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RealNetworks announces executive leadership changes

July 14, 2022SSN Staff

SEATTLE—RealNetworks, Inc. (Real), a provider of AI-powered digital media software and solutions, announced two significant changes to its leadership team. Real has appointed Paul DiPeso to the newly created position of President, SAFR, a computer vision platform for live video that is part of Real’s portfolio. DiPeso will report to CEO Rob Glaser. DiPeso has over 25 years of top management experience in physical security with leading industry corporations. He was most recently...

ACRE, Feenics, Honeywell, Lenel, Mike Ensing, Paul DiPeso, RealNetworks, Rob Glaser, Tyco International, United Technologies Corp.


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Zenitel, Feenics announce product integration

June 29, 2022SSN Staff

OSLO, Norway—Zenitel and Feenics today announced a product integration with Zenitel’s ICX-AlphaCom platform and the Feenics cloud-based access control solution. The integration is the enhancement and extension of a long-standing partnership between both companies. It also provides security teams with the ability to both speak and listen and allow access to facilities and unmanned entry points, while optimizing processes and their actionable responses to incidents. “Our customers...

ACRE, Feenics, Jeff Ross, Kelly Lake, Zenitel


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ACRE names Don Joos as new CEO

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ACRE names Don Joos as new CEO

May 4, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—ACRE, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, has announced that Don Joos will join the executive team as the company's new CEO, effective May 23, 2022. The announcement comes one day after ACRE Founder and CEO Joseph Grillo announced his retirement, effective May 20. Joos is a proven and experienced technology leader who is well-positioned to lead ACRE through its next phase of growth.  "Don joins the company at a pivotal time and is primed to deliver...

ACRE, Avaya, Don Joos, Joseph Grillo, ShoreTel, TPx Communications, Tzachi Wiesenfeld


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SIA announces founding members of Utilities Advisory Board Steering Committee

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SIA announces founding members of Utilities Advisory Board Steering Committee

May 2, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the first members of its Utilities Advisory Board Steering Committee. SIA created the Utilities Advisory Board to offer insight and education to security practitioners, members of the security industry and other stakeholders about emerging security trends, regulatory compliance issues, and recommended practices for protecting utility infrastructure. The steering committee members, listed below,...

ACRE, AeroDefense, AlertEnterprise, Beehive Technology Solutions, Benji Hutchinson, Christopher Walcutt, Con Edison, Convergint, Dan Krantz, Dave Stolerow


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ACRE Founder and CEO Joseph Grillo announces retirement

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ACRE Founder and CEO Joseph Grillo announces retirement

May 2, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—ACRE, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, today announced that Founder and CEO Joseph Grillo is retiring, effective May 20, 2022, and named new CEO Don Joos, who will join the executive team effective May 23, 2022. A proven and respected leader who has driven ACRE's business transformation and growth strategy, Grillo's deep knowledge of the security and access control businesses resulted in strong operating results, a track record of 11 successful...

ACRE, Assa Abloy, Besam, Don Joos, HID, HID Global, Hughes Aircraft, Joseph Grillo, Triton Equity Partners


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ACRE launches the Feenics One Mobile App

March 23, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—ACRE, a global leader in the delivery of integrated technologies and services, today announced the availability of its Feenics One Mobile App, the next generation app that allows for the management of an employee’s digital identity as well as delivering extended employee engagement capabilities. “We can’t wait to get Feenics One into the hands of our customers,” stated Jeff Ross, Director of Global Marketing for Feenics, “this powerful new app gives organizations...

ACRE, Feenics, Jeff Ross, Sam Shalaby


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ACRE acquires Feenics and Matrix to close out 2021

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ACRE acquires Feenics and Matrix to close out 2021

December 1, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—ACRE, a global security company with multiple leading access control brands, announced the strategic acquisitions of Feenics and Matrix Systems. The financial details of the respective transactions were not released. "Our goal is to bring the industry's best technology innovators into our network of brands," said ACRE CEO Joe Grillo. "Feenics' cloud architecture and Matrix’s simplified approach to integration have helped both brands build significant loyalty from a wide...

ACRE, Feenics, Joe Grillo, Matrix, Mergers & Acquisitions


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ACRE brands bringing wide-ranging product selection to Intersec Dubai

November 29, 2021SSN Staff

WIESBADEN, Germany—ACRE’s stand at Intersec 2022 will emphasize the Vanderbilt, ComNet, Open Options, and TDS brands’ wide-ranging high-quality security solutions across multiple product lines. Intersec Dubai takes place Jan. 16-18, 2022.  “Intersec is the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection and, from our various past attendances at this event, we know that it produces high-quality visitors every time,” said Alex Holmström,...

ACRE, Alex Holmstrom, Comnet, Iain Deuchars, Michael Moyna, Open Options, TDS, Vanderbilt


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ACRE acquires Dublin, Ireland-based TDS

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ACRE acquires Dublin, Ireland-based TDS

April 26, 2021Paul Ragusa

DALLAS—ACRE, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the acquisition of cloud-based workspace solutions provider TDS (Time Data Security), based in Dublin, Ireland. Financial details of the transaction were not released.  This is ACRE’s first acquisition since being acquired March 11 by Triton Partners.  According to ACRE, this purchase will enhance the company’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening the product portfolio and...

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ACRE’s Joe Grillo talks new equity partner, outlook for company, industry

March 31, 2021Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News sat down, via Zoom, with ACRE CEO Joe Grillo to talk about the recent deal that brings new ownership and investment partner, Triton, on board, after a very successful run since 2013 with ACRE’s prior private-equity partner, LLR Partners. In this candid interview, Grillo talks about the exciting next phase for ACRE, the future for the company’s many brands (Vanderbilt, RS2, Open Options, ComNet, and Razberi), the state of access control, and...

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