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