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Genesis Security Systems to move to new headquarters

Company expect $19 m in revenue, service contracts account for one-third of revenue
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10/03/2012

GERMANTOWN, Md.—Genesis Security Systems is growing. After ten years in its current 6,000-square-foot headquarters, it’s moving in December to a new 12,000-square-foot space, Genesis SVP Alan Kruglak told Security Systems News.

Storage capacity: Just can’t get enough sometimes

Asking the right questions and getting the calculation right
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09/26/2012

In certain industries such as gaming there are very specific, mandated rules about the length of time that video needs to be retained. That should make calculating storage needs easy, at least for that vertical market, right?

Not necessarily.

Axis takes aim at small-business applications at ASIS

Network video provider targets small-camera count applications, debuts encoder with 60 fps
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09/26/2012

PHILADELPHIA—Among a slew of new offerings that network video provider Axis Communications was showing at the September ASIS show were a new 60 frames-per-second encoder and an updated version of its free software client Axis Camera Companion.

KRG Capital invests in Convergint Technologies

With cash infusion, Convergint is on acquisition trail
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09/19/2012

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies will look at “acquisitions that would complement [its] strong services focus and IT security capabilities” as the result of a new investment, announced Sept. 17, by KRG Capital, Convergint CEO Dan Moceri told Security Systems News.

G4S releases RISK360 ‘incident and case management’ software

Cloud-based SaaS solution said to simplify risk for security professionals
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09/17/2012

PHILADELPHIA—G4S Secure Solutions on Sept. 11 announced the release of a new incident and case management software, called RISK360, designed to help security directors analyze risk and better allocate resources.

PSIM goes mobile with DICE’s Matrix Universal Video

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09/14/2012

PHILADELPHIA—DICE Corp. this week formally launched Matrix Universal Video, a cloud-based PSIM system that allows users to receive alarms and their linked videos simultaneously and access the information with an iPad or Android device.

Tyco Global Accounts: Leveraging cooperation for customers

‘We’re one organization, one enterprise,’ says Renae Leary
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09/12/2012

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Since its inception five years ago, Tyco Integrated Global Accounts has morphed from a sales-focused organization to a program that offers “complete operational management,” says Renae Leary, senior director, global accounts.
 


Protection 1 acquires IT-centric Integration Logistics

Pro 1 launches Integrated Systems Division
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09/11/2012

PHILADELPHIA—Protection 1 has added “deep IT and integrated systems knowledge” with the acquisition of Integration Logistics, a systems integrator based in Newark, Del., Jamie Haenggi, Protection 1 CMO, told Security Systems News.

UPS acquires A&R

Acquisition makes UPS fifth-largest security company in nation
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09/05/2012

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Guard and security installation company Universal Protection Service announced this week it has acquired A&R Security Services Inc., one of the largest privately owned and operated guard providers in the Midwest.

Securadyne acquires platform for growth in Northeast

Boethel: Surveillance Specialties brings fire installation, other technical, vertical market expertise
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09/05/2012

DALLAS—Securadyne Systems, a new systems integration company launched in February by industry veterans Ken Francis and Carey Boethel, now has a platform for growth in the Northeast with the acquisition of Surveillance Specialties (SURV).

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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