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G4S Technology gets new EVP

February 20, 2013Martha Entwistle

G4S's integration business, G4S Technology, (formerly Adesta), has a new EVP: Sam Belbina. Belbina will be in charge of business development, marketing and communications, and strategic initiatives such as new markets and the expansion of National and Global Services business. Belbina comes from Schneider Electric where he ran sales for the Schneider/Pelco video brand and the integrated security solutions business in the United States. “In this role, he captured and managed over $400M...

Adesta, Bob Sommerfeld, G4S, new EVP Sam Belbina

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Is a Securitas/Niscayah reunion imminent?

May 19, 2011Martha Entwistle

STOCKHOLM, Sweden—Is it strange that guarding giant Securitas, which divested itself of its systems integration business (Securitas Systems, now Niscayah) five years ago, this week made a bid to buy that very same business back? It may be an unusual situation, but it's a deal that makes a lot of business sense for both Securitas and Niscayah, Imperial Capital's John Mack told Security Systems News. And it's a deal that Mack predicted is likely to get done. “You can see the rationale,”...

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Adesta changes name

March 3, 2011Martha Entwistle

OMAHA, Neb.—Adesta, a systems integrator, which was acquired about 16 months ago by mega security company G4S, changed its name to G4S Technology on March 1. “We're right on schedule, the name change was part of the integration and assimilation plan we started on from day one,” Bob Sommerfeld, president of G4S Technology, told Security Systems News. In some ways, G4S Technology is unchanged. “We're still the same company, the same people, providing essentially...

Adesta, Bob Sommerfeld, G4S, Nuclear Security Services Corp.

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G4S to monitor networks from central station

January 13, 2011Daniel Gelinas

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Mega-security company G4S in December brought Adesta's network monitoring operation under that same roof as its other monitoring operations, a move G4S executives say will expand their offerings and capabilities. Included in the G4S acquisition of systems integrator Adesta in 2009 was an Albany, N.Y.-based network operations center (NOC). In December G4S moved all the network monitoring functions of that NOC to G4S' UL-listed, CSAA Five Diamond certified video monitoring and...

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