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The fruit of more than a year of research involving 1,000+ dealers, integrators and end users, “Business Opportunities in the Security Industry: New Paths to Success in a Changing Market” reveals the…


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While the specter of Big Brother remains a concern for many citizens across the United States, results from a recent survey suggest the use of video surveillance is growing in acceptance as a means of deterring crime in public places. June 06, 2011

Annual report points up the need for installing security and fire systems contractors to be diligent in providing the latest life-safety products to residential customers. Discover how regular maintenance services and education are helping reduce
fire fatalities. May 08, 2011

Video surveillance, mass notification, access control and emergency communications interoperability continue to pose challenges for many campus safety protection professionals April 12, 2011

For the first time the Security Spending Survey reveals how much installing companies are paying each month for equipment — overall as well as by specific product categories. Top buyer listings are presented along with purchasing patterns associated with different business characteristics ... By Scott Goldfine · March 13, 2011

The latest "Financial Analysis of the Industry" report by the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) tracks and benchmarks key financial ratios for a wide range of installing contractors in the commercial electronic systems industry. January 31, 2011

A new study conducted by the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) reports that 87 percent of retail companies that currently use analog surveillance technology are considering switching to network video ... January 11, 2011

According to SSI’s latest annual Installation Business Report (IBR), despite all the buzz about megapixel cameras and video analytics, a considerable percentage of installing security contractors have yet to jump on the bandwagon. January 04, 2011

Business in this market rose 7 percent (from 168 in 2009) to buck a troubling trend that had seen ground lost five of the previous six years. December 20, 2010

As indicated elsewhere in these survey results, large companies prospered in 2010; others, not so much. December 19, 2010

In a turnabout from recent years, the residential market fared better than the commercial segment in 2010 as operators across the board reported an increase in monthly installations. December 19, 2010




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