Axis Powered by Genetec Addresses Access Control

Axis Powered by Genetec is a combined bundle of hardware and software from Genetec and Axis Communications to help dealers easily address access control installations.

MONTREAL—Genetec, a provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced a new collaboration with Axis Communications that will see the introduction of Axis Powered by Genetec.

According to the companies this collaborative solution is the industry’s first enterprise-level access control offering that combines Genetec access control software with Axis network door controllers in a single easy-to-deploy all-in-one offering.

“Axis and Genetec share a trusted partnership based on a long history of collaboration and development ingenuity,” states Michel Chalouhi, vice president of global sales at Genetec Inc.

“We are proud to work with Axis as the premier partner in our new Powered by Genetec program.  Our shared focus on delivering powerful and creative solutions to meet customer needs has underpinned the development of this sophisticated enterprise-level access control technology delivered in a streamlined, easy-to-acquire-and-deploy offering.”

Axis Powered by Genetec Provides Dealers with Bundled Packages

With inventory available globally and offered exclusively through the Genetec Certified network of channel partnersAxis Powered by Genetec combines the Genetec Synergis access control software with the AXIS A1210 and AXIS A1610 network door controllers.

Both companies explain that integrators will benefit from easy-to-deploy hardware pre-loaded with dealer-friendly access control software to remove the problems with traditional software/hardware integrations.  Moreover, Genetec and Axis Communications continue, devices in the Axis Powered by Genetec program benefit from continuous delivery of product and firmware improvements, new features, and important cyber security updates.

“Axis and Genetec have a history of collaborative innovation. The new Axis Powered by Genetec solution exemplifies this relationship by truly integrating best-of-breed hardware and software thereby enhancing installation and maintenance while also boosting cybersecurity,” notes Fredrik Nilsson, vice president, Americas Axis Communications.

“Our longstanding and trusted partnership with Genetec means integrators and end users can rely on this solution to deliver continual innovation, quality, and value for a wide range of physical access control needs.”

The companies summarize the collaboration by emphasizing Axis Powered by Genetec combines hardware and software in one unit which simplifies the installation process, reduces maintenance, and brings built-in cybersecurity features at both the hardware and software levels. The open platform solution expands the Genetec ecosystem of non-proprietary systems while providing customers with more flexibility to scale as their physical security needs evolve.

“Harnessing the power of computing at the edge will become essential in modern system architecture,” adds Christian Morin, vice president of research and development at Genetec Inc.

“As we reach the limits of Moore’s Law, initiatives that distribute processing into containerized, hybrid edge/core structures will act to increase available computing power for complex applications. Initiatives such as Axis Powered by Genetec are at the forefront of such innovation and mark the beginning of other edge initiatives at Genetec.”

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