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2017

December - IMCI Announces IRiS™ Infrastructure Management Software Version 6.5.0

The IRiS™ Infrastructure Management Software has been significantly enhanced in version 6.5.0.  Five (5) new software features, mostly focused on performance monitoring and security, and seven (7) new productivity enhancing functions headline the release.  Please contact IMCI to receive the official Release Notes.

  • For new customers and customers without support, we are providing year-end incentives to install or upgrade.
  • All current customers with active support contracts are eligible for free upgrades to version 6.5.0.
  • Please contact us at 1-877-644-4624 or at open-itechsupport@imci.net to find out how to get your upgrade software.

June - IMCI Announces Open-i® Embedded Software Release

The Open-i® product line has been given a facelift! Starting with release 17.0.0, all future releases will now be displayed in HTML 5. An immersive, fresh, clean look and feel now adorns all of the familiar Open-i menu structures.

  • All current Linux-based Open-i units are able to receive and seamlessly run the new HTML 5 WI.
  • Please contact us at 1-877-644-4624 or at open-itechsupport@imci.net to find out how to get your upgrade software.

May - IMCI In Attendance

  • IMCI President Sam Zamani will be discussing Secure IoT Implementation Concerns & Business Risks at the IEEE Consultants Network of Silicon Valley Meeting on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.

April - IMCI Announcements

  • IMCI announces intent to leverage their decades of experience in creating a smart home product that will be component vendor, device protocol and transmission media independent.
  • IMCI awarded Aviation project to provide Remote Monitoring and Maintenance solution in the southern United States

March - IMCI Announces IoT Products

  • The IMCI product line will soon debut a new generation of Open-i remote infrastructure managers that will be IoT-ready and integrate seamlessly with IoT Platform Managers.

February - IMCI In Attendance

  • IMCI in attendance at Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Workshop

January - IMCI Announcements

  • IMCI awarded project to install IRiS Infrastructure Management Software for major Middle East Energy provider
  • IMCI has successfully graduated Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, sponsored by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).  The VEDP VALET Program was instrumental in helping IMCI to shape export strategies and build new relationships abroad.

2016

April - IMCI In Attendance

  • IMCI at the VALET Spring meeting

March - IMCI Awarded New Public Safety Network Project

  • IMCI expands its Public Safety Network customer base with another award
  • IMCI attends the Understanding IoT Security From The Edge To The Cloud

January - IMCI Adds to Public Safety Network Footprint

  • IMCI adds another customer to its Public Safety Network existing footprint

2015

December - IMCI Offers IRiS™ Release 6.0 and Open-i® Embedded Release 16.0

IRiS™ Release 6.0 highlights include:

  • Active Directory
  • Java 8 Support
  • TLS 1.2 and Enhanced Certificate Processing

Open-i® Embedded Release 16.0 highlights include:

  • Java 8 Support
  • Enhanced Certificate Processing
  • Expanded Serial Sensor Support

October - IMCI In Attendance

  • IMCI attends VEDP World Conference on Trade 2015
  • IMCI participates in 2015 US Department of State WOSB, SDV & HubZone Outreach Session
  • IMCI attends 67th Virginia Conference on World Trade

September - IMCI In Attendance

  • IMCI attends the Internet of Things (IoT) Symposium

July - IMCI Awarded Energy Management and Data Analytics Project

  • National Small Business Federal Contracting Summer Summit in Washington D.C.
  • IMCI is awarded a major Energy Management and Data Analytics Project

June - IMCI Expands Horizons

  • IMCI expands its horizons with the International Opportunities for Virginia Defense Companies Summit

May - IMCI VEDP News

  • IMCI meets with VEDP Southeast Asia, UK and UAE in country partners

April - IMCI News

  • IMCI joins the VALET 2015 Spring Program Event

March - IMCI DoD and VEDP News

  • IMCI participates in DoD RMF briefings to plan for continued future DoD support
  • IMCI meets with VEDP country partners to explore opportunities with SOUTHCOM in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

February - IMCI News

  • IMCI attends VEDP - US-Saudi Business Council Briefing
  • IMCI attends the SBA 8A Training Summit

January - IMCI News

  • VALET Orientation Event

2014

December - IMCI Accepted into VEDP

  • IMCI is accepted into the VEDP Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program.

