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Five Questions: Eric Widlitz, Vanderbilt

September 4, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Eric Widlitz, VP - North American sales, Vanderbilt, is dedicated to expanding the company's reach in target markets. When he's not leading the North American sales team, he told SSN other things of interest to him.Are you married? Any kids?I have two daughters — ages 12 and 15 — and have been married to my wife for 16 years.What are some of your hobbies?I love the outdoors. I'm a die-hard fly fisherman — all fishing really — but mostly fly fishing. I also love kayaking, enjoying...

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ACRE, AlertEnterprise announce strategic alliance

September 12, 2018SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—ACRE, a provider of integrated technology solutions and services, announced today that ACRE, Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries, have entered into a strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise to expand and diversify technology options for customers.The AlertEnterprise suite of security convergence software, including its Physical Identity and Access Management solution, combined with the Vanderbilt Security Management Solution, will offer predictive analytics, compliance and advanced insider...

ACRE, AlertEnterprise, Jasvir Gill, Ron Virden, Vanderbilt


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Vanderbilt prepares to launch new product in North America

April 26, 2017Spencer Ives

WIESBADEN, Germany—Vanderbilt acquired ACT—Access Control Technology, based in Dublin—in November 2016; Mitchell Kane, company president, talked with Security Systems News about Vanderbilt's expectations for introducing its first cloud-based access control technology in the U.S.ACT 365 is Vanderbilt's new cloud-based access control technology, gained through its acquisition of ACT. The company officially plans to launch ACT 365 later this year, around ASIS 2017, and “the heavy...

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ComNet getting into access control market

April 26, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

DANBURY, Conn.—ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, a manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment based here, recently announced its entry into the access control marketplace, the company's first big move since joining the ACRE family of companies back in December of 2016.ComNet is introducing two systems, the CNA100 line, a 2- to 8 door solution for smaller applications and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors for bigger applications; both are network compatible and operate seamlessly...

ACRE, Andrew Acquarulo, Comnet, Skip Haight, Vanderbilt


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Vanderbilt finalizes acquisition of ACT

November 9, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

WIESBADEN, Germany—Vanderbilt, a global security systems provider, finalized on Nov. 1 its purchase of Access Control Technology Ltd., a Dublin-based company that specializes in cloud-based access control and video management solutions.Vanderbilt CEO Joe Grillo said the integration of ACT's product line into Vanderbilt's core offering brings significant depth to the company's access control and video surveillance while also bringing a new cloud-based solution to the portfolio. Financial details...

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Vanderbilt to acquire Ireland-based access control company

September 7, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

WIESBADEN, Germany—Vanderbilt, a global provider of security systems based here, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Access Control Technology Ltd (ACT), a Dublin-based company that designs and manufactures enterprise-level and cloud-based access control and video management solutions.Although the financial details of the deal were not released, the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016.“We really like the strategic fit with ACT, which has a very...

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Vanderbilt eyes future acquisitions

March 11, 2015Martha Entwistle

WIESBADEN, Germany—Though Vanderbilt's acquisition of Siemens Security Products will not close for another month, Vanderbilt CEO Joe Grillo says plans for more acquisitions and more collaboration between U.S. and overseas R&D groups are well underway."Once we actually own it we'll start to look at other opportunities to acquire businesses that might fit well,” Grillo said.Grillo moved to Germany in the fall in anticipation of the Siemens acquisition. Vanderbilt established its world headquarters...

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