Laguna Development Corporation’s Route 66 Casino Deploys the Cisco Physical Security Solution to Drive Operational Excellence

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CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.

2008-08-13 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, CA–(EMWNews – August 13, 2008) – Route 66

Casino, part of the Laguna Development

Corporation, announced today that it is deploying the Cisco Physical Security Solution to

centralize surveillance, reduce operational expenditures, and streamline

accessibility to information for their security needs. Casino executives at

any of the three associated locations can now log into the Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Physical Security solution to get a real-time view of any part of any

facility, from any angle using pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras.

In addition, managers now have one-touch ability to determine which of the

casino and hotel employees have access to the various elements of the

security.

Route 66 Casino is also realizing additional operational benefits and

savings with reduced facility costs. They are able to easily extend video surveillance and physical security services to new business locations without

creating new networks and separate infrastructures. At the same time, they

can centrally manage physical security and optimize human resources and

operation staffing levels. The casino security personnel can enjoy full

hardware redundancy and have fail-over recorders, and managers can assign

user rights so that non-gaming employees are able to view only limited

content, per federal law. The casino, themed with Route 66 memorabilia,

offers 1600 slot and video poker machines, 26 table games and a poker room

with 12 tables.

“Cisco is the first company you think of when evaluating IP-based physical

security,” said Edward Khader, director of information technology, Laguna

Development Corporation. “We chose the Cisco Physical Security solution for

many reasons, but the primary one was that it allows us to reduce the

amount of time it takes our employees to search for a specific timeframe of

coverage. What literally took us hours to locate on our old-fashioned VHS

tapes now takes us only minutes with our video recorders.”

In the past, Route 66 used a completely analog system with videocassette

recorders and VHS tapes. The casino personnel were required to physically

change tapes often, which increased work hours as the casino grew. If an

employee neglected to change a tape at the correct time, valuable

information was lost and there was the risk of overwriting information. In

addition, if material needed to be retrieved, many hours were spent

forwarding and rewinding tapes to get to a specific spot in the coverage.

In 2007, Route 66 installed the Cisco solution. The executives are now more

empowered than ever before, as they are able to look at specific timeframes

from any recorded location from the comfort of their office desk,

completely eliminating the need to travel to remote corporate sites.

Because the Cisco Physical Security solution runs on the Cisco IP network,

already in place, Route 66 has used their existing network investment and

increased ease of use for their executives.

For more information about Cisco physical security solutions, visit:

http://www.cisco.com/go/physicalsecurity

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