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PSIM CNL Acquired By Everbridge

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The end has finally come for CNL. Despite for years saying they would revolutionize the industry, they have been taken over in a footnote of a financial filing for Everbridge. But it still is a modest outcome for the company, though far less th...

By John Honovich - 30 days ago

Wesco Wins Anixter

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Despite Anixter earlier arguing that Wesco's bid was inferior to CD&R's by nearly 10%, Anixter confirmed that they are taking Wesco's 3.1% nominal share price higher offer. In this note, we examine the merger acquisition financial details, ...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

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Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results. Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order: Alarm.com Ac...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

100+ Companies Profile Directory

While IPVM covers the largest companies in the industry regularly (like Axis, Dahua, Hikvision, etc.), IPVM strives to do a profile post on each manufacturer to provide fundamental information and analysis. We have 100+ so far, shown below. Her...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Directory of 70 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2019 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Vidsys New President Interviewed

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A decade ago, PSIM was hot with projections then of a billion dollar market by now. This has not come close to happening. However, Vidsys, one of the original PSIM providers is still around. While the company's long-time CEO and Founder James Cho...

By Dan Gelinas - 10 months ago

Prysm PSIM Profile

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A decade ago, PSIM promised significant potential but has always suffered from significant problems. Now, a number of PSIMs have either gone out of business or stopped marketing. One PSIM provider, France's Prysm never received much attention dur...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

IFSEC 2018 Final Show Report

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IPVM attended the IFSEC show for the first time this year. The Chinese took over the show, centered on Hikvision, flanked by Dahua, Huawei and a legion of other Chinese manufacturers. IFSEC is much smaller than ISC West, with about 50% fewer e...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

N3N "Truly Open Visualization Platform For Physical Security" Profile

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A Cisco-backed startup, N3N, claims to deliver "the world’s first and only truly open visualization platform for physical security." The company goes further in declaring that you can now "unite all of your physical security platforms and applicat...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Genetec Citigraf Big Data Platform Analyzed

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A big industry debate is whether VMS software is now a commodity. However, Genetec believes it can charge a substantial premium for higher-end software. One of those systems is Genetec's new Citigraf, which they describe as: Genetec Citigraf i...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

ASIS Show 2017 Final Report

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ASIS is in Dallas for 2017 and this is our final show report (compare to our 2016 ASIS show report). When walking in, one is greeted with Dahua's advertising: Fitting, given the big news of the week is Dahua (and their OEMs) recorders hit with...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

CNL PSIM Profile

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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, ...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Genetec Mission Control Tested

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Genetec continues to move up market with their Mission Control, "Decision Support System", bringing PSIM-like procedures and incident management to their 'unified platform' / VMS Security Center. We tested Mission Control to see how it worked, wh...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Security Threat Analysis Via Twitter - Dataminr Profile

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Increasingly, large enterprises are using Twitter's datastream as a source of threat intelligence. While Twitter is filled with the noise of celebrity fashion trends, bot-spam and shameless marketing promos, it also regularly has people breaking ...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Tyco PSIM Proximex End of Life

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The end of life for Tyco's PSIM Proximex is here, with no more product releases coming and 3 years of remaining support. Inside this post, we share Tyco's statement, examine the ever struggling PSIM market and what is next for PSIM.

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Milestone App - PSIM Lite (Alesys)

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Milestone has many features in their VMS, but it is not a PSIM. Italian PSIM developer Alesys thinks sensor integrations and alarm management can be improved with a PSIM-lite extension to Milestone XProtect. They are going up against 4 other cont...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

Hitachi Security Industry Profile

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Hitachi, bigger than Sony and Panasonic overall, with $89 billion USD 2016 total revenue, is expanding into the security industry. They are targeting public safety applications, with a product suite that includes video analytics and a PSIM-like pl...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

$18.7M PSIM Acquisition Examined (IDV / Everbridge)

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This may be the biggest deal for a PSIM developer ever. In a segment that has disappointed for more than a decade, a recent IPOed company has bought a PSIM provider. IDV Solutions, the PSIM behind Microsoft's Domain Awareness System, has been acq...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

Veracity Acquires PSIM Manufacturer iComply

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Most well-known for their Ethernet extenders, with their own video surveillance storage offering, Veracity has now acquired a PSIM. UK-based Veracity has a plan that brings these components together into a solution offering. [link no longer a...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

For Sale: PSIM Provider Seeking Offers

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2016 saw a lot of acquisitions, and more are expected in 2017, now PSIM vendor Fortem is hoping they can get in on this action, and are marketing the company to potential acquirers. In this report we have details on Fortem and what led them to pu...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

API / SDK Tutorial

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While Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are key to 'open' platforms, they are frequently misunderstood and over-hyped in physical security. While APIs can provide great benefits, using them is much more complex than often mentioned in sale...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

IPVM Inspires PSIM-Challenger Startup Agora

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An IPVM member asked about Agora Systems in a discussion, a company we knew little about, prompting us to reach out to answer our member's question. Agora's CEO provided details on their offering, and also told us our report: The Future of VMS, w...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

Vidsys Hangs On, Gets $11M New Funding

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The founder of Vidsys claims to have invented the term "PSIM" in 2005, and for some time, many thought that PSIM was going to be the new VMS. Over the next decade, several competitive PSIM companies arose, and then faded, got acquired for low val...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

ISC West 2016 Best and Worst

ISC West 2016 had very strong attendance and moderately strong new products, following a year of unprecedented acquisitions. Traffic was almost too heavy on the first day. Here it is 10 minutes after the opening: Booth Video Overviews B...

By IPVM Team - about 4 years ago

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