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Motorola's (MSI) New Solutions to Enhance Enterprise Security

Motorola Solutions, Inc. MSI recently unveiled the Avigilon physical security suite, a new security solution backed by advanced analytics, to deliver enhanced enterprise protection. Motorola blended its innovation with the expertise provided by Avigilon, Ava Security and Openpath. The company came up with a solution that significantly improves protection capabilities against various threats and enhance safety of people and property.

Avigilon security is powered by artificial intelligence, which automates the manual procedure and delivers security operators real-time notifications. A highly flexible security solution is deployable in a business of any size. Greater scalability allows enterprises to adjust according to requirements as the solution enables the operation of numerous sites, cameras and locations from anywhere. Centralization of video security and access control reduces complexity and improves decision management capability. These developments emphasize MSI's sustained commitment to developing technologies that mitigate threats and strengthen network and supply chain security across the country.

The current industry demands highly scalable, dynamic, and resilient applications that allow companies to take quick action and develop improvised solutions. The newly-introduced security solution includes Avigilon Alta, which operates in a cloud computing environment, integrates Ava Security’s video portfolio and Openpath’s access control solutions. Avigilon Unity, another component of the solution, provides on-premise infrastructure that enables businesses utilize Avigilon Control Center, Avigilon Cloud Services and Access Control Manager while ensuring a smooth user experience.

Motorola is a leading communications equipment manufacturer and has strong market position in bar code scanning, wireless infrastructure gear, and government communications. As a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services worldwide, Motorola has ensured a steady revenue stream from this niche market. The company intends to boost its position in the public safety domain by entering into strategic alliances with other players in the ecosystem. It is witnessing solid growth in video security, command center software and land mobile radio services.

The company has launched the WAVE PTX solution, which is considered the perfect solution for the on-the-go workforce that enables employees to experience the perks of push-to-talk workgroup communications with best-in-class network capabilities without needing expensive infrastructure expansion. In addition, Motorola has unveiled CirrusCentral Core, a cloud-based secondary core for ASTRO 25 P25 land mobile radio systems, which enables system managers to access their secondary core virtually and eliminates the need for public safety agencies to maintain a physical backup core site.

The stock has gained 17.3% in the past year compared with the industry’s decline of 17.2%.

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Motorola currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

InterDigital, Inc. IDCC, carrying a Zacks Rank 2 (Buy), delivered an earnings surprise of 40.33% on average in the trailing four quarters and delivered an earnings surprise of 17.39% in the last reported quarter. InterDigital is a pioneer in advanced mobile technologies that enables wireless communications and capabilities. The company designs and develops a wide range of advanced technology solutions, which are used in digital cellular and wireless 3G, 4G and IEEE 802-related products and networks.

It is focused on pursuing agreements with unlicensed customers in the handset and consumer electronics markets. The company aims to become a leading designer and developer of technology solutions and innovation for the mobile industry, IoT and allied technology areas by leveraging its research and development (R&D) capabilities, technological know-how and rich industry experience.

Juniper Networks, Inc. JNPR, carrying a Zacks Rank #2, delivered an earnings surprise of 1.55%, on average, in the trailing four quarters and has an Earnings ESP of +2.38%. It is witnessing strong momentum across its core industry verticals and is confident of its long-term prospects. Investments in customer solutions and sales organizations have enabled the company to capitalize on the solid demand across end markets.

Juniper is a leading provider of networking solutions and communication devices. The company develops, designs and sells products that help build a network infrastructure for services and applications based on a single Internet protocol network worldwide. The company caters to the networking needs of enterprises, public sector organizations and service providers across the globe.

Arista Networks, Inc. ANET, sporting a Zacks Rank #1, delivered an earnings surprise of 14.17%, on average, in the trailing four quarters. Earnings estimates for ANET for the current year stand at $5.79 per share. Arista provides cloud networking solutions for data centers and cloud computing environments. The company offers 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet switches and routers optimized for next-generation data center networks.

It continues to benefit from strong momentum and diversification across its top verticals and product lines. The company has a software-driven, data-centric approach to help customers build their cloud architecture and enhance their cloud experience. It is well-poised for growth in data-driven cloud networking business with proactive platforms and predictive operations. Arista has introduced network observability software, DANZ Monitoring Fabric (DMF), on its switching platforms for enterprise-wide traffic visibility and contextual insights.


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