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ScanSource in as new U.S. & Canadian distributor for Vivotek

December 5, 2022SSN Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. ­– IP surveillance solution provider Vivotek has announced that ScanSource Inc. has been named as its new North America distributor, effective immediately. Vivotek describes ScanSource as being a leading hybrid distributor connecting devices to the cloud and accelerating growth for their partners across hardware, SaaS, connectivity, and cloud. “As Vivotek continues to grow its hardware and software solutions throughout the U.S. and Canada, we need a distributor...

Brian James, David Liu, IP surveillance solution provider, SaaS, ScanSource Inc., Security Solutions, VIVOTEK

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Residential sees considerable revenue impact following Vivint arbitration filing

November 16, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

TYSONS, Va. - Nov. 8 saw both and Vivint hold their Q3 earnings calls, but it’s that is left holding the short end of the stick as it has filed for arbitration against the latter. The aftermath of the Q3 report saw Vivint’s stock surge 20% to close at $8.44 by days end. comparatively slipped in late October after an update provided on a licensing dispute with Vivint that will have a major impact for the company beginning in Q4 and continuing into the next..., cross-license agreement, david bywater, licensing dispute, patent, SaaS, Steve Trundle, Vivint

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Allegion acquiring workforce manage solution via plano group


Allegion acquiring workforce management solution via plano group

November 7, 2022SSN Staff

DUBLIN – Global security product and solutions provider Allegion has signed a “definitive” agreement through one of its subsidiaries to acquire the assets of the plano Group and its SaaS workforce management solution. The deal is expected to close sometime during the first fiscal quarter of 2023. Following that, plano will continue to serve advanced workforce management (AWFM) for customers within the Interflex portfolio. General Manager of Interflex, Bernhard Sommer, said that...

Allegion, Bernhard Sommer, first fiscal quarter, Interflex, plano Group, Robert Schüler, SaaS, security product, workforce management solution

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Defendify talks rebrand and updates to website and app


Defendify talks rebrand and updates to website and app

September 28, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

PORTLAND, Maine – Cybersecurity platform Defendify has followed up on its recent funding round and user base expansion with a redesign of their website as well as updates to their app for improved ease of use for customers. Touted as an all-in-one cybersecurity solution, the Defendify platform streamlines cybersecurity assessments, training, detection, policies and testing into a single SaaS solution that can fit an organization’s needs, even those with small IT teams. The redesign...

Cybersecurity, Defendify, Emily Carville, funding round, IT, Marketing, Rebrand, SaaS

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Latch partners with WeWork to provide NYC apartment residents with workspace

September 14, 2022SSN Staff

NEW YORK – SaaS provider Latch announced that it is partnering with global flex space provider WeWork to provide residents of Latch-enabled multifamily buildings in New York with WeWork all-access memberships. Those residents will be able to use WeWork All Access to gain access to WeWork’s portfolio of flexible office space. The partnership, Latch says, is the first of its kind for the brands and is representative of the demand seen with the rise of the work from home environment...

Latch, Luke Schoenfelder, National Multifamily Housing Council, Rebecca Graf, SaaS, WeWork

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Defendify closes $3.35 million funding round to expand on cybersecurity offerings and accelerate growth


Defendify closes $3.35 million funding round to expand on cyber offerings, growth

August 18, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

groPORTLAND, ME – All-in-one cybersecurity platform Defendify announced that it has closed a $3.35 million funding round. The round was led by existing investor Maine Venture Fund (MVF) with participation from current investors York IE, Maine Technology Institute (MTI), 3dot6 Ventures, Wasabi Ventures, and FreshTracks Capital. The company has been growing strong despite the pandemic, expanding both its reach and user base as it grows its team.   “Defendify is building a robust...

Company Growth, cybersecruity, Defendify, funding, IT, Joe Powers, Maine Venture Fund, Rob Simopoulos, SaaS

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Cobalt Iron's solution named 2020 top AWS provider

October 6, 2020SSN Staff

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Cobalt Iron Inc., a provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that its Compass enterprise SaaS backup platform has been named a Top Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solution Provider for 2020 by CIO Applications. "Organizations across many industries — education, telecommunications, finance, and manufacturing, to name a few — now run their workloads in the AWS Cloud to improve operations and boost competitive advantage. At the same time, managing...

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With managed services and the cloud: The integrator needs to be focused on the ground

September 23, 2015Sam Shalaby

Software as a Service (SaaS) is becoming an increasingly prevalent delivery model, as technologies that support these services mature. Yet, getting security system integrators to adopt this business model has proven to be challenging.As a rule, the security industry has been very slow to adapt to new technology and thus, integrators have been inclined to follow and never lead. New technology creates new responsibilities and these responsibilities may seem to outweigh the benefits. However, I believe...

Cloud, Feenics, SaaS, Sam Shalaby

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Systems integration market to increase 9 percent by 2018

November 19, 2014Amy Canfield

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The security system integration market worldwide rose nearly $5 billion to $59.5 billion from 2012 to 2013 and is expected to increase more than 9 percent through 2018, according to a new report from IHS Research, based here.The North American market should see an increase of 7 to 8 percent through 2018, senior research analyst Paul Bremner told Security Systems News.Large companies looking to streamline are primarily fueling the market growth, Bremner said. After struggling...

access control, IHS Research, integrators, NFC, Paul Bremner, Paul Everett, SaaS, Security Systems News, VSaaS

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