ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, announced it has appointed Darren Giacomini, director of advanced systems architecture at BCDVideo, to its Global Customer Advisory Board. 

“We are pleased to extend BCDVideo a seat on the ALE Customer Advisory Board,” said Kevin Coppins, senior vice president of North America sales at ALE. “The board is composed of select representatives from across the globe who are market influencers in their respective industries.  We look forward to collecting first-hand insights from a circle of elite leaders that will influence our go-to-market strategies and ultimately help serve our customers more effectively.”

“It is an incredible honor to be named to the ALE Global Advisory Board,” said Giacomini. “This opportunity allows me to provide feedback and insight to the real time issues that physical security integrators face on a day to day basis. It also empowers me to help shape a solution that delivers outstanding performance, while reducing deployment complexity, by leveraging Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) technology. I look forward to helping ALE deliver the solution that sets the industry standard for the networking of video surveillance data.”

Darren has over 16 years of networking experience. His latest project includes SPB technology offered on the Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch family of products. He specializes in designing and implementing high availability infrastructures to support real-time video surveillance applications for BCDVideo’s security integrator customers.