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3 Reasons Why Product Knowledge (Not Price) Is Crucial When Bidding on Security System Projects

Bidders often complain that consultants only consider price when evaluating security system bids. That's only the case if price is all that is given to them. Submitting a big that incorporates the correct…


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On Wednesday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey overturned a cease and desist order against Comcast stemming from a 2012 lawsuit backed by the Electrical Board that had kept the company from installing security systems in two towns in Massachusetts. SSI Staff · December 10, 2015

At what point does some security become more ineffective than none? SSI Editor-In-Chief Scott Goldfine explains how professionally tailored systems still hold the upper hand on DIY and other cookie-cutter security systems. Scott Goldfine · December 08, 2015

Have a security technician on your holiday shopping list? Check out this list of gift ideas from SSI that would benefit any tech or help them better please a customer. SSI Staff · December 07, 2015

Alarm dealers regularly encounter the ethical dilemma of upselling home security systems. Where is the line drawn between fair and foul? By Al Colombo · December 07, 2015

Referrals are golden for business owners. For security companies and their installers, ensuring customers have a positive experience with the company and providing referral incentives can open up another avenue of clientele. Mark Matlock · December 02, 2015

SSI breaks down the top 30 technology innovations of the year. See which products made the cut. By Scott Goldfine, Paul Boucherle and Bob Dolph · December 01, 2015

Core brands will feature its lineup of signal processing, commercial and residential power solutions and home audio for security integrators at ISC East. SSI Staff · November 13, 2015

Toshiba America Information Systems announced on Wednesday the promotion of Greg Hartzell to Director of its Surveillance & IP Video Products business unit. SSI Staff · November 11, 2015

With growing concerns over drone safety and UAV close calls with airlines, the government wants recreational drones registered. What kind of challenges will that pose? By Jonathan B. Rupprecht · November 05, 2015

A $5 million lawsuit has been filed against the organizer of Zombicon and the security firm used at the event after a 20-year-old was killed Oct. 17 during a shooting. Five others were injured at the event in Fort Myers, Fla. SSI Staff · November 04, 2015




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