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SentryNet to host 23rd SentryCon

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

BILOXI, Miss.—As SentryNet is preparing to host its 23rd annual SentryCon here, from April 23-26, I thought it would be a good time to hear more about the event, its history and what the company is planning for this year. Peggy Page, marketing manager for SentryNet, and Julie Beach, STANLEY Security’s vice president of Sonitrol and SentryNet dealers sales, each shared their perspective on the upcoming conference.

Alert Protective Services acquires in Chicago area

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NORTHBROOK, Ill.—Alert Protective Services recently purchased substantially all the assets of Alert Alarm Corporation, based here, which was finalized in February. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ISC West and SIA getting it right …

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

With April right around the corner and ISC West almost here, we at Security Systems News thought it was the ideal time to highlight the tremendous education program Security Industry Association (SIA) has developed for ISC West 2018.

Celebrating women in security

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Just in case you weren’t aware, March is National Women’s History month, and a great reason to shine a light on the contributions women are making in the security industry today.

Medical Care Alert discusses company growth

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—PERS seems to have come up quite a bit this month. I spoke with Affiliated about its upcoming Catalyst conference and COPS Monitoring about its approach to mPERS.

Planning underway for ISC West 2018

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Just over a month from now the Security Systems News team will be making our way to Las Vegas for this year’s ISC West Conference. That means that planning has certainly begun for exhibit floor visits and other commitments at the show.

SIA honors Axis Communications’ James Marcella

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected James Marcella, director, Technical Services, Axis Communications Inc., as 2017 SIA Committee Chair of the Year for his work with the SIA Education Committee.

IC Realtime announces new Ella feature

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

A couple of months back, I got the chance to speak to Matt Sailor, CEO of IC Realtime, about the company’s new natural language video search platform Ella.

Amazon deal has familiar Ring to it

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

SEATTLE—Amazon has agreed to buy video doorbell maker Ring, the companies announced on Tuesday, a move that makes sense for both Amazon and Ring on many levels. The deal, which Reuters was reporting at more than $1 billion, is Amazon’s second acquisition in the security space in just the last few months, as the company purchased security camera provider Blink for $90 million in December.

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