From the Security Experts

August 08, 2012

New Enterprise-Class Security Management Platform NLSS Gateway 5000 Announced

By SIP Trunking Report Contributor

The use of surveillance systems have increased tremendously as they are currently considered one of the most cost effective means to prevent and prosecute crime. And, wireless video surveillance networks are evolving and improving rapidly. However, managing a large scale surveillance networks is a very daunting task for enterprises.

In an effort to provide enterprises with a solution that will help them optimally manage large surveillance systems, Next Level Security Systems (NLSS) has launched a new enterprise-class security management platform, NLSS Gateway 5000, which integrates all security management functions from the ground up, as well as provides customized management tools that can optimally manage large surveillance systems.

As a new addition to the NLSS Gateway product suite, the NLSS Gateway 5000 unified appliance can manage hundreds of cameras and access points while delivering high price-performance, reduced complexity and energy requirements when compared to conventional server-based systems.

Featuring increased processing power for large-scale deployments, the new security management platform integrates video management, access control, video analytics and intrusion into a single, easy-to-use networked platform.

The platform also features an intuitive and Web-based user interface that facilitates users to centrally manage as well as control all system features from anywhere, anytime. It also incorporates advanced deployment tools such as auto-discovery and provisioning to help minimize complex installations.

Ideal for enterprise markets, the NLSS Gateway 5000 is based on industry standards and features a sophisticated event management system that facilitates for streamlined reporting to enable an enterprise view of the entire security infrastructure.

The NLSS Gateway 5000 also features a customized management tool that enables users to group devices, users, cardholders and other assets such as floor plans or building layouts provides additional flexibility. The system also allows the allocation of customized roles and permissions for different users to control system access levels.

Delivering a consolidated user interface, unique video search tools and simplified export of video, the NLSS Gateway 5000 security management platform also features: enhanced system health monitoring; additional languages; second generation face capture; support for 3.0 version of the Gateway software that adds NextDetect analytic reporting, audio alerts and additional camera support; and more.

According to NLSS, users can add Next Level Remote Management Services (RMS) - a hosted service that enables the management of multiple NLSS Gateways across sites – to their base package for enhanced mobility.

“Unified security management is demanded by enterprises that have complex and large-scale security deployments, making it appropriate that we tailor a solution to simplify the management of these sophisticated systems,” said Peter Jankowski, chairman and CEO, Next Level Security Systems, in a statement. “The NLSS Gateway 5000 is optimized for enterprises looking to streamline management of their IP devices with one appliance, while continuing to offer the mobility necessary to maintain a high level of situational awareness.”

In recent news, the company was honored as the winner of the 2012 SIA New Product Showcase award in the Network Support Solutions category at ISC West for Next Level Remote Management Services.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman