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Tyco expands Global Center of Excellence

April 16, 2014Martha Entwistle

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—It's like the United Nations of security at Tyco's new Global Center of Excellence. Walk through the office and you'll hear engineers speaking Chinese, Russian and Arabic. Fourteen languages are spoken here. In addition to linguistic fluency, employees must also understand the business culture in their countries of expertise, Daryl Haga, director of Tyco's GCoE, told Security Systems News.“We hire top people who are highly educated, [many with multiple advanced degrees],”...

Daryl Haga, Exacq Technologies, fire systems, Global Center of Excellence, Physical Security, Renae Leary

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Tyco Exacq deal done

July 30, 2013Martha Entwistle

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—In what Tyco Security Products' director of product management Steve Carney called a “perfect fit,” Tyco announced July 29 that it has completed the acquisition of VMS provider Exacq Technologies for $150 million in cash.The Exacq solution will complement Tyco's existing Victor and VictorEdge solutions, Carney said.“It's all about who uses video and why,” he said. “The Victor products are designed for “active video surveillance,”...

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Tyco to buy Exacq for $150m

June 19, 2013Martha Entwistle

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco today announced that it will acquire VMS provider Exacq Technologies in a $150 million cash deal.When the deal is finalized, Exacq, which is based in Indianapolis, will become part of Tyco Security Products. Tyco expects the business to “generate annualized revenues in fiscal 2014 of approximately $75 million,” Tyco said in a news release.The deal extends Tyco Security Products' video portfolio. The capabilities and ease of use of the Exacq products will...

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A2 Systems launches in Mass.

March 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

BURLINGTON, Mass.—A2 Systems, a new systems integration firm located here and founded by industry veterans Pat Connors and Matt Leonard, has completed its first job for an energy company and is now delving into two more jobs—one in the pharmaceutical vertical and one in retail.Connors, who is in charge of operations, and Leonard, who does sales and marketing, previously worked for Massachusetts-based Team AVS. They left there last spring and began planning to launch A2 Systems.“We...

A2 Systems, Axis Communications, Exacq Technologies, Honeywell, Matt Leonard, Pat Connors, Red Cloud, Security Systems News (SSN), Team AVS

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On The Editor's Desk

Who in security topped the Inc. 5000 this year?

August 22, 2012Martha Entwistle

The Inc. 5000 has released its 2012 list, and again, there are a number of physical security companies included. Top among the physical security companies that I saw on the Inc. 5000 list, which was officially released yesterday was VMS Alarms, a residential and small business security company and Monitronics dealer. VMS Alarms ranks #526 on the 2012 List. It had a three-year growth rate of  731 percent; 2008 revenues of  $2.3 million, and 2011 revenues of  $19.5 million. Here's...

Alert Logic, AMP Alarm, Defender Direct, DTT Surveillance Systems, Eid Passport, Electric Guard Dog, EP Technology, Exacq Technologies, Inc 5000 List, Integrity Alarm, Intelligent Access Systems (IAS), IntraLogic Solutions, InVue Security Products, LogicMark, Nationwide Security Solutions, NDI Recognition Systems, PowerHome Technologies, Radiant RFID, SecurityHunter, Sentry Communications, Smith Monitoring, Sting Alarm, VMS Alarms

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