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Acquiring during the pandemic

Owen Security president and SSN 20 under 40 alumni talks about steering the company during unprecedented times
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07/08/2020

CALHOUN, Ga.—With the recent acquisition of Priority One Security Inc., Owen Security Solutions continues to grow and expand its reach, adding three new employees, 750 accounts and $34,000 in RMR.

Five Questions with VIVOTEK’s Alan Green

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07/08/2020

SAN JOSE, Calif.—VIVOTEK’s Director of Sales, North America, Alan Green, shares about life, best advice ever received, how he got into the industry and more with SSN.

Pro-Vigil launches new partner program

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07/08/2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—The newly launched Pro-Vigil Partner Program enables organizations to leverage Pro-Vigil’s remote video monitoring service to grow their businesses with recurring monthly revenue (RMR.)

SIA opposes act to ban biometric, image analytic technologies

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07/06/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association has announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act that would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies.

Build predictable recurring revenue in unpredictable times

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07/01/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The “as-a-service” business model and approach is designed to help build recurring revenue for integrators; it’s no longer feasible to simply install a system, have the customer pay for the system outright, and then move on to the next customer.

Dynamark helping dealers get through COVID crisis

Three-pronged support includes new “stimulus package” for dealers who swing accounts over to Dynamark Security Centers
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07/01/2020

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—With many dealers feeling the effects of decreased business, Dynamark Security Centers is offering support to dealers through a comprehensive approach that addresses not only the financial, but also the operational and technology side of the equation.

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SSN News Poll August 2020

In April, Security Systems News asked readers about the impact COVID-19 was having on their businesses. With many states starting to open up again, this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the state of the industry three months into the coronavirus.