YARMOUTH, Maine—PSIM, cloud-based services, mobile apps, video analytics, identity management and access control—such new and emerging technologies and issues are changing and shaping the industry. Which ones are advancing most rapidly and are the most important? And what other new technology trends are on the horizon?
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—By the end of 2012, Enterprise Security Systems, a PSA Security systems integrator based here, expects to have two major strategic initiatives well under way: creating a new office in the Raleigh area and expanding into the fire business.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—What’s the biggest challenge for independent integrators today? According to Bill Bozeman, “it’s not the need to learn the latest and greatest technology,” and it’s not learning how to sell better or more efficiently. Rather, it’s understanding how to run and adapt their business models so they can run profitable businesses.
EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau has always had a revenue stream from the monitoring of commercial intrusion and fire accounts, but since it added its new “weProtect” integrated services offering six months ago, that RMR stream has picked up considerably, said J. Matthew Ladd, The Protection Bureau president.
EXTON, Pa.—Following closely on the announcement of its new central station manager, The Protection Bureau on Feb. 24 announced Bill Fisher was named assistant central station manager in January 2011. Fisher will be reporting to Brian Delphus, newly appointed central station manager.
EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau on Feb. 23 welcomed Brian Delphus as central station manager. Delphus will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the company’s on-premise CSAA Five Diamond Certified central station.