Pearl River, NY (January 02, 2019) – Qognify – the trusted advisor and technology solution provider for physical security and enterprise incident management – today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the IP video management software (VMS) company – On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI), including the pioneer of IP video technology – SeeTec GmbH. Backed by the global investment firm Battery Ventures, Qognify announced the agreement on December 22, 2018 and the deal closed on December 28, 2018.
With Qognify, OnSSI and SeeTec operating under one umbrella, the company is today one of the largest VMS, Video Analytics, PSIM and Critical Incident Management companies in the world, serving mid-market and enterprise organizations. Steve Shine, CEO and President of Qognify states: “Following the swift closing of the deal, we look forward to focusing on 2019, supporting all Qognify, OnSSI and SeeTec partners and customers, whilst substantially expanding our geographic reach and market penetration.”
 
Qognify’s VisionHub, NiceVision, FAST and Situator solutions are trusted by financial services companies, mass-transit infrastructure, large international airports and seaports, as well as smart and safe city projects around the world. The OnSSI Ocularis and Cayuga VMS solutions are deployed across education, gaming, government, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, retail, public safety, transportation and utilities organizations, in more than 100 countries.
Shine adds: “Today, through our combined portfolio of award-winning and market-leading technologies, infrastructure and expertise, we expand our global presence, creating an entity capable of meeting the exacting requirements of mid-market and enterprise organizations anywhere in the world.”
Pearl River, NY (January 15, 2019) – OnSSI has signed on Devine180 as their latest manufacturer’s rep firm handling the company’s flagship Ocularis 5 Video Management Software and RecOn5 Series Pre-loaded NVRs and Servers. A premier manufacturer’s rep firm for advanced video and security solutions in the Midwest, Devine180, will provide marketing and support services to OnSSI in the East Wisconsin, North Illinois, and Northwest Indiana for OnSSI.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Devine180 to our network of highly experienced marketing and sales partners across the U.S.,” said Ken LaMarca, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, OnSSI. “Devine180 has the ideal combination of marketing, sales and technical experience to best support Ocularis and our RecOn5 surveillance solutions in the upper Midwest region.”
“OnSSI continues to develop and introduce new video control, management and recording technologies, providing users with higher levels of integration, performance and overall security,” said Chad Szekeres, President of Devine180. “Devine180’s experienced team of integration specialists are excited to add OnSSI’s Ocularis and RecOn5 solutions to our portfolio of industry leading solutions.”
OnSSI’s Ocularis IP security and surveillance VMS platform increases security, reduces operational costs, and helps organizations move closer to prevention. The latest release, Ocularis v5.6, continues to lead the industry in innovation, versatility and functionality with enhanced system security, operator functionality, and overall system resilience to provide outstanding performance and a best-in-breed user experience.