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Razberi gets $3m, new board members, CTO

November 12, 2014Martha Entwistle

Razberi Technologies, which was reinvented three years ago by Tom Galvin, today announced that it received a $3m investment from a new investor, LiveOak Venture Partners of Austin, Texas. I had a chance to speak to Galvin about the deal. “We launched the company exactly three years ago, in November 2011. We've been growing nicely through word of mouth but we got to the point where, to sustain growth, we needed outside capital,” he said. The funds will be used “to invest in sales,...

Ben Scott, DVR, GE Security, Interlogix, Jiri Modry, Ken Boyda, Krishna Srivivasan, LiveOak Ventures, Razberi Technologies, Rich Anderson


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Residential

Former Interlogix president joins Guardian Protection

February 7, 2013SSN Staff

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Bob Haskins, former president of Interlogix, will fill a newly created position at Guardian Protection Services, according to a company announcement this week. Haskins' responsibilities as Guardian's VP of strategic planning and business development will include helping to expand the company's dealer program, the announcement said.Guardian, based here, said Haskins “will be actively engaged in establishing enhanced business models for both the internal account generating...

Bob Haskins, Controls & Security, GE Security, Guardian Protection Services, Interlogix, Russell Cersosimo, Security Systems News, United Technologies Corporation, UTC Climate


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Commercial

UTC sells fire and security branches to Comvest Investment Partners

April 11, 2012Martha Entwistle

FARMINGTON, Conn.—Comvest Investment Partners on April 10 acquired the security and fire branch operations of UTC Climate, Controls & Security. Comvest has tapped two well-known industry veterans, Mike Snyder and Dean Seavers, to run the new business, which will be called Red Hawk Fire & Security U.S.Snyder, former president of ADT, will serve as CEO and Seavers, former president of GE Security and SimplexGrinnell, will serve as president of the new business.Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

ADT, Comvest Investment Partners, Dean Seavers, GE Security, Geraud Darnis, Mike Snyder, Red Hawk, Security Systems News, UTC Climate Controls, UTC Fire & Security


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Commercial

Former Siemens & GE execs found Securadyne, acquire SecureNet as platform for growth

March 1, 2012Martha Entwistle

DALLAS—Carey Boethel and Ken Francis, two well-known industry veterans, announced this morning that they've founded a new systems integration firm called Securadyne Systems, and acquired SecureNet, a Dallas-based security integrator, as a platform for growth.With backing from Pamlico Capital, the phase-one strategy for Securadyne is “to build a Southeast regional company over the next two years. Phase two would be to achieve a national footprint,” Francis told Security Systems...

ADT, AMAG, Brian Bergstrom, Carey Boethel, GE Security, Ken Francis, Pamlico Capital, Securadyne Systems, SecureNet, Siemens


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General News

ASIS 2011: News and notes from the show floor

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—There was plenty of news being made at ASIS 2011, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center Sept. 19-21. Below are some editor round-ups from ventured out onto the show floor to collect news and other goings-on. Here's Martha's round-up: The ASIS news started rolling in well before the show floor opened with the news released around 7 a.m. yesterday that Tyco International plans to split into three independent, publicly traded companies. Over at the BRS Labs booth,...

AgentVI, Ajay Jain, Andre Greco, ASIS 2011, ASIS' Women in Security Group, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, Bob Hoskins, BRS Labs, Clear24


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General News

Advanced Technology Video appoints Bob DeProspero director of sales

July 18, 2011SSN Staff

COPPELL, Texas—Advanced Technology Video, a provider of video security surveillance solutions, on July 13 announced the appointment of Bob DeProspero as director of sales. DeProspero brings more than 17 years of experience in the security industry with national manufacturers and S/I companies such as Niscayah, GE Security, Dallas Security Systems and ADT Security Services. As the director of sales, DeProspero is responsible for the on-going development of the company's market channel strategy,...

ADT Security Services., Advanced Technology Video, Bob DeProspero, Dallas Security Systems, GE Security, Niscayah


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Fire Systems Installation

Presidential change for UTC Fire & Security

July 5, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

FARMINGTON, Conn.—When Scott Buckhout became president of UTC Fire & Security in March, his job as president of Global Fire Products became vacant. In May, the company, which is based here, announced that Mark Barry has now stepped into that position. Barry joined UTC Fire & Security in 2010 through the acquisition of GE Security. He has spent more than 20 years in the security and life safety industry, including senior leadership positions at Tyco, ADT, and most recently at GE Security, according...

GE Security, Global Fire Products, Mark Barry, Scott Buckhout, UTC Fire & Security


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Suppliers

New UTC Fire & Security Global Security Products president outlines goals

June 3, 2011Martha Entwistle

BRADENTON, Fla.— Before taking over her new role as president of Global Security Products for UTC Fire & Security, Kelly Romano spent a year as SVP of global sales and marketing. During that time, she spent a lot of time with integrators, VARs and dealers, who she said are interested in the seamless integration of access, video and intrusion and locking systems. While UTC Fire & Security already provides that kind of integration with many of its products, the company will be bringing more integrated...

GE Security, Kelly Romano, Mark Barry, Scott Buckhout, UTC Fire & Security


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UTC Fire & Security: new brand, new president

April 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

FARMINGTON, Conn.—UTC Fire & Security recently aligned its United States fire and security services businesses under the Chubb brand. The company's fire and security services businesses abroad have already consolidated under the Chubb name, and the branding in this country will provide “a new, more seamless interface to customers,” UTC Fire & Security said. In other news, UTC Fire & Security also recently announced it has a new president: Scott Buckhout, previously a senior manager...

Chubb, Detection Logic, GE Security, Louis Chenevert, Red Hawk, Scott Buckhout, Sean Flint, United Technologies Corp, UTC Fire & Security, William Brown


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General News

SSN's top 10 stories of 2010

December 22, 2010Daniel Gelinas

YARMOUTH, Maine—As 2010 draws to a close the editors at Security Systems News take a look back and see what the most read stories of the year were. What was making the news? What were you most interested in knowing? Below is a non-sequential, categorized rundown of the top 10 most read stories on our site from Jan. 1 to Dec. 11, followed by a linked top 10 list. The top category for 2010 was “For sale/SOLD!” Acquisition stories had a large showing in 2010 with a full half of the...

ADT, Brink's, Broadview, David Smith, FCC, GE Security, GTCR, National Broadband Plan, P1, POTS


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