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Another big security company cuts jobs

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009
I'm just starting to figure out what this means for their security and fire businesses, but UTC is cutting 11,600 jobs.

Cisco on standards, ISC West

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Monday, March 9, 2009
There’s been quite a bit of buzz about Cisco’s doings in the industry. Any number of online ponderers have wondered openly about Cisco’s commitment level, especially considering their apparent absence from ISC West (not on the exhibitor list).

Brink's stock and Brink's commercial biz

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Friday, March 6, 2009
I keep coming across stories about Brink's Home Security stock. Since it's the sunniest stock news I can find, here's one of those stories.

NMC holds open house at new Texas central

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Friday, March 6, 2009
National Monitoring Center held an open house at their brand new, state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot facility here on February 12. The central station serves independent alarm dealers in the Texas market and has been in operation since the summer of 2008.

The ultimate standards discussion

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Friday, March 6, 2009
As I said in my last post on TechSec (another monster of a blog post), the standards panel that closed the conference was an important discussion for the industry.

Will computers replace human operators in central stations?

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Friday, March 6, 2009
I was emailing with Dice Corporation business development EA Melissa Roedel recently, and she was all excited about a new branding initiative Dice is ready to throw into high gear.

ADT lays off 500

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Thursday, March 5, 2009
I've got a call into my contacts at ADT for more details on this story which says that ADT has laid off 500 workers.

JC lands a $5b contract (yep, that's a b)

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Thursday, March 5, 2009
Okay, so it's not security-related necessarily, but if you don't think the energy conservation/building controls market is a growing one, take a look at this release from Johnson Controls:

Viewpoint CRM ready to open new facility

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Thursday, March 5, 2009
Perhaps you caught this story a couple weeks ago in the Boston Globe. It did my heart good to read it.

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