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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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Migration to the cloud inevitable, study finds

March 22, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

Companies across industries are increasingly leveraging the cloud for security applications, with 42 percent of respondents in a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric indicating they currently run security applications in the cloud and almost half (45 percent) stating they are likely or extremely likely to transition security operations to the cloud in the future. The survey, conducted by Morar Consulting, included input from more than 300 U.S. CIOs, CTOs, IT directors, security/facilities...

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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...

Greg Millar, Herve Fages, MultiSight, Pelco, Schneider Electric, VSaaS


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Schneider Electric opens new Global R&D Center

September 11, 2014SSN Staff

ANDOVER, Mass.—Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, on Sept. 10 announced the grand opening of its new North American research and development center here. Called “The Boston One Campus”, it will also serve as the company's new North America headquarters and is built to house approximately 750 employees across all disciplines of Schneider Electric's business segments. Laurent Vernerey, president and CEO of Schneider Electric's North America Operations, will...

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Education one of the highlights at the NFPA show

May 16, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

LAS VEGAS—Education will be a robust feature of the 2014 National Fire Protection Association Conference & Expo. The number of education sessions grew to 150 last year and will remain at that level this year when the annual event is held June 9-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center here.Some sessions of particular interest to dealers and installers include ones titled “Detecting Residential Fires Faster At Lower Sensitivities With Fewer False Alarms;” “Smoke Alarms: Nuisance...

fire suppression, NFPA, physical security, Schneider Electric, SSN, Stuart Lloyd, Zachary Magnone


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G4S Technology creates new service and maintenance division

December 16, 2013Martha Entwistle

OMAHA, Neb.—With the goal of increasing the percentage of revenue it derives from services from 25 to 40 percent, G4S Technology, a national systems integrator and project management company for electronic security systems and communication networks, has launched a new division.“We created the service and maintenance division in Chicago; we're trying to leverage the resources we have in house,” Sam Belbina, newly named president of G4S Technology, told Security Systems News. “Jay...

G4S Technology, Jay Jorgenson, Pelco, physical security, Robert Sommerfeld, Sam Belbina, Schneider Electric, SSN, VSaaS


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Schneider Electric, Alarm.com partner to manage home energy

June 5, 2013SSN Staff

PALATINE, Ill. and Vienna, Va.—Schneider Electric and Alarm.com have teamed up to bring Schneider's Wise home management system to home builders, utilities and other service providers in the efficient energy space, the companies announced today. The partnership will capitalize on Schneider's strong presence in energy management and Alarm.com's back-end, data processing and user interface capabilities, according to a news release. Leveraging Alarm.com's Connected Home platform, Schneider's home...

alarm.com, Connected Home, EcoBusiness North America, Schneider Electric, SSN, Wiser home management system, Yann Kulp


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Schneider Electric to expand IP camera line

April 12, 2013SSN Staff

DALLAS—Schneider Electric plans to launch more than 50 new IP cameras in 2013 as part of its Pelco IP video surveillance product line, according to a company statement. Schneider continues to invest in IP video, expanding its research and development effort, product line and training programs. In the statement, Herve Fages, senior vice president of the Pelco Video line, said the company's success in analog has been “equaled and surpassed” by its IP business. Part of the greater...

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Schneider said to mull bid for Tyco

April 12, 2011Martha Entwistle

PARIS—Schneider Electric, based here, is working with bankers to assess a bid for Tyco International, according to an April 11 Bloomberg report, which cited “three people with knowledge of the matter.” Tyco spokesman Paul Fitzhenry declined comment, and a spokesperson for Schneider Electric on April 13 issued a statement saying it is not currenlty in talks with Tyco regarding a potential strategic transaction between the two companies. The deal is in the early stages and is not...

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Pelco Schneider internal reorg

January 13, 2011Martha Entwistle

CHICAGO—The Pelco and Schneider Electric Buildings Department has realigned key functions of the organization to bring them all under a common leadership, Schneider Electric executives told Security Systems News. This realignment, “will allow us to better deliver security solutions, in addition to products,” said Kevin McCaughey, VP security solutions, Schneider Electric Buildings Business. The move follows the July 2010 announcement that former Pelco CEO Dean Meyer would become...

Dean Meyer, Herve Fages, Kevin McCaughey, Pelco, Schneider Electric


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