It was a good year — for many even a great one. But more and more, when it comes to access control it is a tale of two markets: the small business and small/medium enterprise SMB/SME market and the large enterprise.
In an interesting case regarding prohibited ordinances, plaintiffs operated a fleet of standalone trailers that were specially constructed to display signs or banners, which the company used to advertise its burglary alarm services, as well as other products and political causes.
The workplace is changing. As a 39-year-old myself and being in the ad/marketing industry for more than 17 years, I’ve seen a lot of change within the tech & creative industry, especially within the past 10 years.
The new hyper-converged IP environment is upon us and it is complex. No one provider can do it all anymore. But most integrators have shallow partnerships with other providers. And that does get a lot of network integrators by — barely.
One of the things that will turn a security salesperson pale is to hear a prospect say, “I’ve met with two of your competitors and both will do it for less money.” Or, “Nice presentation. We’re going to shop around. We’ll get back to you.”
Multiple forces for change are at work, but in a historically slow-moving market, what will break through first? In this access control-themed issue, check out the many articles that can help you keep tabs on trends in access control technology and business models. Check out more in 2017 April's Issue.