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Guidepost Solutions announces leadership changes

Moves signal company’s plan for growth within security

NEW YORK—Guidepost Solutions, an investigations, compliance and security company, named John P. Torres COO of its Security and Technology Consulting group, a newly created position in response to the company’s continued growth of its security services. The company also hired security consultant veteran Ed Batchelor to lead its Chicago office.

Doyle buys in Syracuse

Accounts fold in 'very nicely' to company's existing Syracuse office

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, based here, today announced it acquired all of Murphy’s Alarm and Lock’s monitored accounts, based in Syracuse, N.Y.

Allied Universal wants to offer security technology in every market

The $4.5b merger creates largest manguarding company in North America

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the Aug. 1 closing of the $4.5 billion AlliedBarton/Universal Services of America deal, CEO Steve Jones is turning to his next task: ensuring that Allied Universal offers security technology in every market where the company has a presence.

Stanley looks to expand SMB business across Canada

Piero Romani: ‘We’ve already put the pins in place’

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Stanley Security Canada is solidifying its foothold in the SMB market in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario this year and plans to expand to other parts of Canada in 2017.

CSG Security, aspiring super-regional, doubles size

Carolina Security Group purchases Intelligent Technology Inc., will move to new HQ

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When CSG Security opened its doors here in 2014, founder Jeremy Brooks said the company would be the industry's next super-regional. This week CSG Security doubled the size of its business with the acquisition of Intelligent Technology Inc.

Interface gets $6.9 million

Interface’s RMR up 28 percent year over year

ST. LOUIS—Interface Security Systems has secured $6.9 million in growth capital to be used to “fund growth initiatives and general corporate purposes.”

Reliant Safety offers security and property management

Multi-pronged approach improves value of property for owners and tenants

NEW YORK—When Omni New York, an affordable housing development company, couldn’t find the right security company to work with, it created an in-house firm called Reliant Safety.

TACanada joins ‘Convergint Nation’

Convergint’s sixth buy of 2016 is intelligent building provider TACanada

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—‘Convergint Nation’ got larger on July 6 with its sixth acquisition this year. Systems integrator Convergint Technologies bought intelligent building provider TACanada.

Sonitrol Great Lakes looks to double business

Company expands into new Midwestern territories

GRAND BLANC, Mich.—The newly named Sonitrol Great Lakes, a $10 million business with $500,000 in RMR, wants to double its RMR in the next five years.

Kastle’s new president Glenn Felson looks to capitalize on IoT

Kastle Systems invested $60 million in KastlePresence platform

NEW YORK—Glenn Felson on May 24 was named to the newly created role of Kastle Systems president of the Northeast region.



SSN News Poll December 2016

Some companies take a focused approach to breaking into­—or growing within particular—vertical markets; "We are really heavy on the casino side, so we decided—let’s be the No. 1 gaming integrator in North America,” said Surveillance Systems Inc. president Todd Flowers. Where do you see the next big opportunity?