Avigilon Unveils Access Control Manager 5.0

Delivering a versatile and simplified access control solution that complements Avigilon's high-definition video surveillance systems

VANCOUVER, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a global leader in end-to-end security solutions, today introduced Access Control Manager (ACM) 5.0 to its innovative and expanding product portfolio. The addition of ACM 5.0 marks the completion of the operational integration of RedCloud Security, Inc., acquired by Avigilon in May 2013.

ACM 5.0 represents the next generation of the Avigilon Access Control product line, available to customers globally. As one of the most open and scalable access control products in the surveillance industry, ACM 5.0 offers an IT-friendly security solution for organizations of all sizes that seamlessly integrates identity management, video surveillance systems and physical security.

Avigilon is leveraging its industry-leading global sales channel to reach customers around the world and maximize market penetration for its access control solutions. With the addition of access control to the company's growing product portfolio, Avigilon is well positioned to meet the security needs of customers that require both access control and video surveillance. These complementary solutions create unique opportunities for Avigilon to participate in a larger share of the global security market.

"The introduction of ACM 5.0 allows us to offer our customers a more robust portfolio of end-to-end security solutions," said Pedro Simoes, senior vice president of global sales at Avigilon. "The technology's ease of use and plug and play functionality, combined with Avigilon's high-definition video surveillance solution, allows us to meet the growing demands of the global security market."

Access Control Manager 5.0 Technology
Easy to use, ACM 5.0 achieves the highest level of scalability and flexibility, enabling the system to grow with organizational needs. Built on an open architecture, the secure, web-based technology allows organizations to effectively manage security across multiple sites from any location around the world, enabling organizations to conveniently manage access to facilities from a single platform. To simplify deployment and management of permissions, Avigilon's access control solution seamlessly integrates with Active Directory, many HR databases and any other IT and logical security systems.

Availability
Avigilon's access control solutions based on ACM 5.0 are ideal for organizations of all sizes and available immediately worldwide. For information on product availability, please contact a local sales representative at avigilon.com/sales.

About Avigilon
Avigilon Corporation (TSX:AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras and access control products are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can be found at avigilon.com

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