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23 September 2012 at 07:59 - Posted by AfricaFinance

Proximex Announces Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) Solution Implemented on the Windows Azure Platform


SAN JOSE, Calif. - Friday, September 21st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Proximex™, a global leader in physical security information management (PSIM), announced today that its Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solution has been implemented on the Windows Azure cloud computing platform. The Proximex Surveillint™ Cloud Edition implementation serves as a signal of marketplace acceptance of the Windows Azure cloud-based solution delivery model from Microsoft Corp. for mission-critical enterprise applications.

Surveillint by Proximex connects and correlates information from disparate systems into one centralized view to help mitigate risk, ensure compliance and lower total cost of ownership. Cloud enabled deployment options for Surveillint offer a number of potential advantages to PSIM users, including:

    Capital savings, by eliminating the requirement for customers to procure, deploy and maintain system hardware to support their infrastructure software environments
    Flexibility, by providing customers with the ability to quickly expand capacity to support changing operational needs on demand
    For management, the ability to better understand and plan for the operational requirements and costs associated with PSIM deployment and operation

“Windows Azure provides a scalable and flexible foundation for building great enterprise solutions,” said Kim Akers, General Manager, Microsoft. “With Surveillint™ Cloud Edition, Proximex is helping their customers quickly realize the benefits of running their mission critical applications on Windows Azure.”

Valley Inception, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm and business incubator has deployed the solution to help manage its access control and physical security systems. Since there was no need to procure and install additional infrastructure software, the Proximex Surveillint Cloud Edition solution was able to be deployed rapidly into the company’s environment.

“Proximex Surveillint Cloud Edition is easy for us to maintain because the database and web infrastructure are deployed and managed by Microsoft in the Windows Azure cloud,” said Jack Smith, Founding Partner, Valley Inception. “We anticipate that this cloud-based solution will allow us to very easily scale our solution and service levels as our needs change for years to come.”

Satory Global, a consulting firm specializing in IT deployment and cloud computing and a Microsoft Azure Circle West Region partner of the year, assisted Proximex in the implementation of Surveillint on the Windows Azure cloud platform.

“We are working with several Fortune 1000 customers who are looking to implement IT infrastructures in the cloud, and Proximex Surveillint Cloud Edition represents state-of-the-art cloud-based IT implementation,” said Neil Mackenzie, Microsoft Azure Architect, Satory Global. “I believe many of our customers will be keenly interested in this solution because of the many potential benefits offered by the cloud computing model.”

For more information about Proximex Surveillint Cloud Edition, please visit

About Proximex

Based in San Jose, Calif., Proximex is the global leader in physical security information management and situational intelligence. Transportation, defense and corporate customers applaud Proximex solutions for delivering the fastest set up and deployment, the highest in scalability, availability and failover capabilities, and the most robust integrations in the industry. Proximex solutions join and correlate information from disparate security systems into one centralized environment, thereby transforming massive amounts of data into useable, actionable information. Leveraging the company’s IT heritage, Proximex solutions integrate physical and logical security systems with network and health monitoring technologies to catch multi-pronged attacks and relay important business-level information. For more information, visit

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