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Survey: Small retailers feeling insecure

Video surveillance and other solutions would allay fears, they say

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Small retailers aren’t feeling too physically secure these days.

ADT goes after small business

Orbegoso: Opportunity is significant; only 50 percent of small businesses have monitored security

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT is going after small business with targeted offerings for specific vertical markets, the first of which it launched on April 10.

Tele-Tector enjoys sustained incremental growth

David Spilman: Flexibility is key

BALTIMORE—While double-digit growth may sound good, Tele-Tector of Maryland President David Spilman says “sustained, incremental growth” is what he aims for year over year.

Forrest is new Iverify CEO

Acquisitions in the offing for Iverify

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—In addition to adding new customers, Sean Forrest, the newly named CEO of Iverify, sees an immediate opportunity to offer more services to existing customers.

At 20, Altec Systems a 'work in progress'

Focus is on service growth, but also on keeping an eye on increasing the top line

MARIETTA, Ga.—Altec Systems President Tim Feury calls his business “still a work in progress,” even though it’s celebrating 20 years in business this year.

Viscom Systems' tech guru on tech to look out for

4K and NFC technology will be big; cloud, not so much

WATERTOWN, Mass.—As ISC West 2014 nears, security experts, like Viscom Systems’ Bill Clements, have some predictions about what technologies we’ll see at this year’s show and which technologies will have an impact on the industry.

NWOSS looks to build 'new school' network

Kostelac: More integrators should consider intrusion business

LIMA, Ohio-Northwestern Ohio Security Systems, a family owned systems integrator based here, values old-fashioned RMR generation, but it takes a “new school” approach to building its business, John Kostelac, NWOSS VP of sales, told Security Systems News.

Pro-Tec helps create ‘ring of protection’ in Minneapolis

Independent integrator provides standard Milestone system to cities, government entities all around Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS—A growing number of cities and some government agencies in the Minneapolis region have compatible Milestone systems that “with the flip of a switch” will enable them to share video and collaborate. This so-called “ring of protection,” was the initiative of Pro-Tec Design, an independent integrator based here.

ASG ups credit facility to $300 million


BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG in January upped its credit facility to $300 million.

ASG acquires National Alarm Systems, moves into new region

Brings $300,000 in RMR, allows ASG to ‘catapult growth’

BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG Security has acquired a “platform for hyper-growth” with the Jan. 31 acquisition of National Alarm Systems of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a buy that will propel the super-regional to $10 million in RMR by the end of 2014, Joe Nuccio, ASG CEO, told Security Systems News.



SSN News Poll January 2016

There's a lot of private equity interest in security. Many top security companies, such as Vivint, Protection 1, CSG Security and Alarm Capital Alliance, are PE-backed. What do you think about private equity's involvement in the security industry?

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