Security systems integrators are taking on a much greater role in our connected world through their offerings of cybersecurity and added network services, as evidenced by the 21st annual Top Systems Integrators Report.
Security systems integrators lauded the state of the market in 2015, yet their revenue was down 1 percent overall and among those integrators with which a year-to-year comparison could be made, a significant number — 34 of 82 companies — reported decreased North American systems integration revenue.
Movable cameras, or mobile security units, fill the needs of several types of situations. Temporary work areas such as construction sites require a surveillance solution to protect people and assets during work hours and after
While most people already know this, there may be some who haven’t yet learned one of the most absolute truths for dealers and integrators in the security industry: recurring monthly revenue (RMR) is the key to success.
Smart home technology is an ever expanding market — 4K, voice control, Internet-connected thermostats, high resolution audio, the home network — your customers are hearing about many hot topics right now from their local news outlets.
Several years ago, current HAUS CEO David Daniels and partners Mike Thul and John Carlin noticed that almost every industry except for consumer electronics has one or more embedded organizations designed to train members within the industry to run their businesses more efficiently.
Sharp Electronics Corporation, founding sponsor of the Robolliance program, launched an initiative focused on ground-based security robotics at TEC 2016, presented by PSA Network. Robolliance is “a forum for technology partners and industry experts in robotics, surveillance and security to advance the understanding and awareness of the Autonomous Robotics marketplace.”
BeON Home, creator of home protection systems that provide preventative security, daily safety and emergency lighting, introduced new features to further enhance the home protection features of its system.
Genetec Inc. announced the latest update of AutoVu Managed Services (AMS), a turnkey Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) solution that allows parking customers to outsource their IT hardware and management requirements to Genetec.
Honeywell announced AlarmNet 360, a new cloud-based management platform designed to help security dealers and central stations drive business growth, simplify account management and streamline installations.
Vector Security recently announced the winners of its 2016 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships, which provide financial support to loss prevention professionals in the U.S. and Canada seeking to obtain Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) and Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) certifications.
Baseball season here, and with it comes the announcement of TRI-ED’s 2016 Stadium Tour training program and schedule. TRI-ED and its supplier partners welcome customers to take part in a free day of training and product demos, an expo and a night of networking at the ballgame.
Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., has acquired Industrial Security Service Corp. (ISSC) based in Houston, Texas. ISSC ranks high among local security companies, operating in a wide range of vertical business market segments in the greater Houston area.
Supreme Security Systems Inc. of New Jersey has acquired CWR Security Systems Inc., a residential, commercial and industrial security company with more than 30 years of experience serving Monmouth and Ocean counties.
Doyle Security Systems Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems, has announced the acquisition of the accounts of Albany Protective Services (APS) in the Albany Market.
SDI Presence LLC (SDI) has acquired substantially all the assets of mission-critical systems integrator SDI Solutions LLC, ranked No. 16 on SDM’s Top Systems Integrators Report. SDI founder David A. Gupta will return as CEO.
At the recent Synnex Strategic Partner Summit, held in May during the 2016 BMW Charity Pro-Am (which is presented by Synnex Corp.) in Greenville, S.C., integrators were treated to three days of championship golf, networking opportunities, entertainment — and of course a little business mixed in.
PSA Security Network announced the 2016 PSA Security Network Vendor Award and Customer Service Award Winners at the recent TEC 2016 conference, held in Westminster, Colo. May 9-12. The Vendor Award winners were selected by PSA owner companies based on rankings for pricing, shipping, support, lead generation, returns and product performance. PSA’s customer service team voted on the Customer Service Award winners based on professionalism, support and performance. The 2016 awards were issued during the Vendor Awards Luncheon at the TEC conference on May 10, 2016.
On May 25, the BBB, along with ESA and the CSAA held a live event in in which they sought to raise awareness of deceptive sales practices in the security industry, to ask Utah-based companies to self-regulate the practice, and to warn consumers of the practices.
The Securitron AccuPower AQD6 Series of switching power supplies are dual voltage supervised units. The AQD6 comes with a battery charger designed to power magnetic locks, electric strikes, card readers, sensors, access control boards and other devices in access control systems
NXPTZHD is a stainless-steel, FULL-HD, PTZ camera that guarantees high performance with high-definition images and is ideal for video surveillance applications in highly corrosive environments such as high-traffic areas, industrial zones and offshore/onshore marine areas.