Dealers & Integrators


Genetec Slaps Patent Trolls

Genetec Slaps Patent Trolls

Favorable conclusion reached in patent infringement case; company takes occasion of litigant’s settlement payment to make public its firm stance against nuisance lawsuits from non-practicing entities

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Turning the Tide Back to Security

I’m not trying to minimize the worries of that pandemic thing, also known as COVID-19, but there are some interesting things happening the security world, including who is exploring use of new solutions, helping others in need and what’s happening to our trade shows. Here’s a look.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

Making a Difference

Alerting a campus about an emergency poses a number of challenges that can be difficult to anticipate and manage during an emergency.

The Millennial Mindset

The Millennial Mindset

In a world that relies heavily on technology, it’s no surprise that tech-savvy millennials are driving the adoption of innovation, both at work and where they live. Millennials are seeking environments that can satisfy their fast-paced routines.

Johnson Controls Acquires Qolsys

Johnson Controls continues its mission to deliver smarter, safer, intelligent and more connected buildings by deploying emerging technologies such as embedded IP, artificial intelligence and machine learning through best-in-class solutions and partnerships.

Agentless Authentication Provider Silverfort Secures $30 Million

Silverfort, provider of the industry’s first agentless, proxyless authentication platform, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a series B investment round.

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Just 15 months ago, Transom Capital Group bought the beleaguered Pelco security group from Schneider Electric. While the financials were not disclosed, they were quick to turn the business around and sell to Motorola.

Monitoring Association Releases Revised ANSI-accredited Standard TMA CS-V-01-2020

In its on-going effort to reduce the occurrence and impact of false dispatches, The Monitoring Association (TMA) has released the latest revision of its ANSI-accredited standard



Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

This morning, Google announced it will be investing $450 million in ADT, and work with the Florida-headquartered firm’s 20,000 technicians to sell and install the search giant’s Nest family of smart home products.

Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz Joins Alcatraz as Director of Channel Sales

Alcatraz Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz as director of channel sales. Lawler-Muzquiz is the latest addition to the Alcatraz team.

Winsted Corp. Focuses on Growth Following Acquisition

Winsted Corp, has announced they’re prioritizing growth following their 2019 acquisition by Pathfinder Companies, LLC. The announcement comes on the heels of a series of employee hires, a new website and a refreshed focus on product development.

Reliant Teams up with SimpliSafe to Deliver Home Security to Texas Customers

As part of Reliant’s (Energy) focus on providing cutting edge smart home and security innovations to customers across Texas, today the company announced a new relationship with SimpliSafe, maker of home security systems.

Alula Introduces Pre-Enrolled Connect+ Kits to Offer Streamlined, All-in-One Solution

Alula has started shipping pre-enrolled Connect+ Kits. These kits come with the Slimline Touchpad and four sensors pre-enrolled to the network so they are ready to go right out of the box for the most efficient possible installation.

BriefCam Takes Innovation to the Edge with Analytics for AXIS Deep Learning Camera Series

BriefCam today announced future availability for BriefCam Video Content Analytics on Axis cameras with built-in deep learning processing units.

Meet Incoming President Jamie Vos

Meet Incoming President Jamie Vos

Jamie Vos entered the security business in 1994 with locksmithing, when he started working for his father’s company, Bellingham Lock and Safe. Vos worked in various roles until a need became evident and he stepped up as general manager of the electronic security division. Now, Vos takes over as president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).

IDIS expands U.S. sales team, expecting market growth

IDIS is pleased to announce several new staff appointments and hires at IDIS America.

Stephen Spinelli Joins NAPCO as Senior Vice President of Sales

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Stephen Spinelli as NAPCO Senior Vice President of Sales, for all its corporate divisions – NAPCO Security, Alarm Lock, Marks USA and Continental Access.

Allied Universal ® Expands Technology Services Division; Acquires Chicago-Based Phoenix Systems & Service Inc.

Allied Universal® today announced the acquisition of Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. (PSSI) – a full service security systems integrator providing security solutions to customers in Chicago and nationwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Smith named Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region

SALTO Systems has appointed Scott Smith as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region.

Identiv Appoints Mike Taylor as New Vice President of Global Sales

Deep Expertise in Security and IoT Markets Enables Continued Growth in Global Sales

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - October 2020

    October 2020

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    • No Touch, Low Touch
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    • Bringing Rapid Identification
    • Shifting Strategies

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