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Archive: November 2018


Suppliers

UTC to split into three separate companies

November 29, 2018SSN Staff

FARMINGTON, Conn.—UTC this week announced that it will be separating its business into three different companies: United Technologies, which will be comprised of the company's aerospace business; Carrier, which will be the new name for the Climate, Controls and Security business; and Otis Elevator Company."Our decision to separate United Technologies is a pivotal moment in our history and will best position each independent company to drive sustained growth, lead its industry in innovation...

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General News

SSN marks 10 years of celebrating Women in Security

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—For the 10th consecutive year, Security Systems News has the honor of featuring several outstanding Women in Security, each of whom has stood out in her company and within the industry. This year's profiles include women from different areas of the business, including commercial integrators, manufacturers and monitoring centers.“Security Systems News' Women in Security features in our recent December issue are devoted to highlighting the achievements of leading women in...

Alice DeBiasio, Angie Wong, CMS, JCI, Jessica Burton, Lisa Roy, Ojo Technology Inc., Resideo, Rose Sabourin, Seagate Technology


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Suppliers

Women in Security: Jessica Burton of Seagate Technology

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

CUPERTINO, Calif.—Jessica Burton has more than 10 years of experience in IT storage, and is currently the global surveillance product marketing manager at Seagate Technology, where she has been for the past two years. Prior to her current position at Seagate, she was the worldwide product marketing manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, working on the storage, server and cloud portfolios. She also previously worked for HP as the global business planning and product manager.At Seagate, her...

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Residential

Women in Security: Resideo's Alice DeBiasio

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell recently spun off its Honeywell Homes and ADI Global distribution business into the separate company Resideo. Alice DeBiasio, who worked for Honeywell's homes business for five years, is now the vice president, general manager of Resideo's global pro security business.“My background was in defense,” DeBiasio said. Prior to joining the industry, she worked as a design engineer for Northrop Grumman Corporation. “In that role I would work on designing...

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Monitoring

Women in Security: Rose Sabourin of CMS

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

LONGWOOD, Fla.—In early November, Rose Sabourin marked 24 years with CMS, the wholesale monitoring center based here.Sabourin is currently the operations support manager. “That basically covers anything and everything to do with our business, and our monitoring platform, and any of the tools that we offer our dealers,” she said. She has been in this role for 10 years and has about six people report to her.When Sabourin joined CMS, she didn't know much about the security industry....

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Women in Security: Lisa Roy of JCI

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

MILWAUKEE—As VP of commercial sales, Lisa Roy leads commercial sales for Johnson Controls Building Technologies and Solutions Group in North America, which includes all lines of business—systems, services and energy performance contracting.“I'm responsible for driving sales strategy and commercial excellence for the direct channel business and its profitable growth year-over-year,” she said. “Johnson Controls firmly believes in taking proactive measures to prepare for...

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Commercial

Women in Security: Angie Wong of Ojo Technology Inc.

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

FREMONT, Calif.—Angie Wong, president of Ojo Technology Inc., an integration company based here, started an IT networking company back in 1994, and in 2002, after the dot-com bust, was looking for a more viable business plan.“One of our engineers, and one of our salesmen and myself, we took about a year to explore different verticals and market factors,” she explained. “And we decided, with our IT background and with IP video surveillance coming, we thought it would pretty...

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Commercial

Women in Security: Susan Hunter of Security 101

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

NORFOLK, Va.—Susan Hunter opened the Security 101 Hampton Roads office in 2013, drawing on her experience as a data analyst in the Air Force. Her military background and the skills and IT knowledge she gained while serving has helped in her role leading a highly successful Security 101 franchise location here, focused on commercial system integration from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg.“As a data analyst … I worked on precision-guided weapons, tactics, some of the auto-routing software...

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Commercial

PSA TEC 2019 program and agenda announced

November 20, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global security and systems integrator consortium, announced the education lineup, conference agenda and a new exhibit showcase date for TEC 2019 to be held March 11-14, 2019 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver.“I'm excited about the continued growth we're seeing year to year at PSA TEC,” Anthony Berticelli, PSA director of education, told Security Systems News. “As industry trends change and develop, so do the methods we use to best deliver top notch...

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General News

SSN News Poll: Readers weigh in on cyber trends

November 20, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—The Security Industry Association recently released a benchmarking study that outlined potential cyber risks and the emerging technologies that could help protect systems. Security Systems News' readers shared some of their opinions on end user attitudes and rising threats that were outlined in the report.Sixty percent of poll respondents said that they are seeing end users budgeting more for cyber risks and cybersecurity. Ten percent said that they are seeing a small increase,...

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