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IFSS services revenue soars after business restructure

June 6, 2013Martha Entwistle

FORT MYERS, Fla.—After restructuring Integrated Fire and Security Systems to “go after services business,” CEO Rob Hile said the company increased its services “by $155,000 or a total of 16 percent of our revenue, just by really focusing on it.”IFSS is a 23-employee independent integrator based here. Hile outlined several components of his company's services play. Hosted and managed applications are key to the strategy. Hile said that if IFSS is faced with two construction...

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Day 3 and done ISCWest 2013

April 15, 2013Martha Entwistle

On Friday, April 12, Day 3 of ISC West, many were already heading to McCarren, but I was heading back to the show floor. And this year, though the crowd had thinned considerably, so were a lot of other folks. Very decent crowd for Friday of ISC West. While I had early rallies on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, I didn't have any official appointments until 10 a.m. on Friday. My first was with IMS/IHS's Niall Jenkins. We caught up on a few things including plans for TechSec 2014. Yes,...

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Hile named CEO of IFSS

May 2, 2012Martha Entwistle

FORT MYERS, Fla.— Robert Hile, an industry veteran who most recently led the security division of Siemens Building Technology group, has been named CEO of Integrated Fire and Security Solutions, an independent integrator based here.Hile told Security Systems News his goal is for IFSS “to be dominant in the Southeast. We want to quadruple the size of the company within three to five years and we're looking at all opportunities to get there.”IFSS has a “nice program for organic...

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