The first annual Security Week will place in New York from Nov. 1 through 3. Comprised of three separate, yet inter-related events — Security 500 (Nov. 1, Roosevelt Hotel); Securing New Ground (Nov. 1-2, Roosevelt Hotel) and ISC Solutions (Nov, 2-3, Jacob Javits Convention Center) — Security Week will bring together the security distribution channel to focus on the business of security in the metropolitan New York area.
The Independent Committee of the board of directors of Niscayah unanimously recommended last Friday that shareholders do not accept Securitas’ public takeover offer. The board previously made a positive recommendation for Stanley Black & Decker Inc.’s offer.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., a national security solutions provider, announced the completion of its acquisition of Integral Systems Inc. Kratos completed the acquisition through a reverse merger of a wholly owned subsidiary with and into Integral Systems.
There are numerous certification programs today. And, according to integrators and industry executives, it is growingly important that companies, their installers, and technicians attain some type of certification. More projects now involve computer and communications technologies, work through an enterprise infrastructure, and integrate myriad security and business systems, says Tom Clancy, president of Acree Daily Systems, Columbus, Ohio.
American Dynamics of Westford, Mass., tells Today’s System Integrator that its victor unified video management solution and VideoEdge network video recorder (NVR) have been selected by Dana-Farber Cancer Institutes as the organization’s security platform to manage security needs at its main campus and satellite treatment areas located throughout the greater Boston area.
Pittsburgh-based Vector Security Inc. today announced the completion of a new credit facility valued at $225 million, which includes $75 million in new financing, to help fuel the company’s future growth.
Vivint™, Provo, Utah, a home automation company, announced the first matching period for the Vivint Gives Back Project. During these periods, Vivint will match supporter donations made to the 100 regional finalists of the Vivint Gives Back Project, an online charitable contest. The first matching period starts on July 21 at 12 a.m. (midnight) MDT and runs through 11:59 p.m. MDT on July 22, 2011.