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CSG Security, aspiring super-regional, doubles size

Carolina Security Group purchases Intelligent Technology Inc., will move to new HQ

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When CSG Security opened its doors here in 2014, founder Jeremy Brooks said the company would be the industry's next super-regional. This week CSG Security doubled the size of its business with the acquisition of Intelligent Technology Inc.

Interface gets $6.9 million

Interface’s RMR up 28 percent year over year

ST. LOUIS—Interface Security Systems has secured $6.9 million in growth capital to be used to “fund growth initiatives and general corporate purposes.”

Reliant Safety offers security and property management

Multi-pronged approach improves value of property for owners and tenants

NEW YORK—When Omni New York, an affordable housing development company, couldn’t find the right security company to work with, it created an in-house firm called Reliant Safety.

TACanada joins ‘Convergint Nation’

Convergint’s sixth buy of 2016 is intelligent building provider TACanada

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—‘Convergint Nation’ got larger on July 6 with its sixth acquisition this year. Systems integrator Convergint Technologies bought intelligent building provider TACanada.

Sonitrol Great Lakes looks to double business

Company expands into new Midwestern territories

GRAND BLANC, Mich.—The newly named Sonitrol Great Lakes, a $10 million business with $500,000 in RMR, wants to double its RMR in the next five years.

Kastle’s new president Glenn Felson looks to capitalize on IoT

Kastle Systems invested $60 million in KastlePresence platform

NEW YORK—Glenn Felson on May 24 was named to the newly created role of Kastle Systems president of the Northeast region.

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.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?