Critical Infrastructure


Achieving Integrated Security Excellence

Achieving Integrated Security Excellence

With the number of IT devices used in businesses today growing rapidly, organizations are seeking solutions that not only reduce risk and secure property and staff, but also offer IT and security convergence for maximum protection of people and property across buildings systems.

Lets Work Together

Let's Work Together

Building a successful dealer business is much like experimenting with a new recipe: Without the right ingredients, you’re setting yourself up for failure.

Finding Financing

Finding Financing

Whether you’re a brand-new alarm dealer starting a company or an established dealer looking to expand through acquisitions, opportunities for financing abound.

Securing Products on the Go

Securing Products on the Go

Distributors worldwide are increasingly challenged with enhancing the effectiveness of their operations. In an industry characterized by high turnover, strict regulations, slim margins and tenuous customer loyalty, retail distributors need to make smarter decisions and manage their businesses more effectively.

Tale from the Dark Side

Tale from the Dark Side

In this autumnal month of witchery, trickery, and general tom-ghoulery, there comes a Halloween-worthy tale disturbing enough to haunt the mind of any business owner or information technology professional.

PureTech Systems Offers Internship Program for Students

The internship program for Arizona college students is entering its third term.

Ethernet Direct to Donate Percentage of Profits to Twin Towers Orphan Fund

Five percent of all gross profit made in the month of September will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund.

On The Cyberwar Path

On the Cyberwar Path

If, like me, you’re geeky enough to still recall certain scenes from 1983’s “WarGames” (and right now I can still pretty clearly see Barry Corbin as the general saying to Dabney Coleman’s character, “After very careful consideration, sir, I’ve come to the conclusion that your new defense system sucks”), then the news permeating the summer about the Pentagon publishing (in part) its first formal cyberwar strategy probably was no big surprise. In fact, the only eye-opening part might have been that prior to this summer it didn’t already have one.



WAGO Names 2010 National and Regional Distributors of the Year

WAGO Corp. has named long-time distributors, Heilind Electronics and B.W. Clark Inc. the 2010 National Distributor and Regional Distributors of the Year.

Massachusetts Sheriff's Department Deploys COLDSTORE Surveillance Storage System

After a lengthy search and the evaluation of multiple potential storage solutions, the Worcester Sheriff's Department has chosen Veracity's COLDSTORE as the surveillance storage system for a new 300+ camera project. COLDSTORE will be used to provide over 500TB of storage in conjunction with Genetec's Security Center 5.0 Unified Security Platform.

clouDevice VDI Thin Clients Receive Citrix Ready Verification

Interphase Corp. recently announced that clouDevice VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) thin client devices have received Citrix Ready verification for Citrix XenDesktop.

USFA Releases University Housing Fires Report

FEMA’s United States Fire Administration (USFA) has issued a special report focusing on the causes and characteristics of fires in college and university residential buildings that include dormitories and fraternity and sorority houses.

SightLogix Names Dollacker & Associates as Manufacturer's Rep

The systems expert will represent SightLogix outdoor video solutions in the south central U.S.

Boston Hynes Convention Center Up to Code with Community R-Series

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center is one of three convention centers in Boston, located in the city's historic center.

4D Security Solutions Expands Urban Management Capabilities

The company, in partnership with Microsoft, improves the safety and efficiency of cities and municipalities with its new capabilities.

IP School Security Goes District Wide

IP School Security Goes District Wide

Keeping schools secure is an unarguably important task with inherent challenges. Often, teachers are outnumbered by students, and having enough eyes to make sure all areas are monitored is generally a very daunting task. It is not economically feasible, nor practical, to simply continue hiring additional aides to help watch over various areas of a school campus.

Kicking it up a leve

Kicking It Up a Level

An employee at a particular major teaching hospital carries a magnetic stripe card with two barcodes on the lanyard. In addition, the employee must remember two different PINs and carry a proximity card for the institution’s other facility. That doesn’t make sense.

Community Loudspeakers Put Omaha's New Ballpark in Major League

With more than 700,000 feet of cabling and 120,000 watts of power, the sound system features more than 200 Community WET and R-Series weather-resistant loudspeakers.

The Future of Multipurpose Smart Cards

Increasing threats on school campuses and at government facilities, coupled with diminishing budgets and intense pressure to cut costs across all levels and departments, are forcing security administrators to find new ways to keep their buildings safe without breaking the bank.

ICC's Cabling System Helps Protect Health and Safety Compliance Data

The project required an end-to-end Cat-6 data cabling system to support multi-user computers and an Avaya telephone system.

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