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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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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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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).

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2015 March

Find out what's happening this year for the access control market in the March 2015 issue of SDM. Learn why wireless access is the next big thing and watch exactly how these products work with several videos gathered by our staff. Also, we tell you why you should consider 4k ultra HD.

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Security Magazine: K-12 Education

April 1, 2015

SIA and NSCA Form Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) members have been developing a school security assessment tool and a set of school security guidelines to be revealed at ISC West ...
April 1, 2015

Addressing Mistakes in 3 School Security Trends

People are prone to worry. Sometimes there is good reason for concerns. Sometimes legitimate fears grow to irrational levels.
April 1, 2015

Report: 34% of Students Know of Individual Risks to Schools

THIRTY-FOUR PERCENT of students say they are aware of an individual who poses a risk to their school, according to Awareity’s 2014 Student Safety Report.


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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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