Curtis Paradzick is vice president of sales for Vector Resources Inc., a physical security and IT systems integrator based in Torrance, Calif. Paradzick, whose experience includes serving as a regional sales vice president at AT&T, is a specialist in recruitment, training and team building. He joins the conversation to lend his advice on how installing security firms can do a better job at recruiting and holding on to sales and technical talent.
By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2012
Verizon discusses its entrance into the home monitoring and controls market.
By Rodney Bosch · July 01, 2012
John Knox, proprietor of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Life & Property Security Systems, will be installed as president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) during the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Nashville this month. SSI caught up with Knox to discuss his goals for ESA and other industry topics.
By Rodney Bosch · June 21, 2012
SSI caught up with a pair of Schneider Electric executives at ISC West to discuss the firm’s technology offerings, including the Pelco video brand.
By Scott Goldfine · May 09, 2012
American Video and Security Owner Larry Folsom talks leveraging video to verify alarms in the latest "Hot Seat."
By Rodney Bosch · April 16, 2012
Tyco Security Products President Mark VanDover joins us to discuss Tyco's recent Visonic acquisition, plans for Tyco Int'l to split into three independent companies and more.
By Rodney Bosch · March 19, 2012
In keeping with February's Business Issue theme, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION sought Will Schmidt's, managing director of CapitalSource's Security Lending Group, projections for 2012 as well as his insights on current financing trends and challenges.
By Rodney Bosch · February 16, 2012
Tri-Ed/Northern Video Distribution Director of Network Solutions Jeffrey Stout joins the Hot Seat to lend his expert insights and advice for installing security contractors that haven't exactly jumped headlong into the IP waters as yet.
By Rodney Bosch · January 24, 2012
Siemens recently launched a new Fire Safety and Security (FSS) unit following the merger of its fire and security businesses. In creating the new unit, Siemens said the move came at the request of its customers for more integrated and intelligent solutions. Bob Suermann, who was appointed business unit head, discusses FSS and other industry matters.
By Rodney Bosch · December 27, 2011
Remote video services, such as remote video monitoring and remote guarding, are providing newfound recurring revenue streams for independent installing security contractors. Although the marketplace continues to develop, providing these advanced video services is not without challenges, says Jerry Cordasco, vice president of operations for the G4S Technology security monitoring center in Burlington, Mass.
By Rodney Bosch · November 15, 2011