Tag Archives: video surveillance

FCC’s Covered List Includes Telecom Equipment From Five Chinese Companies; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

Jessica Rosenworcel

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a list of telecommunications equipment and services that pose a national security threat as part of its compliance with the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019. Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of FCC, said the list marks a big step in restoring trust in U.S. communications networks.

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Pivot3 Partners with Bosch to Develop Certified HCI Platform; Mike Koponen Quoted

Mike Koponen

Pivot3 has launched the first hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform to be certified with BVMS,  the video management system from Bosch. With the certification, Pivot3 will provide organizations with additional improvements in economics, simplicity and agility in their physical security environments. 

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Pivot3 Launches Automation & Intelligence Features to Intelligence Engine Platform; Ben Bolles, Bruce Milne Quoted

Ben Bolles

Pivot3 has launched new automation and intelligence enhancements to its Acuity software platform to address the system administration, maintenance and availability challenges within large-scale video surveillance deployments, the company reported on Wednesday

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DoD Releases Memo on Contracting Ban for Vendors Using Certain Telecom Equipment

Pentagon

The office of the undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense has issued a memo to facilitate the implementation of an interim rule that would block government agencies from contracting with entities that use telecommunications equipment and other products from five China-based companies.

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Federal Interim Rule to Ban Vendors Using Telecom, Video Surveillance Tech From Five Chinese Suppliers

Surveillance Tech

The Department of Defense (DoD), NASA and the General Services Administration (GSA) have issued an interim rule to prohibit government agencies from contracting with entities that use telecommunications equipment and other products from five China-based companies.

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Pivot3 Integrates Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers, AMD EPYC Processors to Improve Mission Critical Video Surveillance; Ben Bolles Quoted

Ben Bolles

Pivot3 has launched a new platform for video surveillance solutions that will enable organizations to better support mission-critical security operations with Lenovo ThinkSystem servers and AMD EPYC processors, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Quantum Releases New Video Surveillance to Enhance Physical Security Portfolio; Jamie Lerner Quoted

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Quantum has released new product lines and capabilities to expand its video surveillance and physical security product portfolio, including a new line of network video recording servers,  servers for building management systems and GPU-based video analytics and new capabilities for the VS-HCI Series, the company announced on Thursday

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Federal Interim Rule Prohibits Gov’t Procurement of Chinese Telecom Equipment

A council of officials from the General Services Administration, NASA and the Department of Defense published an interim rule that would prohibit federal agencies from buying telecommunications and video surveillance systems and services from Huawei and four other Chinese telecom companies, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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FAR Amendment Bans Gov’t Purchase of Chinese Telecom, Video Surveillance Equipment

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration and NASA are issuing an interim final rule prohibiting agencies from purchasing telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from selected Chinese vendors. The rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to include a section of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act and covers all existing indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contracts seeking services or equipment for securing and monitoring critical government infrastructure. 

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