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The SDM Top Systems Integrators Report ranks, by total annual revenue, the largest U.S. firms that contract electronic security projects for commercial, industrial, institutional, government, and other non-residential markets. For ranking purposes, these are businesses that derive more than half of their revenue from the sale, design/engineering, installation and service of multi-technology electronic security systems, such as access control and identification, video surveillance, alarms, perimeter security, and other network-based technologies. The SDM Top Systems Integrators Report has been published since 1996.


How to Purchase the Top Systems Integrators Report Directory

The SDM Top Systems Integrators Directory has the information needed to target products and services to the systems integration market. It contains additional data beyond that published in the print edition and online, including contact names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, Web site URLs, branch office locations, targeted vertical markets, and more. The SDM Top Systems Integrators Directory comes in Microsoft Excel format. The cost of the report is $595. To order,  visit the SDM Store or, contact Heidi Fusaro at 630-518-5470 or by e-mail to



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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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Find out why SDM named ADS Security as its Dealer of the Year in its December 2014 issue. Read how ADS executes its mission and fosters collaboration and outstanding service from every department — all while having fun. Also, don't miss our coverage of 180- and 360-degree cameras and how you can build your skills when it comes to home networks. 

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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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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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