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Genetec strengthens its access control offering

August 14, 2019SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL—Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that it is now offering multiple FICAM-(Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management) certified options for its Security Center Synergis access control system.In a market that has been traditionally weighed down by limited solutions that are often proprietary, these new options offer nonproprietary, open-architecture choices to efficiently validate...

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Monitoring Matters

MercTech 5 reveals trends, educates attendees, provides networking opportunities and more

March 6, 2019Ginger Hill

Venturing off to Coronado Island, right outside of San Diego for MercTech 5 was an exciting adventure into the open architecture world of physical security. Various trends were identified, company announcements made, valuable networking with security companies was experienced as well as education and fun. To kick off the conference, Matt Barnette, president, Mercury Security, announced that this year, the company will be formally converting to HID Global and they are always looking for new partners....

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ACRE to sell Mercury Security to HID Global

September 20, 2017Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—Access Control Related Enterprises LLC, owner of Vanderbilt and ComNet, recently announced the sale of Mercury Security Products to HID Global, a brand under ASSA ABLOY. Mercury is a supplier of OEM access control hardware.“As Mercury Security became a less well-kept secret over the years, ACRE had often taken calls from prospective buyers interested in whether the property might be available. After an internal strategic assessment, the Board determined it should explore interest...

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ACRE LLC acquires ComNet

December 14, 2016Paul Ragusa

NEW LONDON and DANBURY, Conn.—ACRE LLC, the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, announced this week the acquisition of Communication Networks LLC (ComNet), a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment based in Danbury, Conn. “We saw the opportunity to acquire a unique property that has very specialized products that was growing and profitable,” ACRE CEO Joe Grillo told Security Systems News. “A...

Access Control Technologies (ACT), acre, Communication Networks LLC, Comnet, Joe Grillo, Mercury Security, Vanderbilt Industries

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Matt Barnette named president of Mercury Security

June 1, 2016Martha Entwistle

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Matthew Barnette today was named president of access control manufacturer Mercury Security.Barnette comes to Mercury from AMAG Technologies, where he held several leadership positions since 2004, most recently as president. AMAG Technologies has not named a replacement for Barnette and declined comment when contacted by Security Systems News.Founded in 1992, Mercury Security is the largest global provider of OEM access control panels, with an installed base of more than 3...

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On The Editor's Desk

Lenel and Mercury Settle

July 31, 2012Martha Entwistle

Last summer panel manufacturer Mercury Security filed a lawsuit against Lenel Systems International concerning a contract dispute and alleged copyright infringement. While there was no mention of the lawsuit itself, Mercury and Lenel on July 30 jointly announced a “long-term agreement for access control hardwar I've called both Lenel and Mercury, but have not heard back yet. I understand that both Frank Gasztonyi, co-founder and CTO of Mercury Security, and Steve Wagner, Mercury's VP of marketing...

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