SSI Reveals Top Stories of the Decade

With the first decade of the 21st Century now in the rearview mirror, the editors of SSI were curious to know which news stories and feature articles piqued your interest most.

Based on the number of hits each headline received at, what follows are two lists that neatly encapsulate significant industry developments in technology, business dealings and more. We think you’ll find the review an interesting look back through the previous 10 years. Most Viewed Features of the Decade

2009 Hospital System Handled With Intensive Care
2008 The Rising Tide of IP Alarm Communication
2007 Addressing Superior Fire Detection
2006 Padres Succeed in Mission to Convert Analog
2005 Behind Boardroom Doors With Industry’s Mightiest Manufacturers
2004 SSI Hall of Fame: 25 Dynamic People Who Shaped the Industry Since 1979
2003 Master’s Circle Equipment Makers Hit the Big Leagues
2002 Exclusive! Interlogix Boosts Its GE-Wiz Factor
2001 CCTV in the Real World: Giving Users What They Want
2000 Why Did Pittway Sell? Most Viewed News Stories of the Decade

2009 GE Security Reported to Be on Auction Block
2008 Johnson Controls Changes Direction of Security & Fire Safety Business
2007 Schneider Electric Purchases Pelco for $1.54B
2006 Honeywell Phasing Out ALARMNET-C Radios
2005 ASG Security Goes on Acquisition March
2004 GE Fills Fire Systems Gap by Acquiring Edwards Systems Technology
2003 Dedicated Micros Acquires Traffic Safety Systems
2002 ADT Purchases Smith Alarm, Adds 70,000 Accounts
2001 HID Acquires Motorola’s Indala RFID Access Control Business
2000 Honeywell Plans Cost-Cutting Maneuvers, Layoffs

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