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Doyle Security celebrates 100 years

Jack Doyle talks with SSN about the milestone and the company’s largest acquisition in the past century
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03/29/2019

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—It was St. Paddy’s Day 1919 when John A. Doyle started the Doyle Detective Bureau, a business that has managed to evolve and adapt to become one of the top security companies in the industry today with 175 employees and between $1.2-$1.3 million in RMR.

Alarm New England continues to adapt and grow

Owner and CEO Doug Curtiss talks with SSN about the latest acquisition and company’s success
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03/27/2019

ROCKY HILL, Conn.—Alarm New England, a provider of home and business security systems in New England, continues to adapt and grow the family business that has been going strong for more than 40 years.

The door is open for IT integrators to enter the physical security market

A look at how and why IT integrators should get into security
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03/20/2019

BOULDER, Colo.—Disruption is creating rapid growth in the security market, as new technologies are introduced, new players are entering the arena and bringing solutions that are merging and blending technologies and industries.

Convergint acquires SS&M

Deal adds government expertise in North Carolina
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03/13/2019

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint, a global systems integration company based here, announced the acquisition of Pineville, North Carolina-based Security Solutions & Management (SS&M).

Dan Dunkel to lead PSA's Managed Security Service Provider program

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03/12/2019

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global consortium of professional systems integrators, recently announced that Dan Dunkel has joined PSA as managing director of PSA's Managed Security Service Provider program.

Guidepost Solutions announces new leadership

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02/20/2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations and security consulting, announced the promotions of John Torres to president, Security & Technology Consulting (STC) and Matthew V. Wharton, Sr. to president, Strategic Accounts.

Allied Universal’s CEO publishes book

Steve Jones talks with SSN about the book and how the company went from $12 million to $7 billion in 20 years
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02/14/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal, added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the recent publication of No Off Season: The Constant Pursuit of More, a story that chronicles his days as football standout at Cal Poly to successful CEO of a billion-dollar security company.

Security-Net celebrates 25 years

Founding member Bill Savage speaks with SSN about the milestone and way forward
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02/11/2019

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net Inc., a global provider of security system services, is celebrating its 25th anniversary, a testament to the strength of the organization that today brings together independent security systems integrators to collaborate on enterprise-level projects, technology acumen and business practices.

Convergint expands in Ireland

MTS Security deal brings 95 colleagues and greater capability in Europe
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01/29/2019

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integrator, recently acquired MTS Security, one of the largest independently owned security systems companies in Dublin, Ireland, supplying a single-source solution to clients in the U.K.

PSA unveils new Managed Security Service Provider program

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01/28/2019

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global consortium of professional systems integrators, announced its plans to launch a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and bene

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Poll

SSN News Poll October 2019

Does there need to be more diversity within security?

As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. This month’s poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.