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Proximex is Announced as Winner of Government Security News 4th Annual Homeland Security Award


Proximex™, the global leader in physical security information management (PSIM) and integrated situational intelligence, has been identified as the winner, in conjunction with VA Hospital, Tucson AZ, in the “Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Program” category and a finalist in the “Best Physical Security Information Management Solution (PSIM)” category in the Government Security News 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition. The significant recognition reinforces the unparalleled technological innovation, strong global customer portfolio and unmatched number of successful bi-directional integrations for the Surveillint™ solution, offered by Proximex.

The Government Security News 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards is presented to leading vendors of IT and physical security products and solutions, for notable achievements in government programs, projects, strategies and initiatives and serves as the 5th consecutive accolade for Proximex, this year. Other notable awards for the organization include the 2012 Security Industry Association (SIA) New Product Showcase Award at ISC West 2012, Platinum-level 2012 ‘Govies' Government Security Award, the Frost & Sullivan 2012 Global Market Penetration Leadership Award, and the finalist status for the Best Integrated Security Product of the Year recognition at IFSEC 2012.

“Protecting sensitive assets and mitigating the daily threats faced in the public sector is no small task, and we work every day with our customers to help them assess and resolve incidents quickly,” said Larry Lien, Vice President, Product Management at Proximex. “For the second year in a row, Proximex has been recognized by Government Security News as a leader in securing the nation's critical infrastructure.”

Surveillint by Proximex has delivered impressive results across the globe, helping customers reduce overall reporting time by up to 60 percent, alarm volume by up to 40 percent, individual response times by up to 90 percent and event and phone call ASA by up to 450 percent. The winning submission for “Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Program” featured a VA healthcare facility that implemented Surveillint to integrate all systems into one, user-friendly interface and to migrate to new systems without replacing the existing investments.

The finalists and winners were selected by a panel of objective judges, according to Jacob Goodwin, Editor-in-Chief of Government Security News.

"We received an extraordinary number of entries," Goodwin said. "We have carefully reviewed each entry and are now very pleased to announce an exceptionally strong field of finalists."

Government Security News's 2011 award for “Most Notable Maritime/Port Security Program” went to The Port of Long Beach, CA, which uses Proximex as the software platform for a world-class port security model.

“For a second year in a row, Proximex has risen to the top among submissions we've received,” said Adrian Courtenay, Managing Partner, Government Security News. “Proximex continues to be a leader in securing the nation's critical infrastructure.”

About Proximex

Based in San Jose, Calif., Proximex is the global leader in physical security information management (PSIM) and integrated situational intelligence. Global customers operating in a variety of mission critical environments applaud Proximex solutions for delivering the fastest set up and deployment, the highest in scalability, availability and failover capabilities, and the most robust integrations in the industry. Proximex solutions join and correlate information from disparate security systems into one centralized environment, thereby transforming massive amounts of data into useable, actionable information. Leveraging the company's IT heritage, Proximex solutions integrate physical and logical security systems with network and health monitoring technologies to catch multi-pronged attacks and relay important business-level information. For more information, visit

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