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Dealers and integrators who have taken the time to explore the value proposition as well as the inner details of services such as remote video monitoring and remote access control are seeing results. Peter Giacalone · September 09, 2010

Welcome to my blog. I'm Peter Giacalone, I have spent my entire career spanning over 30 years in the electronic security field. Peter Giacalone · September 09, 2010

Welcome to the inaugural entry in the Integrated Thoughts blog on SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION online. September 09, 2010

As we head into the final quarter of 2010 there remain some key industry events worth checking out. ASIS Dallas is set for Oct. 12-14 and SSI will be exhibiting at Booth No. 1724. ISC East (now known as ISC Solutions) is set for Nov. 3-4 in New York and you can visit with SSI there at Booth No. 1072. Two other noteworthy events closing out the year are Securing New Ground Nov. 9-10, also in New York, and the California Alarm Association (CAA) Winter Conference in San Francisco D Scott Goldfine · September 08, 2010

As you can read in SSI’s September issue I caught up with Frank Defina, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Samsung Techwin America, to discuss at length his ... Rodney Bosch · September 01, 2010

Part and parcel to mergers and acquisitions is the shuffling of personnel, with some people leaving on their own accord and others being furloughed. It can be a challenging and grueling process, particularly when it is on the level of Tyco's recent acquisition of Broadview Security (formerly Brink's Home Security). Scott Goldfine · August 27, 2010

The other day I received an urgent voice message from my long-time colleague and friend at the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), Vice President of Marketing & Programs Celia Besore. Having always looked forward to my conversations with Celia, I promptly returned the call and received some bittersweet news. She told me she was leaving CSAA to accept a position as head of a nursing association, a position she had steadfastly educated and trained herself for the past few years. Scott Goldfine · August 24, 2010

I'm guessing you may already have a hunch that something is afoot. You're right! These strange and exciting online surroundings you presently find yourself in are the result of SSI's bold, new and long-awaited totally redesigned Web site! So what do you think? Pretty snazzy, eh? Scott Goldfine · August 18, 2010

As point out in my August issue editorial, "Diebold Has Fire in Its Belly," I recently hung out with Diebold executives Michael Dowling and Larry Black to talk about the company pushing into the fire market. Scott Goldfine · July 21, 2010

The August issue of SSI features a profile of this year's Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award winner, Broadview Security (presently becoming part of ADT), and its highly commendable false alarm management practices. Scott Goldfine · July 21, 2010




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