PETACH TIKVA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aberdeen Harbour has extended its security solutions coverage using high-capacity backhaul from Siklu, the market leader in millimeter wave backhaul.
The next generation security network is used to carry segregated traffic from a number of sources, including streaming HD video images from the latest IP cameras. This was set up and deployed with no disruption to harbour operations.
Aberdeen Harbour is the centre of activity for the offshore oil and gas industry's marine support operations in northwest Europe, and handles around five million tons of cargo a year. The creation of the new Torry Marine Base meant the harbour board needed to deploy an integrated security solution, including IP HD CCTV and pedestrian and vehicular access control solutions. This required secure, interference-free and high-capacity backhaul connecting the new base to the existing IT fibre network infrastructure.
Laying fibre or utilising leased line solutions was considered, but due to the cost effectiveness and ease of deployment, it was decided to utilise Siklu’s E-band wireless technology.
Distributor Purdicom recommended the Siklu EtherHaul-1200F due to its high-capacity, full-duplex gigabit throughput. These links also ensured a future-proof foundation should additional network traffic be required. This was taken into consideration at the design stage.
“Siklu’s EtherHaul is the best choice when you want gigabit throughput at a minimal cost over short distances,” said John Speakman, Solutions Sales Manager for Purdicom. “In the case of Aberdeen Harbour Siklu was able to deliver a secure and reliable solution that could be implemented without disrupting harbour operations.”
“We’re extremely pleased with the performance of the new high capacity wireless backhaul network, complementing the new integrated security solution we deployed,“ said Liam Mowat, Technical Director for Scottish Communications Group, which manages the Aberdeen Harbour communications. “Operation is extremely reliable and the support and backup provided by the team at Purdicom throughout was exceptional.”
“Today’s security networks require delivery of hundreds of real-time, full-motion HD video streams. Siklu’s ultra-high capacity is the perfect fit to deliver those streams," explained Andrew Westerman, Sales Director, Western Europe, at Siklu. “We’re happy to contribute to expanded security at Aberdeen Harbour.”
Siklu delivers Gigabit capacity millimeter wave wireless backhaul solutions operating in the 60, 70 and 80 GHz bands, ideal for dense, capacity-hungry security and broadband networks. The most deployed millimeter wave radios in the world, thousands of units are delivering carrier grade performance in varying weather conditions around the world. Learn more at www.siklu.com.
Purdicom, formerly known as Selcoms, is an award winning distributor specialising in Wireless, Cloud & Security technologies. Purdicom is a dynamic, proactive value-add distributor with exceptional technical, sales & marketing support unlike any other. Learn more at http://www.purdi.com.
About Scottish Communications Group
Scottish Communications Group, holders of the prestigious Royal Warrant and NSI Gold accreditation, specialise in the design, supply, installation and maintenance of integrated security and digital communication solutions to the public and private sectors. Scottish Communications Group have offices in Perth and Aberdeen, covering the whole of Scotland and the North of England. Learn more at http://www.scottishcommunications.com/.