SSI partners with Parks Associates to uncover the emerging trends in residential security. The 2014 Home Systems Study delivers perspective from those on the frontlines looking to market, sell, install and service new offerings like smart locks, IP cameras and connected smoke detectors. Spoiler alert: The news is (mostly) really good!
By Tricia Parks · August 13, 2014
Selling maintenance contracts, adopting newer technologies and charging more are the top three areas security systems and monitoring providers are letting money slip through their fingers. Discover the solutions, services and markets your company should zero in on courtesy of SSI’s 2014 Operations & Opportunities Report.
Scott Goldfine · August 11, 2014
A new report estimates the global market for electronic access control systems will exceed $31 billion in 2019.
SSI Staff · August 06, 2014
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 processes and psychology behind security equipment purchasing decisions. A half-dozen key findings show how all channel partners can best target their marketing messages.
By Josh Gordon · July 28, 2014
A new survey reveals many organizations fail to implement effective password security practices.
SSI Staff · July 02, 2014
The report provides a tool to help security pros evaluate and improve their metrics and use them to demonstrate ROI, among other benefits.
SSI Staff · July 02, 2014
SSI’s biannual Security’s Fantastic Fleets Survey shows managers are literally getting more mileage out of their vehicles. That approach along with myriad other cost-conscious strategies and creatively deploying new technology are mitigating pain at the pump, steeper insurance premiums and other maladies
Scott Goldfine · June 11, 2014
A new report by Transparency Market Research names increased security and safety concerns as reasons that the video surveillance market will experience a compound annual growth rate of 19.1% from 2013 to 2019.
SSI Staff · May 15, 2014
Up revenues, up margins and tremendous upside … is it any wonder security systems integrators are feeling especially upbeat? SSI’s 10th annual Systems Integration Study presents the most compelling evidence yet of economic renewal, with spurting supplanting sputtering growth, especially in video surveillance.
Scott Goldfine · April 17, 2014
Security dealers will lose more than 50% of their current market share on the home automation industry as telcos, cable companies and retailers gain strength, according to a new report from ABI Research.
By Jason Knott · March 19, 2014