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VIVOTEK and Genetec™ Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver New Enterprise-Level Cameras for Stratocast™ SMB Customers

DATA 2016.04.06

Taipei, Taiwan –VIVOTEK announces its further strategic cooperation with Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading provider of open-platform, unified IP security solutions on its cloud-based video-surveillance-as-a-service (VSaaS) solution Stratocast™. Compatible with VIVOTEK’s enterprise-level network cameras*, Stratocast™ is designed to meet the security demands of small and midsized businesses (SMBs), which require a reliable video surveillance solution without the associated costs of on-premises storage, software updates and on-going maintenance. VIVOTEK will demonstrate the Stratocast™ VSaaS at ISC West 2016 taking place April 6th-8th at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas (Booth #12089).

In order to address an increasing number of SMB owners who are concerned about the safety of their facility and the operation cost of surveillance deployment, VIVOTEK is providing its enterprise-level cameras* for Stratocast™ customers. The cameras have been integrated to work with Stratocast™, allowing SMBs to deploy a highly affordable and convenient cloud-based video surveillance system.

“As the IP video surveillance market continues to mature and evolve, Genetec realized very early that the cloud would play a significant role in both hosting and storing security applications and content,” said Philippe Ouimette, Director of Strategic Alliances at Genetec. “Stratocast™ VSaaS offers SMB clients a hassle-free, easy-to-use, and affordable cloud-based video surveillance service, and we are delighted to partner with our camera technology partners at VIVOTEK to provide network-ready camera hardware to help end-users realize value and quality,” added Mr. Ouimette.

William Ku, Vice President, Brand Business Division, VIVOTEK said: “Partnering with Genetec means we are able to help SMB users migrate to IP video surveillance and enhance our security knowhow directly from end-users. By leveraging the Company’s expertise in cloud-based VSaaS and VIVOTEK’s enterprise-level network cameras*, SMB users can benefit from reduced total cost of ownership and focus on their core competencies.”

* VIVOTEK enterprise-level network cameras include FD816C-HF2, FD8166A, FD8167A, FD8169A, FD8367A-V, IB8367A, FD8369A-V, and IB8369A.
FD8166A and FD816C-HF2 are available now. FD8167A, FD8169A, FD8367A-V, IB8367A, FD8369A-V, IB8369A are scheduled to be available by the end of April, 2016.

For more information about Genetec™ Stratocast™, please visit: www.genetec.com and www.stratocast.com.

For more information about VIVOTEK and Genetec™ Stratocast™, please visit: http://www.vivotek.com/cloud-based_solution/


About Genetec Inc.

Genetec™ develops open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry. Its flagship product, Security Center, unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) into one platform. A global innovator since 1997, Genetec™ is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and serves enterprise and government organizations via an integrated network of resellers, integrators and consultants in over 80 countries. Genetec™ was founded on the principle of innovation and remains at the forefront of emerging technologies that unify physical security systems. For more information about Genetec™, visit: www.genetec.com

About VIVOTEK

VIVOTEK, established in 2000, has quickly taken its place as a leading brand in the security industry. Known for delivering world-class IP surveillance solutions, VIVOTEK specializes in system applications and integration. With innovative R&D teams adopting ground-breaking codec technologies, VIVOTEK provides a wide range of products, including network cameras, video servers, video receivers, network video recorders, central management software, and PoE solutions. VIVOTEK (TAIEX: 3454) was listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in 2011. In 2008, a branch office was set up in California, USA. VIVOTEK established Europe branch office in Almere, the Netherlands in 2013, India office in Delhi in 2014, and Middle East office in Dubai in 2015. VIVOTEK is currently working with more than 183 authorized distributors in over 116 countries. For more information, please visit www.vivotek.com.