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Intransa Partners with Convergint Technologies
Source: Intransa 2009/2/16

Intransa, a provider in physical security data management and video storage, and Convergint Technologies, a North American systems integrator of electronic security, fire alarm, life safety and building automation systems, announced a new sales alliance."With hundreds of professionals operating out of nearly two dozen offices across the United States and Canada, Convergint will dramatically increa...Intransa, a provider in physical security data management and video storage, and Convergint Technologies, a North American systems integrator of electronic security, fire alarm, life safety and building automation systems, announced a new sales alliance.


"With hundreds of professionals operating out of nearly two dozen offices across the United States and Canada, Convergint will dramatically increase our market reach in the design, installation and maintenance of physical security systems," said George Vaiser, Intransa VP, Video System Applications. "ith Convergint's specialization in providing best-of-breed building system technologies that meet customer needs, Intransa's IP storage is a great addition to its product portfolio.”
Intransa offers Smart CCTV DVR upgrades to extend the life and usefulness of existing infrastructures, cameras and DVRs. Intransa systems plug in, providing savings and benefits for a single DVR for edge recording such as a bank or retail location. The systems scale modularly and provide support for a wide range of security needs, from a few days of video and a handful of cameras to years of retention for hundreds of DVRs and NVRs and thousands of cameras.


Delivering the cost savings, improved reliability and increased capabilities of IP solutions, Smart CCTV DVR upgrades eliminate the risk and disruption of ripping and replacing existing security system investments. For new security system deployments, Intransa's all-IP surveillance solutions integrate with more than 100 vendors that offer video management, physical security information management and infrastructure systems in addition to cameras, video analytics, physical security utilities, authentication, access control, biometrics, data bases, imaging and IT products. Each product has been tested and certified through Intransa's StorAlliance Technology Labs.


"The reliability and cost savings that Intransa security-grade storage systems offer will be of immense value to our customers," said Tony Varco, Convergint Technology VP, Electronic Security division. "We are committed to providing the best electronic security, fire alarm, life safety and building automation systems to our clients. The proven integration, increased reliability and expanded retention that Intransa delivers fits very well in our portfolio."
In the past year, a diverse customer base has deployed Intransa solutions to increase reliability, retention and resolution while reducing cost, complexity and administration. These customers include hotels and casinos, correctional facilities, police departments, hospitals and medical centers, managed service providers, telecommunications companies, retailers, pharmaceutical makers, financial institutions, Native American organizations, educational institutions, digital entertainment providers, utilities and government users.
Those same solutions were integrated with DVRs, NVRs, video management and physical security information systems from AMAG Technology, American Dynamics, Cisco Systems, Exacq Technologies, Honeywell, IndigoVision, Integral Wireless Solutions, Milestone Systems, OnSSI, Pelco, videoNEXT, VideoProtein and VidSys, as well as a number of camera, access control and life safety products.


"Convergint customers will be an important focus for us going forward," said Vaiser. "The capabilities and experience that Convergint delivers are unmatched in the industry."


About Intransa
Intransa is the innovator of shared, scalable and simple external IP storage for video and IT storage, and the first vendor to offer comprehensive physical security data management solutions that improve the abilities of security practitioners.
Based in San Jose, California, Intransa offers scalable and affordable, high performance security-grade storage with outstanding availability and expandability. The integrated Video Storage Administrator enables setup and administration using familiar surveillance terms such as frame rate, resolution, retention period and number of cameras instead of requiring extensive IT networking and storage knowledge, and is integrated with leading video management systems.
Beginning as a spin-off from networking pioneer 3Com, Intransa has been shipping storage solutions since 2003 that feature advanced, patented technology. Intransa products are sold worldwide by authorized StorPartner distributors, integrators, resellers and dealers.
Intransa is an Axis Communications Applications Development Partner, Cisco Ecosystem Provider, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Milestone Solution Partner and VMware Technology Alliance Partner through the StorAlliance Technology program. We believe in and support industry standards, and are members of the Security Industry Association, the American Correctional Association, the Storage Networking Industry Association and its green storage initiative, and The Green Grid organization for green IT. Intransa employees are also members of ASIS International and the ASIS Physical Security Council. For more information, please visit us at www.intransa.com.


About Convergint Technologies
Convergint Technologies is a North American systems integrator with a dedicated focus in Electronic Security, Fire Alarm & Life Safety, and Building Automation Systems. We provide a wide range of product solutions in each business area, and are committed to being the industry's best service provider. Whether it is our upfront assessment process, system design, installation, or long-term support, Convergint Technologies' goal is to provide the best service in the industry.
Convergint Technologies specializes in providing customers building system technologies available today. As an independent solutions integrator, Convergint has established relationships with multiple leading technology partners and other industry leaders to better serve the needs of our customers. Building systems are becoming more strategic to our customers as they are rapidly converging with the IT enterprise. Convergint deploys certified network professionals to deliver seamless integration across a customer's IT infrastructure. For more information, please visit us at www.convergint.com.

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