Category Archives: Physical Security

Resilient Security: Tough Calls in Tough Times


It’s not about security; it’s about resiliency. That was one of the underlying themes at the Power Grid Resilience conference in Philadelphia, March 21-23, at which WESCO Security exhibited, alongside our Government and Utility groups.
Of course, with “Resilience” in its name, the conference is already inclined toward resiliency. It’s an interesting differentiation, however: security as opposed to resiliency, or how … Read More »

Embedded Analytics Reveal the True Power of Today’s IP Cameras

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Embedded analytics are revealing the true power of today’s IP cameras, offering much-needed solutions for targeted applications such as utilities, correctional facilities, remote operations, and more.
By placing the analytics capabilities as part of the edge device, the customer has the option to more easily get familiar with analytics and how to apply them to the business environment.
According to Reinier Tuinzing, … Read More »

Power over Ethernet: What You Need to Know Today

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Authors: Roy Kusuma, Lead Product Engineer – Communications Products, General Cable & Matt Gentile, Product Manager – Datacom Products, General Cable
Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has been quietly gaining traction in the market ever since its launch in 2003, especially in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony & IP Surveillance cameras.
Today’s PoE landscape has effectively split into two broad categories:
The … Read More »

4K: A New Dimension in Surveillance Video


Written By: Alan Chan, Senior Product Manager at the Security Systems Division at Sony Electronics.
New 4K surveillance cameras offer major benefits and opportunities to the video security industry with the biggest advantage being higher resolution. Based on positive experience of 4K in the broadcast, D-Cinema and consumer businesses, 4K has the potential of being the next resolution standard in the security … Read More »

Centralized Surveillance Secures Sites Remotely


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Author: Sean Ellison – Distribution Marketing Manager, Milestone
No matter what industry your business operates in—and whether your priority is to ensure employee safety, monitor customer behavior or a combination of requirements—your surveillance solution should be tailor-made to meet … Read More »

WESCO Santa Clara to Host Security/Lighting/Critical Infrastructure Show Aug. 6

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Physical security entails far more than surveillance cameras and locking hardware; WESCO understands that it’s about using these types of solutions with big-picture thinking to properly secure people, property and more. The WESCO Santa Clara branch will host a trade show on Thursday, Aug. 6, which will cover the various options in physical security, as well as how security ties … Read More »

Make the Right Security Connection with Networked Solutions


By Maggie Wu
Product Line Manager, Belden Industrial IT
Read this article and complete the Brainiac Quiz at the end to enter for a chance to win a $25 VISA Gift Card!
The physical security market is undergoing rapid growth and evolution. Today’s sites now often include sophisticated, multifaceted IT-based systems, which have basic access control, as well as more advanced surveillance, biometrics and … Read More »

Watchful Words of Wisdom for ISC West


WESCO is giving away five new Apple Watches during ISC West, and for our show marketing, it’s tempting to go overboard with watch references. But we can’t help but say that we spend a great deal of time watching out for our customers.
If you’re a security integrator, allow WESCO to introduce you to how security distribution should be. We have … Read More »

WESCO Security Advisor: IP and Mobile Technologies Abound

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Whether a commercial facility requires monitoring situations across the room or across the world, leading-edge IP solutions allow professionals to see more and make more informed decisions than ever. The WESCO Security Advisor e-newsletter shares news about some of the latest systems from WESCO CSC suppliers that support these functions—and more.
CLICK HERE to view the full … Read More »

Join WESCO CSC at ASIS: Sept 29-Oct 2, 2014


On September 29, 2014, thousands will flock to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, for the 60th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits. WESCO CSC is proud to be a part of an event that leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.
Visit the WESCO CSC booth (#4423) to learn more about our Value Creation Solutions that … Read More »