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Rodney Bosch, Senior Editor

Although Bosch’s name is quite familiar to those in the security industry, his previous experience has been in daily newspaper journalism. Prior to joining SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION in 2006, he spent 15 years with the Los Angeles Times, where he performed a wide assortment of editorial responsibilities, including feature and metro department assignments as well as content producing for latimes.com. Bosch is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. In 2007, he successfully completed the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s National Training School coursework to become a Certified Level I Alarm Technician.

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Rodney Bosch's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

For installing security contractors looking to add cybersecurity services to their portfolios, cyber conferences can be a great start.

Read: Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Flink, who most recently served as ADI’s global president, replaces Paja who has taken another position outside of the security industry.

Read: PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

Marcus is credited with being one of the founding fathers of the physical security system integration industry.

Read: VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

Meehan, who currently serves as senior vice president of VSC, will assume his new role on Jan. 1.

Read: Nest Co-Founder and CEO Tony Fadell Steps Down; Successor Named

Nest Co-Founder and CEO Tony Fadell Steps Down; Successor Named

Fadell will become an adviser to Alphabet, Google’s parent company. He will be succeeded by Marwan Fawaz, a former EVP of Motorola Mobility.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: Tough Challenges Ahead for Physical Security Market Despite Growth in 2017

Tough Challenges Ahead for Physical Security Market Despite Growth in 2017

A report by Memoori lays out difficult market conditions for many physical security vendors that are challenged to compete in an era of margin pressure.

Read: DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

The startup Konnected Alarm Panel is billed as the first-of-its kind solution to convert a wired alarm system for app-based smart home controls.

Read: Insights Into Optimizing Video Data Storage

Insights Into Optimizing Video Data Storage

A video storage subject matter expert explains the critical need for deploying the right hard drives to meet the rigors of recording surveillance video.

Read: Honeywell Connect 2017 Inspires Dealers to ‘Differentiate, Disrupt & Deliver’

Honeywell Connect 2017 Inspires Dealers to ‘Differentiate, Disrupt & Deliver’

The annual conference provided Honeywell dealers a bevy of learning and networking activities, all geared to make stronger organizations in this time of disruption. Check out this image gallery for sights and informative tidbits.

Read: Napco Releases Q1 Earnings Results, Hits Record Net Sales

Napco Releases Q1 Earnings Results, Hits Record Net Sales

Napco reported net sales for the quarter were a record $21.2 million, up 5% from the same quarter last year.

Read: Alarm.com Reports Positive Q3 Fueled by SaaS, License Revenue Gains

Alarm.com Reports Positive Q3 Fueled by SaaS, License Revenue Gains

Alarm.com reported quarterly SaaS and license revenue of $61.9 million, an increase of 39% compared to the prior year.

Read: Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

For installing security contractors looking to add cybersecurity services to their portfolios, cyber conferences can be a great start.

Read: AlarmForce to Be Acquired by Canadian Telecom Giant BCE

AlarmForce to Be Acquired by Canadian Telecom Giant BCE

AlarmForce, among the largest home and business security companies in Canada, has 100,000+ subscribers. The all-cash offer is worth $184 million.

Read: Economist Forecasts Mixed Bag for Construction Growth in 2018

Economist Forecasts Mixed Bag for Construction Growth in 2018

The latest Dodge Outlook Report predicts a construction deceleration for next year, along with some growth in particular project types.

Read: Bay Alarm Expands Reach Into Pacific Northwest With Acquisition

Bay Alarm Expands Reach Into Pacific Northwest With Acquisition

The acquired company, Evergreen Security, is a full-service provider of security and fire/life-safety solutions in the Puget Sound area.

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