Effort means a lot, of course, since it’s hard to find anyone who turned a profit by being lazy. But for security companies, especially smaller integrators who are trying to compete with gigantic competitors, it’s not enough just to work harder than the other guys.
When it comes to choosing cabling infrastructure for security, it is essential to work with a distribution partner that can provide the right education, training and products for your project needs.
The security industry has seen rapid growth in the use of apps to enable security solutions. For every customer need, there is a budding idea for a mobile solution.
A company is much more complex than an IT department or a number of buildings. It is always evolving and adding more servers, buildings and systems, and therefore, obtaining more risk, costs and threats.
The lock system of the Amsterdam underground is quite extensive and includes 2,574 cylinders. GVB was able to find and implement a system that solved their key issues as well as environmental issues.
When you walk through the CyberLock facility with Tammy Davis, you truly get a sense of pride, responsibility and an amazing relationship she has developed within the community.
While the goal of this campus was to provide a facility for athletes to compete, it was the family, friends and spectators who had a big impact on how it was designed.
If you are not familiar with Red Hawk Fire & Security, that’s too bad. The security and fire integrator has 35 locations nationwide, and has recently partnered with Affiliated (central station) Monitoring.
Call it what you will, marijuana, cannabis, weed, Mary Jane or pot, it’s creating a whole new gold rush for entrepreneurs in an emerging industry, including security products and services.
The best way to experience the latest in product technology is in a state-of-the-art showroom. And just as you can demo an extensive product line in a sleek Apple Store, SALTO Systems now offers a newly-opened showcase and training center located in the heart of New York City.
I’ve found over the past 21 years that there are many who enjoy talking to the media, and some who don’t. I like talking to those who, like their products, are open and transparent, or, in other words, have an open architecture.
In an industry increasingly dominated by massive organizations that grow larger with each merger or acquisition, end users find themselves faced with a dwindling number of choices when it comes to selecting a fire, life safety and security integrator.
As the 2017 President of ASIS International, it’s my honor to welcome security professionals to Dallas for the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) this Sept. 25-28.
More than 750,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal every day. In addition to operating 24/7, and being one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, the terminal is a historic landmark with much of its structure more than 150 years old. These factors presented challenges for the installation of a new video monitoring and services network.
Thriving businesses must continue to grow year over year to survive in the ever-evolving alarm industry. Over the course of a year, products and services change, customer needs evolve and public perception changes with the economy.
You are an integrator, and imagine you could have any installation job you wanted. What would you choose? Would it be a well-known company, or a prestigious location? What if you could have both?
Accepted throughout the security industry as the best 24-hour visual surveillance option on the market, thermal imaging cameras are an integral component in effectively securing borders, airports, seaports, critical infrastructure, and more.
The Beer Cellar, located in Glen Ellyn Park, Ill., recently transitioned to a new storefront that not only provided expanded business opportunity but also required added safety and security measures in a busy and highly functional space.
A family-oriented municipality with a thriving business environment, the city of Cypress is home to 48,000 residents in North Orange County, Calif.
An active shooter on campus has no rhyme or reason. When something stupid like this happens, everyone’s first question is: Why? Followed by: What was the motive?