November - IMCI Introduces IRiS™ Data Analytics

  • IMCI exhibits its Energy Management capabilities in a joint booth with GDIT at the GEO Energy Summit, in Huntsville, Alabama
  • IMCI attends the GDMS Small Business Technology Conference 2014
  • IMCI introduces IRiS™ Data Analytics - This exciting new addition to the IRiS™ suite provides complex real-time dashboards, historical trending and predictive analytics and forecasting.

October - IMCI News

  • Power Plant Management and Generation Summit - IMCI
  • IMCI attends the 66th Virginia Conference on World Trade. VA Governor is the guest speaker.

September - IMCI News

  • IMCI attends the Air Traffic Controller Association (ATCA) show in Washington DC as GDMS Partner.
  • IMCI showcases its IRiS™ Management Software and Open-i® Products in conjunction with ATC radios manufactured by GDMS
  • IMCI celebrates the team award of the Meter Data Management System

August - IMCI Local News

  • IMCI meets with Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

June - IMCI Local News

  • IMCI Technologies meets with Fairfax County Economic Development Authority.

May - IMCI Offers IRiS™ Release 5.5 and Open-i® Embedded Release 15.5

IRiS™ Release 5.5 highlights include:

  • Syslog Support
  • IRiS™ Collection Station
  • Enhanced Diagnostics Logs

Open-i® Embedded Release 15.5 highlights include:

  • Human Readable Configuration files

May - Other News from IMCI

  • IMCI's IRiS™ Management Software is deployed at the National Transportation Command Center
  • IMCI Attends and showcases products at the C4I Expo at GMU and AFCEA sponsored event. This all day exhibit is visited by all DoD branches as well some intelligence agencies.

April - IMCI Awarded Microwave Management Project

  • IMCI is awarded Microwave management project from a major systems integrator.

March - IMCI Attends AFCEA Homeland Security Conference

  • IMCI attends AFCEA Homeland Security Conference 2014 for Small Business Partnership Symposium.

January - IMCI unveils beta version of its new software product

  • IMCI unveils the beta version of its new software product addition, IRiS™ Collection Station

2013

December - IMCI Offers IRiS™ Release 5.0 and Open-i® Embedded Release 15.0

IRiS™ Release 5.0 highlights include:

  • SNMPv3 support
  • Original manufacturers device inventory and enhanced user management

Highlighted improvements to the Open-i® Embedded Release 15.0 include:

  • SNMPv3 support

October - IMCI Showcases its IRiS™ Network Management Software

IRiS™ Network Management Software is showcased at the Network Management/Interoperability Experts Trade Show in Johns Hopkins Applied Physics laboratory facility in Maryland.

September - IMCI Open-i®

  • IMCI Open-i® is selected by another national power company as the standard remote monitoring device

August - IMCI New Deployment

  • IMCI Deploys a FirstNet LTE pilot site

July - New Release of IRiS™ Management Software and Open-i Embedded Software

Herndon, Virginia - IMCI Technologies (IMCI), a leader in remote monitoring, control, configuration, and management solutions, has announced new releases for both IRiS™ Enterprise Infrastructure Management Software and Open-i® Embedded Software.

IRiS is used as an alternative to HP OpenView Network Node Manager® and HP OpenView Operations®, among others, thereby enabling the realization of substantial cost savings (Original Purchase, Annual Support, and Expert Staff).

Highlighted enhancements in this version of the IRiS Management Software include:

  • Pre-configuration support for third party MIBs.
  • Support for integration with independent database server.
  • Expanded network troubleshooting tools for Devices.
  • Event Manager Multiple enhancements for ease of use.
  • Enhanced Support for DB replication Multiple enhancements.
  • Ability to transition out Westronics Alarm Systems including Westronics Iris 75000 Master management server and the Westronics family of RTUs (DS 9000, DS 5000, DS 3000, WESDAC).

