Getting the Infrastructure Right for Surveillance Systems

Webinar: How state, local government and education IT leaders need to improve performance, optimize and fortify their body camera and surveillance initiatives.

Editor’s Note: This webinar was originally webcast on February 17, 2016 and released publicly 90 days after the event.

The rising demands for capturing and managing video surveillance data are placing new pressures on state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, and education officials. The challenges go beyond the expanding costs of equipment, storage, software and management time. Officials must also lay the right foundation to scale their capabilities, improve performance and still remain flexible in a rapidly evolving ecosystem of surveillance tools.

Find out what state, local government and education IT leaders need to know, and what steps you can take to:

  • Improve performance and ROI on cameras-per-server for the dollars invested
  • Optimize and simplify the management of daily surveillance processing, including the integration of facial recognition, redaction and analysis software
  • Fortify reliability and dependability to reduce the risk of surveillance data retrieval failures

This webinar was brought to you by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Intel.

Speakers (biographies current as of webcast date):

Linda Ho, Campus Privacy Officer, University of California – Berkeley

As Campus Privacy Officer at UC Berkeley, Lisa Ho protects and promotes the University’s privacy values through policy and governance, compliance oversight, outreach, and process design. Lisa’s professional experience as senior advisor, manager, and analyst spans the domains of policy, risk, compliance, privacy, technology, and information security. She has led IT Policy at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University, and has further Information Technology management and analysis experience in the technology and retail sectors.

Greg Minter, Lieutenant, Mansfield ISD Police Department

Greg Minter is the Lieutenant for the Mansfield ISD Police Department. He has 19 years of experience as a peace officer in the state of Texas with the past 11 years at the Mansfield ISD Police Department. Since 2008, Lt. Minter has been involved in the implementation and supervision of Mansfield ISD’s video surveillance, controlled access, and fire alarm systems. In 2011, Mansfield ISD passed a multi-million dollar bond that included 12 million dollars for the implementation of video surveillance and controlled access in every MISD building. To date, MISD has 1,700 IP based surveillance cameras installed throughout the district.

Greg Herbold, Director – U.S. Public Sector Programs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Greg Herbold is Director of U.S. Programs for State and Local Government and Education (SLED) for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He has spent years creating solutions that HPE and its partners leverage to help schools and governments modernize their IT, build their foundation for mobility and big data, and accelerate their journey to the cloud. He is a frequent industry speaker on technology in government, STEM education, and the IT challenges and opportunities brought about by state education standards, high stakes testing, and the digital classroom. In 2015 he received a StateScoop 50 award for Industry Leadership of the Year.

As the leader of US SLED programs, he oversees strategy and planning, marketing, sales programs, channel partner development, contracts, and industry relations. Previously, he served as Market General Manager leading HP’s cross-functional engagements with SLED customers in a four-state territory covering VA, NC, SC, and TN. Prior to SLED, he was a Global Accounts Manager in the Service Provider and Manufacturing industries.

Jeff Burgess, President, BCDVideo

Jeff Burgess’ career has spanned over 37 years in various segments of the computer industry. After a brief exploration of college, Burgess started in the computer industry as a company shipper, learned from the inside out, and 7 years later served as Vice President of Sales, at that same company. His career continued at three other years in two-tier distribution and another ten years as a Business Development Manager targeting Fortune 500 companies, Burgess founded Burgess Computer Decisions, Inc. (BCD) in 1999. BCD started as an IT reseller, building HP servers for Fortune 500 companies.

In 2008, Mr. Burgess began transitioning the company to the video surveillance storage market. In 2010, the company became authorized as an HP Global OEM Partner for video storage, taking baseline ProLiant servers and re-engineering them for use in video storage and access control applications.

Now an industry-leading, award-winning manufacturer, BCDVideo (as it is known today) provides Enterprise Video Recorders to global, national, and local security integrators. With over 20,000 systems installed since inception, BCDVideo’s recording and building automation solutions are presently in hospitals, schools, arenas, casinos, government facilities, airports, detention facilities, retail stores, and the world’s largest corporations, on 6 continents and in 40 countries.

Wyatt Kash, VP – Content Strategy, Scoop News Group

Wyatt Kash is an accomplished business media executive and award-winning editor and journalist who has been following government IT trends for the past decade in senior leadership roles at InformationWeek Government, AOL Government, Government Computer News and Defense Systems. He joined Scoop News Group in June 2014, as Vice President of Content Strategy, where he heads up the company’s content strategy and editorial product development.

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