How much the new monitor-it-yourself (MIY) security system paradigm will affect the current model is a big question for the security industry. But a bigger question for the entire population is: How will MIY security systems affect police response to alarm events?
Julie Jacobson · November 10, 2015
Mike Simon, managing partner of Connected Technologies, offers his take on how video verification can be used for so much more than intrusion.
By Mike Simon · October 06, 2015
Learn pros and cons of available platforms and what remote video services are most in demand.
By Al Colombo · August 19, 2015
Connected devices, customer demand and security firms’ thirst for more recurring revenue is broadening and deepening monitored services opportunities. Experts from select wholesale monitoring providers assess the marketplace and lend direction on how dealers can expand their RMR-generating portfolio.
By Erin Harrington · August 06, 2015
LifeSafety Power President and CEO Larry Ye discusses product features and functionality that propel power supplies from a static product category to dynamic networking devices in the latest Hot Seat.
Rodney Bosch · May 28, 2015
Brivo Systems seeks to help small- to medium-sized businesses with its Brivo OnAir mobile app, a cloud-based access control security system that offers profitable $14/door recurring monthly revenue (RMR) for integrators.
Jason Knott · April 16, 2015
One of the industry’s most respected regional providers of installed and monitored security solutions has ascended to a new level of notoriety by surpassing the $10 million threshold in recurring monthly revenue. ASG Security’s executive management explains how they created a platform that ensures continued growth.
Scott Goldfine · March 13, 2015
Here are 5 steps to help electronic security firms close the deal when it comes to selling or renewing network-maintenance service contracts.
By Benson Chan · January 23, 2015
Offering security as a service (SaaS) can allow installing contractors to break out of the binds of a project-based existence. Access control is an area that especially lends itself to service-based RMR. Learn about the exciting varieties now available.
By Al Colombo · January 14, 2015
Maryland-based Eyewitness Surveillance serves as a example of how technology is creating new business models and attracting private equity money into the industry.
Rodney Bosch · January 12, 2015