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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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SSI’s sixth Commercial End-User Study shows the recession’s impact is continuing to escalate for security directors/managers. Nearly seven in 10 say tight budgets are a problem, and those who plan to soon increase security is on the wane. However, interest levels remain high for security systems and many newer technologies. August 31, 2010

Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) has released results from its first Security Trends survey, which aims to identify and measure the monitoring/installation industry's revenues, profits and attrition rates on a monthly basis. August 05, 2010

Residential installing contractors can thank their base of recurring revenue generated from monitoring services for helping them avoid the deepest pits of the recession. May 31, 2010

The vehicle entrance control market hasn’t exactly come crashing down during the extended recessionary period, but revenues in the Americas and elsewhere remain under heavy pressure. March 31, 2010

Most systems integrators are thanking their lucky stars for IP video, which continues to grow at a robust clip that totally defies the economic depression. By Scott Goldfine · March 31, 2010

Who are the managers and leaders of today’s installing security companies? Don’t you really want to know? By Scott Goldfine · February 28, 2010

Moving the broadband service value proposition beyond just “speeds and feeds” will be an essential element in boosting customer satisfaction and establishing value-added services that can create new revenue opportunities. February 28, 2010

January 31, 2010

Security contractors are relying on the reach and cost effectiveness of online communications more than ever to win over new prospects and keep existing clientele engaged. SSI’s latest research also finds companies are compensating for economic shortfalls by allocating more of their operating budgets to sales and marketing. By Scott Goldfine · December 31, 2009

SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION queried installing security contractors to find out to what degree biometrics has become a part of their product and installation services portfolio. Slightly more than half of respondents report they sell or install biometric devices with finger readers the most predominant among several types. December 31, 2009




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