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Government Standoff Reverberates Throughout Security Industry

While the financial impact to the security industry cannot be entirely known, integrators, manufacturers and other stakeholders report widespread repercussions from the 16-day shutdown of the United States…


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While the financial impact to the security industry cannot be entirely known, integrators, manufacturers and other stakeholders report widespread repercussions from the 16-day shutdown of the United States government in October. Yet even with the budget impasse averted, tensions continue to mount partly over the potential for lawmakers to become deadlocked again early next year. By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2013

As the nation continues to emerge from the Great Recession, albeit at a near glacial pace, there are copious lessons and insights to glean from those businesses that didn’t just survive the malaise but actually prospered. Understanding how they reacted to alter their operations or fully transform their business models can provide answers on how to remain nimble when then next economic storm hits or even in the current competitive landscape. Rodney Bosch · March 13, 2013

A leading indicator of nonresidential construction in the United States fell for a fourth consecutive month in July, in a sign that demand for offices and other commercial properties is weakening. August 16, 2011

Video surveillance systems provider Infinova has announced that the company has been taken public and is now listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange in China ... January 06, 2011

Business networking organization Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN) has named home security provider Pinnacle Security as one of the fastest growing companies in the 2010 Utah 100 Awards Program ... November 22, 2010

The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010, signed by President Obama on Sept. 27, provides $12 billion in tax cuts and creates a $30 billion fund for community banks to increase lending to small companies. By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2010

Despite economic challenges during the past two years, 54 percent of integrators overall have a more optimistic view of 2010 than 2009, according to the Market Intelligence Briefing (MIB) report ... October 19, 2010

Exacq Technologies Inc., a provider of video management hybrid appliances and software-only solutions, has been named to the 2010 Inc. 500 list. August 25, 2010

A year ago, SSI’s inaugural Operations & Opportunities Report (OOR) exposed the best ideas installing security company managers had for slashing costs and elevating profits. Since then, that guile has translated into an 11-percentage-point rise in gross margin. Now, the 2010 OOR delivers more incisive business intelligence ... By Scott Goldfine · August 04, 2010

The upcoming annual Big Ideas Issue (August) of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION features the 2010 Operations & Opportunities Report (OOR). Scott Goldfine · July 20, 2010




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