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Is BYOD a CIO’s Worst Nightmare?
Employees use their personal devices for work both within and outside of the office. With the network exposed to outside threats, and with sensitive information leaving the safety of the network, how do technology decision makers protect their company?

Hybrid Clouds an Emerging Solution in Large Enterprises
A combination of public and private cloud environments are allowing companies to monitor and control security for stored data, while saving on pricey services from private cloud systems.

Inovonics and Mercury Partner to Offer Integrated Access Control Solution with Mobile Duress.
Inovonics and Mercury partner for joint security venture that allows Mercury and its OEM partners to incorporate Inovonics mobile duress system within its access control platform.

UPDATED: 15 Must Have Apps for Cloud Backup and File Access for iOS and Android
Manage, share and backup your Android or iOS device with these great Cloud backup and access apps. Check out apps from developers like Genie-Soft, Google Inc., Mozy Inc., Genie9, ClockworkMod, AgileSoft Resource, Jungle Disk, LLC and iDar LLC

9 Emergency Preparedness, Alert and Recovery Apps for iOS and Android
This collection of emergency apps highlights the true capability of technology in the face of nature's toughest scenes. From first aid apps to radar scanners and disaster-specific apps, this collection provides some of the best resources for disaster preparedness and monitoring from trusted emergency organizations. Check out apps from The American Red Cross, FEMA, Base Velocity LLC. and ME911 for your Android or iOS smart device.

How Secure Is MDM Security?
With the proliferation of mobile devices used for business, there is a need for tighter security than MDM solutions can offer.

How to Conduct a Mass Notification Risk Assessment in Corporate Facilities
A step-by-step guide to what you need to know to conduct a mass notification risk assessment for your facility: From identifying top risks to understanding key stakeholders, designing the message and knowing the codes and standards.

The Democratization of Video — Getting Your Video Data Organized
As video use grows, managing that content becomes ever more difficult. You need to prepare for the snowballing amount of data that needs to classified, stored and made searchable. Fortunately, there are video content management systems from companies such as SonicFountry, LimeLight Networks, Kaltura and BrightCove that well help you. Learn more about them here.

Securing the Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty has a new, IP-based digital security camera system, installed after Hurricane Sandy badly damaged the infrastructure of the historic landmark.

Lighting Control Plan Helps Company Achieve Maximum Savings
When engineering firm Glumac moved into a new building it made a point of enacting a lighting control practice that not only saved it money, but that improved its workspace for its employees. This was achieved by using a combination of Lutron's wireless Quantum Total Light Management system allowing switches, photocells, and vacancy/occupancy sensors to be placed anywhere in just seconds and Lutron's Hyperion solar-adaptive automated window shade system which brings outside daylight levels of up to 10,000 foot-candles down to a pleasant 25 foot-candles indoors and prevents glare.

Fujitsu Launches iNetSec Smart Finder for Network Security and BYOD Management
iNetSec Smart Finder Smart Finder enables IT administrators to monitor and prevent future threats from the inside of an organization. Network security appliance offers wired and wireless device discovery, classification and management, and Layer 7 application control. For organizations of all sizes from corporate to K-12, colleges and universities.

Unified Communications Products Continue to Gain Popularity
Unified Communications is gaining momentum as users look to it to streamline the way people work together. Relying on IP technologies, the versatility of UC means everyone can, from one platform, shape the way communication happens, be it phone, chat, email, or videoconference.

Managed Services for Videoconferencing: How Leveraging Outside AV and IT Experts Help Internal Corporate AV/IT Focus on the Conversation
AVI-SPL has two managing services products, Video Network Operations Center (VNOC) and the Symphony Management Platform, which is designed to work with clients and make sure their needs are met quickly or prevent problems that could appear.

Security, Meet Automation
Security and Control and Automation systems are being integrated more often as building facilitators realize there is a beneficial connection. Just as areas like lighting and room control systems are capturing greater interest, incorporating security areas such as access control makes sense.

Large-scale Fast-food Franchisee Ties Together Major Controls for Increased Savings
MUY Brands take control of its services by integrating security, Internet service and energy control for cost savings. Controlling 229 stores, MUY Brands uses integration to manage services right down to store thermostats to gain the most returns.




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