This past July a man entered the emergency room at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Fla., proceeded to the third floor of the hospital, and shot and killed an 88-year-old patient and a 36-year-old hospital employee, apparently in a random act of violence.
Which suppliers do the largest systems integrators use? This Top Systems Integrators brand-usage report lists the top manufacturers and distributors that earn the business of the largest systems integrators in the physical security channel.
It takes guts for traditional security integrators to face the fact that they must become cyber experts. But without question they need a goal, or they will risk falling short of winning their clients’ business.
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.
Which suppliers do the largest security dealers use? This SDM 100 brand-usage report lists the top 13 manufacturers and top nine distributors that earn the business of the top security companies in the installation and monitoring channel.
The security industry looks to the SDM 100 — a report of 100 of the top security companies ranked by their recurring monthly revenue (RMR) — as a wellspring of industry trends and operational best practices.
There are two major articles in this issue of SDM that stand out for the positive news they offer the industry and, perhaps more importantly, for conveying the idea that fire alarm technology is indeed starting to change — and that is welcome news.
As the cover asserts,security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2019 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
Also in June, insight on how to choose a thermal camera, "Rethinking Keypads for Better Access Control", and much more.