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On Location: Central Station with Security Partners

Company to offer Mace brand products
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04/15/2015

LAS VEGAS—Security Partners officially opened its fourth central station here, following its November announcement, and now its dealers are going to offer a line of exclusive

Dealers: Grow through differentiating, new technology

Turn challenges into opportunity in today’s marketplace, they say
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04/15/2015

LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.

Securadyne seeks to differentiate itself with consulting services

Target customers are regulated industries, mid-sized companies that can’t afford professional consulting
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04/14/2015

CARROLLTON, Texas—Many integrators talk about taking a consultative approach with their customers, but super-regional Securadyne Systems has gone one step further by offering professional consulting services in-house.

SureView Systems: Timely deployment is key

15 percent of turnover invested in product development annually
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04/14/2015

TAMPA, Fla.—Rapid deployment of systems is a must to keep corporate customers happy, according to Graham Johnson, CEO of SureView Systems, a provider of command center and central station software

News Poll: Cloud is security’s future

Opinions vary on whether cloud is good for the industry
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04/13/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—Cloud offerings are proliferating in the security industry. Recently, Dice and IBS launched cloud-hosted monitoring and 3xLOGIC acquired cloud-based access control provider Infinias. In the latest News Poll, Security Systems News asked readers whether cloud is here to stay. Just over half of respondents—52 percent—said yes.

University of Illinois adds more Scallop cameras

Camera design and capabilities suit schools
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04/10/2015

BOSTON—Steve Gorski, Scallop Imaging chief sales officer, called the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign “a very loyal customer” that has increased the number of Scallop cameras over the past three years.

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SSN News Poll June 2015

As a follow-up on its March 2014 acquisition of Nest, Google recently received a home-security-related patent. How do you think Google’s potential move into the home security space will affect you and the industry?

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