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News Poll: Respondents positive on ISC West 2017

May 24, 2017Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—On this year's ISC West Show Floor, and in speaking with Reed Exhibitions staff afterward, Security Systems News' editors heard the show had great attendance. In SSN's latest News Poll, respondents largely agreed.Following the show, Sherida Sessa, industry vice president for ISC Events, said ISC West 2017 had more than 30,000 attendees—a 3 percent increase from previous years and a new milestone for the show—and 200 new exhibitors.“I have been attending ISC...

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SSN '20 under 40' winner launches new mPERS company

March 23, 2016Spencer Ives

PHOENIX—Nicole Swartwout, one of SSN's “20 under 40” Class of 2015 award winners, has co-founded CallSafe, an mPERS provider based here.Previously, Swartwout co-founded CallTeks Security, the sister company to CallSafe.Swartwout told Security Systems News that she has been looking into the mPERS space for a couple of years. “When I brought it to my company—we are so heavily involved. … I felt that mPERS was going to be muddled down in the offerings, and not something...

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Integrators '20 under 40' 2015—Nicole Swartwout

October 13, 2015Spencer Ives

Nicole Swartwout, 27Partner and co-owner of CallTeks SecurityPhoenixNicole Swartwout opened CallTeks Security, an integration company based here, in 2013.Out of high school, Swartwout worked as an EMT. She was recruited by a local security company in Phoenix, which focused on guards and CCTV, and was later acquired by Universal Protection Services.Swartwout attended medical school and had a choice between pursuing a medical career and opening CallTeks, “I made a really life-changing decision...

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News Poll: Millennials love technology

August 19, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Millennials have entered the workplace, but are they fundamentally different from previous generations? Security Systems News readers said yes in this month's News Poll: Generation Y is noticeably more tech savvy, they said. “The industry is in a healthy place because major players are really starting to become more and more 'in tune' with the necessity of involving Millennial leaders,” said Nicole Swartwout, CallTeks Security partner, co-owner and...

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Industry favors women in the workplace

June 17, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Readers responded positively when Security Systems News asked in its latest News Poll about women in the security industry. Many respondents have women in their company in executive roles, including some who are mentoring other females, and a vast majority said gender diversity is helpful for business. Rhianna Daniels Hile, director of the Women's Security Council, said the results to the poll are “very encouraging.” A majority of respondents, 70 percent,...

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