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Market Trends: NOC, NOC

November 11, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Like many elements of the competitive and warp-speed security industry, network operations centers have different meanings for different players in different roles. One industry expert says a true NOC has limited presence in the security industry, while another applies a broader definition of NOCs. It's easy to define what a NOC is not. It's not a central monitoring station, and it's not a security operations center. But if it quacks like a duck and waddles...

G4S, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Interface Security Systems (ISS), Jeff Frye, Jerry Cordasco, Morgan Harris, NOC, Protection One

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Is video analytics ready to go 'mainstream'?

February 8, 2012Whit Richardson

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Video analytics is clawing its way back from a bad reputation caused by early cases of overpromising and under-delivering and one manufacturer predicted the technology would go “mainstream” within two years. Those were some of the views on video analytics shared by experts during a panel discussing the topic at this year's TechSec conference. Panel moderator Jayson Swope, senior director of engineering for G4S Technology, began the conversation by asking...

Florida Power & Light Co., G4S, Holly Tsourides, Jayson Swope, Jerry Cordasco, John Lineweaver, TechSec Solutions, VideoIQ

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Monitoring Matters

Experts shine on TechSec stage

February 8, 2012Rich Miller

While sunny Florida hasn't quite lived up to its billing—blue sky has been scarce, at least so far —the eighth annual TechSec, a two-day conference being held in Delray Beach, is definitely meeting expectations. Many of the security industry's top players are here, and the presentations and discussions have been lively. The monitoring world was well represented at Tuesday's session, with Morgan Hertel, VP and general manager for Mace CS, and Jerry Cordasco, VP of operations for G4S Technology,...

Christopher Chapeta, Jerry Cordasco, Morgan Hertel, Whit Chaiyabhat

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General News

TechSec 2012 preliminary educational program announced

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Details of the TechSec 2012 educational program were announced by conference organizers on Sept. 20, the second day of the ASIS show here. The eighth annual TechSec conference, sponsored by Security Systems News and Security Director News, will take place Feb. 7-8 in Delray Beach, Fla. "TechSec is the place for integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers to discuss and debate how new and emerging technology is affecting the security landscape,” said Tim Purpura,...

20 under 40, 2012, Bob Banerjee, Brivo, BRS Labs, Chris Peckham, David Marra, Denis H�bert, Diebold, Donna Jones, Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Ed Merkle, G4S, HID Global, Holly Tsourides, InterTouch Media Technologies, Jayson Swope, Jerry Cordasco, Kevin Engelhardt, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Mace CS, Manheim Atlanta, Morgan Hertel, NICE, Phil Santore, PSIM, Sharon Shaw, Software as a Service, Steve Van Till, TechSec Solutions, Tim Purpura, VideoIQ, Virginia Port Authority, World Trade Center

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G4S to monitor networks from central station

January 13, 2011Daniel Gelinas

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Mega-security company G4S in December brought Adesta's network monitoring operation under that same roof as its other monitoring operations, a move G4S executives say will expand their offerings and capabilities. Included in the G4S acquisition of systems integrator Adesta in 2009 was an Albany, N.Y.-based network operations center (NOC). In December G4S moved all the network monitoring functions of that NOC to G4S' UL-listed, CSAA Five Diamond certified video monitoring and...

Adesta, G4S, Jerry Cordasco, NOC

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G4S trains central station employees, others for 'remote guarding'

November 18, 2010Daniel Gelinas

BOSTON—Jerry Cordasco, G4S monitoring and data center VP of operations, says the company's new high-level training course, which results in G4S Remote Guarding Certification, elevates its operators to the level of highly-trained remote guards and differentiates the advanced video monitoring company from others in the space. “If what we're doing is really remote guarding, then we're doing what a guard would do if he were physically there. If you're going to do that,...

G4S, Jerry Cordasco, remote guarding, The Monitoring Association (TMA)

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