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World Wide Security/GC Alarm offers remote monitoring


GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Managed Services, a new division of World Wide Security/GC Alarm, is aimed at serving the needs of commercial and residential complexes in the tri-state region.

Tyco and Telguard team up, expand DSC interactive offering


TORONTO—The partnership of Tyco Security Products and Telguard will offer interactive service solutions to users of DSC Intrusion Security Products, the companies have announced.

Securadyne acquires Advanced Control Concepts

Deal brings platform for expansion in Southeast, fire capabilities, 30 employees

CARROLLTON, Texas—Securadyne, a startup independent integrator with national ambitions, today announced the acquisition of Advanced Control Concepts, an integration firm based in Pensacola, Fla.

SDI is now $70m business after buying X7

X7 brings design-build capabilities; industry certifications; and District of Columbia, Virginia Tech, and other major government and commercial clients

CHICAGO—In a deal that adds $15 million in revenue and brings design-build capabilities, important industry certifications and major government and commercial clients into its fold, systems integration firm SDI has acquired X7, a Washington, D.C.-based integration company.

Former Security Networks CEO Rich Perry mulls next move

Perry looks to 'find the right situation, grow another business'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—With the Aug. 16 close of the Monitronics-Security Networks deal behind him, former Security Networks CEO Rich Perry is taking some time off, but he’s spending some of that time thinking about his next venture in the security industry.

Vector Security acquires IRG, managed network services company

CEO Petrow says deal is just the beginning of Vector's move into managed infrastructure and business intelligence space

PITTSBURG—National integrator Vector Security will be able to offer managed network services to its customers and will have access to the "Who’s Who of retail customers”—including American Eagle, Estée Lauder and Coach—as the result of its acquisition of Industry Retail Group (IRG), a managed network services company based in Bethesda, Md.

Integrator enlists high school students in school security initiative

Integrator and school district partner to make security affordable and reliable

WALKERTON, Ind.—Vermillion Systems is working on an initiative to make security upgrades more affordable for school districts by involving students in the installation.

Hackett Security acquires Avery Security

Integrator actively seeking acquisitions in certain strategically diverse locations

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security’s acquisition of Avery Security will bring a number of retail customers likely to be interested in Hackett’s video monitoring and other services, according to Michael Hackett, CEO and president of Hackett Security.

Post Boston, regional events increase security

Maine police chief will use video to assess manpower for next year’s Beach to Beacon road race

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine—Even regional running events have increased their security efforts after last April’s Boston Marathon bombing.

World Wide Security acquires CCTV Security

Deal brings blue chip clients, potential to reach $10m revenue in 18 months

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—World Wide Security, a full service security company based here, announced July 30 that it has acquired CCTV Security, a systems integrator based in Long Island City, N.Y.



SSN News Poll December 2016

Some companies take a focused approach to breaking into­—or growing within particular—vertical markets; "We are really heavy on the casino side, so we decided—let’s be the No. 1 gaming integrator in North America,” said Surveillance Systems Inc. president Todd Flowers. Where do you see the next big opportunity?