PSA Announces Vendor Partners for New Managed Services Program
The program is designed to help integrators diversify their portfolio and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model.
The systems integration cooperative, the largest of its kind in the world, has partnered with industry leading solutions providers to bring Cloud-based cybersecurity services, video management, remote video monitoring and access control solutions to systems integrators as part of a comprehensive program that will support implementation of the new business model into their existing operations.
Industry partners for the preliminary program rollout include: Brivo, 3xLOGIC, Eagle Eye Networks, Netwatch Group, OpenEye, Viakoo, Esentire and Panda Security.
First announced in January, the MSSP program is designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model. It will hinge on uniting industry leading partners in cybersecurity and Cloud-based security solutions, training and certification opportunities and financing options from PSA, the organization states in the announcement.
All eight vendor partners will be exhibiting at the upcoming PSA TEC event where systems integrators can learn more about their respective offerings during the one-day exhibit showcase on March 14 in Denver.
“We have partnered with companies who have taken a leadership position in the market as it relates to bringing solutions forward to integrators that will complement their businesses with managed security services as part of their offerings,” says Bill Bozeman, president and CEO of PSA. “Managed security services are the future of our industry and we believe we have selected some of the best vendor partners to help our integrators lay the groundwork for this market direction.”
Following are brief descriptions by industry sector for each participating vendor:
Brivo offers an integrated security platform including Cloud-based access control, mobile credentials and administration, video surveillance, identity and visitor management, and elevator control. The company offers flexible financing options and a subscription-based service.
infinias CLOUD from 3xLOGIC delivers broad access control capabilities within a simple, intuitive, browser-based interface to conveniently secure and manage user location(s). This Cloud-based solution makes access control practical and affordable for any user, regardless of technical experience or business size.
Eagle Eye Networks
Eagle Eye Networks’ 100% Cloud-managed solutions provide Cloud and on-premise recording, bank level security and encryption, and broad analog and digital camera support — all accessed via the web or mobile applications.
Netwatch provides live remote 24/7/365 video monitoring and response security solutions in a turn-key package for an economical fixed fee, to protect client sites and prevent crime and other unwanted activity.
OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of Cloud-managed software solutions for video, business intelligence and loss prevention. The company’s solutions help users to improve operational efficiency, identify actionable insights and achieve a greater return on investment.
Viakoo automatically detects physical security system failures, diagnoses them and provides fix-it plans for integrators. The company’s latest product, Camera Firmware Update Manager, automates keeping cameras at the latest/safest firmware level.
Panda Security’s Adaptive Defense 360 is a next-generation cybersecurity solution that offers preventative, detection and remediation capabilities. It performs as a behavior-based intelligence solution that stops malicious threats from impacting critical system resources and assets.
eSentire is said to be largest pure-play managed detection and response (MDR) service provider, helping organizations safeguard against constantly evolving cyber attacks that technology alone cannot prevent. The company operates a 24×7 security operations center (SOC), staffed by security analysts who search for, investigate and respond in real-time to known and unknown threats.
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