Vision & Purpose with 2020 just three short years away, security integrators such as Comtronics' John Campau are forming ambitious plans based on emergent opportunities. More Details in SDM's 2017 Industry Forecast Study projects strong growth this year.
According to the SDM Top Systems Integrators Report, published in July 2016, the top three vertical market sectors are corporate, education/campus and healthcare, all of which rely heavily on access control technology as part of their overall security solution.
On 12/12/12, I had minor knee surgery and I can recall thinking how fascinating it was to have a significant event happen to me on a day marked by triplet twelves. One doesn’t need to be a numerology hobbyist to appreciate a distinctive date on the calendar.
Bedrock Learning, a veteran in the connected home industry, launched a new website that not only lets visitors navigate with ease, but lets a variety of users, including business owners, sales personnel, and receptionists, educate themselves on the smart home.
At the Mesa Grande Cultural Park in Mesa, Ariz. (part of the Arizona Museum of Natural History), history is revealed daily for the many archaeologists, historians and visitors who explore the active excavation site each year.
In the last installment of this column (“When Fewer Clients Are Better; www.SDMmag.com/when-fewer-clients-are-better) I shared some insight about how having more clients doesn’t necessarily mean more of the right type of revenue or higher margins.
It’s January — time for new beginnings and improvements for your security company. Security dealers typically sit with their staff and marketing teams during December and January to reflect upon what was successful during the past year and what was not.
ASSA ABLOY announced the release of Declare documentation for its Adams Rite MS1850S Series MS (maximum security) deadbolts, HES 1006 and 9600 Series electric strikes, the Securitron M32 and M62 Magnalocks, and Securitron’s AQD6 Series of switching power supplies.
3xLOGIC Inc., a provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, announced it ranked No. 321 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. 3xLOGIC grew 235 percent during the recent three-year period, the company reported.
Security-Net Inc., a global provider of security system services to customers both locally and nationally, announced a strategic partnership with Vector Firm to develop an enhanced sales training program for its team.
The Arlington, Texas, Police Department and The Man’s Shop, a men’s clothing store in the city, were honored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) on Oct. 16 for a program that focuses on “introducing young males to trust-building and lessons in communication, responsibility and citizenship.”
The PRX-5 is a proximity card reader and keypad in one unit. Connect the PRX-5 to a compatible Viking door entry controller and issue your staff or tenants proximity entry cards, fobs, or personalized codes required for entry.
S2 Security released NetBox software Version 4.9. With a new photo ID badging system, Version 4.9 makes badge management easier than ever by enhancing the user experience and expanding the ability to collaborate across multiple locations.
ZKAccess introduced three new metal detectors. Ideal for locations vulnerable to the risk of public shootings and stabbings, these new metal detectors enhance safety and detect hidden metal weapons including guns and knives.
Middle Atlantic Products announced the availability of C2G digital connectivity solutions to the residential market. With a full breadth of cabling options, including a wide range of high-speed HDMI solutions that span the distance of up to 1,000 feet, and a comprehensive range of digital connectivity solutions, C2G joins Middle Atlantic’s residential dealer portfolio.
Dahua Technology is shipping a next-generation analog HD total solution, including two 4MP cameras and a 4MP DVR with 4-/8- and 16-channel options, to bring outstanding image quality to outdated analog coax cabling, the company described.
It’s an old axiom, but it holds up well. Money follows the security industry because the security industry delivers results. And while many things haven’t changed about how security dealers get financing, a few new trends are starting to emerge. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.