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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Joshua Cummings

November 6, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

Joshua Cummings, 38Director, engineering services, VTI SecurityBurnsville, Minn.As director of engineering services for national commercial integrator VTI Security, Joshua Cummings manages a team of 18 people responsible for all of the presales design support, post-sales documentation and jurisdiction permitting.He also heads up all of the training programs for VTI, such as training for engineering staff, field staff, and project management staff, for example, as well as bringing in customers and...

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General News

How I Use My System: Bryan Viau

June 27, 2018Spencer Ives

Bryan Viau, chief operating officer of VTI Security, has been with the company for 21 years. “[For] the first part of my career, I ran a software company that we owned, called Loss Control Solutions and when we sold that division I came back to VTI,” he said. Viau recently put a new system in his home and talked with Security Systems News about it in late May.What kind of system do you have?It's ADT. Ö We're using the system to manage our home burglary and fire systems; fire recognition,...

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Commercial

VTI Security expands in Omaha

December 1, 2017Spencer Ives

BURNSVILLE, Minn.—VTI Security, a national commercial integrator based here, is expanding its presence in Omaha, Neb., moving to a larger office and increasing its employee count in the area.VTI first opened an office in Omaha in 2015, with two employees and an 800 square foot space. Now, the company has about 10 employees in the area and is moving to a recently remodeled 5,000 square-foot facility. The company has been building out the space since late 2016 and signed the lease on the space...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Amanda Utter

October 12, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

Amanda Utter, 33Senior account manager, VTI SecurityMinneapolisAmanda Utter has been with VTI Security, a national integration company, for almost her entire career. †“I have been at VTI for nearly 10 years and it has been great place to work and has allowed me to grow both personally and professionally,” she said.Utter's role at VTI involves managing relationships with a lot of the company's core accounts, many of them on a national scale. “Our philosophy and culture is to strive...

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Commercial

VTI opens new office in Omaha

January 14, 2015Martha Entwistle

MINNEAPOLIS—VTI Security has opened a new office in Omaha, Neb., a location that VTI CEO Tom Asp says is strategically important from a service and a growth perspective.Located halfway between VTI's headquarters here and its office in Denver, the new facility means that all customers in this part of the country are “within three hours for servicing existing clients,” Asp told Security Systems News.VTI also has offices in Cheyenne, Wyo., Milwaukee, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Amarillo,...

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General News

Five Questions: Josh Cummings

November 3, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Josh Cummings recently was promoted to director, engineering services, for Minneapolis-based VTI Security. He is charged with engaging and coordinating the engineering activity in all VTI offices. He will report to Rick Allan, chief technology officer, and they will identify best practices, lead VTI's technology decisions and guide the technical training needs for the company. In August, Security Systems News caught up with Josh, who is based in Denver, and asked him five questions:You're a Colorado...

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Commercial

VTI University: Fostering learning and loyalty

January 2, 2013Martha Entwistle

MINNEAPOLIS—VTI Security's education program for its customers fosters loyalty and provides valuable insight to VTI about customer needs at the same time, according to Thomas Asp, VTI Security CEO.Started six years ago, VTI “U” brings VTI end users together to network and to teach them about technology and to discuss security topics of concern such as workplace violence or active-shooter scenarios. Asp and VTI EVP Bryan Viau emphasize that it's technology education, not product...

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Commercial

VTI Security anticipates 25 percent revenue growth

December 19, 2012Martha Entwistle

MINNEAPOLIS—The recent acquisition of Colorado-based Systems Integration Corp. is only one of the reasons VTI Security is projecting a 25 percent growth spurt in 2013, VTI CEO Thomas Asp told Security Systems News.VTI's 2012 revenues are approximately $32 million. While the addition of SIC will help bump that up, other major contributors to VTI's growth are its IT-centric capabilities and a sales approach that de-emphasizes specific products, said Bryan Viau, EVP at VTI.Asp prefers to open...

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On The Editor's Desk

VTI Security buys Systems Integration Corp.

November 15, 2012Martha Entwistle

Minneapolis-based VTI Security Integrators announced yesterday that it acquired of Systems Integration Corp., (SIC). The transaction closed on Nov. 2. SIC will be combined with VTI's office in Golden Colorado, and make VTI the "largest privately held security systems integrator in theColorado marketplace," according to a prepared statement. VTI is a member of Security-Net and has offices in Minneapolis, Milwaukee,Denver, Colorado Springs, Cheyenne and Amarillo. Look for more on this acquisition,...

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On The Editor's Desk

VTI Security buys Systems Integration Corp.

November 15, 2012Martha Entwistle

Minneapolis-based VTI Security Integrators announced yesterday that it acquired of Systems Integration Corp., (SIC). The transaction closed on Nov. 2. SIC will be combined with VTI's office in Golden Colorado, and make VTI the "largest privately held security systems integrator in theColorado marketplace," according to a prepared statement. VTI is a member of Security-Net and has offices in Minneapolis, Milwaukee,Denver, Colorado Springs, Cheyenne and Amarillo. Look for more on this acquisition,...

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