INX Interoperable Radio Communications Technology Implemented at New Mexico State Fair.
The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in partnership with INX, implemented and demonstrated the technology to provide interoperability capabilities during the New Mexico State Fair. The solution creates seamless radio interoperability between public safety officers and the fair's private security by using a proprietary application service to bridge radio frequencies used by different agencies. The overall solution allows hand-held radios to communicate with any voice-enabled device including two-way radios, cellular phones and desktop telephones.
"Interoperability is one of the department's top priorities," said John Martinez, Acting Deputy State Director, New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. "The State Fair is a high-profile event that attracts many people, so it's critical that we have communication systems in place to help keep fairgoers safe and secure."
"The ability for government agencies to communicate with private security personnel in a seamless, integrated manner is a valuable tool that supports the mission to protect the public," Joel Hutton, Senior Director of INX Product Development commented on the success of the deployment. "INX was excited to demonstrate the technology in a real life mobile multi agency environment. We were able to use the technology in real time in the event of an emergency."
The turnkey solution included technology and components from Cisco Systems, Cistera Networks, and Link Communication. This multi vendor solution enabled additional features and functionalities such as call recording.
"Cistera is extremely adept at solving complex interoperability dilemmas," said Greg Royal, Cistera's CTO and EVP of Cistera. "Our proprietary Quality Assurance and Compliance Solution is unique because it offers the ability to record and archive radio communication. This is extremely important, not only during a crisis, but afterwards so post-event analysis can be used for training purposes. The recordings are also valuable when facing legal or liability issues. It is just another layer of protection to verify that an organization is fulfilling its obligations during an emergency situation."
Cistera Networks makes Application Driven Telephony a reality by setting the new standard in advanced IP phone application platforms and engines for the Enterprise VoIP Telephony environment. The Cistera ConvergenceServer[TM] (CCS) uses the industry-leading Cistera Enterprise Platform for IPT to provide Unified Application Administration as well as Fault and Performance Management for enterprise IPT Application deployments. Cistera provides next-generation solutions for numerous vertical markets including education, finance, healthcare and government. Cistera Networks maximizes IP phone capabilities - taking the communications platform to an entirely new level. For more information, please visit www.cistera.com.
INX Inc. (NASDAQ:INXI) is a publicly traded network infrastructure professional services firm delivering best-of-class "Business Ready Networks" to enterprise organizations. INX offers a full suite of Advanced Technology solutions that support the entire life-cycle of IP Communications systems. We design, implement and support the IP network infrastructure for enterprise organizations including routing and switching, IP Telephony, messaging, wireless, network storage and security. Operating in a highly focused manner provides a level of expertise that enables us to better compete in the markets we serve. Our customers for enterprise-level Cisco-centric advanced technology solutions include large enterprise organizations such as corporations, public schools as well as federal, state and local governmental agencies. Because we have significant experience implementing and supporting the critical technology building blocks of IP Telephony systems and other IP Communications advanced technology solutions for enterprises, we believe we are well positioned to deliver superior solutions and services to our customers. Additional information about INX can be found on the Web at www.inxi.com.
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