|By Business Wire||
|August 30, 2012 09:06 AM EDT||
Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCMARKETS:VSYS) a research and development manufacturer of information technology-focused solutions for physical security, announced it has contracted with LMC Consulting Group of Seattle, Washington, for security cloud advisory services. Shayne Bates, Director of Security Cloud Strategy at LMC Consulting, will advise the company as it expands strategic initiatives to develop and deliver physical security and building automation systems as a security-as-a-service in the cloud.
LMC will focus on advising on cloud and commercialization options for Viscount’s Freedom Plus; a physical security platform that eliminates legacy wiring, readers and panels usually associated with such systems. The system, based on Microsoft Active Directory, forms part the Company’s move to Cloud hosted services which include Microsoft Windows Azure, and the Company’s mobile device strategy.
Bates is a well-known international industry veteran, and Chairman of the ASIS International Commission on Information Security Management. LMC Consulting Group works with clients to design and implement practical solutions to their most complex issues and operates primarily in technology industries. Its Security Cloud client portfolio includes Microsoft and other international technology Companies.
“We are very pleased to be working with LMC and Mr. Bates,” noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount. “Shayne is the leading industry visionary and expert on security cloud, and brings an incredible wealth of experience and relationships. He inherently understands the ROI benefits of cloud software and services by replacing legacy hardware, and will be central to helping us develop the Freedom concept which brings traditional security and IT together for the benefit of the business.”
“We are pleased to have been selected to help the Viscount Team crystallize their cloud proposition, at a time when there is increasing impetus to identify how to leverage the value of IT centric partnerships in the traditional security equation” stated Shayne Bates.
For a complete bio for Mr. Bates visit www.linkedin.com/in/shaynebates
About Viscount Systems
Viscount Systems Inc., designs unified software platforms for building security and emergency planning. Recent awards include SIA Convergence Solution of the Year 2011 and Platinum Award for Emergency Response and Gold Award for Access Control at GOVSEC 2011. Additional information on Viscount's products may be obtained on-line at http://www.viscount.com.
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