Augusta Systems Technologies Intelligently Integrate Sensor and System Data
into the Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security; Cisco Platform Improves Communication and Collaboration for Government Agencies to Protect
Assets, Employees, and Citizens
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Augusta Systems Inc., provider of intelligent enterprise network technologies, today announced it has partnered with Cisco on the newly launched Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security, which is designed to enable government agencies to protect assets, employees and citizens via a secure, intelligent, converged network. Augusta Systems(R) technologies will support the integration and management of data from sensors and other edge-of-network assets into the Cisco platform, as well as provide a policy engine to support correlation of data from sensors and other devices and enable automated system functions.
"We are pleased to be working with Augusta Systems as part of our go-to- market team for the Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security," said Bruce Klein, Cisco's federal vice president. "Our strategy is to pull together an 'ecosystem' of the leading companies with expertise in protecting citizens, employees and critical assets to provide the most comprehensive solution for facilitating collaboration for government agencies. Augusta Systems delivers a critical piece of our overall technology platform."
Efficient communications supported by interoperable technologies are
critical for the situational awareness and effectiveness of incident
response for defense, civilian, public safety, state and local government
agencies. Often, legacy installations have a number of stand-alone,
non-interoperable systems which result in increased personnel costs and
longer decision and response times due to multiple hand-offs between
various teams. Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security, including
Augusta Systems' technolog
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