Enterasys Networks announced that it signed an agreement
to become an authorized major supplier of secure wired and wireless network
infrastructure for the Security Solutions business of Siemens Industry.
With this agreement, Enterasys, as a Siemens Enterprise
Communications company, continues to expand its relationships within the
Siemens family of companies.
“Enterasys is offering a whole new level of network
and IT management integration to the physical security infrastructure,”
said Perry Levine, senior director of Business Development for Security
Products at Siemens.
“Enterasys demonstrates unique capabilities with
their identity-aware intelligent switch technology that automates the secure
provisioning of IP surveillance cameras and access control devices at the
network edge, while also providing device location services and application
visibility at the head-end with their NMS,” Levine added.
As a part of this agreement, Enterasys is
committed to working closely with Siemens’ other major suppliers to simplify
the integration of physical security devices on the IP network with strong
support of open standards.
The move to add Enterasys to Siemens’ portfolio of
security solutions demonstrates the growing need for intelligent,
enterprise-class secure switching/routing infrastructure to support the growing
demands of IP video surveillance and access control systems. One of the most
common challenges of today’s surveillance and video storage environments,
“We are excited that Siemens has chosen Enterasys as
their supplier of secure network solutions,” said Chris Crowell, president
and CEO of Enterasys Networks.
“At Enterasys, we are committed to solving the
challenges introduced by rapid IP adoption within the physical security market.
Our rich history in policy-enabled networking and network management positions
us well to handle the growing IT complexity caused by an explosion of physical
security devices being placed on the IP network. Our alliance with Siemens
demonstrates our commitment to address the emerging critical infrastructure
requirements of tomorrow’s IP converged physical security environment,”
By Telcomlead.com Team