Advances in wireless security systems continue to increase installation conveniences, therby reducing costs for installers and customers alike. Learn how these systems are now comparable to hardwired systems, the advantages of two-way wireless transmission, plus market prospects in wireless perimeter protection ...
April 17, 2011
According to SSI’s latest annual Installation Business Report (IBR), despite all the buzz about megapixel cameras and video analytics, a considerable percentage of installing security contractors have yet to jump on the bandwagon.
January 04, 2011
Take a few minutes today to make your voice count by participating in SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's 2010 Installation Business Report (IBR) Survey. Participants who complete the survey will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win Apple's iPhone 4!
August 24, 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
Does fire/life-safety work scare you a bit? It’s OK, you’re not alone.
By Scott Goldfine · April 30, 2010
Well, glad that's over with - 2009 that is, at least from an economic and business standpoint. Aside from celebrating this publication's 30th anniversary (I had to work that in), it certainly was a year most electronic security professionals would like to forget. Unless you toiled primarily in newer, network-based technologies you probably, to at least some degree, took it on the chin.
By Scott Goldfine · November 30, 2009
SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION is inviting all installing security professionals to participate in our Installation Business Report survey ...
October 06, 2009
When the electronic security industry failed to grow like gangbusters immediately after 9/11 it became abundantly clear that economics is the most powerful force known to humankind. Even in the wake of the most heinous single attack ever carried out on U.S. soil and the advent of the war on terror, funding proved as difficult to track down as Osama Bin Laden and bureaucracy proved as hard a nut to crack as al-Qaida. Ultimately, and dishearteningly, the slumping economy...
By Scott Goldfine · November 30, 2007
What’s the profile of a typical electronic security systems integration business? If you’re in that line of work, the odds are your company is 20 years old or less (73 percent); has 25 or fewer full-time employees (64 percent); has in excess of $1 million in annual gross revenue (62 percent); derives most of its business from the commercial and industrial markets (81 percent); and specializes in CCTV and access control (59 percent).
By Scott Goldfine · February 28, 2006