A yearly report ranking the top 100 U.S. companies that earn their revenues from the sale, installation, service and monitoring of electronic security systems to residential and non-residential customers.
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.
SDM’s annual Industry Forecast Study measures the health and viability of the electronic security industry. Factors include revenue increases and decreases, expected growth for the coming year, pricing trends, and challenges that installing companies face.
Every year the State of the Market Reports offer an in-depth review of the five major segments of the security industry: Video Surveillance, Alarm Systems & Monitoring, Access Control, Fire Alarm and Connected Home.
SDM founded its Dealer of the Year Award in 1980 to recognize one company every year that demonstrates unmistakable success, a high level of innovation, the use of industry best practices, and notable growth and accomplishments in the security dealer industry.
SDM’s Systems Integrator of the Year recognizes one company every year that demonstrates unmistakable success, a high level of innovation, the use of industry best practices, and notable growth and accomplishments in the systems integration industry.
The Central Station Alarm Association’s Central Station Excellence Awards, sponsored by SDM Magazine, are designed to recognize any central station that is certified by one of the CSAA-recognized Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories.
Integrators and manufacturers who execute security projects in sporting venues now have an award for the work they do — the Golden Eagle Award. The award, sponsored by SDM, is from the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).
SDM Magazine understands how important leadership is in our personal and business lives. Together we are taking on the challenge of assisting our readers by developing a series of podcasts/articles on the topic.
Professional Security Canada bridges the Canadian channel and enterprise markets. Published four times annually, it is for security system dealers, installers and integrators, as well as commercial end users of security products and services, who are located throughout Canada. It covers issues of concern to the industry, technologies, news, and opinion. We hope you find it informative and useful. For more information, please contact Laura Stepanek, SDM Editor, at 847-405-4027, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.