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OSSA creates harmony now and into the future

August 12, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SAN RAMON, Calif.—Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) members have been quite productive since the Alliance publicly opened its door in 2018, with the goal of shaping a more simplified, collaborative space for the IoT and security space. Comprised of diverse industry leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, over the past 20 months, the Alliance has achieved a series of accomplishments that encompass the organization’s...

Bosch Building Technologies, Convergint, Convergint Technologies, Coronavirus, COVID, Diversity, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Open Security & Safety Alliance, OSSA


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Five Questions: Sean Flint

April 26, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

Sean Flint joined Convergint in May of 2016 as senior vice president, Eastern operations. Originally from Massachusetts, he has lived in Rochester, N.Y. since 1998. Security Systems News caught up with Flint and asked him five questions.Are you married? Kids?I am married and have three daughters, 32, 29 and 27, and two grandchildren with two more on the way.What are some of your hobbies?My passion is golf and I am an avid weekend golfer. I love sports in general, and consider myself a passionate...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Bryan Payne

October 12, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

Bryan Payne, 34Director of operations, ConvergintAustin, TexasBryan Payne says some of his earliest memories as a child are of him helping his father with his security business. “My father worked in the fire alarm and building automation side, and is a master electrician and owned some security companies when I was growing up,” he explained. “In 2002, we started to do some contract work for Convergint, which was just getting started up, and that is when I first got into the security...

20 under 40: Class of 2016, Bryan Payne, Convergint


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SSN checks in with winners from the first '20 under 40' class

October 5, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Every year, Security Systems News recognizes 20 young professionals in the systems integration and monitoring space for their accomplishments. This month, SSN is announcing its 10th year of “20 under 40” integrator winners. To commemorate this, SSN caught up with several of the first honorees—the Class of 2007—to hear their perspective about how the industry has changed over the past 10 years, and what might be ahead in the next 10 years.“My role...

American Alarm and Communications, Charter Communications, Convergint, Eric Yunag, Lou Sampson, Robert Few, Statewide Central Station, Steven Coppola


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TACanada joins 'Convergint Nation'

July 6, 2016Martha Entwistle

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—"Convergint Nation" got larger on July 6 with its sixth acquisition this year. Systems integrator Convergint Technologies bought TACanada, a systems integrator with special expertise in intelligent buildings.“A significant piece of our business in Canada, in addition to security, is on the building automation side,” Dan Moceri, Convergint co-founder and executive chairman, told Security Systems News.TACanada will complement Convergint's existing business in Toronto.“This...

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Convergint acquires Total Recall

May 4, 2016Martha Entwistle

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.“We're working on projects together, right from the starting line,” Heilweil told Security Systems News. “A lot of acquisitions involve a lot of internal changes and take a while to integrate,” he said, but that is not the case with this deal. “Very little...

Convergint, Dan Moceri, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Jordan Heilweil, Total Recall


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Making money on managed services

March 26, 2014Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Attend a few security conferences and you're bound to hear the term “managed services” tossed around. Most of the time you'll be advised that managed services is the way to go. But, how do you get there? How long will it take and can you really make money offering managed services?At TechSec 2014, held here in Jan. 26-28, three very different independent systems integrators—Sam Shalaby, GM of the Ottawa branch and managed services director, Convergint; Rob...

Advance Technology, Convergint, managed services, physical security, Rob Simopoulous, Sam Shalaby, SSN, tech systems, Wayne Smith


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