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AiN Group 2014 Live & Learn Conference

AiN (Authorized Integrators Network) Group, now in its 13th year, held its first stand-alone conference in late January at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. AiN is the managing partner of GE Home and Security Technologies (GEHT), a network of about 200 dealers who are authorized to sell and install GE-branded security systems from Interlogix, as well as sound systems, lighting, home automation, central vacuum, and other technologies from approximately 30 approved vendors.


Diebold Security added more than 30 new national and global commercial customers in 2013. Bill Fitzhenry, vice president of Commercial Sales for North America, Diebold Security, discusses what led to such growth and describes Diebold Security’s strategy going forward.

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Access Control in 2015

Which of the following do you expect will have the biggest impact on your access control business in 2015?
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BCD380V8 video recorder to archive up to 500Mbps
BCDVideo Archiver Certified for up to 500 Cameras

BCDVideo has announced Genetec's certification of their popular BCD380V8 video recorder to archive up to 500Mbps, and an additional 200Mbps dedicated for video redirection (700Mbps total throughput).

Success Made Easy with ScanSource

ScanSource Security's "Success Made Easy" promotion was so successful in 2014, that we’re offering it again for 2015. Whether you’re new to this promotion, or took part in it last year, everyone must register anew to be eligible for prizes in 2015. Once you're registered, every sale you make gets you closer to the grand prize of four days and three nights at a tropical paradise.

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2015 February

In the February 2015 issue of SDM, check out what's happening in video surveillance as a part of our State of the Market series. Also, discover new possibilities with integrated locks and electrified components and get the experts' top 8 tips for lighting control success.
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Security Magazine: K-12 Education

February 24, 2015

Survey Says National School Threats on The Rise

School threats are a fast growing problem and they are on the rise.  
February 17, 2015

Bill to Arm Virginia School Officers with Stun Guns Advances

Legislation that would allow school security officers to be armed with stun guns, pepper spray and similar weapons is advancing in the General Assembly. 
February 12, 2015

Newtown Panel Issues Proposals for School Violence Prevention

A Connecticut state commission released a draft report of recommendations to prevent future school shootings.  


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The SDM 100 Report ranks U.S. companies that earn their revenues from the sale, installation, service and monitoring of electronic security systems - such as intrusion and fire alarm, access control, video surveillance, and related low-voltage systems - to residential and non-residential customers.
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