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The Protection Bureau moves into Virginia

August 19, 2015Martha Entwistle

Systems integrator The Protection Bureau has opened a new branch office in Richmond, Va. I talked to Matthew Ladd, CEO of The Protection Bureau, about the new office today. “We had an opportunity that came to us with people in Richmond who wanted to work for the Protection Bureau,” he said. The integrator has 152 clients in the area and has had “an ongoing service need in region,” he said. “It was the perfect fit and opportunity. It made sense to open a branch office...

Matthew Ladd, Richmond Virginia, security systems integrator, The Protection Bureau


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Firstline outgrows headquarters

August 14, 2014Martha Entwistle

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Systems integration firm Firstline has more than doubled in size since 2009, and company founder Steve Morefield anticipates that growth to continue.The company went from $5 million in revenue in 2009 to about $12 million in 2013. “We will do about $14 million this year and in '15 we'll be north of that,” Morefield told Security Systems News.“The goal is to grow to at least $25 million in revenue. From now on we're growing aggressively,” he said.Firstline...

Firstline, security systems integrator, Steve Morefield


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G4S Technology awarded $1.8m airport contract

August 4, 2014SSN Staff

OMAHA, Neb.—G4S Technology announced July 23 that it won a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, Texas. The contract includes a command and control center, access control, integration with the city's existing video management system, and a five-year maintenance agreement on the system, spare parts and back-up servers. “We are pleased that Killeen-Fort Hood airport has chosen us to provide their important upgrade solution, thus...

G4S Technology, Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport, security systems integrator


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Updates on Idesco

August 4, 2014SSN Staff

NEW YORK—Idesco, a security systems integrator, launched a new corporate website in July that showcases Idesco's solutions, including access control, video surveillance, ID badging, turnstiles, managed services, biometrics and visitor management. It also explains Idesco's core divisions, including Idesco ID, and Idesco Safety, and offers new features to help customers make the right decisions and get the security system that meets their requirements. Free consultations with an Idesco Security...

Idesco, security systems integrator


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Speco woos integrators with IP savvy

July 31, 2014Martha Entwistle

Speco Technologies, a video surveillance manufacturer based in New York, may be best known for its analog solutions, but it is well into IP-based technology these days. Today, Speco counts 25 of the largest and most sophisticated independent integrators in the U.S as its valued resellers, with Protection 1 as one of its marquee customers. These are relationships the Speco management team has actively pursued. And, their pursuit of integrators has just begun, they say. The company's sales, engineering,...

Intensifier, Peter Botelho, SecureGuard Plus, security systems integrator, Security Systems News, Speco Technologies, TJ Dickson, Todd Keller, video surveillance


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Integrator iTech goes with IQinVision

July 3, 2014SSN Staff

INDIANAPOLIS—Mark Nazarenus, president of iTech Digital, an Indianapolis-based integrator of video surveillance solutions, announced it will use IQinVision in its IP and hybrid surveillance packages. “After reviewing the array of IP camera offerings in the marketplace, we believe the inclusion of IQinVision IP megapixel camera technology in our solutions will provide our customers with the very best image quality, reliability, and value,” iTech Digital VP of operations, Ryan Schalk,...

IQinVision, iTech Digital, Mark Nazarenus, security systems integrator, Security Systems News


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Feenics: Led by industry vet, attracting integrators' attention

June 18, 2014Martha Entwistle

Have you heard of Feenics? It's a new cloud-based access control platform that's being run by an industry vet and that attracted the attention of some integrators who are demoing, or getting ready to install “Keep” which is Feenics' first product. Paul DiPeso, who was most recently with Lenel, is running the show for Feenics as VP and GM, and this week he's at the Feenics' office in Ottawa conducting a “voice of the customer” meeting with some integrators, including Alpha...

cloud based access control, Feenics, FST, Keep, Koorsen, managed access, Paul DiPeso, Sam Shalaby, security systems integrator, Shannon Martindale


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Commercial

Nemerofsky named CEO of Xentry Systems Integration

June 11, 2014Martha Entwistle

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Xentry Systems Integration, which was formed in January, today announced the appointment of John Nemerofsky as president and CEO.Nemerofsky told Security Systems News that Xentry currently has a run rate of $27 million and he believes he can “grow the company in a short time organically and through acquisitions to an $80 [million], $90 [million], $100 million business.”“Growth creates opportunity for employees and stability for the business and that's the opportunity...

Holly Tsourides, Jeremy Krinitt, John Nemerofsky, Mark Ring, Niscayah, security systems integrator, Security Systems News, SST, Stanley Security, Xentry Systems Integration


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Interface raises $115m

June 4, 2014Martha Entwistle

ST. LOUIS—Interface Security Systems, an integrator that offers physical security with managed network solutions in a bundled service, has raised $115 million to fund growth that includes adding an important new retail customer.“Unlike the $230 million bond that we completed in January, that was substantially a refi, this latest financing is truly growth capital,” Interface CEO Michael Shaw told Security Systems News on June 2.Shaw said he could not name the major new customer...

$115 million, bundled services, Imperial Capital, Interface Security Systems, John Mack, managed services, Michael Shaw, security systems integrator, Security Systems News.


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Xentry acquires Acree Daily Integrated Systems

June 2, 2014Martha Entwistle

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Systems integrator Xentry Systems expects to hit $25 million to $27 million in revenue in 2014, thanks in part to the acquisition, announced May 21, of Acree Daily Integrated Systems, an integrator based here.“Our management vision is to build this big,” Matrix Systems CEO Holly Tsourides told Security Systems News. “Everything we do now—hiring talent, with our capital structure, [improving systems such as] bringing in a new ERP—[is so] we have room...

Acree Daily Integrated Systems, Dan Blend, Holly Tsourides, security acquisition, security systems integrator, Security Systems News, Xentry Systems


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