How Mission Critical Technology Helps Keep Utilities Secured

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Tyler Bonner (SVP of Mission Critical Environments at Diversified) to explore the intersection of technology and mission critical technologies. Especially in the world of utilities. They discuss the transition from traditional AV applications to more specialized, mission-critical integrations. Bonner also highlights the shift towards network visualization and the significance of using technology for key operations such as security, life safety, and monitoring infrastructure.

The conversation then dives deeper into the specific requirements of operational technology buyers within the utility sector, setting them apart from the traditional IT-focused AV clientele. Bonner details the integrator’s responsibility in ensuring that technology not only meets the immediate operational needs but also adheres to strict security and regulatory standards. Additionally, the importance of reliable support and maintenance is underscored, with 24/7 responsiveness showcased as essential for mission-critical environments.

This episode closes by highlighting the essential collaboration between integrators, manufacturers, and buyers to maintain the reliability and security of critical infrastructure. Tune in to the full episode for an expert view into the evolving role of AV technology in mission-critical settings.

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