With the rising popularity of open platforms to facilitate seamless solutions, how long will it take for most security systems to be based on open platforms?
September 22, 2010
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
As summertime draws to a close, so does the high season for door-to-door alarm system sales in the United States ...
August 17, 2010
Monitored alarm accounts using plain old telephone lines (POTS) accounted for nearly 90 percent of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in North America in 2009, according to a new report from IMS Research ...
July 20, 2010
With its more than 2,400 pages, the recently enacted health-care reform law is chockfull with immediate ramifications and long-term ambiguities for large and small business owners.
By Rodney Bosch · April 30, 2010
Mass notification was the most notable trend in the fire/life safety industry in 2009, according to SSI’s 2009 Fire Market Report. The report delves into MNS technologies and codes, and also takes a look at sprinkler monitoring, video fire detection and multiple-sensor fire detection.
January 07, 2010
Retail theft jumped 8.8 percent this year, as the economy turned sour and U.S. merchants scaled back on security expenditures ...
November 10, 2009
Bosch Security Systems Inc. has increased its intruder alarms market share in the Americas, according to a report by ...
July 22, 2009
A new report by Parks Associates reveals monitoring makes up 75 percent of home security revenues ...
January 27, 2009
The reeling economy has dictated an environment of frugality for most U.S.-based businesses. So it should come as little surprise that installing security contractors are exercising austerity in their sales and marketing spending. The good news ...
By Scott Goldfine · October 31, 2008