EN-Feature Notes

Federation as a Service

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Reduce your investment to implement global monitoring across multi-site systems As an organization expands to multiple sites, monitoring the security system of individual locations can significantly increase security operations costs. Federation-as-a-Service (FaaS) helps to reduce the investment to secure distributed sites, by facilitating the centralization of monitoring, reporting, and alarm management operations across distinct systems or organizations. Building on Genetec's powerful Federation™ architecture, FaaS allows organizations to reduce on-site hardware and time spent administering their system by moving Federation and management servers in the cloud. The service's highly elastic architecture enables additional systems to be added to a Federation, as an organization expands their operations across additional locations, without commissioning new hardware at the central site. The head-end system is automatically kept up-to-date with the latest Security Center releases and integrations, allowing remote federated sites to update their on-premises systems at their own pace, while also avoiding compatibility issues when connecting to the central system. Key benefits Reduce servers and administration required to centralize monitoring across multiple Security Center systems Federation head-end is always up-to- date with the latest Security Center releases and integrations, without IT involvement or maintenance Subscription-based service provides greater purchase flexibility by avoiding lump sum investment in software and servers Easily scale the number of remote sites within the Federation, and ensure version compatibility across all federated systems Federation-as-a-Service Federation overview Federation overview The ability to supervise distributed systems from a single location can be paramount to effectively securing and monitoring multi-site installations. With real-time and automated synchronization of information, Federation provides organizations with a unified view of cameras, doors, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) units, intrusion panels, and all related events and alarms between sites. Genetec's Federation™ feature is an ideal fit for city-wide surveillance and managed central monitoring services where multiple independent customers can be monitored centrally, while maintaining the independence of local security systems and operations. Feature note Applications: Video Surveillance ∙ Access Control Automatic License Plate Recognition Key features & specifications Centralize monitoring, reporting, and alarm management across multiple Security Center systems Entities that can be federated: • Cameras and encoders • Doors and elevators • Cardholder and groups • Alarms, zones, and intrusion panels • Fixed and mobile ALPR units, vehicle lists Federated (remote) sites maintain local autonomy with full control over what is shared Backward compatible between sites Service provides functionality for: • Federation • Directory • Mobile Server • Plan Manager Control remote PTZ cameras and view archived video Unlock remote doors or override standard behavior Arm or disarm distant intrusion panels Receive real-time events from all remote sites

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