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Security Products Announces 2013 Security Products’ Govies Government Security Award Winners

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners in the 2013 Security Products’ Govies Government Security award competition today. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories.

The Security Products’ Government Security Awards were launched in 2009 and re-launched as The Govies in 2011. Participation in this year’s program was up 21% over 2012, with 64 entries. The winning entries earn the opportunity to display their products in the Govies booth at the annual GovSec Conference & Expo, which will be held May 13-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

The judges selected the top entries in the 2013 categories and named them winners. Platinum and Gold designations within the categories will be announced at GovSec. The winning entries are:

Access Control

  • 3M Cogent, Inc. - MiY-Touch
  • Gallagher - Gallagher PIV Solution
  • Monitor Dynamics - Trusted FICAM Platform

Cloud Computing/Storage:

  • Accellion - Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solutions
  • Smartvue Corp. - Smartvue S9Q Cloud Surveillance Server

Fire/Life Safety

  • Altronix - FireSwitch
  • Silent Knight - Farenhyt IFP-FFT Fire Fighters Telephone System

HDcctv Cameras

  • Schneider Electric - Spectra HD 1080 Dome Positioning System

Homeland Security

  • Cisco - Interoperable Public Safety Broadband (LTE) Network
  • Real-Time Technology Group - Secure Worker Access Consortium

Investigate Video Systems

  • Sperry West - Video Commander 2 Pro®

IP Video Surveillance Cameras

  • Arecont Vision – MegaDome® 2 WDR All-in-One Camera
  • Arecont Vision – SurroundVideo® 12MP WDR 180º Panoramic Camera
  • Axis Communications - AXIS P12 Network Camera Series
  • Brickcom Corp. - OB-300Np N-Series Superior Night Vision 3 Megapixel Bullet Network Camera
  • Cisco - Medianet-enabled IP Video Surveillance Camera with Media Service Interface

IT Software/Hardware

  • AlertEnterprise - Alert-n-Prevent
  • BeyondTrust - BeyondTrust PowerBroker Product Portfolio
  • Leiberman Software - Enterprise Random Password Manager
  • Terra Ferma - Terra Ferma Quick Mast

Mobile Security Apps:

  • Bitzer Mobile - Bitzer Enterprise Application Mobility
  • Good Technology - Good Vault

Network Security

  • NCP Engineering - NCP Secure Enterprise Management 3.0
  • Titania Ltd. – Nipper® Studio v2.2

Outdoor Lighting-Based Security Platforms

  • TOTUS Solutions - Outdoor LED Lighting, Wireless Surveillance Platform

Perimeter Security:

  • Axis Communications - AXIS Q8721-E DUAL PTZ Network Camera
  • Schneider Electric - High-Resolution Sarix TI Series Thermal Imaging (TI) IP Cameras

Video Management Systems

  • AxxonSoft - Axxon Next
  • Cisco - Video Surveillance Manager 7.0
  • Salient Systems - PowerProtect Platform for CompleteView VMS

Wireless Security

  • Berkeley Varitronics Systems - PocketHound Cell Phone Detector
  • Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies - Schlage AD-401 FIPS201/PIV Compliant Wireless Lock

“The Govies are a young product awards contest considering all contests that are available, but this year’s entries are mature products that fully make a difference in government security,” said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief of Security Products magazine and content director of GovSec. “The technology and experience that proliferates the security industry is both dynamic and an assured commitment on the part of the manufacturers to provide a more secure world.”

In addition to being honored at GovSec, the winners will be featured on the Security Products website, security-today.com, and highlighted in a future issue of Security Products magazine. The magazine is distributed to more than 65,000* subscribers monthly as well as at trade events including GovSec.

*December 2012 BPA Statement

About GovSec featuring TREXPO

Scheduled for May 13-15, 2013, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., GovSec provides the equipment, tools and strategies needed by security professionals and first responders to proactively prepare for, prevent and respond to emerging and ongoing threats to their communities, companies, agencies and the homeland. TREXPO – the definitive event for tactical training, equipment, technology, and services for law enforcement, military, security, and federal agencies – joins GovSec in 2013 and further empowers law enforcement to fulfill their role as the first line of defense against threats to our homeland and the communities they serve. Both GovSec and TREXPO are produced by the Security, Safety and Health at 1105 Media, Inc. For more information visit http://www.govsecinfo.com.

About Security Products

Published by 1105 Media, Inc., Security Products is a leading industry media brand for the global security marketplace, providing new product and technology solutions for security professionals. Its print, digital, event, custom media and research products integrate physical and IT security coverage. For more information visit security-today.com.

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