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Specifically Speaking with Jeremy Zweeres

August 1, 2016Martha Entwistle

DVS, a well-known consulting firm, was acquired by Ross & Baruzzini in 2015. How has that deal changed the way you do business? The acquisition has been tremendous for DVS. We continue to provide the highest level of security consulting and engineering services that DVS has given to our clients for more than 50 years. I believe the biggest difference since the acquisition is that we now have the opportunity to go after additional projects in new markets that we weren't positioned to previously. One...

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World Trade Center consulting firm acquired

January 23, 2015Spencer Ives

ST. LOUIS—Ross & Baruzzini, based here, has acquired Ducibella Venter & Santore, a consulting firm currently working on the World Trade Center and the new Sandy Hook School.Brian Coulombe, principal at DVS, told Security Systems News that the deal, finalized on Jan. 6, will benefit both firms.DVS will help Ross & Baruzzini compete in more areas of the security market, Coulombe said. In turn, DVS can use the resources of Ross & Baruzzini to expand its footprint and become involved in larger...

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DVS acquired by Ross & Baruzzini

January 21, 2015Spencer Ives

Every month, Security Systems News prints a feature piece titled Specifically Speaking, interviewing individuals who specialize in security consulting in order to get his or her perspective. News was made in that side of the industry recently when consulting firm Ducibella Venter & Santore was acquired by Ross & Baruzzini, announced on Jan. 8. According to a recent press release from Ross & Baruzzini, the acquisition will bring added opportunities in areas of consultation, design, engineering documentation,...

Craig Toder, Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Philip Santore, Ross and Baruzzini

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TechSec 2012 preliminary educational program announced

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Details of the TechSec 2012 educational program were announced by conference organizers on Sept. 20, the second day of the ASIS show here. The eighth annual TechSec conference, sponsored by Security Systems News and Security Director News, will take place Feb. 7-8 in Delray Beach, Fla. "TechSec is the place for integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers to discuss and debate how new and emerging technology is affecting the security landscape,” said Tim Purpura,...

20 under 40, 2012, Bob Banerjee, Brivo, BRS Labs, Chris Peckham, David Marra, Denis H�bert, Diebold, Donna Jones, Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Ed Merkle, G4S, HID Global, Holly Tsourides, InterTouch Media Technologies, Jayson Swope, Jerry Cordasco, Kevin Engelhardt, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Mace CS, Manheim Atlanta, Morgan Hertel, NICE, Phil Santore, PSIM, Sharon Shaw, Software as a Service, Steve Van Till, TechSec Solutions, Tim Purpura, VideoIQ, Virginia Port Authority, World Trade Center

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Specifiers, integrators say collaboration key to project success

February 17, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Communicate, communicate, communicate. That was the primary advice from two integrators and two specifiers who spoke on a panel Tuesday at TechSec Solutions here on the topic of how integrators and consultants can work most effectively together. Other advice included thorough vetting of integrators during the pre-specification phase to make sure they have the experience and expertise to successfully complete the project. “The premise is that communication in large projects...

Aronson Security Group (ASG), Ducibella Venter & Santore, Elliot Boxerbaum, Henry Bros. Electronics, Jim Henry, John De George, Kratos, Philip Aronson, Ray Coulombe, Security/Risk Management Consultants, SecuritySpecifiers, TechSec Solutions

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Former NYSE security exec on technology and business acumen

February 10, 2011Martha Entwistle, Leischen Stelter

NEW YORK—Even for a security practitioner whose education and work experience is based mostly in technology, being successful in the security industry is a balance of business sense combined with a touch of finesse, according to John De George. Over the course of his career, De George has worked for security manufacturers, as a systems integrator, as a security practitioner for the New York Stock Exchange, and on Jan. 17, De George made another career switch, joining consulting firm Ducibella...

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DVS appoints Santamorena, DeGeorge

February 2, 2011SSN Staff

NORTH HAVEN, Conn.--Ducibella Venter & Santore (DVS) on Feb. 1 announced the appointment of Frank Santamorena, PSP, as principal, with primary responsibility for the business development activities of the firm. In his 20+ years of security industry experience, Santamorena has designed or managed over 1000 security and life safety system projects for clients including federal, state and local government, and Fortune 500 companies.   Santamorena was the security expert and advisor on the Discovery...

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Specifically Speaking

December 14, 2010Martha Entwistle

Specifically Speaking is a new column featuring a Q-and-A with a different security consultant every month. Consultants are provided to Security Systems News by Name: Philip A. Santore Company: Ducibella Venter & Santore (DVS) What project are you working on now? The World Trade Center site in New York City. What's the most challenging aspect of the project? The most challenging aspect of this project is the physical complexity of the WTC site compounded by the multiple...

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