VIENNA, Va. and SEOUL, South Korea ─ April 2, 2014 ─ S1 Corporation (“S1”), a global leader in security systems and integration, and VidSys, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, today announced a strategic partnership agreement. S1, an affiliate of the top global corporation Samsung Group, is adopting VidSys as its exclusive go-to-market PSIM platform for security integration and critical infrastructure in support of key projects around the world.
Under the terms of the agreement, S1 and VidSys will provide customers with innovative security and information management solutions designed to address the growing global demand for risk-based security and safety solutions, while also improving corporate and government compliance, policies and standards. The initial partnership activities include establishment of a PSIM demonstration, test and training center at S1’s Corporate Headquarters facility in South Korea and offering a comprehensive PSIM solution to corporate facilities, critical infrastructure sites and safe city programs in several key regions.
“S1 is committed to growing our security integration capabilities on a global scale by adopting and leveraging VidSys PSIM software platform. We believe the market is ready and in need of the innovative solution and that this partnership will deliver just that. Furthermore, it will strengthen our broad product offerings available to our global customers,” said Jin Hyuk Yun, S1 CEO.
Michael P. Jackson, VidSys CEO said, “We are delighted to become a strategic partner with S1 Corporation. Their technical ingenuity and can-do customer-centered business are game-changers in the market. Having VidSys software as the PSIM solution for S1 offerings is a force multiplier for our mutual customers.”
About S1 Corporation
Since it was founded 30 years ago, S1 has been Korea’s leading player in the security industry through continuous innovations and successful efforts to face challenges. As Korea’s leading firm specialized in security services, S1 has contributed to expanding a social safety network and protecting customer safety and health. For example, S1 offerings include: a system security business maintaining the security of customers; a security solution business that provides comprehensive security solutions with system integration (SI) products; mobile security; converged security, which provides both physical and information security simultaneously; a health care business aimed to improve the quality of customers’ life and health; and a building management business to maximize efficiency for the customer’s properties. For more information, please visit www.s1.co.kr.
Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, VidSys provides a transformational Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software platform used to run operations centers for public sector agencies and leading enterprise organizations globally. The platform continuously fuses and instantly correlates vast amounts of data gathered from any number or virtually any type, brand or generation of physical security system or sensor, as well as from networked management applications. The result is actionable intelligence that empowers decision makers from a single organization or multiple entities – however geographically dispersed – to collaborate in real time. By leveraging mobile devices, the software also provides instant situational awareness and mission-critical intelligence to first responders, senior executives or other authorized parties.