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Archive: February 2021


Residential

ADT reports increases in RMR, subscribers in Q4

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2020, highlighted by U.S. Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) additions up 15 percent, as well as continued growth for its net subscribers for both Q4 and full year. “ADT once again delivered strong financial and operating results during the fourth quarter. We maintained our record low revenue payback, while growing our RMR additions by double digits and increasing our net subscribers,” ADT’s President...

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Altronix Tango PoE-driven power supply/chargers now UL listed for access control

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

BROOKLYN, NY—Altronix, a provider of power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announces that its Tango PoE (Power over Ethernet) Driven Power Supply/Chargers are now UL 294 for access control applications. Tango leverages low-voltage installation methods, eliminating the need for an electrician and dedicated conduit and wire runs. This unique solution delivers 12VDC and 24VDC simultaneously from any 802.3bt PoE source up to 90W such as Altronix NetWay...

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Cobalt Iron secures patent for automatic, dynamic data collection

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Cobalt Iron Inc., a provider of software-as-a-service- (SaaS-) based enterprise data protection, announced that the company has been granted a U.S. patent entitled "Data Protection Automatic Optimization System and Method." Issued on Jan. 12, 2021, U.S. Patent #10891200 describes new capabilities for the Cobalt Iron Compass enterprise SaaS backup platform that enable automatic and dynamic adjustment to data collection activities in response to a detected event or condition. The...

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SIA announces Committee Chair of the Year Award winner

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SIA announces Committee Chair of the Year Award winner

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Matt Feenan as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives. SIA will present Feenan with the award at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be held March 23 as a virtual event. Feenan, who serves as marketing specialist, product and solutions marketing at Axis Communications,...

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ONVIF

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ONVIF names Leo Levit new Steering Committee chairman

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF, a leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Levit as the new chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee. Levit serves as Director of System Integration at Axis Communications and brings to the chairman’s role a strong technical background and more than a decade of product management, marketing and sales experience. Levit takes over from Per Björkdahl, who is stepping down...

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Monitoring Matters

SecurityNext is here!

February 23, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it! My apologies for channeling the Pointer Sisters, but we’re now just hours away from the must-see event of the year for you, the security industry, as we present the SecurityNext virtual conference on Feb. 24-25. In addition to the keynote speakers, informative sessions and invaluable networking opportunities that the conference will provide in keeping with this year’s theme of “Staying Connected and Informed,” Security...

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40 under 40: Haley Glover, Sapphire Risk Advisory Group

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

The demand to secure cannabis facilities continues to grow as the number of U.S. states that legalize marijuana continues to increase. Haley Glover and her team are ready to answer the call, making sure that these businesses comply with state and city regulations before they could open. Glover, 31, is the senior security consultant at Sapphire Risk Advisory Group, based out of Dallas, Texas. Her day to day consists of constant communication with clients and vendors. “Our company is a...

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40 under 40: Michael Amaro, Sentinel Consulting

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

Michael Amaro is very much hands-on in his role as director of security engineering at Sentinel Consulting in New York City. Amaro is responsible for the design and expression of the diverse security technologies that serve as key elements to Sentinel projects. “This includes the creation of specifications, construction drawings, renderings, system design, device placement and coordination, and installation details,” he explained. “Additionally, I am responsible for training...

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40 under 40: Leif Boren, AvantGuard

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

For Leif Boren, it’s all about finding joy in helping others. Boren, 31, is senior manager of dealer services for AvantGuard, a monitoring services provider based in Ogden, Utah. Originally from Vancouver, Washington, Boren is married to his best friend, Nichole, and they are parents to an “energetic” 3-year-old daughter, Edith. Boren has been with AvantGuard since 2014, starting as an operator and serving in other roles as a team supervisor, a trainer, operations manager,...

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Bill Bozeman to join board of Netwatch Group

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.— Netwatch Group, a provider of proactive video monitoring services comprised of NMC, CalAtlantic, and Netwatch, announced that Bill Bozeman, CPP, will be joining its Executive Board. Bozeman, one of the most respected professionals in the security industry, will bring his unparalleled expertise and over 40 years of experience to help steer the organization to meet corporate objectives in 2021 and beyond. “Bill Bozeman is one of the security industry’s...

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