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Telus and Genetec partner to offer video surveillance for SMBs


October 27, 2021
By SP&T Staff

Telus and Genetec announced a partnership to offer cloud-based video surveillance for small and medium-sized businesses across Canada.

Through this collaboration, a bundle is available that provides Telus security cameras with Genetec’s cloud-based video monitoring service Stratocast.

Stratocast is available to customers across Canada and starts at $20 per month with the purchase of a camera.

“Telus has a long history of delivering innovative security technologies to our residential and business customers, and we are proud to partner with Genetec,” said Jason Macdonnell, president, smart security and automation, in a company press release. “Powered by our world-leading networks, Telus’ security solutions provide integrated, flexible systems to make our customers feel safe, connected, and in control. This collaboration highlights both companies’ focus on using technology to meet the security needs of businesses and improve the day-to-day lives of users.”

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According to Telus, businesses that take advantage of this offer will be able to reduce costs by eliminating the need to purchase or maintain on-premise video recording hardware. Utlizing Telus’ PureFibre network, businesses will be able to access fast upload and download speeds, beneficial to applications like video surveillance and cloud-based security.

“The cloud offers new ways for small and medium-sized businesses to secure their facilities, while effectively leveraging their operating budgets. We are pleased to be collaborating with TELUS to bring video surveillance as a service to this community,” said Marc-André Bergeron, director of sales, Genetec. “Small and medium-sized businesses are utilizing cloud infrastructure and enjoying cost-savings across many parts of their operations — from POS systems to security. Genetec Stratocast makes it simple for business owners to effectively and affordably protect their operations.”