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High Rise Fire and Security to join Scutum Group

NYC fire and security specialist plans for further expansion and growth
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03/18/2020

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—High Rise Fire and Security announced that it has joined the Scutum Group and will be a part of recently created Scutum North America Inc., a deal that will help High Rise to continue its growth and expansion plans.

Does a managed services model work for integrators?

More than half of respondents say yes, although challenges persist
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03/18/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the industry moves to more of a managed services model — PSA’s Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program is a good example of that — this month’s News Poll looks at what companies are doing to increase their overall RMR through this type of busin

PSA TEC in April is postponed

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03/13/2020

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Due to concerns related to COVID-19, PSA has postponed PSA TEC 2020, which was scheduled to take place April 20-23, 2020, at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.

Minuteman acquires enterprise fire expert Norris

Deal adds 65 employees, four offices throughout New England, speeds growth
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03/11/2020

ANDOVER, Mass.—Minuteman Security Technologies Inc., a provider of enterprise security solutions, has acquired systems integrator Norris Inc., speeding company growth and broadening its enterprise fire capabilities throughout New England.

What is the integrator’s role in the modern era of security?

Adapt or perish may be the mantra of the day
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03/10/2020

As we move toward a converged security model and systems become more virtual and cloud based, the role of the integrator is dramatically changing while at the same time becoming much more challenged and challenging.

The secret to RMR success

Dealers talk about the gold mine that commercial business represents in this ongoing series
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02/26/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—This article is part of an ongoing series on recurring monthly revenue (RMR) opportunities within commercial security, including how security dealers are making the transition from residential to commercial security.

A fireside chat with Bill Bozeman

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02/26/2020

NEW ORLEANS—Security Systems News Security Legend Award winner muses on his 20 years at PSA, the search for a new CEO, Jazz Fest in New Orleans and more!

PSA, SIA team up to create cyber track for PSA TEC 2020

Former State Department senior advisor for innovation Alec Ross to keynote
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02/19/2020

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are teaming up to provide a cybersecurity track at PSA TEC 2020, an annual systems integrator focused conference, held April 20-23 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.

Cam-Dex names Dan Krumme president

Fourth-generation family member tells SSN about his plans to sustain company’s upward trajectory
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02/12/2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Cam-Dex Security Corp., a systems integrator based here, has named Dan Krumme as president. As a fourth-generation family member, he is excited to lead the company and build on the strong double-digit growth it experienced last year.

ADT Commercial acquires Alliant Integrators

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02/05/2020

CHICAGO—ADT Commercial announced the acquisition of Alliant Integrators Inc., based in Louisville, Ky., growing its geographic footprint and strengthening its capacity to serve mid-market, national and large-scale commercial customers.

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SSN News Poll September 2020

With so many companies working from home, combined with using more online and virtual events and meetings, malicious cyber activity has been increasing as cyber criminals take advantage of so many people letting their guard down during this time. This month's News Poll looks to gauge what SSN readers are experiencing.