Groton Utilities Achieves Data Protection

Connecticut-based Groton Utilities is using Quantum DXi® disk-based de-duplication and Scalar® tape in combination with Veeam backup and replication software to consolidate multi-site backup and disaster recovery (DR), protecting its critical data against malware and loss and reducing overall costs. Groton’s implementation demonstrates a commitment to 3-2-1 data protection best practices: three copies of data, using two different media types, with one copy offline and off-site. Effective protection for VMs Groton Utilities provides water, power and other services for a wide area of southeastern Connecticut, including the City of Groton.…

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Opticom™ Emergency Vehicle Preemption solution

Denver in Colorado & Pasco in Washington Expanded Pasco in Washington and Denver in Colorado have expanded their Opticom™ traffic preemption solution from Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT). The cities benefit from their faster response times, and safer journeys for emergency services vehicles with the expansion of the solution that works alongside intersection controllers to help ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections quickly and safely. When an emergency vehicle needs to navigate an intersection, the Opticom emergency vehicle preemption (EVP) system onboard the vehicle sends a request to the…

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ULISSE Secures Schio, Italy

14 HD cameras deployed in sensitive areas The Italian town of Schio has bolstered its video surveillance system with 14 new digital cameras that will cover as big an area as possible. There has been 75,000 Euro worth of investment, in an effort to protect those who want to feel safer at home. Thanks to a pilot project that saw a collaboration between the local council, Videotec, Pasubio Tecnologia (a company that offers public administration digital services) and the local police force, not only will the field of surveillance be…

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Protecting Against Fentanyl Exposure

Smiths Detection Technology protects first responders against the threat of Fentanyl exposure Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is at the forefront of arming first responders with solutions to safeguard against the presence of Fentanyl. Working directly with international law enforcement and hazmat agencies, SDI has adapted a range of existing technologies to be able to quickly and accurately detect Fentanyl and its analogues on scene. Fentanyl, if inhaled, may lead to respiratory arrest, is 50 times more lethal than heroin and 100 times more lethal than morphine. It is prompting fears…

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