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Consumerization comes to cloud

Cloud+ session addresses consumer expectations and interactions with cloud providers
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01/25/2018

AUSTIN, Texas—At Security Systems News’ third annual Cloud+, held here in late November, four executives addressed the consumerization of cloud—customers’ expectation of innovation and services on the consumer level elsewhere in their lives.

Kastle Systems acquires Urban Alarm

Deal expands company’s reach into the high-end residential market
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01/17/2018

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International, an integration company that specializes in managed security solutions and services, recently announced the acquisition of Urban Alarm, a local D.C.-based security provider.

Convergint acquires Genesis Security Systems

Deal expands the company’s expertise and service in the utilities industry
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12/20/2017

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced this week the acquisition of Maryland-based Genesis Security Systems, making it 14 acquisitions in 24 months for the global systems integration company based here.

PSA TEC 2018 conference program and agenda announced

Registration opens this month as show moves to Denver in mid-March
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12/06/2017

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world’s largest security and systems integrator cooperatives, recently announced the education lineup and conference agenda for TEC 2018, which will be held March 12-16, 2018, in Denver.

VTI Security expands in Omaha

Company increases its office space from 800 to 5,000 square feet in the area
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12/01/2017

BURNSVILLE, Minn.—VTI Security, a national commercial integrator based here, is expanding its presence in Omaha, Neb., moving to a larger office and increasing its employee count in the area.

Women in Security: Ina Staris, Securitas ES

Securitas’ legal counsel guiding company during pivotal time
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11/27/2017

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Ina Staris was hired as vice president, legal, general counsel & corporate secretary for Securitas Electronic Security in February 2016, just one month after the Diebold acquisition was finalized, and was instrumental in making the transition smooth for customers during this pivotal time for the company. She is part of a team of eight senior leaders who report to Securitas ES president Tony Byerly.

Women in Security: Christine Lanning, IST

Lanning leads her company to a bright future
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11/27/2017

WAIPIO, Hawaii—Christine Lanning is president of Hawaii-based Integrated Security Technologies Inc., a woman-owned systems integrator recognized as a Hawaii Business Magazine Best Places to Work six out of the last seven years.

Convergint Technologies buys again

Acquisition of SPC expands company further into banking industry
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11/15/2017

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a worldwide service-based systems integration company based here, recently announced the acquisition of Minnesota-based SPC, a company with a strong presence in the commercial banking vertical market.

ADT unveils cybersecurity service for commercial business

Company acquires DATASHIELD, creates new ‘ADT Cybersecurity’ brand
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11/15/2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced this week the acquisition close of cybersecurity company DATASHIELD, unveiling that the newly acquired company will now operate under the brand ADT Cybersecurity.

Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington secured $10m line of credit

Capital One provided the facility, which will help grow the company in Kentucky and Florida
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11/01/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Capital One provided a five-year $10 million senior revolving line of credit to Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington, the financial institution announced yesterday.

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Poll

SSN News Poll November 2019

As of October 2018, SSN had covered more than 65 mergers and acquisitions for that year, and this year, it seems M&A in the security industry is still as hot as ever. What are your thoughts about M&A in our industry?