Skip to Content

Tag: Security-Net



Integrators play integral role during COVID-19

January 13, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—The COVID-19 pandemic has presented security systems integrators with a number of challenges during these unprecedented times. In addition to adapting their own businesses to survive and thrive during the pandemic, integrators have also modified the way they interact with customers and serve their ever-changing needs when working on projects. In spite of the challenges that integrators are facing during COVID-19, they are meeting these challenges head-on in order to successfully...


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


CGL Electronic Security to grow national business

October 5, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

WESTWOOD, Mass.—In an effort to grow its business nationally, security systems integrator CGL Electronic Security, Inc. recently brought on industry veteran John Nemerofsky as president of national programs, a newly created position for the company, and moved its corporate headquarters to a larger, state-of-the-art facility based here.As a regional integrator with a primary focus on Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut, CGL founder Ron Ludvigsen told Security...

CGL Electronic Security, John Nemerofsky, Ron Ludvigsen, Security-Net

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


How Security-Net keeps techs on track

May 25, 2016Martha Entwistle

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net's president Skip Sampson says keeping techs, customers and partners informed and coordinated is a snap thanks to a new proprietary software the national systems integrator is using.Called SN-APP, Sampson says the software is “a differentiator for us that's about making the client experience with Security-Net better than the experience with other national integrators—which is the reason Security-Net was formed in the first place.”Security-Net is a $375...

Bill Hogan, Security-Net, Skip Sampson, SN-APP

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Advantech develops 'mini-PSIM'

January 7, 2015Martha Entwistle

DOVER, Del.—Systems integrator Advantech is expanding its business with a software it developed, a driver that's like a mini-PSIM of sorts, that uses “traditional detention PLC (program logic controller) mapping tools in other applications,” Advantech COO Dave Sweeney told Security Systems News.Founded in 1990, Advantech is a $12 million integrator with 43 employees. Based here, it is a Security-Net member.Advantech does a lot of work with school systems, both K-12 and higher ed,...

Advantech, Dave Sweeney, driver, Honeywell, mini-PSIM, Security-Net

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

Donated fire system plays critical role in fire tech training

August 25, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

DOVER, Del.—The recent donation of a Farenhyt fire alarm and ECS system and the free installation that local company Advantech provided to Delaware Technical Community College's Fire Protection Engineering Technology program benefits not only the college but also the industry, according to Advantech.Eric Schaeffer, president of Advantech, a life safety and integration firm based here, said it's imperative that future fire protection employees get the experience that working with the latest...

Advantech, Delaware Tech, ECS, Eric Schaeffer, fire security, Honeywell, John Gampo, physical security, Security-Net, Silent Knight

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Security-Net update with Jim Coleman

September 25, 2013Martha Entwistle

Members of Security-Net, a group of 20 independent integrators that work together as a single national integrator, is having business meetings and doing some celebrating (its 20th anniversary bash is tonight) here in Chicago during the ASIS show. On Monday, I spoke to Jim Coleman, president of Operational Security Systems, and newly elected president of Security-Net for 2014 and 2015. Other new officers include Skip Sampson, VP, Koorsen Security Technology, Steve Morefield, founder, Firstline Security,...

Firstline Security, Honeywell Connect 2013, Jim Coleman, Koorsen Security Technology, Mike Painter Alpha Corporation, operational security systems, Security-Net, Skip Sampson, Steve Morefield

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Security-Net focuses on high-level certification

June 17, 2013Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—Security-Net, a national integrator made up of 20 independent integrators, believes the need for high-level certification for its employees “has never been greater,” Bill Savage told Security Systems News.“The current initiative is for project management certification,” said Savage, one of the four founding members of Security-Net and president of Security Control Systems in Dallas. The goal is for every project manager across all member companies “to...

Bill Savage, Security Control Systems, Security Systems News, Security-Net

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Advantech joins Security-Net

June 10, 2013SSN Staff

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net, a provider of security integration services, today announced that Advantech, a Dover, Del.-based integrator, has joined the national integrator, according to a company statement. Advantech is the provider's 20th member. Serving Delaware, Virginia and Maryland, Advantech provides valuable geographic coverage in the Mid-Atlantic region. Advantech designs and installs surveillance, access control, fire systems, life safety and intrusion protection, focusing primarily on...

Advantech, Homeland security, Honeywell Integrated Security, physical security, Security-Net, SSN

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

ISC West 2013: Day 1 & 2

April 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

Lots of people on the show floor on Wednesday! 29,900 square feet of exhibit space and 1003 booths, is what I heard.Wednesday started for me with the Axis Press Breakfast, where the network camera company introduced three new cameras and an upgraded Axis Camera Companion. In 2012, there were 60,000 downloads of the software, according to Axis' Fredrik Nilsson. The cameras of the future will be customized for customers with apps, the same way we currently customize our smartphones, Nilsson said. With...

Affiliated Monitoring, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Brecher, BSchmode, Byerly, CapitalSource, Defina, Diebold

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Engineering focus is first at Firstline

March 20, 2013Martha Entwistle

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Steve Morefield, founder of systems integration firm Firstline, says his company is an “engineering-driven company, not a sales-driven company.”“We don't have salespeople and we don't bid jobs,” Morefield said. Firstline favors account managers over salespeople, he said. “Our business comes from existing customers and referrals. That's why our phone rings.”And it's been ringing a lot in the past four years. Firstline had $5 million in revenues...

Firstline, Fortune 1000, Fortune 500, Security-Net, Steve Morefield

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon