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Johns seeks to transform ISI Security

August 27, 2014Martha Entwistle

SAN ANTONIO—As the newly named president of ISI Security, Buddy Johns plans to lead this $70 million firm that's known for its specialization in the corrections vertical through “a major transformation.”In addition to changing the focus of the company, Johns is adding employees and he says revenues will increase 50 percent, from $70 million in 2014 to $110 million in 2015.“Historically we've been known as a detention company that did security electronic services. Now we want...

Buddy Johns, commercial security, corrections, isi security, security integrator, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Corrections gradually embraces innovation in access control

June 20, 2012David McNabb

Biometrics, hand-held alarms, more reliable perimeter detection and other advanced technologies for protecting, identifying and tracking humans are finding their way into North America's prisons, jails and detention centers despite the corrections industry's reputation for foot-dragging when it comes to embracing cutting-edge security.“Corrections is not exactly a leader” in adopting the latest innovation, said Martha Lee, vice president of sales at Ottawa-based Senstar, a global player...

ASTM, Brian Mikiten, corrections, Ian Francisco, Jerry Forstater, Keith Simpson, Martha Lee, Professional Systems Engineering, Secure Control Systems, Security Systems News (SSN), Senstar

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