ADT to acquire PSIM manufacturer


 I sure wish they'd time these announcements when I'm not trying to pack and catch a plane to Vegas, but how 'bout this:

ADT just announced they're acquiring PSIM manufacturer Proximex. I'd tried to fit a meeting with Proximex into my ISC West schedule, but couldn't...I do have a meeting with John Kenning on Wednesday, so will have much more on this later 

Gotta run or I won't make it to Vegas, but here's the release:

BOCA RATON, Fla. – April 4, 2011 –  ADT Security Services, Inc., today announced it has acquired Proximex, a top provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) system software, to be operated by ADT’s Commercial business.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Proximex is a privately held company. It was founded in 2004 and is known for its innovations in application software design and implementation. John Kenning, president of ADT North America Commercial, said the new relationship with Proximex will provide enhanced service to customers and help to further position both companies for continued success.

“Going forward, PSIM will support the growth of our business by serving as a foundation for managed service offerings to our customers,” said Kenning. “This important addition to our business further demonstrates how ADT Commercial is broadening its position as the leading enterprise security systems integrator.”

 The flagship product of Proximex is Surveillint, an enterprise-wide solution that joins and correlates information from multiple security systems into a simple interface, making that information more useable and actionable. “With this new relationship, Proximex gains an increased level of service for our partners and vendors,” said Jack Smith, president of Proximex. “We also can leverage ADT’s scale and assets like their Centers of Excellence for installation and service.”

Proximex will retain its branding and continue to maintain its relationships with customers, manufacturers and vendors.