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How Security-Net keeps techs on track

Proprietary software can geo-locate security devices anytime, anywhere

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net’s president Skip Sampson says keeping techs, customers and partners coordinated is a snap thanks to a new proprietary software the national systems integrator is using.

Convergint acquires Total Recall

Dan Moceri: Convergint will expand smart city expertise

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—One day after Convergint Technologies acquired New York-based systems integrator Total Recall, Total Recall president Jordan Heilweil was boarding a plane to meet a new customer in Savannah, Ga.

Guard merger to produce $4.5b ‘AlliedUniversal’

Deal expected to produce $100 million in synergies

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and SANTA ANA, Calif.—AlliedBarton Security Services and Universal Services of America on May 3 announced a plan to merge, creating AlliedUniversal, a guard company with $4.5 billion in revenues and 140,000 officers.

TycoIS introduces its first cloud video offering

Leitz: Cloud Video ‘viable for every segment from small business to enterprise accounts’

BOCA RATON, Fla.—After several months of beta testing and several weeks of training, national systems integrator TycoIS’s 800-person sales force is now selling TycoIS’ first cloud video offering, Cloud Video.

Convergint acquires H&E Comfort Controls

Deal brings building automation capabilities

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integration firm, on April 8 announced it has acquired H&E Comfort Controls, a provider of building automation and security.

Convergint buys integration business

Enion, based in Switzerland, key to Convergint’s global strategy

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—In a deal that will help serve its global customers, Convergint Technologies today announced it has purchased Enion AG, an integration firm based in Basel, Switzerland.

Protection 1 enhances eSuite data analytics platform

Demoed at ASIS, has new mobile capabilities, available now

CHICAGO—Protection 1’s eSuite 2.0, the latest version of its data analytics/reporting platform for commercial customers, has a number of new features including mobile device capability.

SSD to build disaster recovery center

Integrator experiencing growth in hosted and monitored services

ANAHEIM, Calif.—SSD Alarm Systems, a full service security company, is building a disaster recovery center, to support its growing hosted and monitored services offerings.

ADT vote on acquisition April 22

Go-shop stopped, 24 potential ADT suitors not interested

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT stockholders will gather April 22 for a special meeting to vote on the proposed acquisition of ADT by Apollo Global Management. ADT announced in February that it had agreed to be acquired by Apollo for $6.9 billion. Apollo plans to merge ADT with Protection 1.

GSOC as a managed service takes off

Northland Controls to build a second GSOC, add business intelligence services

FREMONT, Calif.—It was a brand new business model when Northland Controls opened its global security operations center (GSOC) here at its headquarters two years ago.



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?