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Survey gives integrators insight into end user' budgets

January 9, 2013Martha Entwistle

End user security budgets were up in 2012 compared to 2011, at least in the gaming vertical, according to a not-yet-released survey of nearly 200 Security Director News readers, conducted by IMS Research this summer. What about end user budgets in other vertical markets? Read on. Below are some more specifics on what IMS learned about end user budgets and what this information may mean for integrators, but there will be much more information presented by IMS' Will Rhodes at TechSec 2013, a...

2013, end user, IMS Research, Security Director News (SDN), Security Systems News (SSN), survey, TechSec Solutions, Will Rhodes

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IMS on whole-building trend, benefits of being 'super-integrator'

June 18, 2012Martha Entwistle

IMS released a report this morning about the whole-building trend. The research group says that 25 percent of installed building automation systems in the Americas and EMEA were integrated with lighting control systems in 2011, and predicts that number will increase to 35 percent by 2016. It's an opportunity for security systems integrators, but only if your company has a "robust understanding of multiple system types and strong IT networking knowledge," according to a prepared statement...

Advantech, Honeywell, Scott Harkins, Security Systems News (SSN), Tridium, Will Rhodes

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