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UTC Climate, Controls & Security agrees to buy S2 Security

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09/26/2018

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—UTC Climate, Controls & Security has agreed to acquire S2 Security, a developer of unified security and video management solutions. UTC Climate, Controls & Security provides fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, and is a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Specifically Speaking with Jeff Smith

Principal and VP of TEECOM, based in Oakland, Calif.
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09/26/2018

What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide?

Security 101 opens 40th franchise office

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09/26/2018

AUSTIN, Texas—Security 101, a nationwide security integrator, announced it has opened its 40th office here. Kevin Schnyder, an IT and physical security professional, is the owner and president of the new franchise.

Owen Security Solutions makes three purchases

Company is expanding into gate market
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09/26/2018

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a security company based here, recently announced three purchases in Georgia: Ellis Construction, Williams Alarm and accounts from Robinson Door & Security.

PSA partners with Brivo

The two are teaming up to help integrators grow their RMR
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09/19/2018

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global consortium of systems integrators, announced a partnership with Brivo, a provider of cloud-based physical security solutions for commercial buildings, where it will offer its members unique selling opportunities for growing their recurring monthly revenue by incorporating affordable pricing options for securing their customers’ facilities.

CSG rebrands to Alert 360

Single brand incorporates both Central Security Group and Guardian Security Systems
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09/19/2018

TULSA, Okla.—Alert 360 is the new name for Central Security Group and Guardian Security Systems, a move that Richard Ginsburg, company CEO, said better represents what the company has to offer.

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SSN News Poll November 2018

At SSN’s recent Cloud+ conference, Rick Juarez, managing director for Imperial Capital, gave some positive outlooks for the acquisition market now and into the future. What do you think of the acquisition market in the security industry?