CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV), a global leader in infrastructure solutions
for communications networks, in support of the delivery of intelligent
building solutions to its customers, has announced an alliance with Axis
Communications, the global leader in the network video market.
Today, one of the more pervasive trends in the security industry is
convergence, according to Mark Peterson, senior vice president, Global
Marketing, Enterprise, CommScope. “In order to be more diligent and
efficient with security programs, many companies are merging physical
security departments with IT departments,” he said. “In addition, many
organizations are planning to add more intelligence to buildings, where
data, building automation and safety and surveillance systems all
converge on a single infrastructure platform. With this alliance,
CommScope and Axis help bring the intelligent building to their
“In order to allow our customers to deploy a high quality, top
performing, and seamless network for all IP devices, CommScope is
combining our strengths in the physical infrastructure space with the
strength of companies that have their own unique expertise,” said
Peterson. “In the security space, Axis has the clear leadership and
expertise in IP-based video surveillance. We believe that the alliance
represents a great way to help our customers receive exceptional
intelligent building solutions.”
As part of CommScope’s Alliance program, the relationship with Axis
Communications should open opportunities for CommScope to promote the
idea of an intelligent building infrastructure to customers around the
world by linking them to an expert in converged surveillance operations.
Both CommScope and Axis plan to engage in cross-training programs with
their sales force. “We believe the training will assist with the
delivery of prompt responses to customers’ needs,” said Peterson. “In
addition, this alliance may cultivate the need for more education within
the consulting community about convergence – recognizing the potential
benefits from the collaborative designs of surveillance systems and IT
“CommScope is helping us communicate more effectively to our customers
the importance and benefits of an intelligent building infrastructure
solution where all applications, from servers to video surveillance
system, are converged onto one infrastructure platform,” said Fredrik
Nilsson, general manager of Axis Communications. “We are thrilled to
have an opportunity to build upon CommScope’s expertise while delivering
the latest converged video security solutions to our customers.”
Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional
installations. The company is the global market leader in network video,
driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance.
Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote
monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms.
Axis is a Swedish-based company, operating worldwide with offices in 18
countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries.
Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, Large Cap
and Information Technology. For more information about Axis, please
visit our website at www.axis.com.
CommScope (NYSE:CTV) is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for
communications networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® Solutions and Uniprise™
brands, CommScope is the global leader in structured cabling systems for
business enterprise applications. It is also the world’s largest
manufacturer of coaxial cable for Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC)
applications. Backed by strong research and development, CommScope
combines technical expertise and proprietary technology with global
manufacturing capability to provide customers with high-performance
wired or wireless cabling solutions.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on
information currently available to management, management’s beliefs, as
well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are
subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could
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obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
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