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Interface lands 8,200-location deal with Family Dollar

Managed services bundle includes all physical and network security, video verification, PCI compliance, will include mobile applications, big data analytics in future
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03/04/2015

ST. LOUIS—Systems integrator Interface Security Systems (ISS) is more than halfway through a technology makeover for all of Family Dollar’s 8,200 retail store locations.

ASG’s buys Fleenor Protective Systems, adds 50 employees and UL-listed central

Managed services, SaaS ‘a huge part’ of strategy
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02/18/2015

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Super-regional ASG Security started 2015 with the acquisition, announced today, of Fleenor Protective Systems, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based full-service security company.

SecurityRI.com does security installation, guards and IT

Firm changes name to reflect complete line of integrated service
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02/18/2015

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I.—To reflect the complete line of integrated service that it now offers, Industrial Security and Investigators has changed its name to SecurityRI.com.

Getting into college

Security technologies on the rise in higher ed include wireless locks, emergency notification speakers and cameras or a combination: It all depends on the budget
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02/13/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—For students, getting into college can be tough and rising tuition is certainly challenging. For the college itself, figuring out how to enable easy but secure access in and around campus also presents a puzzle. Universities want students, faculty and visitors to have efficient access to public areas, dormitories and classrooms, but access points need to be monitored. And, the security systems need to be designed with the unfortunate possibility of an incident in mind.

ASI to expand into Missouri

Integrator actively seeking acquisitions in Missouri, expects to expand into new market in 2016
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02/11/2015

QUINCY, Ill.—Full service security company ASI (Alarm Systems Inc.) expects to be up and running in a new market, Columbia, Mo., by the middle of April.

DTT’s growth levels off—to 18 percent

With concerns about ObamaCare and minimum wage largely resolved, specialty integrator looks to grow 20 percent in 2015
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02/11/2015

LOS ANGELES—Sam Naficy, DTT CEO, called 2014 a “tough year,” but the manufacturer and integrator of video surveillance solutions still grew 18 percent.

Ten top integrators on tech trends

Cybersecurity, smartphone access control, cloud, a common thread
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01/28/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—What technology trends should systems integrators be paying attention to in 2015 and why?

Firstline expands into Silicon Valley

Integrator opens third office
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01/21/2015

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Spurred by customer demand and the opportunity to expand its local business, systems integration firm Firstline has opened a third location in San Jose, Calif.

Convergint acquisition aids multi-national strategy

Convergint buys UK integrator Beacon Security and Communications
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01/14/2015

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—With the goal of offering better service to its growing multi-national client base, Convergint Technologies has acquired security integration firm Beacon Security and Communications, which is based in Crowborough, England.

ISS constructs new office

New three-year contract propels growth
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01/14/2015

MIAMI—When Integrated Security Systems moves into its new office in June it will have 11,000 square feet of additional space, a 35-person training center and, possibly, a new revenue stream from its training offerings.

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Poll

SSN News Poll April 2015

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for many physical security companies. Some integrators are taking steps to ensure they are “cybersafe,” both internally and at customer sites. Where do you stand?

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