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Pivot3 gets $14m infusion


AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3’s new $14 million credit facility will propel the storage provider’s move into bigger deals that involve “thousands and thousands of cameras,” Olivier Thierry, Pivot3 CMO, told Security Systems News.

Verint to acquire Victrio

Adds voice recognition, fraud detection to security offerings

MENLO PARK, Calif.—When you hear “This call may be recorded for quality assurance,” chances are good that Verint is behind it. With the Oct. 29 acquisition of Victrio, Verint’s call data can now help protect customers from fraud by using advanced voice biometric technology.

Tyco Lenel deal important to large group of TycoIS customers


CHICAGO—Tyco Integrated Security announced at the ASIS show a new partnership with access control provider Lenel Systems International.

Spitler on success in security: ‘There’s always that thing known as hard work’

For the fifth consecutive year, SSN is profiling women who are making their mark in the traditionally male-dominated world of security. Debra Spitler, VP mobile access solutions for HID Global, is one of seven women featured.

IRVINE, Calif.—Mobile is a good word to describe Debra Spitler, VP mobile access solutions for HID Global.

OnSSI Premier Partner Program rewards loyalty


PEARL RIVER, N.Y.—OnSSI’s Premier Partner Program is just like a well-designed airline rewards program, according to Brad Anderson, OnSSI national sales manager-channel partners. It’s simple, it’s beneficial to everyone and it even comes with a little bling.

Tri-Ed helps found international distributors alliance


WOODBURY, N.Y.—Tri-Ed Distribution and New Delhi-based Aditya Infotech Ltd. have formed the International Alliance of Independent Security Distributors, Tri-Ed announced recently.

Axis enters access control market

AXIS A101 Network Door Controller introduced at ASIS; will launch first in U.S. market, during Q4 of 2013

Updated on Sept. 26 with an interview with Fredrik Nilsson, GM Americas for AXIS Communications.

CHICAGO—Network camera provider AXIS Communications is now also a provider of network access control.

ASIS announces Accolades winners


ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Access and camera systems dominated the 2013 ASIS Accolades Awards.

eDist Security promotes Scarane to president

Scarane: We plan to continue growth

MAHWAH, N.J.—Nationwide wholesale security distributor eDist Security has promoted Nick Scarane to president.

FST21’s $5m earmarked for U.S. expansion

Integrators need to grasp philosophy of ‘in-motion identification’

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.—The majority of the $5 million cash infusion FST21 received will be spent on marketing and sales in the U.S. market, Shahar Belkin, CTO for FST21, 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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