Cloud, IoT and Security

Driving Enterprise WiFi Investments IHS Markit releases findings from its WLAN Strategies North American enterprise survey, which takes an in-depth look at the access networks of medium-to-large companies and their plans for delivering wireless connectivity in the workplace to new types of devices. The annual survey of network managers shows that investments in WLANs continue unabated, driven by growth in users, a shift toward mobile devices and wireless access, adoption of IoT, and the need for greater security and network performance. Security in particular is the number one network change…

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Technology Partner Program

NVT Phybridge has recently joined the Arecont Vision Infrastructure Partner Program. NVT Phybridge is the leading global provider of Power Over Long Reach Ethernet (PoLRE), and Arecont Vision megapixel cameras are successfully installed with NVT Phybridge solutions across a growing number of verticals and applications. “The CHARIoT Series solutions are designed to eliminate every barrier to making the move to IP. Security risk and breaches during network refresh is a top concern,” said John Croce, CEO of NVT Phybridge, “Our mission is to help every customer first establish the needed…

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ASSA ABLOY Twin Acquisitions

ASSA ABLOY has recently acquired Atlantic Door Control, a pedestrian door distributor in the U.S., and Arjo Systems SAS, a leading provider of physical and digital identity solutions in France for secure government ID applications Atlantic Door Control in the U.S. “I am very pleased that Atlantic Door Control is joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this addition that further reinforces ASSA ABLOY’s leadership in entrance automation, where our sales have grown from SEK 3 billion in 2008 to SEK 20 billion in 2016,” says Johan Molin, President and CEO…

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Mobile Technology to Boost Pedestrian Safety

AUSTRALIAN tech firm Cohda Wireless has trialled its vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) technology on city streets for the first time The technology was originally designed to allow cars and motorcycles to avoid collisions by talking to each other. In collaboration with Telstra and the South Australian Government, Cohda Wireless has conducted the first test of V2P technology over a mobile network in South Australia’s capital, Adelaide.The system uses mobile technology to provide an early-collision warning to a driver and also alerts a pedestrian or cyclist via a smartphone application. This innovation could…

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