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DIY Security Is the Real Deal But Not for the Faint of Heart

When approached properly, the do-it-yourself model has the potential to produce better numbers than traditional alarm business.



Promotional giveaway items can be an effective way for security systems integrators to market to current and potential customers. In this slideshow, pick up ideas on how to create an effective promo gift. Ashley Willis · March 06, 2015

More security companies, such as Honeywell and ADT, are pondering DIY channels for their security and home automation systems. Julie Jacobson · March 06, 2015

When approached properly, the do-it-yourself model has the potential to produce better numbers than traditional alarm business. Peter Giacalone · March 06, 2015

Milestone Systems’ annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) conference focused on the importance of building partnerships within the security industry. Security systems integrator Johnson Controls was named Milestone Systems National Partner of the Year. SSI Staff · March 05, 2015

Telecommunications services topped the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection’s 2014 Top 10 list of complaints. Consumers also complained about alarm systems and telemarketers. SSI Staff · March 05, 2015

Carolina Advanced Digital and Aruba Networks' new partnership will merge forthcoming products from both companies to provide secure, wireless networking products to enterprise customers. SSI Staff · March 05, 2015

3xLOGIC rounds out its video surveillance offerings by acquiring the infinias access control lines with the mission of becoming a full integrated solutions provider. Scott Goldfine · March 05, 2015

Leviton Security & Automation’s enhanced Five Star Dealer Program includes a new dealer support website, which allows dealers and integrators to submit job registrations. SSI Staff · March 05, 2015

Security Sales & Integration magazine launches Supplier Stellar Service Awards for security dealers/integrators to recognize industry’s top service and support providers. SSI Staff · March 05, 2015

Dynamark Security Centers has integrated Alarm.com’s Image Sensor to its central station software to offer video verification, and has partnered with Encore Controls to provide fire monitoring for all installations. SSI Staff · March 04, 2015




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