Myrtle Beach International Airport Chooses AMAG Technology and OnSSI to Secure Airport

Myrtle Beach International Airport Chooses AMAG Technology and OnSSI to Secure Airport

Torrance, CA, October 7, 2010–Myrtle Beach International Airport, a full-service airport that serves over 1.5 million travelers each year to and from one of the most popular golfing destinations in the United States, has chosen AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Enterprise Security Management System and intelligent field hardware, integrated with OnSSI’s NetDVMS video management system. Myrtle Beach International Airport is one of the first airports in the southeastern United States to install an all digital security system.

The Symmetry and NetDVMS IP-centric integration provides an easy to use and flexible video solution for the airport. Operating via Symmetry’s customized virtual matrix screen, security officers view continuous live video that provides immediate knowledge to make quick, informed decisions. Powerful investigation tools allow users to view activity by event, from any wired or wireless camera, anywhere, providing enhanced security.

The integration makes the system readily and easily expandable, as the Symmetry/NetDVMS integration supports Myrtle Beach Airport’s 80+ IP cameras. Video is recorded and securely archived to the video server which has approximately 22 terabytes of video storage to accommodate 30 days of activity.

“The integration between AMAG’s Symmetry and OnSSI’s NetDVMS provides the security staff additional functionality ensuring a more secure airport,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of North American Sales, Mike Taylor. “It’s easy to use and offers the airport flexibility with the choice of cameras and the ability to easily manage video within the integrated security management system.”

“As security systems grow increasingly complex, more efficient and intuitive solutions like this one in Myrtle Beach become more vital to ensuring that a system accomplishes its goals,” said Gadi Piran, President and CTO of OnSSI. “This type of seamless integration makes sure that a system will address not only the complexities of today’s needs for airport security, but of tomorrow’s as well.”

Myrtle Beach Airport implemented an extensive identity verification system to ensure the proper individuals gain access to restricted areas. AMAG’s Symmetry Threat Level Manager provides an easy, secure way to change the security threat level of the airport that aligns with the threat levels issued by the Office of Homeland Security. TLM provides a fast way to isolate threats.

For more information about AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Product Portfolio, visit http://www.amag.com or contact Customer Service at 800-889-9138. More information about OnSSI can be found at http://www.onssi.com.

About AMAG Technology

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management and Video Solutions can be found in a wide spectrum of markets: government, commercial, education, transportation, healthcare, utilities and banking. Based out of Torrance, California with sales and support located throughout the US, AMAG sells its Symmetry Product Portfolio of access control and network video systems through its Symmetry Authorized Resellers throughout North America. AMAG Technology is part of G4S Technology, a leading manufacturer of scalable, integrated security management systems headquartered in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. AMAG Technology has been at the leading edge of access control technology for over 40 years.

About OnSSI

With over 30,000 installations around the world and more citywide deployments than any other video surveillance software solution, OnSSI is the choice of security and IT professionals. OnSSI’s solutions fit needs of all sizes and enable users to choose best-of-breed components, grow with their needs over time and increase productivity and efficiency in order to help security professionals keep their facilities safer more easily. For more information on OnSSI, call 845-732-7900, e-mail info@onssi.com or visit http://www.onssi.com.

Contact

Kim Rahfaldt
Public Relations Manager
AMAG Technology
920.262.9822
Kim.Rahfaldt@amag.com
http://www.amag.com

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