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SIA opposes proposed changes in GSA pricing policy

July 20, 2015Amy Canfield

WASHINGTON—A proposed fundamental change in GSA's pricing policy would adversely impact the security industry, especially its small businesses, according to Jake Parker, SIA's director of government relations.The proposed GSA Transactional Data Reporting Rule, the biggest change of its kind in 30 years, Parker said, would affect all GSA contract holders, he told Security Systems News.It's all about horizontal price comparison, and SIA is opposing this proposal in its current form, he said.Instituting...

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General News

SIA questions GSA pricing policy

October 8, 2014Amy Canfield

WASHINGTON—Uncertainties surrounding the General Service Administration's new schedule pricing policies for products and services need to be further examined, according to Jake Parker, government relations director at the Security Industry Association.SIA's procurement policy working group discussed the significant change for federal contractors at the recent ASIS show in Atlanta, Parker told Security Systems News.With this year's “Fair and Reasonable Pricing” policy, the GSA says...

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Also Noted

Brivo wins GSA Approved Products List status

November 7, 2013SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo Systems' ACS OnSite Aparato has won General Services Administration approval as a FICAM-compliant solution, the company announced Nov. 7. Brivo provides cloud applications for security management. ACS OnSite Aparato is a pre-cloud, end-to-end physical access control system. It works with HID Global pivCLASS readers and validation software. “The fact that we are now one of the first end-to-end PACS solutions that meet these stringent requirements means we are uniquely...

ACS OnSite Aparato, Brivo Systems, FICAM, GSA, John Szczygiel

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Fire Systems Installation

Georgia integrator helps IP and cellular fire alarm communicator get OK for government building use

May 2, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

SUWANEE, Ga.—Brian Sheely, president of Innovative Life Safety Solutions, a Georgia-based integrator, was instrumental in getting Honeywell's IP and cellular fire alarm communicator evaluated and found compliant with Government Services Administration security policies.Because the GSA is the main purchasing agent for the federal government, the successful security evaluation means the IPGSM-DP is authorized for use in federal government facilities throughout the world, according to the company.Honeywell...

Brian Sheely, General Services Administration, GSA, Innovative Life Safety Solutions, IPGSM-DP, Security Systems News

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Fire Systems Installation

Gamewell-FCI makes government vendor list

December 8, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell is now an approved General Services Administration Schedule vendor. That's good news for Gamewell's authorized dealers because they now can provide Gamewell's fire alarm and mass notification systems to federal agencies and an increasing number of state and local government entities that now are allowed to take advantage of the favorable pricing ensured by the GSA schedule. “It opens the door to so many opportunities for our participating dealers,”...

Beth Welch, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell, General Services Administration Schedule, GSA, Honeywell Life Safety Group, Steve Birdsall

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