Ra’anana, Israel, October 12, 2010 - NICE Systems, the worldwide leader of intent-based solutions that extract insight to impact business performance, reduce financial risk and ensure safety and security, today announced the launch of NiceVision Net 2.0. NiceVision Net 2.0 is a next-generation, enterprise-class, open-platform IP video surveillance solution that provides versatility and low total cost of ownership (TCO), through a three-tiered offering designed to meet the needs of a broad range of security operations. NiceVision Net 2.0 is being introduced today in NICE’s booth #3836 at the 2010 ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits taking place at the Dallas (TX) Convention Center. NiceVision Net 2.0 is offered globally through NICE’s extensive network of partners and systems integrators.
NiceVision Net 2.0 offers bundled solution packages that leverage NICE’s industry-leading core IP video technology and expertise, along with partner-friendly sales and deployment tools, to deliver enterprise-level capabilities, versatility, and low total cost of ownership, in a future-ready, hybrid Smart Video Recording platform.
"In order to better compete and win business across a wide range of security markets, today’s system integrators are looking for hybrid video solutions that combine advanced capabilities with low total cost of ownership, while offering a smooth migration to IP," said Bill Bozeman, CEO of the PSA Security Network, the world's largest electronic security cooperative representing systems integrators. "NiceVision Net offers all of this, along with tiered packaging and specialized support tools that make it easier for integrators to design, quote, sell, deploy, and upgrade customer systems. It’s a real game changer."
Members of the PSA Security Network specialize in the design, installation, integration, and maintenance of access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, fire, and life safety systems, and account for over $1.7 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations.
Key benefits of NiceVision Net 2.0 include:
Versatility: A true entry-to-enterprise solution, NiceVision Net 2.0 offers three-tiered solution packages (eXpress, Professional and Enterprise) and versatility to support different types of video surveillance projects, including: analog, IP or hybrid environments; software only or turnkey; and small clusters to large centralized architectures.
Investment protection: All NiceVision Net 2.0 bundles are IT-grade and based on the same core enterprise-class technology, so security operations can start small and upgrade/scale as they grow, through simple license upgrades. Edge device agnostic and analytics-ready, NiceVision Net 2.0’s hybrid Smart Video Recorder (SVR) empowers security operations with high-end value-added security solutions, such as analytics, and supports both analog and IP cameras, so organizations can migrate to IP at their own pace while making the most of legacy investments.
Cost effectiveness: The combination of NiceVision Net 2.0’s hybrid SVR, unmatched channel/server ratio, space-saving design, high internal storage capacity of up to 22 terabytes, and easy installation mean low total cost of ownership for end users.
Partner-friendliness: Tiered packaging/licensing – complemented by NiceVision Net’s solution designer, software deployment and distribution tools – make it easy for integrators to design, quote, sell, deploy, and upgrade video surveillance solutions.
IT-friendliness: An open, standards-based solution, NiceVision Net 2.0 is built for high reliability and availability, and conforms with today’s stringent information security standards. NiceVision Net 2.0 works with virtually any commercially available server and storage devices, and is simple to install, scale, upgrade and maintain. NiceVision Net 2.0 offers the advanced features of an enterprise-level video solution in a compact turnkey platform, and is also available as a software kit.
“Security conscious organizations come in all shapes, sizes and environments,” said Israel Livnat, President, Security Group, NICE Systems. “Whether analog, IP or hybrid video environments; small or large; centralized or distributed – all can benefit from NiceVision Net’s enterprise-class capabilities, versatility, low TCO and future-proof design. Additionally, NiceVision Net 2.0’s tiered solution approach and integrator support tools open the door for integrators to win more business and streamline their customer deployments.”
The NICE Security offering, which includes NiceVision Net, addresses the needs of governments and enterprises with intent-based solutions for fighting crime and terror, by anticipating, managing and mitigating safety, security and operational risks. The offering enables capture, analysis and correlation of data from multiple sensors and systems, including audio, video, radio, geo-location and web, providing a framework for fusing data silos into a single, holistic operational view. NICE Security solutions empower organizations to act effectively in real time to prevent, manage and investigate incidents, ensuring fast resolution and debriefing, and continuous security improvements. NICE Security solutions are deployed worldwide in transportation systems, critical infrastructures, city centers and enterprise campuses.