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IAS moves into Cincy, a critical infrastructure 'mecca'

April 14, 2014Martha Entwistle

CINCINNATI—Setting up shop in this city, with its chemical, power and other critical infrastructure businesses, has been on Intelligent Access Systems' roadmap for four years, Ron Oetjen, IAS founder and SVP of Securadyne Systems, told Security Systems News.“Cincinnati is known to be a mecca for those types of companies,” he said. “We have several significant enterprise client opportunities in this region. We also have an office in Canton [Ohio] and we wanted to serve western...

critical infrastructre, Intelligent Access Systems, Jeremy Brewer, Kevin Grice, physical security, Ron Oetjen, Securadyne, SSN

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Securadyne expands in the Heartland

April 9, 2014Martha Entwistle

Intelligent Access Systems—a rapidly growing systems integrator that was acquired by Securadyne in January—has made a move in the Midwest, expanding into Cincinnati and tri-state region (comprising Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana). IAS employee Kevin Grice has relocated to the area and hired Cincinnati native and industry veteran, Jeremy Brewer. Securadyne Systems' branch network is now in more than 15 locations, from Texas to Maine. Founded by Ron Oetjen in 2004, IAS specializes in integration...

Cincinnati, Intelligent Access Systems, Jeremy Brewer, Kevin Grice, Ron Oetjen, Securadyne Systems

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Security companies grow fast, again in 2012

August 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—The 2013 Inc. 5,000 list has been released and, again this year many security companies made the list, which ranks businesses based on self-reported growth data.Topping the list of included security companies was Security Hunter of Baltimore, Md. At number 551, it had $21.8 million in revenue in 2012, a three-year growth of 820 percent over its $2.4 million in 2009 revenue. Founded in 1988, the company manufacturers and installs electronic and physical security systems used by federal...

Alliance Security, AMP Security, Control4, Defender Direct, DTT Surveillance, EP Technology, Intelligent Access Systems, Nationwide Security Solutions, NDI Recognition Systems, ObjectVideo, Smith Monitoring, Vision Security

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The PSIM potential

September 4, 2012Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—If you are a vendor or integrator of PSIM systems, the chances are good that you consider this to be an exciting time in the security industry.And the chances also are excellent that, regardless of your expertise and experience, your views on PSIM market trends will be challenged by others in the field.PSIM (physical security information management) software and systems are only six or seven years old. That's young enough to generate the buzz of possibilities yet old enough...

Advantech Inc., Bob Banerjee, Dave Sweeney, Frost & Sullivan, Intelligent Access Systems, James Chong, Mark Denari, PSIM, Ron Oetjen, SAIC Energy Environment & Infrastructure, Security Systems News, Vidsys

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IAS branching out in Charlotte

June 13, 2012Martha Entwistle

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Intelligent Access Systems, a PSA Security integrator, is opening its sixth office here this month."This is the first time we've not had a key customer in the area where we open an office," IAS CEO Ron Oetjen told Security Systems News. What IAS does have, Oetjen said, is "the right person, the right opportunity and the right city [to make this office work].""If you look at our company vision statement, it says that we want to be the strongest and most respected independent systems...

IAS, Intelligent Access Systems, PSA Security, Ron Oetjen, Security Systems News

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Intelligent Access Systems creating new software

October 27, 2011Martha Entwistle

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Intelligent Access Systems in September hired a VP of IT, Mike Baranski, whose first project is to oversee the creation of new access control software for regulated industries.“It's for access control provisioning,” Ron Oetjen, president of IAS, told Security Systems News during an interview at the PSA Security Convention, which was held here Oct. 21-25.“Customers in regulated markets have to do a certain level of documentation for auditors, and there's...

Intelligent Access Systems, Mike Baranski, NICE Situator, Quantum Secure, Ron Oetjen

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Advice from PSA-TEC 2011: Embrace change

May 26, 2011Martha Entwistle

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—What's the biggest challenge for independent integrators today? According to Bill Bozeman, “it's not the need to learn the latest and greatest technology,” and it's not learning how to sell better or more efficiently. Rather, it's understanding how to run and adapt their business models so they can run profitable businesses. Bozeman mentioned conversations he's had with Ron Oetjen, president of Intelligent Access Systems of N.C., a tech-savvy and successful integrator....

1nService, Bill Bozeman, Chuck Wilson, Comcast, Dave Carter, Intelligent Access Systems, J. Matthew Ladd, National Systems Contractors Association, Paul Cronin, PSA Security Network, PSA-TEC, Ron Oetjen, Sandy Jones, Security Network of America, Security-Net, The Protection Bureau, Verizon

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