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SES launches dedicated retail organization

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SES launches dedicated retail organization

June 9, 2021SSN Staff

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. (SES), one of the leading commercial alarm monitoring and systems integration security companies in North America, has established a new organization dedicated to meeting the needs of retail businesses across North America. SES has a long history in serving the retail market, and the decision to strengthen its position in retail will further expand the company’s expertise and leadership in this key area. The resources dedicated to...

Securitas Electronic Security, Tony Byerly


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Commercial

Converged technology in the modern world of entry

June 7, 2021Pierre Bourgeix

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the past year we have seen a dramatic shift in how organizations treat the concept of entry. No longer is it a passing thought or something relegated to a Division 28 specification that was an architectural consideration. Today, entry has become a hot topic and one that has many potential land mines associated with it, including potential liability. Many consultants and design engineers have been asked to help establish a new line in the sand at the entry, and it...

Access Control Technology, Converged Security Solutions, Pierre Bourgeix


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Alarm Detection Systems appoints Amy Becker as COO

May 26, 2021SSN Staff

AURORA, Ill.—Bob Bonifas, Founder and CEO of Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. (ADS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Becker as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. As COO, Becker will oversee the company's day-to-day operations, which includes responsibility for all of the functions at the Illinois and Colorado locations. "Amy brings proven leadership both within the alarm industry and at ADS,” said Bonifas. “She has worked tirelessly alongside...

Alarm Detection Systems, Amy Becker, Bob Bonifas


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Wayne Alarm Systems acquires North Shore Protection

May 21, 2021SSN Staff

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc., a family owned and run life safety and security provider with UL central station monitoring, announced that it has acquired North Shore Protection, Inc., further increasing Wayne Alarm’s share in the greater Boston area as the company continues to grow and expand. “The combination of North Shore Protection with our company increases our market share, adds to our geographic presence and provides our new clients with even greater access to...

M&A, Wayne Alarm Systems


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Securitas ES awarded renewed protection under Homeland Security SAFETY Act

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Securitas ES awarded renewed protection under Homeland Security SAFETY Act

May 5, 2021SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM—After an extensive review by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the service standards adopted and followed by Securitas Electronic Security, Inc., the DHS has awarded Securitas Electronic Security (SES) SAFETY Act protection (Designated). The SAFETY (Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies) Act ensures the possessors of anti-terrorism technologies are not deterred by the threat of liability fro developing and commercializing products and technologies...

Department of Homeland Security, Securitas ES


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Convergint closes on BranchServ and CustomVault acquisition

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Convergint closes on BranchServ and CustomVault acquisition

May 4, 2021SSN Staff

SHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, announced it has closed on the acquisition of Custom Vault Corp., which includes its BranchServ and CustomVault divisions. Convergint is an emerging leader in security for the financial market, holding service-based agreements with 17 of the 20 largest banks in the United States. With this acquisition, the company will have an expanded capability to assist financial institutions in improving operational...

acquisition, Convergint Technologies


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Interface releases AI-based autonomous Anti-Loitering System

April 28, 2021SSN Staff

EARTH CITY, Mo.—Interface Security Systems, a leading managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, announced a new AI-based Anti-Loitering System designed to prevent intrusions before they happen.  The system features an AI-based object detection system that can detect people or vehicles and trigger pre-recorded, scenario-specific voice messages...

Interface Security Systems, Tom Hesterman


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Security 101 – San Francisco Bay Area names Paul Newton director of operations

April 27, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO—Security 101 – San Francisco Bay Area has named seasoned commercial security leader Paul Newton as its new Director of Operations, leading the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento installation, service and support teams. Newton most recently worked with Honeywell Building Solutions, managing all aspects of the company’s most important enterprise accounts. Prior to that, he worked for Kratos (later acquired by Securitas), serving as Project Manager, Operations Manager,...

Paul Newton, Robert Chamberlin, Security 101 – San Francisco Bay Area


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D-Tools releases new version of System Integrator software

April 26, 2021SSN Staff

CONCORD, Calif.—D-Tools, Inc., a worldwide leader in data-driven software for system integrators, announced the availability of System Integrator version 16, which adds powerful new project and service management capabilities to its award-winning, end-to-end business management solution.  "D-Tools software has been instrumental in our company's success in not only standardizing our day-to-day operations, but also by positively impacting our profitability," said Ed Ross, Director...

D-Tools Inc., Ed Ross


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Group337 names Jonathon Harris vice president of The Index

April 14, 2021SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md.—Group337, a team of experts focused on the business of the security, access control and IoT industries, announced the hire of Jonathon Harris as vice president of The Index, adding yet another high-profile executive to their quickly expanding roster. Group337 recently hired Hilary Gallagher as vice president.  In his new role as vice president of The Index – the data and analytics arm of Group337's solutions for the market – Harris will lead Group337’s...

access control, Group337, Jon Harris, Lee Odess


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