“The public safety and security industries are in transition, and they need partners and systems they can trust to help them adapt to new threats and growing demands,” said Kalyn Sims, chief technology officer, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. “Microsoft Azure provides options for public, private and hybrid clouds, which support the varying stages of cloud adoption across organizations. Currently, Azure has more regions and the most comprehensive compliance certifications of any public cloud provider making it an ideal foundation on which Hexagon can build its task-focused public safety and physical security applications.”

Hexagon will release its first SaaS product later this year for physical security and monitoring. Hexagon’s next-generation public safety and security applications will deliver improved performance, usability and flexibility. Informed by extensive user experience research, they will feature highly productive, easy-to-use interfaces and workflows that are simple to deploy and maintain via Azure.

“Microsoft Azure provides Hexagon with a robust and secure platform for it to help public safety agencies and security operators adapt to a rapidly changing industry,” said Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Azure, Microsoft Corp. “As organizations continue to transition critical services to the cloud, we are pleased to support Hexagon and see its commitment to Azure.” Read More