Pre-Sale Technical Consultant/Architect, Hitachi Data Systems
Anthony C. Caputo has been a senior technical consultant since 1998, with the past eleven years exclusively as a city-wide digital video surveillance and Smart City technologist, and over twenty years of networking and digital video experience. He has worked as a Solution Architect and System Engineer for homeland security projects in public transportation, education, utilities, retail and municipalities including City of Chicago, New York City, Dallas, Fresno County (6,000 square miles), Denver, Puerto Rico, Antigua West Indies, Singapore, Australia, Equatorial Guinea, and Basra, Iraq.
He is the published author of McGraw-Hill’s Build Your Own Server and Elsevier’s best-selling Digital Video Surveillance and Security, now in its second edition, and written wireless troubleshooting and Smart City articles for Asia Pacific Security Magazine.
He has also presented at conferences on network security; his multi-dimensional view for troubleshooting city-wide networked video for the International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC), in Las Vegas, and provided the Keynote Speech "The Future of CCTV" at CCTV World 2011 Conference in Sydney Australia.
He is certified and a subject matter expert in a number of technology disciplines, including Project Management with PMI (PMP), CCNA, CWNA, Genetec Omnicast (3.5, 4.0, 4.4, 4.6) and Security Center (5.0, 5.1, 5.2), Firetide Mesh Network Engineer, object-oriented analysis and design for business process improvement, and a Microsoft Certified Professional. He holds a certification as an IBM Solution Advisor, helping IBM write the exam for certification, and in Digital Cryptography and Encryption from the University of Chicago.
Currently, he is the Global Strategist Pre-Sales Technical Consultant for Hitachi Insight Group – Public Safety and Smart City Solutions.