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Convergint acquires for third time this month

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Convergint acquires for third time this month

April 13, 2021SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Custom Vault Corporation, which includes BranchServ and CustomVault. The combination brings together two exceptional security service providers in the financial industry to deliver best-in-class customer service and results. The agreement is expected to close on May 3, 2021. “Today’s announcement marks an exciting new chapter for both companies, our customers in the...

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Convergint acquires in Latin America and Asia Pacific

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Convergint acquires in Latin America and Asia Pacific

April 6, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies has made two acquisitions already this month, expanding the global systems integrator’s reach into Latin America and Asia Pacific regions. As Convergint’s CEO Ken Lochiatto told Security Systems News last month, they will be very active over the next few months. “You’ll probably see one, if not two, acquisitions per month, that will allow us to continue to grow into verticals that we’re already established in, that we’re...

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Convergint CEO talks latest buy, bright future

March 11, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Security Systems News caught up with Convergint Technologies’ CEO Ken Lochiatto to talk about the company’s latest acquisition of Advantage Medical Inc. (AMI), its strengthened position within the healthcare safety and security market across the U.S., and its bright future coming off approximately $1.4 billion in revenue last year. Advantage Medical Inc., a leader in the deployment and support of wireless patient security systems in acute care hospitals, brings...

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Camio partners with Convergint to provide real-time video search

February 22, 2021SSN Staff

SAN MATEO, Calif.—Camio, the real-time video search engine, announced a partnership with Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, which allows Camio’s accurate, economical and remotely deployable video surveillance solutions to be easily accessible to Convergint customers worldwide. Founded by former Google executives, Camio puts existing cameras to work to understand the problems that warrant human attention. Leveraging AI, machine learning and...

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On The Editor's Desk

SecurityNext webcast to feature industry thought leaders

August 12, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

As one of the last in-person shows to take place back in February, the first annual SecurityNext conference is the last memory I have of feeling the excitement and intimacy of being right there and rubbing elbows with so many industry leaders and peers, an experience that I am sure all of us miss since COVID-19 disrupted so much of what was essential to our industry. I feel fortunate that I was able to connect on that level and look forward to a time when we can get back to some level of normalcy...

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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...

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Women in Security

Women in Security: Kelle Shanks

December 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

When asked what it has been like to work in a primarily male-dominated industry for the past 26 years, Convergint Technologies' Kelle Shanks said being a woman actually helped her stand out.“My journey has actually been great fun,” she explained. “I was a 'unicorn' in the industry, and I used it to my advantage. My gender made me memorable in an environment with a lot of 'sameness.' I have had lifelong loyal customers, wonderful operations people and have enjoyed success. I believe...

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Convergint acquires Life Safety Solutions Integrators

September 6, 2019SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced today the acquisition of Virginia-based Life Safety Solutions Integrators (LSSI), an innovative provider of fire alarm, life safety and security solutions, with over four decades of experience in the market.“LSSI has built strong relationships with its customers by focusing on a service-driven business model that complements our own,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said in the announcement. “We share in the...

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Convergint expands in Ireland

January 29, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integrator, recently acquired MTS Security, one of the largest independently owned security systems companies in Dublin, Ireland, supplying a single-source solution to clients in the U.K. and Europe.Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said that MTS Security enables Convergint to deepen its service offerings and capabilities in Europe while adding high-level talent in Ireland.“We've known the entire MTS...

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Convergint opens Omaha office

January 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

OMAHA, Neb.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integrator based in Schaumburg, Ill., expanded its capabilities by opening an office here recently. This location has expertise in several different kinds of integrated solutions and has a special focus on installation, service and support.“We are excited to expand Convergint's presence with the opening of the CTC in Omaha,” Bob Peplinski, Convergint Technologies general manager, Omaha, said in the announcement. “This new...

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