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Allied Universal acquires IT-focused integrator

September 4, 2020Paul Ragusa

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal’s recent acquisition of New Jersey-based Service Works Inc. (SWI), a security and IT infrastructure integrator offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide, expands on its IT capabilities in the Tri-State area. Allied Universal Chairman and CEO Steve Jones told Security Systems News that Allied Universal had been working with SWI for about a year on this deal as this type of acquisition “aligns perfectly with our strategy to target...

Allied Universal, IT infrastructure, Steve Jones

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Managed services: In-house or out?

October 28, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—In the eyes of many in the industry, bringing managed services expertise in-house offers a way to gain a competitive edge and keep pace with the convergence of IT and security. Some recent acquisitions, such as Vector Security's August acquisition of IRG, or Skyhawk's purchase of Big Networks, reflect the expansion of this philosophy.Our readers tend to see value in the approach as well. In SSN's November News Poll, 55 percent indicated that bringing managed services know-how...

Big Networks, IP video, irg, IT infrastructure, managed services, physical security, SAFEPORT Security and Surveillance, Skyhawk Group, SSN, Vector Security

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