The October issue of SSI
features a guide to selecting a third-party central monitoring station in which nine providers are spotlighted. I conducted extensive interviews with executives from all of them, most of which could not be shoehorned into the print publication. In this exclusive bonus blog, Monitronics Int'l Vice President of Operations Bruce Mungiguerra discusses false alarm prevention, RMR opportunities and why dealers should do business with his company.
Scott Goldfine · September 29, 2013
My cover story for SSI’s September issue talks about Bosch Security Systems’ 2013 renaissance of sorts with a higher profile from recent years and the launch of 110 new products this year. While the feature centers around my extensive interview with Bosch executive Jeremy Hockham, I posed some questions to industry observers to attempt to get a more broad perspective of the German-based security equipment manufacturing giant.
Scott Goldfine · September 09, 2013
Bosch Security Systems Americas President of Sales Jeremy Hockham discusses how security business differs abroad, the new trend of partnerships among competitors, engineering insights and integrator opportunities in this exclusive interview.
Scott Goldfine · September 03, 2013
Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine relates an experience he had during a visit to the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution that begs important questions about security practices in the latest Under Surveillance blog.
Scott Goldfine · August 26, 2013
Why are some electronic security firms faring worse than they did three years ago? Bonus material from SSI
's annual Operations & Opportunities Report (OOR) reveals the answers.
Scott Goldfine · August 11, 2013
In this blog, Ron Woerner, director of the M.S. Cybersecurity program at Bellevue University, addresses the critical issue regarding security of the cloud.
Scott Goldfine · August 07, 2013
Read the bonus material from SSI
's annual Operations & Opportunities Report (OOR).
Scott Goldfine · August 04, 2013
In this exclusive interview, Samsung Techwin America Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing Frank De Fina offers four tips to installing security dealers and integrators looking to become entrenched and grow their video surveillance business and much more.
Scott Goldfine · July 30, 2013
The July issue of SSI includes a far-reaching roundtable on the subject of video surveillance innovation featuring experts from eight industry-leading manufacturers. An additional expert who I have had the pleasure of knowing and collaborating with numerous times over several years is Arecont Vision Executive Vice President Scott Schafer. Here he addresses many of the same questions and issues as his eight colleagues did in the print piece and recent blogs of mine.
Scott Goldfine · July 29, 2013
How will the trend toward standards, open platforms and interoperability affect innovating video surveillance solutions? In this exclusive interview, Dave Poulin, director of vertical markets for physical security and mobile video at Panasonic System Communications Co. of North America answers that question and much more.
Scott Goldfine · July 28, 2013