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Monitoring Matters

Stanley enhances its monitoring

November 24, 2015Spencer Ives

It seems that Stanley Security has really been focusing on how it approaches monitoring lately. Monday, the company announced its partnership with I-View Now, a cloud-based platform for central station video verification. Last week CSAA announced Stanley's participation in its ASAP to PSAP program. Additionally, all of this is coming just weeks after Stanley announcedits acquisition of SentryNet, a wholesale monitoring center. Steve Walker, VP of customer service for Stanley said this could lead...

ASAP to PSAP, I-View Now, SentryNet, Sonitrol, Stanley, Steve Walker, video verification


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General News

The biggest booths at ASIS 2015

August 11, 2015Spencer Ives

ANAHEIM, Calif.—At ASIS International's 2015 Seminar and Exhibits, which will take place here Sept. 28-Oct. 1, Protection 1 is upping its presence and other top companies, such as ASSA ABLOY and Axis, are looking toward being greener, while TycoIS and STANLEY focus on interactivity.Protection 1 is increasing the size of its booth at ASIS, from 800-square-feet in 2014 to 3,000-square-feet this year. “This year we're going back to a large booth,” Lisa Ciappetta, senior director marketing...

ASIS 2015, Assa Abloy, Axis, Beth Tarnoff, Hank Monaco, James Marcella, Lisa Ciappetta, Martin Huddart, Protection 1, Scott Hucksoll


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General News

Online wireless locks moving forward, but not locked into the market

May 21, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

Online wireless locks are making inroads in the security industry, particularly on the perimeters of large buildings with hundreds of doors inside."The trend is that one-and-a-half years to three years ago, 75 to 80 percent of electronic locks globally were offline,” said Blake Kozak, senior analyst of security and building technologies at IHS, a research and information company based on Colorado. “The market is shifting to online."Nevertheless, he notes, about 80 percent of the locks...

Allegion, Assa Abloy, Blake Kozak, Brad Aiken, Drew Alexander, Go Security Solutions, IHS, Mike Kotwicki, Paul Hevesy, Peter Boriskin


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Suppliers

Q&A with Axis co-founder Martin Gren

February 18, 2014Martha Entwistle

Martha: I just returned from the Milestone conference where partners, including Axis, extolled the virtues of the VMS. Why does Axis really need to develop its own access control product?Martin: The virtues of software and system intelligence provide even more reason for why Axis developed our first network door controller.Moving into physical access control is a natural step in the evolution of Axis. We weren't always a network video company, but we've always been an intelligent device company....

access control, Axis, Diebold, Kratos, Martin Gren, physical security, SSN, Stanley, VMS, Wachter


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Commercial

RFI Communications expands operation

March 13, 2012Martha Entwistle

SAN JOSE, Calif.—With a healthy book of business already in the Los Angeles area, RFI Communications & Security Systems, a Security-Net partner based here, has decided to open a fourth branch office.RFI has hired a branch manager, Scott Covey, to lead the new office, which the company expects to open at the beginning of April. The office will be located “in the North Valley area, likely in Burbank,” Dan Kilgore, RFI's managing director for enterprise sales, told Security Systems...

Dan Kilgore, HID, Honeywell, PSA Security, RFI Communications, Scott Covey, Stanley


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Commercial

Vector national accounts takes aim at ADT

November 23, 2010Martha Entwistle

PITTSBURGH—Taking market share from ADT is at the top of the to-do list for industry veteran Gary Fraser who joined Vector Security two weeks ago as Director of North American Sales for Vector's National Accounts Division. “It's my goal to take Vector and make it the predominant number three player in the EAS [Electronic Article Surveillance—a wireless tagging technology used in retail settings] industry,” Fraser told Security Systems News. Currently, Vector is the fourth...

ADT, AM, Checkpoint, EAS, Gary Fraser, Joe English, RF, Stanley, StaRPoint, TSP


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General News

ISC Solutions opens

November 4, 2010Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—The transformed ISC East, now called ISC Solutions, opened here with a new look and crowded aisles yesterday. Was it a function of more people being at the show this year as opposed to last? Or was it the skinny aisles that gave the illusion that there were more people? The official audited numbers won't be available for more than a month, according to Ed Nichols of event organizer Reed Exhibitions, but attendees who spoke to Security Systems News said it didn't matter. They were...

ADT, Aiphone, AMAG, Assa Abloy, CMS, David Gottlieb, Digital Watchdog, Door King, Ed Nichols, Ed Several


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Fire Systems Installation

Stanley enhances its On Fire initiative

October 27, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

NAPERVILLE, Ill.—Stanley Convergent Security Solutions this year took its innovative employee fire-training initiative and made it more employee-friendly and cost-effective, company executives told Security Systems News in October. Stanley's On Fire initiative to provide in-house training for its employees in fire alarms and code safety made the news when it began in 2008. This year, enhancements made the program even better, according to Felix Gonzales, VP of strategic initiatives & business...

Felix Gonzales, NICET, On Fire, R. Lance Holloway, Stanley


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Residential

GTCR to buy Pro One: Covert and Whall back in business

April 26, 2010Martha Entwistle

LAWRENCE, Kan., and CHICAGO—Jim Covert and Tim Whall will be back in the security business following the close of a $828 million deal, announced today, where private equity group GTCR acquires Protection One. “Jim will be a board member and serve as an advisor, and Tim will be the CEO,” said David Donnini, GTCR principal, who noted that GTCR has worked with Covert and Whall, notably with the Cambridge Protection and HSM deals, over the past 15 years. “We teamed up with Tim...

Barclays Capital, Barnes Associates, Cambridge Protection, David Donnini, GTCR, HSM, Jim Covert, John Mack, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Kirkland & Ellis LLP


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