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IHS research: Systems integration market to grow

Growth driven mainly by increases in the service and maintenance sector
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08/24/2016

LONDON—New findings from global research firm IHS Markit reveal that the global market for security systems integration will grow to $75.7 billion by 2020.

Avigilon helped to secure Rio’s 2016 Olympics

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08/24/2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon’s technology—including video surveillance cameras, network video recorders and the company’s video management software—was used to keep the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro safe and secure, the company announced on Aug. 22.

ipDatatel sees greater than 700 percent growth in past three years

Rapid growth lands the company on the Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row
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08/24/2016

SUGAR LAND, Texas—ipDatatel, a provider of alarm communication hardware and software, saw 742 percent growth between 2012 and 2015, putting the company 512th on the Inc. 5000 list, a designation for the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

JValley Software acquires LENSEC

New ownership provides growth potential for VMS manufacturer
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08/24/2016

HOUSTON—LENSEC, the manufacturer of Perspective VMS based here, has been acquired by JValley Software Solutions, a global software company based in Jordan. The two companies, which have a long history of working together, will remain as separate entities, with LENSEC benefitting greatly from the merger, LENSEC CEO Marianna Leybovich told Security Systems News.

How I Use My System: Bob Boland

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08/24/2016

Bob Boland, customer service and operations manager for Custom Alarm, has been with the Rochester, Minn.-based business for five years. He takes care of the company’s central station operation, which means there’s “never a dull moment,” according to Boland. Security Systems News got the chance to talk with Boland in early August about the system he has at home.

Hikvision secures $3b credit facility

Company president says North America is fastest growing region
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08/22/2016

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.—Hikvision has secured a five-year, $3 billion credit facility with Export-Import Bank of China, which will enable the video surveillance company to earmark additional funds for global research and development, infrastructure, and equipment and technology procurement.

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