As On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) President and CTO, Gadi Piran has successfully brought the company to its current status as a leader in the IP video surveillance market. Piran started his career working for RAD Data Communications, a manufacturer of Data communications and Networking products, in 1985, as VP of Technical Services. In 1992 Piran moved to Dynetrix Corporation as a Vice President, and served later as its President, heading its deployment of voice compression technologies to world wide telecomm markets (with pre and post VoIP technologies). Piran also served as a VP at Metrocon Communications, an ISP/ASP company (company acquired by Metcomm.Net), and as a Director at Telekol Corporation, a software development company in the VM and speech recognition space (acquired by Nokia Corporation, Finland). In 2007, Piran was selected as one of Security Magazine's Influential Leaders in the security industry.
Security continues to be a top priority in K-12 and higher education facilities across the country as school boards and administrations are looking for better and more cost-efficient means to protect students, personnel and assets.
Security and video surveillance needs change with time, and it's important to keep up with those changing needs. For video management system (VMS) software, features that were sufficient to meet video surveillance needs when a system was installed may not be sufficient now.
Today’s IP video systems have more cameras than ever, and why not? Given the simplicity of installing a camera anywhere on the network, many enterprises are reaping big benefits from additional cameras to provide more video and better visibility into every aspect of enterprise operation.
With the overall greater focus on school security accelerated by a number of tragic headlines in the past few years, parents are looking to school districts for assurance that appropriate steps are being taken to keep children safe.
Keeping college and university campuses safe and secure benefits students, parents, educators, college administrators and the general public. Campus crime reporting requirements of the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act,
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