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OSSA creates harmony now and into the future

August 12, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SAN RAMON, Calif.—Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) members have been quite productive since the Alliance publicly opened its door in 2018, with the goal of shaping a more simplified, collaborative space for the IoT and security space. Comprised of diverse industry leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, over the past 20 months, the Alliance has achieved a series of accomplishments that encompass the organization’s...

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Motorola Solutions buys Pelco for $110m in cash

August 5, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

CHICAGO—Motorola Solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of video security solutions provider Pelco Inc. based in Fresno, Calif. for $110 million in cash.Alex Asnovich, head of global marketing, Video Security and Analytics for Motorola, told Security Systems News there are no plans to change the Pelco brand, noting, “Motorola Solutions recognizes the value of the Pelco brand.”He added that the Pelco team "brings significant knowledge and experience, and we expect to rely on...

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Pelco names Kurt Takahashi as CEO

October 16, 2019SSN Staff

FRESNO, Calif.—Pelco Inc., a global intelligent video solutions company, announced the appointment of Kurt Takahashi as CEO, effective Nov. 1, 2019. Previously, Takahashi held the position of President of AMAG Technology, a global end-to-end security management platform.“During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Pelco than Kurt Takahashi,” Russ Roenick, Pelco's Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner of Transom Capital, said in the announcement. “Mr....

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Pelco names new president

August 2, 2019SSN Staff

FRESNO, Calif.—PELCO Inc. announced that Jean-Marc Theolier, CEO, will be leaving the organization, effective immediately. As part of this change, Brian McClain, COO, will take the role of president, leading the recently independent company while the search for a new CEO is finalized. Transom Capital Group acquired the company in May 2019."Jean-Marc served as a critical member of the Pelco team in the recent sale and resulting ownership transition,” McClain said in the annoucement. “I...

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Pelco acquired by Transom Capital Group

May 30, 2019SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES—Transom Capital Group (Transom), an operations-focused middle market private equity firm, announced it has acquired Pelco, a provider of video surveillance solutions, from Schneider Electric. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.“As most security industry experts know, Pelco is one of the pioneers of the video surveillance space,” Russ Roenick, managing partner at Transom Capital Group, said in the announcement. “The journey toward creating the next great...

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Meet the new Pelco

April 26, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

CLOVIS, Calif.—Since taking over as CEO of Pelco by Schneider Electric in November of 2015, Sharad Shekhar has worked tirelessly to create a new identity for Pelco within the larger Schneider Electric organizational structure.“Like many of our peers in the industry, Pelco faced a few significant changes and challenges over recent years,” Shekhar told Security Systems News. “Our transformation as an independent company to a division of a much larger organization affected our...

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The future of IoT: Taming security's wild west

March 29, 2017Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—A lot is being done when it comes to ensuring that IoT devices are cybersecure, integrated and valuable to end users. Five panelists at a TechSec Solutions session explored exactly what the industry is doing to rein in the technology.Paul Ragusa, editor of Security Systems News and the panel's moderator, asked each of the panelists to say what the term IoT means to them.“The Internet of Things is a broad [term],” Dorrier Coleman, co-founder and CTO of TEQ Charging,...

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Shekhar new CEO of Pelco

November 11, 2015Amy Canfield

CLOVIS, Calif.—The new CEO of Pelco by Schneider Electric, Sharad Shekhar, is ready to “dig his heels in” and looks to grow sales and be aggressive, he told Security Systems News.He's been in place since October and is dealing with tech-based challenges he's faced before, he said.“We need to focus on being more collaborative with the industry, we'll find places we're the best,” Shekhar said, noting that that will happen before the end of this year. “It will be...

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Herve Fages to head new VSaaS company

October 21, 2015Martha Entwistle

CLOVIS, Calif.—Herve Fages, former CEO of Pelco, has a new job heading up MultiSight, a new VSaaS company owned by Schneider Electric.Designed for retailers, convenience stores, restaurants and other multi-location businesses, MultiSight is offered for a monthly fee. The fee includes installation, hardware, apps (Apple and Android), cloud services and storage, support, maintenance, updates and system health monitoring.A differentiator for MultiSight, Fages said, is that its “hardware...

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The biggest and the newest at ISC West

March 18, 2015Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—At the 2015 ISC West show, exhibitors put a lot of thought into their booths—rather literally with Hikvision's “Thought Theater”—and some companies, like IDIS, are using big booths at ISC West to introduce themselves to the industry.IDIS, a global manufacturer, is setting up a 2,800 square-foot booth—one of the top 10 biggest booths at the show this year—as a first time exhibitor. This booth heralds IDIS' entrance into the U.S. market, IDIS said.The...

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