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VTI University: Fostering learning and loyalty

The goal is to be a 'trusted business partner'
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01/02/2013

MINNEAPOLIS—VTI Security’s education program for its customers fosters loyalty and provides valuable insight to VTI about customer needs at the same time, according to Thomas Asp, VTI Security CEO.

Banks are a key vertical and video surveillance is central to solution

Regulatory compliance a top concern, use of analytics on the rise
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01/02/2013

Several national security providers—among them Diebold, Stanley Security Solutions and Protection 1—said they would be focusing on the financial and banking vertical market in 2013.

VTI Security anticipates 25 percent revenue growth

Sales process and IT smarts are key
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12/19/2012

MINNEAPOLIS—The recent acquisition of Colorado-based Systems Integration Corp. is only one of the reasons VTI Security is projecting a 25 percent growth spurt in 2013, VTI CEO Thomas Asp told Security Systems News.

A visit to Diebold’s Center of Excellence

Putnam: 'It all starts with the drawing, the documentation and discipline'
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12/17/2012

ELMSFORD, N.Y.—Everyone’s favorite word at Diebold’s Center of Excellence is “discipline.” The folks at this facility—where all of this national integrator’s jobs are planned and engineered, and where the systems are built and tested—celebrate discipline.

IR to shed security business

McManus: If well capitalized, spinoff could benefit security integrators
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12/12/2012

SWORDS, Ireland—Depending on how the new business is structured, conglomerate Ingersoll Rand’s decision to spin off its security products business could benefit integrators, Michael McManus, Imperial Capital managing director, told Security Systems News.

SAFE Security acquired by ICV Partners

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12/04/2012

NEW YORK—ICV Partners, an investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies, today announced the acquisition of SAFE Security Inc., a provider of residential and commercial security alarm systems, monitoring services and support services, according to an ICV statement.

For ASG: Another year, another territory

Super-regional enters Louisiana market for first time, buys bolt-on in Charlotte
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11/28/2012

BELTSVILLE, Md.—ASG Security likes to expand into a new territory every year, and 2012 is no different.

Prism Skylabs launches partner program

Integrators can make ‘$100-plus per site per month’
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11/27/2012

SAN FRANCISCO—Prism Skylabs, a cloud-based service that enables business owners to use data from existing video surveillance cameras for business intelligence, marketing and other purposes, last week launched a partner program.

Diane Christie: Security, a career with satisfaction

For the fourth consecutive year, Security Systems News is profiling women who are making their mark in the traditionally male-dominated world of security. Christie, Stanley CSS’ VP of national accounts for the West, is one of six women featured.
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11/19/2012

Dallmann Systems: Bid work done right is good business

Midwest integrator says the lowest bid doesn't always win
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11/14/2012

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.—While the margins on bid-and-spec jobs are typically lower than negotiated security jobs, bid jobs can be an important part of a profitable business, Tom Dallmann, president and CEO of Dallmann Systems, told Security Systems News.

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