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Read: National Alarm Company Wages Dwarf Those of Regional, Local Companies — 2018 SSI Salary Study

National Alarm Company Wages Dwarf Those of Regional, Local Companies — 2018 SSI Salary Study

Security Sales & Integration has compiled a comprehensive ground-breaking study that reveals the average salaries for technicians, sales and executive management by region of and size of company.

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Read: Hit the Jackpot With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2018

Hit the Jackpot With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2018

Thanks to SSI you’re playing with house money where it comes to investing resources in finding viable security solutions. The Most Valuable Product Awards distinguishes the best from among more than 50 worthy candidates.

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Read: Arteco Security Connector Streamlines Integration With Third-Party IP Devices

Arteco Security Connector Streamlines Integration With Third-Party IP Devices

The Arteco Security Connector, an add-on product to Arteco NEXT VEMS, allows users to integrate and manage a variety of IP security systems.

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Read: Vivint Smart Home Chief Engineering Officer Named Top C-Suite Executive

Vivint Smart Home Chief Engineering Officer Named Top C-Suite Executive

Vivint’s JT Hwang is one of Utah Business magazine’s CXO of the Year honorees for his role in building the company’s Cloud-based smart home platform, among other achievements.

Read: Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice assistants developed by Amazon, Google, Apple and others are disrupting the way consumers interact with connected home devices and fueling growth for voice-operated alarm systems, according a new research note by IHS Markit.

Read: Alula Launches Smart Home Solution Specifically for Security Pros Working With Builders

Alula Launches Smart Home Solution Specifically for Security Pros Working With Builders

Alula’s new smart home solution gives builders a home automation platform with the ability for new homeowners to add professionally monitored security and other smart services.

Read: Global Smart Lock Market to Be Valued at $1.4B in 2024

Global Smart Lock Market to Be Valued at $1.4B in 2024

Among factors driving growth in the smart lock market are increasing demand for smartphones, adoption of sophisticated keyless access devices and growing demand for connected smart home solutions.

Read: Key to Success: Spotlight Life Safety’s Role in the Smart Home Ecosystem

Key to Success: Spotlight Life Safety’s Role in the Smart Home Ecosystem

Telular’s Shawn Welsh explains why life safety and peace of mind still plays such an important role in marketing and selling residential security systems in today’s fast-evolving smart home and IoT marketplace.

Read: Arlo Smart Security Cameras Equipped to Remotely Call 911

Arlo Smart Security Cameras Equipped to Remotely Call 911

Netgear says its family of Arlo security cameras are among the first in the smart home marketplace to provide 911 notifications.

Read: ESX Reveals Its Most Innovative Security Technologies of 2018

ESX Reveals Its Most Innovative Security Technologies of 2018

The ESX Innovation Award winners are recognized as next-gen products and services that offer significant opportunities for growth.

Read: 5 Trends Security Pros Must Stay Ahead of to Remain Relevant

5 Trends Security Pros Must Stay Ahead of to Remain Relevant

Due to the rise of new technology such as smart devices and DIY systems, consumer preferences are evolving. Here are trends you should be keeping up with.

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