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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
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08/21/2013

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.

Your RMR on steroids

Pump up growth by adding what’s hot, experts say, and also by focusing on what might not be
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05/29/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine—Home automation and interactive services get most of the headlines when it comes to generating additional RMR, but alarm companies may be leaving money in the field if they’re overlooking more basic opportunities, experts told participants at a recent ESX webinar.

At ASG Security, hosted video is hot

Super-regional takes inspiration from the intrusion sales model
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02/13/2013

BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG Security is touting its hosted video offering as its “pathway out of analog.” In fact, its new ASG Video offering is taking off at such a rate that executives believe one year from now, the company’s sales force will sell only IP cameras—no analog at

ASG makes four buys, details sales-force segmentation plan

Super-regional eyes another market in 2013
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01/16/2013

BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG Security announced two “year-end” buys in November but made four more purchases before 2012 ended.

ASG plans to 'hit the gas pedal' with new hire

New VP to lead residential sales push
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01/27/2011

BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG Security has hired a former top Protection One sales executive to fill a new position ASG has created—VP of residential sales and marketing.