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Vector promotes White to VP of business development


PITTSBURGH—Vector Security has promoted Steve White to corporate vice president of business development, to help further Vector’s focus on growth in managed infrastructure and business intelligence, the company announced Sept. 24.

Market void: Technology and demand await next development in hosted video

Experts say security companies need to take the hosted video plunge, and commit to training their sales people

Although hosted video has not yet dominated the security scene as some predicted a few years ago, the hype may eventually be justified. Integrators who have made the switch from selling analog to digital cameras and other industry experts say the future is now for hosted video surveillance.

CPI reels in pair of CSAA awards


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—CPI Security Systems, based in Charlotte, N.C., won a pair of CSAA Excellence Awards at ESX last week, including the award for CSAA Central Station of the Year.

Vector Security announces scholarship winners


PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a provider of security solutions based here, has announced the winners of its Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships, according to a company statement.

Vector Security makes new hire


PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a security systems provider based here, has tapped Steven White as its new senior director of technology in its national accounts division, according to a company statement.

Vector Security partners with Risk Management Services to improve loss prevention for national accounts


PITTSBURGH—Vector Security is teaming with Risk Management Services, a loss prevention service for business operators that do not have a related in-house department, to address the rise in employee theft among national account customers.

ASAP getting closer to reaching ‘critical mass’

Central stations stepping up to speed alarm notifications to PSAPs

YARMOUTH, Maine—After big strides in 2012 that put an array of technical and logistical challenges behind it, the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol is getting closer to reaching “critical mass” nationwide, according to ASAP proponent Ed Bonifas.

Barnes Buchanan conference to kick off Feb. 7


PALM BEACH, Fla.—The 18th annual Barnes Buchanan Security Alarm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at The Breakers resort.

Vivint active on legal turf

Vivint’s Few says lawsuits filed because company is looking out for its customers

PROVO, Utah—Several new lawsuits involving Vivint are pending in federal court in Utah, two of them initiated by the company and one in which it’s a defendant.

AMP: Former Platinum space good fit

‘We kind of moved in like a hermit crab does to a new shell’

AMERICAN FORK, Utah—The large, dramatic letters emblazoned across the top of the imposing new office building here used to read “Platinum.” Now they say “AMP”—because financially beleaguered Platinum Protection has vacated the space and it is now AMP’s headquarters.