Hikvision and VIAAS Technology Partnership Offers Scalable and Simple 'Video Surveillance as a Service Solution' With RMR Opportunity

March 19, 2018

 Security cameras connect automatically to VIAAS Secure Cloud


CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., and CAMPBELL, Calif.—March 19, 2018—Hikvision USA Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, today announced a partnership with integrated cloud-based video surveillance provider VIAAS, that offers integrators a fully integrated VSaaS (video surveillance as a service) solution and an opportunity to earn recurring revenue annually from each active security camera.

The VIAAS-Hikvision solution features preconfigured Hikvision surveillance cameras that connect automatically to the VIAAS Secure Cloud. Deploying the system is simple, seamless, and there is no need for DVRs, NVRs, servers or software. With no limits on cameras, users or locations, the solution is perfect for very small to very large camera counts. It is ideal for multi-site, multi-user accounts, and users with a need for role-based access.

Benefits include:
• Zero-configuration on most networks
• No DVR, NVR, hard drives, software
• Multiple U.S. patents deliver industry-leading technology including Bandwidth Shaping™ and IntelEvents™ 
•  Browser and/or iOS/Android mobile app account access
• VIAAS Secure Cloud - Monitor unlimited sites, cameras and users from one account
• Video stored by time not volume 
• Role-based multi-site, multi-user access
• Multiple camera models and multiple service plans to fit budget and monitoring needs
• VIAAS Active Software automatically updates cameras with the latest firmware
VIAAS also provides many other services to its integrator partners. "We offer pre-sales support including web demos, demo cameras and training to VARs and integrators," said Matt Connolly, president of VIAAS, Inc. "VIAAS will also provide training at no additional charge to customers and their users as part of the service."

About Hikvision:
Hikvision is a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and is the world’s largest video surveillance manufacturer. Featuring an extensive and highly skilled R&D workforce, Hikvision manufactures a full suite of comprehensive products and solutions for a broad range of vertical markets. Beyond security, Hikvision products provide important data and business intelligence for end users, which can be used to enable greater commercial success and more efficient operations. Committed to the utmost quality and safety of its products, Hikvision encourages partners to take advantage of the many cybersecurity resources Hikvision offers, including the Hikvision Security Center.

About VIAAS:
VIAAS is an integrated cloud-based video surveillance solutions company serving commercial, education and government customers through channel partners, VARs and systems integrators. VIAAS was launched in 2008 and holds multiple U.S. patents for cloud-connected surveillance including Bandwidth Shaping™ and IntelEvents™. VIAAS designs and engineers the complete solution using Hikvision cameras and VIAAS firmware and Cloud services. The VIAAS platform includes proprietary cloud-camera connectivity firmware, cloud navigation, administration, playback, and video storage in the VIAAS Video Vault™.  The VIAAS platform allows unlimited cameras, sites, and users in a single account with Active Software automatic updates to deliver the latest camera firmware.  VIAAS is professional surveillance, simplified. With no DVRs, NVRs, appliances, servers or software, VIAAS delivers unparalleled deployment flexibility and scalability. Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, California, VIAAS sells its products in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

Martha Entwistle, Senior Manager Strategic Communications
Hikvision USA Inc.

Matt Connolly, President, VIAAS, Inc. 408.342.5604


IMPORTANT! This model requires non-standard firmware. Do Not Install standard firmware (e.g. v.4.1.xx) on this model. Doing so will permanently damage your system. You must use custom firmware v.4.1.25 from the iDS-9632NXI-I8/16S product page.

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