Dealers & Integrators


ESA Board of Directors Approves Competency Directors and Officer Positions

Members of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently approved several competency director and officer positions.

ESA Announces 2024 Board of Directors Election Results

Members of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently voted for several open positions on its Board of Directors. The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance of ESA affairs and to set direction to optimize the growth and performance of the organization.

ESA Launches “Empowering Women in Technology” Scholarship

Committed to breaking barriers and fostering diversity in the ever-evolving electronic security and life safety technology field, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) has launched the “Women in Technology” Scholarship.

The PSA Network Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

The PSA Network  (PSA), the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the recipients of its annual scholarships. Ryan Knoll of Pro-Tec Design; Staci Eslinger of M3T Corporation; Jack Tadych of SecurAlarm; and Rich Campbell of RFI are the PSA Scholarship 2024 winners.

Announcing the Winners of the 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards

The Foundation for Advancing Security Technology (FAST) is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards, now in its second year. This prestigious initiative highlights the critical role that security technicians play within the industry, celebrating their excellence in the meticulous design, installation and maintenance of security systems that safeguard our communities.

The Monitoring Association’s Surveillance and Video Verification Committee Welcomes New Co-Chair

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce that David Charney, chief customer officer (COO), Stealth Monitoring, has accepted the position of co-chair of the TMA Surveillance and Video Verification (SVV) Committee. Charney joins seated Committee Co-Chair Wes Usie, Guardian Alarm Systems.

Elite Interactive Solutions Unveils New Website

Elite Interactive Solutions, a remote video guarding pioneer using proprietary intelligence and integration to achieve proven crime prevention, announces the launching of its new website, eliteisi.com. Several months in the making, the site has been designed with the security end-user customer across a diverse range of vertical markets in mind, highlighting myriad benefits of Elite’s solution and company differentiation in an appealing and user-friendly format.

In The Clouds

Video data storage in the cloud was a novel concept when Dean Drako founded Eagle Eye Networks back in 2012. While cloud was being used for almost all other business systems at that time, the physical security industry took a cautious and measured approach to cloud adoption.



ZBeta Unveils Comprehensive Engagement Model to Elevate Physical Security Consulting

ZBeta recently announced the launch of its engagement model designed to transform the landscape of security strategy development and implementation. This comprehensive approach extends beyond traditional consultancy services, providing clients with a sustained advisory, advanced technology and system design, and ongoing operational support.

NAPCO Announces the Promotions of Two New Sales Directors

Napco Security Technologies, Inc., Amityville, NY is pleased to announce the recent promotion of two regional sales managers, to Sales Director, Troy Bonnano, for Napco Security & Fire, and Rob Etmans, for Napco Access Pro divisions, respectively.

ADT – Knoxville, TN Receives TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center Designation

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce that ADT – Knoxville, TN has received the prestigious “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center” designation.

PSA TEC 2024 Runs May 13-17 in Dallas

The PSA Network, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, will hold PSA TEC 2024 May 13-17, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Dallas.

Hanwha Vision Announces Support for Genetec Security Center SaaS Unified Solution

Hanwha Vision is announcing that its Q series cameras will be fully compatible with Genetec™ Security Center SaaS, the company’s newly announced unified software-as-a-service solution.

National Monitoring Center Secures Updated TMA Installation Quality (IQ) Certification

National Monitoring Center, a leading provider of advanced professional monitoring services, has successfully met the requirements to renew its “Installation Quality (IQ)” certification. The only quality control program for electronic security system installation, monitoring, maintenance, and service, The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) IQ certification demonstrates a provider’s pledge to adhere to a stringent code of ethics and to provide the highest quality maintenance and service.

Resideo to Acquire Snap One to Expand Presence in Smart Living Products and Distribution

Resideo Technologies, a manufacturer and distributor of technology-driven products and solutions, and Snap One Holdings Corp., a provider of smart-living products, services, and software to professional integrators, today announced a definitive agreement pursuant to which Resideo has agreed to acquire Snap One for $10.75 per share in cash, for a transaction value of approximately $1.4 billion, inclusive of net debt. Upon closing, Snap One will integrate into Resideo's ADI Global Distribution business.

Snap One Provides Priceless Peace of Mind to Security-Conscious Homeowner

The primary task of any security camera is keeping a close eye on a home, property and loved ones. Some cameras, as one homeowner found out, are a better fit for certain installations than others. It wasn’t until after the integration team at Jennings AV had finished pre-wiring the luxury 6,000-square-foot residence for smart technology and installed a dozen surveillance cameras, plus a host of other gear, that the homeowner was considering an upgraded camera system.

Convergint Acquires Panavidéo Inc., Expanding Systems Integration Business in Canada

Convergint, a provider of service-based systems integration, today announced that it has acquired Panavidéo Inc.—a Canada-headquartered integrator that specializes in the design, implementation, and servicing of intricate, cutting-edge access control and video security solutions throughout Quebec. This acquisition enhances Convergint’s service to customers in Canada, expanding its technology capabilities in the utilities, higher education, healthcare, and data center markets.

PSA Network Unveils 2024 P3 Partners

The PSA Network, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the PSA Partner Program (P3) members for 2024.

The CMOOR Group Bolsters Business Development with Security Industry Veteran Dan DeBlasio

The CMOOR Group, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and continuous education solutions for the security, fire, and life safety industry, has announced the appointment of Dan DeBlasio as Director of Business Development.

Snap One to Display Solutions from Clare, Control4 and More at ISC West

Snap One, a manufacturer and distributor of smart-living technology for professionals and consumers, will demonstrate a range of products and solutions designed to help Partners build stronger businesses, elevate customer satisfaction, and transform the industry at ISC West 2024 Booth #10053.

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