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Northland Controls promotes Edward Wears to COO

September 18, 2019SSN Staff

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls recently announced the promotion of Edward Wears to chief operating officer of the company. Wears was the managing director for Northland's European division where he tripled operations and quadrupled revenue over the past 5 years.“This transition is part of our long-term succession planning. Ed's performance in EMEA and his passion for operations and seamless processes makes him the clear choice to lead our global operations going forward,” CEO...

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PSA announces new board of director members

April 5, 2018SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world's largest electronic security cooperatives, recently announced changes to its Board of Directors.The following PSA owners were elected to positions on the board:Central regional director: Carey Boethel, president and CEO, Securadyne SystemsMidwest regional director: Skip Sampson, president, KST SecurityNortheast regional director: Terry Rivet, president and CEO, SecuritronicsIncumbents remaining on the board are:Chairman: Paul Thomas, president and COO,...

Bill Bozeman, Carey Boethel, Christine Lanning, Dan Budinoff, Darryl Keeler, Integrated Security Technologies, KST Security, Northland Controls, Paul Thomas, Pro-Tec Design


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Northland opens new office

January 31, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

FREMONT, Calif.—Northland Controls, a global security systems integrator and managed services provider based here, recently opened a new office in Rochester, N.Y., which will be home to a technical training center with engineers focused on product testing and evaluation, as well as a redundant outsourced global security operations center (GSOC) to accommodate growing customer demand.CEO Pierre Trapanese pointed out that with companies such as Lenel and Bosch taking root in Rochester, and with...

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Northland Controls opens new HQ office

March 29, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls, a rapidly growing global security systems integrator and managed services provider, opened a new headquarters space here on March 24.Although the company is keeping its existing Fremont, Calif. location, which houses its global security operations center and managed services programs, CEO Pierre Trapanese said that there was a need for additional space to meet the demand.“Finding another office in Silicon Valley was part of the company's long-term...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Kim Tran

October 12, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

Kim Tran, 40GSOC operations manager, Northland ControlsFremont, Calif.Kim Tran is global security operations center (GSOC) operations manager for Northland Controls, based in Fremont, Calif., which specializes in security program management and installation of security devices for large corporate customers.Tran, who has been with Northland for almost four years, got her first exposure to the security industry working at Adobe, where she started as front desk security. “At Adobe, I got myself...

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GSOC as a managed service takes off

March 21, 2016Martha Entwistle

FREMONT, Calif.—It was a brand new business model when Northland Controls opened its global security operations center (GSOC) here at its headquarters two years ago.And while providing GSOC services as a managed service may still be a novel idea, it's a concept that's catching on, according to Guy Morgante, Northland's president of managed services.One year ago, Northland's GSOC had a handful of large corporate customers. Today it has more than a dozen, and the business is growing fast.Morgante...

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Tony Cassell: Security is part of the culture at Dropbox

February 3, 2016Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—In his keynote address at TechSec Solutions this week, Dropbox global security director Tony Cassell shared principles and lessons for designing and implementing a security program, and he emphasized the importance of integrating security into company culture."Making security a part of the culture is much easier than forcing it on your employees," Cassell said.Cassell has worked at several startups. Before joining Dropbox he designed the first security system for Facebook....

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Northland Controls introduces GSOC managed services

December 10, 2014Martha Entwistle

FREMONT, Calif.—Building global security operations centers (GSOCs) for the likes of Apple, eBay and Google, Northland Controls executives came up with the idea of offering the same kind of comprehensive high-end security services to others through a managed services model.In the past year Northland completed construction of its own GSOC and it's now adding managed services customers.“Not everyone can afford to build [and staff] a multimillion dollar SOC,” said Guy Morgante, Northland...

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Security and service

November 19, 2014Martha Entwistle

JANJA, Rwanda—Northland Controls, a systems integrator based in Fremont, Calif., is helping to bring electricity to a part of Rwanda that is off the grid. It's also kickstarting a self-sustaining local business that will bring clean energy, jobs and opportunity to this community.Working with San Francisco-based Firelight Foundation, Inkoramutima, an association of local Rwanda business and community leader, and Dassy, a solar-power installation company, Northland is funding the installation...

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Northland Challenge: Security, service and globalization

November 19, 2014Martha Entwistle

Photo: After installing solar panels that will bring light to the Kivune Primary School in Janja, Rwanda, Northland challengers celebrate with school children and Janja community members.BUGIRI, Uganda—A look of concern crosses Northland Controls CEO Pierre Trapanese's face.There are nine people in four cars and we've stopped at the entrance to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where every driver must sign a logbook before passing through. There were nine Northland Challenge vehicles ahead...

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