One of the security industry’s leading privately owned systems integrators,Tech Systems plans to transition ownership to its employees through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Company executives believe that selling the firm to a public company or private equity group would not benefit the workers or the clients.
SSI Staff · October 29, 2014
Genetec was named the 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) of the Year for North America by Axis Communications, marking the third time the company has received the honor since 2010.
SSI Staff · October 28, 2014
Security alarm companies need to make sure that the fine print on contracts expresses clear, concise and unmistakable language for consumers to understand.
Ken Kirschenbaum · October 27, 2014
While the shift of alarm systems signal transmission to IP-based communications is a major transition for the industry, it actually represents a big step toward something even more significant. It is enabling access to “the cloud” and with it a whole new world of service possibilities. Central monitoring stations are at the heart of this new paradigm.
By Hank Goldberg · October 23, 2014
Honeywell will host its CONNECT 2014 conference for its authorized security dealers at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes on Nov. 13-16.
SSI Staff · October 23, 2014
Brite Energy business launches its first phase in Southern California. The new service integrates with P1’s enhanced home automation and monitoring offering.
SSI Staff · October 22, 2014
With the acquisition of DIY security company Swann Communications, Infinova hopes to continue to drive product requirements, develop high level product design and then leverage Infinova’s expertise in final product development and manufacturing.
SSI Staff · October 21, 2014
National marketers are flooding the residential security space with big money to sell their interactive products and services. With the right approach, however, smaller, independent dealers can win the majority of sales.
By Russ Ackerman · October 20, 2014
Vanderbilt Industries acquires Siemens' Security Products business to boost its position in the European security systems market through a wider and more comprehensive range of products and solutions.
Scott Goldfine · October 20, 2014
Places of worship are oftentimes easy targets for crooks. Dealers will need to understand the unique needs of these facilities in order to successfully meet the client’s security and purchasing requirements.
By Greag Mills · October 17, 2014