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ESX veterans talk about what brings companies back

May 13, 2015Spencer Ives

BALTIMORE—ESX veterans told Security Systems News that peer-to-peer learning and networking are among the offerings that keep them coming back to the annual event that will take place here June 24-26. “DIY is a hot topic right now. I actually changed my travel plans specifically so I could go to a DIY seminar,” Rob Driscoll, GM, monitoring services for Koorsen Fire & Security said. “Using video to verify alarms [is] another hot topic I won't miss, something I definitely...

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Day 2 at ESX: Looking ahead, on technology, leaders, and sales

June 26, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

“Forward thinking.” That the term that Hank Groff, national director of Pittsburgh-based Guardian Protection, used today when I asked him about his impression of the second day of the ESX show, being held here in Nashville. Groff told me that's a theme he's noticing at the show, and said it dovetails nicely with Guardian's approach to the latest technology. “We're really driving our dealers to sell everything cellular and mobile app technology,” he said. He also said a Texas...

ADS Security, Greg McLochlin, Guardian Protection, Hank Groff, Laurie Jackson, Mel Mahler, Mike Jagger, North American Video, Patrick Egan, Provident Security, Scott Harkins, Security Systems News (SSN), Select Security

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Provident Security goes to the mountains

September 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security, based here, serves about 6,000 clients in this Canadian city. But the fact that many of them have vacation homes in Whistler, a mountain resort town less than two hours from the city, has led the company to make its first acquisition outside of Vancouver in its 15-year-history. Provident on Aug. 31 acquired Dow Security, a 10-year-old company in Whistler, the host mountain site for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Provident plans to rebrand Dow...

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Provident hires new developer

August 22, 2011SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security on Aug. 20 announced it has hired Bob Stevenson as lead developer. In this role, Stevenson leads the Provident software development team and is responsible for Provident's IT infrastructure, including all alarm monitoring servers and database management. Prior to joining Provident, Stevenson was with ADT for eight years. Originally starting as a senior programmer analyst responsible for ADT Canada, Stevenson was promoted several times, eventually becoming...

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