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Holiday fun

Wednesday, December 26, 2007
I hope everyone had a nice Christmas yesterday. My kids certainly enjoyed themselves, and I managed not to get too bitter and guilt-ridden by the ridiculous waste and opulence that is the American Christmas season.

Securitas Systems buys again

Friday, December 21, 2007
The acquisition team at Securitas Systems has been busy, that's for sure. Click on the Securitas Systems label below for the full story, but here they go again.

IR makes big HVAC buy

Thursday, December 20, 2007
I'm not sure how this affects their security play, but when you consider the increasing overlap of security and building controls, this may have some crossover. Truncated release follows. Lots of big numbers (and capital letters, which I hate - stop shouting at me):

Mystery security company stops another crime

Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Today we find yet another example of the anonymity of security companies when it comes to the mass media and general public.

Reminder: Move away from the lampshade

Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Tis the season for office holiday parties, and United Publications, publisher of Security Systems News, I'm happy to say, does it right.

The ROI sell for cities and towns

Monday, December 17, 2007
You know that ROI sell that everyone's harping on? Well, it works for municipalities, too.