Highlighted improvements to the Open-i Embedded Software include:

  • New Product - Open-i DCP-2 Protocol Proxy System.
  • TABS Protocol Support.
  • New Open-i Card Option: Pulse Accumulator.
  • New Accessory - Multi-Cable Connector Termination Panel.

Full details on the software updates and new products can be obtained by contacting Open-i Sales Support (open-isalessupport@imci.net) and requesting a copy of the Release Notes.

HP®, HP OpenView Network Node Manager®, HP OpenView Operations ®, Westronic, and Datap Systems; are the property or trademarks of their respective companies. 


2012

July - New Release of IRiS™ Management Software and Open-i Embedded Software

Herndon, Virginia (December) - IMCI Technologies (IMCI), a leader in remote monitoring, control, configuration, and management solutions, has announced new releases for both IRiS™ Enterprise Infrastructure Management Software and Open-i® Embedded Software.

Highlighted enhancements in this version of the IRiS Management Software include:

  • On-Demand Configuration Backup and On-Demand Device Management is now available for IMCI devices  (Open-i, i-PCU, and i-Station).
  • New Audit Trail Reports have been added that display changes made through IRiS. These reports can help you track configuration changes to your software and hardware resources by showing you the who, what, and when of each configuration change.
  • IRiS scaling enhancements provide improved performance for networks with a large number of monitored devices.
  • IRiS support for Open-i Station (our new extreme weather edge device) and i-PCU (Power Control Unit) user interfaces.
  • Time Range for Reporting

Highlighted improvements to the Open-i Embedded Software include:

  • Enhanced support for the TBOS protocol

Full details on the software updates can be obtained by contacting Open-i Sales Support (open-isalessupport@imci.net) and requesting a copy of the Release Notes.


2011

December - New Release of IRiS™ Management Software and Open-i Embedded Software

Herndon, Virginia - IMCI Technologies (IMCI), a leader in remote monitoring, control, configuration, and management solutions, has announced new releases for both IRiS™ Enterprise Infrastructure Management Software and Open-i® Embedded Software.

Highlighted enhancements in this version of the IRiS Management Software include:

  • A Data Collection Engine that allows users to configure collection rules that IRiS can use to acquire operational health and status data from any SNMP device
  • An enhanced Reports Center that fully integrates and improves IRiS's reporting capabilities
  • Faster client loading for IRiS clients running on slower networks with low bandwidth

Highlighted improvements to the Open-i Embedded Software include:

  • Support for the TBOS protocol
  • Enhanced support for the BACnet and Modbus protocols
  • Faster client loading for Open-i clients running on slower networks with low bandwidth

Full details on the software updates can be obtained by contacting Open-i Sales Support (open-isalessupport@imci.net) and requesting a copy of the Release Notes.

July - New Release of IRiS™ Management Software and Open-i Embedded Software

Herndon, Virginia (June) - IMCI Technologies (IMCI), a leader in remote monitoring, control, configuration, and management solutions, has announced new releases for both IRiS™ Enterprise Infrastructure Management Software and Open-i® Embedded Software.

The enhancements in this version of the IRiS Management Software include:

  • Spanish version of the IRiS Management System
  • MS-SQL database is now available in addition to MYSQL
  • Automated email notification of alerts from any device connected to IRiS
  • Provide an updated intuitive icon-based navigational environment
  • Improved filtering for trap forwarding to better control information flow to other systems

The updates to the Open-i Embedded Software include: support for BACnet and Modbus protocols, revised information screen, and virtual serial bridge functional enhancements.

Full details on the software updates can be obtained by contacting Open-i Sales Support (open-isalessupport@imci.net) and requesting a copy of the Release Notes.


2010

August - Event: User Conference in Norway

IMCI Technologies (IMCI) and it's Norwegian reseller/partner Data Equipment, AS (DE) held the first annual Norwegian User Conference in Oslo, Norway. The event brought together IMCI solution users Telenor Group, Statnett, Norwegian Defence, and Statkraft. The conference provided our customers with an informal forum for feedback and interaction with the management teams of IMCI and DE.

