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Consumerization comes to cloud

January 25, 2018Spencer Ives

AUSTIN, Texas—At Security Systems News' third annual Cloud+, held here in late November, four executives addressed the consumerization of cloud—customers' expectation of innovation and services on the consumer level elsewhere in their lives.Steve Van Till, CEO of Brivo and the panel's moderator, pointed out that each of the panelists works directly with end users. Van Till said, “One of the key themes that we're going to be looking at here today is what are they hearing today, what's...

Brivo, Cloud+, Interface Security Systems (ISS), Jeff Frye, Jeremy Brecher, Northland Control Systems, Pierre Trapanese, Securitas, Steve Van Till

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General News

Integrators and end users face off at TechSec

February 3, 2016Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Leading integrators and end users from Security Systems News “20 under 40” Class of 2015 discussed how to deal with manufacturers, IT staff and each other in the Next Gen educational session, which took place Feb. 2 here at TechSec Solutions. The “20 under 40” integrator speakers included Scott Ranger, VP of operations for CONTAVA; Henry Hoyne, VP of Professional Services at Northland Control Systems; and Josh Long, manager, technical & services...

20 under 40, 2015, Comcast, Contava, Diebold Security, Henry Hoyne, Josh Long, Marvel Studios, Matthew Slatoff, Northland Control Systems, Reggy Timothee, Scott Ranger, Security Systems News (SSN), TechSec Solutions

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2015—Henry Hoyne

October 13, 2015Martha Entwistle

Henry Hoyne, 40VP of professional services, Northland Control SystemsFremont, Calif.Henry Hoyne has always liked to “take things apart and put things together.” He started his career working in the automation industry fabricating prototypes. Before he entered the security industry in 1999, security to him was synonymous with burglar alarms.“There was nothing wrong with it, it just didn't sound very interesting,” he said. He found physical security to be a “natural fit”...

Henry Hoyne, Northland Control Systems

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News and Notes

10 named industry's Women of the Year

April 8, 2015Amy Canfield

A diverse group of women, including high-placed executives and end users, are the recipients of the 2015 Women of the Year Awards from the Women's Security Council. Each was chosen from wide range of nominees, ranked on industry and work experience, volunteer roles within the industry and their communities and their reputation within the industry, according to a prepared statement from WSC. “These impressive women � strive to make an impact not only in the field of security, but...

Lloyd Security, Micro Key Solutions, Northland Control Systems, Scallop Imaging, ScanSource Security, Security Systems News (SSN), Women in Security

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On The Editor's Desk

The Northland Challenge: Security, service and globalization

October 15, 2014Martha Entwistle

UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2014 Security, service and globalization. This is my last blog post from Maine for a little over a week. Tomorrow I'm boarding a bus, a plane and another plane on the way to Entebbe, Uganda, where I'll join 27 others in the Northland Challenge—23 employees of Northland Controls and 5 others, like me, who work in the industry in other roles. Northland Controls is a global systems integration company that I've written about many times. Here's a link to their home page. And here's...

Firelight Foundation, Northland Challenge, Northland Control Systems

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Women and security technology

May 7, 2014Martha Entwistle

I'm here at PSA-TEC in Westminster, Colo., where today I had a chance to catch up with Christine Lanning, president of systems integration firm IST. Christine and her husband Andrew (CEO) founded IST, a PSA Security owner, in 1998. Here's a story I wrote about the company a couple years ago.� This year, Christine was honored as one of this year's Women's Security Council 2014 Women of the Year. IST just finished moving its headquarters to a new facility that they own, (and...

Andrew Lanning, Bethany Taylor, Christine Lanning, Dakota Security, ISC Security Events, IST, Kirsten Klokis, Northland Control Systems, Security Industry Association (SIA), Women in Security

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General News

SIA, N.J. college to launch security degree program

January 21, 2013Martha Entwistle

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—In an effort to increase the number of well-qualified job candidates for security integrators and manufacturers, the Security Industry Association is working with Mercer County Community College to launch a new security systems and technology degree program.The program will lead to an associate's degree in applied science. Students are expected to be able to sign up for classes in the fall of 2013 at Mercer, which is located in West Windsor and Trenton, N.J. If the program is...

CSPM program, Don Erickson, Mercer County Community College, Northland Control Systems, Samsung

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Leading an integration company: Tips and stories at PSA-TEC 2012

May 16, 2012Martha Entwistle

I arrived late in the afternoon yesterday in Westminster, Colo. for one of my favorite events of the year, PSA-TEC. � The conference,� which started on Sunday and runs through Friday, was well underway when I arrived. Lisa Cole Miller, PSA Security Network marketing director said attendance is up about 10 percent over last year with more than 65 integrator companies here. (Some of those companies send up to 10 employees.) In addition, there are consultants, end users, and more than 40 vendors...

2012, Lisa Cole Miller, Northland Control Systems, Pierre Trapanese, PSA TEC, Security Systems News (SSN)

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