SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Allied Universal, a national facility services company and security force with over 140,000 employees, has acquired Apollo International, a security company with corporate headquarters in Walpole, Mass., and a global office in New York.
SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile Q, the specification that features quick and easy discovery, set-up and configuration of conformant devices as well as advanced security features.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco Integrated Security, a national security systems integrator based here, will partner with EyeLock LLC, a company that specializes in iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer iris identity authentication technology to its customers.
PRYOR, Okla.—Digi Security Systems, a provider of integrated electronic security systems based here, has partnered with Axis Communications, a global provider of network video products, to offer its customers an even wider range of video security camera products.
ROCKLIN, Calif.—Surveillance Systems Incorporated, a security integration company that specializes in system design engineering, project management, and system implementation for physical infrastructure based here, has launched a new cybersecurity division, SSI Threat Protect.
NEW YORK—Guidepost Solutions, an investigations, compliance and security company, named John P. Torres COO of its Security and Technology Consulting group, a newly created position in response to the company’s continued growth of its security services. The company also hired security consultant veteran Ed Batchelor to lead its Chicago office.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the Aug. 1 closing of the $4.5 billion AlliedBarton/Universal Services of America deal, CEO Steve Jones is turning to his next task: ensuring that Allied Universal offers security technology in every market where the company has a presence.