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Diebold Unit Bought by Securitas to ‘Accelerate Our Transformation’ into Self-Service Industry

Electronic security business Diebold has been bought by Sweden’s Securitas for $350 million. Diebold offers a full portfolio of intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access control and systems integration…

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New customers will have access to a home automation platform, among an expanded offering of new monitoring services. Rodney Bosch · November 24, 2015

United States automated teller machine maker Diebold said on Monday it has agreed to acquire German rival Wincor Nixdorf in a cash-and-share deal. The deal is worth approximately $1.8 billion. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

A new Parks Associates report finds smart home offerings have helped revitalize the residential security industry, as the number of households with monitored security rose over 15% in the past two calendar years. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

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Amy Kothari, Anastasia Bottos and Kelly Bond will spend a chilly night in Philadelphia to help raise funds for Covenant House's Sleep Out: Executive Edition. SSI Staff · November 19, 2015


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