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Hackett Security expands to East Coast

June 17, 2015Martha Entwistle

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security, a super-regional based here, opened its fifth branch office in McLean, Va., Michael J. Hackett, CEO of Hackett Security, told Security Systems News.“Strategically it makes a lot of sense for us to open this office,” Hackett said. Current customers brought Hackett to the area, but there is plenty of opportunity for new business there. The coverage potential for the new office is about 250 miles, Hackett said, which “allows us a pretty big swath [of...

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Dealers: Grow through differentiating, new technology

April 15, 2015Amy Canfield

LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.Those challenges, though, also present opportunities for companies to succeed in a very competitive and changing industry, the dealers told Security Systems News during an informal roundtable discussion after the annual DMP event. Differentiation...

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Hackett Security acquires in Illinois

January 23, 2012Martha Entwistle

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security CEO Michael Hackett expects to expand his base of video monitoring customers as the result of the acquisition of Brinkmann Security, a 70 percent commercial security company based in Waterloo, Ill.The acquisition, terms of which were not released, was announced Jan. 3. “We've been doing video monitoring for almost 10 years. We do everything from simple video verification to guard tours to parking-lot sweeps,” Hackett said. Brinkmann Security customers...

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