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Chubb Security opens Chicago office

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

CHICAGO--Chubb Security, a division of UTC Fire & Security, announced in late August the opening of a new Midwest regional office here. Located in a facility owned by Carrier, another UTC company, the office will offer integration services targeting specifically the financial, retail, manufacturing and hospitality verticals.

Convergint gets SD into analytics

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10/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--As evidenced by the burgeoning Security Network's efforts, this city is increasingly focused on securing its critical infrastructure. Convergint teamed with analytics manufacturer Cernium to secure a piece of that infrastructure when it designed and installed a surveillance system for a water pumping station here this summer.

Johnson Controls secures Fla. schools

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

MILWAUKEE-- Florida's Broward County Public Schools, the nation's sixth largest school district, have hired Johnson Controls to design and install a security tracking and response system (STAR). Incorporating SISCO's FAST-PASS system provides a standard method to document and track visitors as they enter and exit school sites, helping the school district comply with the Jessica Lunsford Act, which took effect in September 2005 and set requirements to prevent sexual offenders or predators from having access to Florida public school district campuses.

Entry brings Viscount to Texas

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10/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--To begin their relationship with Viscount, Entry Technologies is installing the manufacturer's MESH entry systems and card access in two luxury condominium projects here. Entry's top brass cited Viscount's unique technology and appearance as deciding factors in choosing to represent the brand.

Peace of Mind in the restaurant biz

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10/01/2006

NEW YORK--In August, Peace of Mind Technologies announced contracts to install surveillance systems, intrusion alarms and access control in three New York City restaurants: Frying Pan, Tonic East and Cafe Martignetti. They join a growing list of clients in the hospitality industry for Peace of Mind, including everything from McDonald's and pizza joints to the Intercontinental.

Lockheed signs lease for new facility

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10/01/2006

ROCKVILLE, Md.--Lockheed Martin announced in August the signing of a lease to open a new work site in Frederick, Md.

Protection Bureau funds higher ed

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09/01/2006

EXTON, Pa.--The Protection Bureau, an integrator operating throughout the mid-Atlantic, has established a scholarship fund for the children of employees heading off to higher education.

Compsat travels from IT to security

Storage specialist tackles integration, video management
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09/01/2006

DETROIT--Compsat Security was founded because "We decided we needed to protect our flank," said chief executive officer Dan Glitsky. He was in the middle of working with a casino with 700 terrabytes of security data that his first company, Compsat Technology, was in the business of backing up and protecting when he decided he better "go in and architect the front end of the security solution" before a security company decided to do the back end.

Tri-S sells off resi. accounts

Focus on guarding, commercial installation, monitoring
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09/01/2006

ATLANTA--Tri-S Security, a provider of guards and system integration, as of late July has exited the residential market entirely, selling all of its residential accounts, along with a central station, to Security Alarm Financing Enterprises, a San Ramon, Calif., company providing alarm service and financing for alarm companies.

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