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In the spirit of the Oscars this year, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION has decided to give out its own feature film awards. Scott Goldfine · March 02, 2010

The March issue of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION features the results of our third, biannual Security Industry Demographic Census. The 2010 study includes nearly 300 managers from all levels of installing security dealer and systems integration organizations, many of whom came via the gracious and appreciated assistance of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and (ISC organizer) Reed Exhibitions. Scott Goldfine · February 24, 2010

No matter how sophisticated of a residential installation you may have ever been involved with it is unlikely to approach the scale of the home featured in a new story posted on the MainStreet Web site this past weekend. Scott Goldfine · February 21, 2010

SSI’s “Monitoring Matters” columnist Peter Giacalone has returned full time to pursuing consultation work after recently departing from his position as president of Mace Security Int’l Inc.’s Security Services Division. Rodney Bosch · February 11, 2010

I had the pleasure of conducting a roundtable interview with a small group of presidents and executive managers at the recent First Alert Professional Conference in San Diego. Rodney Bosch · February 04, 2010

A few years ago The Discovery Channel aired a reality series called, "It Takes a Thief." The show was really cool because it brought security concepts and solutions into America's living rooms, and did so in an entertaining way. The premise had a former burglar breaking into and ransacking a house while the homeowner watched on TV monitors with the show's host. Scott Goldfine · January 25, 2010

Axis Communications has shaken up the video surveillance industry by becoming the first provider of relatively inexpensive, fully networked thermal imaging cameras. Scott Goldfine · January 18, 2010

Recently in 2009, IMS Research acknowledged ioimage for the third straight year as the leading provider of intelligent video surveillance cameras and other devices, noting a 13.1-percent market share in 2008. Rodney Bosch · January 13, 2010

Shortly before the end of the year, I had the opportunity to speak with Steve Walin, chairman and CEO of Carrollton, Texas-based GVI Security Solutions, and Lloyd Trotter, a founder and managing partner of New York-based GenNx360 Capital Partners, about GVI being acquired and taken private. Scott Goldfine · January 06, 2010

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Steve Walin, chairman and CEO of Carrollton, Texas-based GVI Security Solutions, and Lloyd Trotter, a founder and managing partner of New York-based GenNx360 Capital Partners, about GVI being acquired and taken private. December 30, 2009




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