The customers also had an opportunity to review and provide input on new product offerings, upcoming technology advancements, and the product roadmap from IMCI. In addition, the conference gave customers the opportunity to voice their thoughts regarding features and functionality they would like to see incorporated into future hardware and software products. Overall, the conference provided customers and prospects the opportunity to gain valuable insight into and influence the direction of Data Equipment and IMCI Technologies as well as see how the existing and new products and services offered by the company can effectively impact their business operations. Data Equipment and IMCI plan to host a second Norwegian User Conference in August 2011.

January - End of Life (EOL) and End of Support (EOS) Notices

IMCI strives to maintain an extended product life in order to maximize our customer's investment in our solutions. From time to time, however, IMCI may find it necessary to discontinue products, parts, and support, for older hardware and software for a number of reasons. Please contact us for a full EOL/EOS information.

Definition of Terms

  • End of Life (EOL) Notices pertain to the discontinuation of a particular model of hardware or version of software.
  • End of Support (EOS) Notices pertain to the time period after which IMCI ceases to provide support for an End of Life product.

The Process

  • Sales Discontinuation Date (Last Order Date) Any IMCI product being discontinued for sale will be announced as EOL.
  • End of Service Date This is the date an IMCI product will no longer be supported by IMCI.

General Guidelines

  • Hardware IMCI follows industry standard practices regarding the support of its discontinued (EOL) hardware products. IMCI typically offers support for a given product for a period of five (5) years after the Sales Discontinuation Date. IMCI provides a specific End of Service date for a given product through our website. Regardless of the End of Service Date, IMCI will honor the terms of any applicable warranty and/or any previously sold maintenance agreements which were purchased prior to the End of Service Date.
  • Software IMCI follows industry standard practices regarding the support of its software for discontinued (EOL) products. Consistent with such standards, IMCI's policy is to support software for the most current version and one previous major version OR two years after the release – whichever comes first. The release of software that receives support after the hardware EOS date may not be a current release of software.

Recent EOL / EOS Notices

Currently effective End of Life and End of Support Notices are set forth below:

  • End of Support – Effective June 1, 2010, software support for all Open-i® software versions 8.5 and earlier is no longer available.
  • End of Support – Effective June 1, 2010, software support for NMS and EMS will no longer be available.
  • End of Life – Open-i® models (3000XL, 1000XL, 1000XL with Access Control, and 500XL) operating on the Vx Works platform will be discontinued effective March 1, 2010. All features and functions of these units are available on the 3000XL, 1000XL and 500XL, (and all other Open-i® models) now operating on an embedded Linux platform.

Sales Discontinuation Date

No orders for Open-i® models (3000XL, 1000XL and 500XL) operating on the Vx Works platform will be accepted after January 1, 2010.


2008

  • November: IMCI Technologies is selected as one of Deloitte & Touche's "Fast 500" companies. The award is a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth over five years.
  • May: Open-i® Software 8.0.0 released. With Version 8.0.0 of the Open-i® solution for critical infrastructure protection, IMCI Technologies adds hardware products, new monitoring technology, and customer-requested improvements to its robust product line.
  • January: Software support was discontinued for the Open-i® NMS (Network Management System) on HP-UX Version 10.20, NMS for Sun Solaris Versions 2.5.1, 2.6, and 2.7, and NMS on HP OpenView 6.0.X and earlier.

2007

  • November: The Open-i® 500XL Element Manager released. The 500XL is a robust SNMP-based remote alarm monitoring and management functionality in a device that meets the needs of branch offices, cell sites, and other small un-manned locations.
  • September: The Open-i® 2000XLM Element Manager released. The Open-i® 2000XLM builds on the 1000XL alarm monitoring and control capabilities while providing substantial serial port capacity for remote console management via IMCI's Virtual Serial Bridge software.
  • September: The i-PCU™ Power Control Unit released. Another first in capacity, scalability, and functionality. A unique device that provides remote DC power control and distribution, the i-PCU™ enables users to remotely power cycle connected devices and provide orderly site start-ups and shutdowns.
  • April: Support discontinued for Open-i® Software version 6.0.X
  • June: Extended hardware support was discontinued for the Open-i®1000L and the Open-i® 1000.
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