Having over 350 employees spread over two locations and stringent security and privacy requirements, CSC needed to deploy a solution that offered both video security and access control capabilities.
“Avigilon’s video search technologies are efficient and effective, and by bringing video security and access control together, they can reduce hours of work to minutes,” said Ghaleb Karout, Deputy Executive Manager of the IT Infrastructure Department at CSC. “The software is easy to use, and we appreciate that their product portfolio offers a wide variety of applications to better meet our security needs.”.
West Hartford, Connecticut
With a curriculum, services and resources designed exclusively for deaf and hard of hearing students, the American School for the Deaf implemented a complete Motorola Solutions Video Security & Analytics system for its complex security needs.
"Our Avigilon solution is leaps and bounds faster than our previous system. It’s user-friendly and intuitive, and we can quickly train our staff to use it which helps us ensure we have supervision around our residences, daycare and other sensitive areas." Jennifer Pizzoferatto Director of Finance and Operations
With so many substations distributed across such a vast area, threats such as trespassing, vandalism and sabotage were always top of mind for Alabama Power’s security team.
“Prior to system integration, event analysis was delayed by as much as 15 to 20 minutes while the monitoring officers tracked down the needed information from various systems. Now the Avigilon camera associated with the security event comes to the screen automatically, allowing assessment and determinative action within thirty seconds to a minute.” - Roy Sexton, Security Director of Alabama Power and Chief Security Officer of Southern Company
An increasing number of staff and students motivated the university to upgrade its security systems to help keep both its people and the wider community safe.
“I have never worked with a security company where I've been able to pick up the phone and have someone to help solve issues and make sure we are using the product the right way so that we see good value for our money. This was true not just in the beginning, their support exists right to this day.”
— Ray Stanley, CIO/Vice President, Marian University
With over 10,000 students and more than 1,300 staff, maintaining a safe learning environment and mitigating risk is a huge priority for Franklin Township Community School Corporation.
“We have seen a significant amount of savings — in terms of both finances and time — since switching to Avigilon. The Focus of Attention interface in ACC™ 7 software makes it really easy to monitor our video feeds so we can identify potentially critical events with fewer eyes on our video screens, freeing up our police and administrators to take action. And since the technology is easy to use, it doesn’t require extensive training for users, which has been another big time-saver for us.”
— Tyler Knight, Director of Technology, FTCSC
With over 80 employees and approximately 18,000 customers shopping each week at its multiple store locations in Birmingham, AL, it was crucial for Marino’s Market to promote a safe environment.
“When we install an Avigilon system, especially one that also includes Motorola Solutions technologies, we know that our customers are getting the best of the best,” said Michael Smith, president of American Video & Alarm, Inc. “The quality of Avigilon solutions makes us confident in recommending them for a wide variety of installations and use cases.”
South Carolina’s Georgetown County School District (GCSD) found itself with an outdated security system that had gaps in coverage and offered little reliability. The district knew it was time for a change.
“Our new Avigilon system is intuitive and easy to use. Whether it’s one of our own employees who needs to take action or law enforcement, we have peace of mind knowing that they can do so quickly without struggling to navigate the technology.”
— Alan Walters, Executive Director for Safety and Risk Management, Georgetown County School District
Long Beach, New York
Long Beach Housing Authority needed a complete security solution that could provide a more effective way to keep its residents, employees and the surrounding community safe.
“We have seen a dramatic 70 percent reduction of crime in our housing development since installing an Avigilon security system,” said Mike Cruz, Executive Director for the Long Beach Housing Authority.
Independent Express Cargo Ltd. sought an upgraded security system that could help search for and trace pallets that were reported missing, while also obtaining clear video evidence of any accidents, thefts or incidents of damage.
“Our Avigilon system has helped dramatically expedite our detection and verification of events that can not only impact our business but the security of our site,” said Owen Cooke, Director of Independent Express Cargo Ltd. “Armed with that information, our transport managers can initiate an informed and proactive response, which has yielded great improvements for us so far.”
Mono Production knew it needed a better security solution to protect its team members and valuable assets, so it turned to Avigilon for a full-scale installation that could meet its wide variety of security needs.
“Thanks to Avigilon, the overall security of the building not only improved, but it also became much easier to look into those relatively minor events that take up a disproportionate amount of time to investigate. With the new system in place, our security personnel don’t have to spend hours searching video — they can focus on more impactful work.” said Mr. Bannasit Rakwong, General Manager at Mono Production.
With 59 stores located all over Cyprus, a complete security solution was essential to ensure smooth and uninterrupted company operations.
“Zorbas Bakeries needed a system that would ensure the security of its stores from any malicious acts while also improving company operations,” said George Georgiou, CEO at Krypto Security Ltd. “Now, not only are its security officers fully aware of what’s going on in each and every store, but they can also act upon critical events in literally just a few seconds.”
VRC needed a complete security solution that could effectively manage the heavy live traffic flow of people and vehicles throughout its grounds and parking areas without crashing or lagging.
“With the number of visitors our venue receives each year, the volume of video data our system collects far exceeds what the human attention span can effectively search through,” said James Reid, Executive General Manager - Flemington Operations. “Our Avigilon solution helps identify potential problems and brings that information to our attention, helping our security team to be proactive rather than reactive — and that level of security is extremely valuable to our customers.”