Axis Communications takes top surveillance equipment honors at GSX 2018

Oct. 23, 2018
The Axis Device Manager received top honors for product innovation in the Surveillance Equipment category during the annual Global Security Exchange, hosted in Las Vegas from September 25-27.

Axis Communications, a global provider of network video platforms, was honored with an Innovative Product Award for its AXIS Device Manager at the 2018 Global Security Exchange (GSX), hosted in Las Vegas from September 25-27. The on-premise tool delivers an easy, cost-effective and secure way for security system installers and administrators to manage up to a couple of thousand Axis network cameras, access control and audio devices on one site — or several thousand devices across multiple sites. A staple of cybersecurity management, the AXIS Device Manager can manage cybersecurity controls on Axis devices by managing HTTPS and upload IEEE 802.1x certificates, accounts and passwords, in addition to supporting fully efficient installation of firmware upgrades and applications as they’re available.

“At Axis Communications, we pride ourselves on developing innovative technology that helps installers, integrators and system administrators take a more proactive approach to their unique cybersecurity management needs,” said Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, Inc. “We’re thrilled that the advanced device management capabilities of the AXIS Device Manager have been recognized with a 2018 GSX Innovative Product Award.”

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Per the company, "Delivering fast configurations with backup and restore settings, the AXIS Device Manager saves installers and integrators a significant amount of time. More specifically, in enterprise level installations, the time it takes to execute tasks such as installing AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP), upgrading firmware, configuring and cyber hardening devices is reduced by 90 percent or more. A scalable solution for organizations and enterprises of all system sizes and segments seeking better control of their devices, it’s broad range of functions, dependability, ease of use and efficiencies make the AXIS Device Manager a true partner to the ever-changing needs for proper cybersecurity system and application management."

The GSX Innovative Product Awards, formally known as the ASIS Accolades, gives exhibitors the opportunity to highlight their most innovative, cutting-edge, and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today. Axis Communications was presented with its award during the event's Innovative Product Award Ceremony at the Las Vegas Convention Center. AXIS Device Manager was also the recipient of the 2018 SIA New Product Showcase award in the Tools and Hardware category.

To learn more about the AXIS Device Manager, visit

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