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Convergint buys Dakota Security

January 4, 2016Martha Entwistle

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.– Convergint Technologies, a global systems integrator based here, today announced the acquisition of Dakota Security Systems, one of the fastest growing and most well respected systems integrators in the country.With the Dakota deal, Convergint now has 2,100 employees across the globe, 65 offices and more than $500 million in revenue. Convergint did about $411 million in business in 2014 and $328 million in 2013.Based in Sioux Falls, S.D., Dakota Security has offices in Arizona,...

Convergint Technologies, Dakota Security Systems, Dan Moceri, Eric Yunag

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Five Questions: Cassie Weaver

November 18, 2015Amy Canfield

Cassie Weaver was appointed the operation coordinator for Dakota Security, a PSA Security owner based here, in May. She assists with sales and engineering and other duties around the office. Dakota Security has more than 100 employees. Its operations are concentrated in the upper Midwest with offices in Des Moines, Iowa; Omaha, Neb.; Fargo, N.D.; and Chicago. It also has an East Coast office in New York, and a West Coast office in Phoenix. Originally from Iowa, Weaver's family moved to South Dakota...

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Security fundamentals can be strong weapons against cyberattacks

February 18, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—The recent security crisis at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield reaffirms that the constant threat of cyber hacks is the new normal. Business as usual in the security industry doesn't exist anymore. So what kinds of proactive steps are integrators and central stations taking to prevent cyberattacks?Nothing esoteric or revolutionary, actually. But they may be doing things more important than that—reinforcing the fundamentals of cyberhygiene, working harder to improve communication...

Brad Wilson, Christine Lanning, Cybersecurity, Dakota Security Systems, Dallmann Systems, Eric Yunag, Glenn Schroeder, Integrated Security Technologies, NetOne, RFI Communications and Security Systems, Tom Dallmann

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Doyle acquires Dakota Systems' accounts

December 10, 2014Spencer Ives

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems in November acquired 300 accounts from Dakota Systems, both based here, which will now be monitored by Doyle's central station, based in Henrietta, N.Y., a suburb of Rochester.John Doyle, company president and CEO, told Security Systems News that Doyle Security is actively looking for acquisitions and expects more coming “possibly by the end of this year—more likely in the first quarter [of next year] and beyond into 2015 as well.”Doyle...

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AMAG hires Matt Vellek as central north regional sales manager

April 11, 2011SSN Staff

TORRANCE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, an access control, IP video and intrusion management solution provider, on March 30 welcomed Matt Vellek as its new central north regional sales manager.  Vellek will support existing SymmetryTM Authorized Resellers with sales initiatives in Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. Vellek previously worked as a regional account manager for Dakota Security Systems where he more than doubled the...

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Dakota names new regional VP for AZ

November 15, 2010SSN Staff

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Dakota Security Systems, a security systems integration and bank equipment company on Nov. 15 announced it had named Brad Miller as the regional vice president for its Arizona regional office. Most recently, Miller worked for Red Hawk, where he was the general manager for Arizona. He has 15 years' experience in the security industry.

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