Security Solutions for Buildings to be Offered by Schneider Electric Partnership with IPConfigure

Schneider Electric announced a new partnership with IPConfigure, a managed service provider of business security, to integrate video surveillance solutions into Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Buildings platform. The combination of Schneider Electric’s Access Expert and Security Expert products with IPConfigure’s Orchid video management system (VMS) will provide additional security solutions for buildings as part of a security ecosystem, offering a comprehensive and integrated solution for protecting people, assets, and data.

Orchid is designed to be a simpler to use and scalable video management platform, adaptive to both greenfield and existing security projects. The platform offers a more intuitive user experience accessible from a large multitude of devices. Orchid will be integrated with EcoStruxure’s two security technology platforms: Security Expert, which unifies physical access control and intrusion detection, and Access Expert, which offers mobile cloud security with video monitoring, alarms, visitor management, and building operations. The partnership helps to empower customers to further streamline the adoption of a comprehensive building solutions encompassing efficiency, security, and occupant needs, helping to further simplify the process through a new, scalable cloud management tool.

Features of Orchid that will be integrated with EcoStruxure include:

  • On-Premise and Cloud Options: Orchid supports single to multi-site configurations locally or via the cloud. It offers solutions for both private networks, hybrid cloud (local recording with cloud management), or pure cloud configurations.
  • OS and Hardware Agnostic: Orchid can be installed on Windows or Linux devices to record a multitude of different camera models using open standards such as Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF).
  • Scalable Recording Environments: Orchid enables the recording and management of any number of cameras, locations, and users through a single interface, accommodating from one to an unlimited scale more seamlessly.
  • Customizable Interfaces: Orchid utilizes open standards, providing a web browser interface and an open API for more seamless third-party integrations. The accessible RESTful API helps to enable lower effort customization and script development for both technology partners and customers.
  • Seamless User Access: A more intuitive, browser-based interface has been shown to encourage swifter adoption and increased usage of the camera system. Single Sign-On integrations can automatically adjust users to allow a more secure access throughout changing roles in the organization. Users can more easily grant permissions to access selected capabilities, cameras, and locations with specific users and user groups.

Orchid’s integration with Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Buildings platform will put new video security technology into EcoStruxure’s existing energy management tools that outfit new and existing buildings with smart technologies that enable measurement of energy usage. This integration extends each companies’ global reach, delivering deployment for global architectures and additional benefits to multinational customers seeking enhanced security and energy efficiency solutions.

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