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ASIS: A show for integrators, too

End user networking, discussions on cybersecurity among offerings

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Integrators need to attend ASIS to network with security practitioners and understand emerging issues such as cybersecurity, said Howard Belfor, president of Belfor & Associates and council VP of ASIS.

Integrator SSI’s non-profit gives ‘freedom’ to veterans

Fast-growing integrator creates Allegiant Giving to support disabled veterans, ActionTrac chairs are key project

ROCKLIN, Calif.—His integration firm hit a major financial milestone and moved into a new 18,000-square-foot headquarters this year, but Surveillance Systems Inc. president Todd Flowers would rather talk about his non-profit organization, Allegiant Giving, which supports disabled veterans.

SSI eyes $25m in revenue

Integrator’s goal is to be largest gaming integrator

ROCKLIN, Calif.—Systems integrator Surveillance Systems Inc. is exceeding revenue goals it set three years ago, now SSI president Todd Flowers says his focus is “to become the largest gaming integrator in the country.”

Universal buys Guardsmark to form largest US-owned guard firm


SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the July 28 announcement of its acquisition of guard firm Guardsmark, Universal Protection Service is now the largest U.S.-owned guard firm.

Former Honeywell president Ron Rothman joins AFA Protective

New York integrator attracts marquee talent, looks to grow topline revenue 20+ percent

SYOSSET, N.Y.—Ron Rothman, who recently retired as president of Honeywell Security Group after a 32-year career, will join New York integration firm AFA Protective, based here, as SVP in August.

Advance Technology management reorg propels growth

Internal apprenticeship and internship programs bring high quality talent to integrator

SCARBOROUGH, Maine—Advance Technology president Rob Simopoulos credits a management reorganization with helping propel the company's growth. Simopoulos is projecting revenues of $9 million this year, a 37 percent increase over 2014.

Diebold innovation eased by APIs

Eagle Eye integration with SecureStat and monitoring center complete

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—Systems integrator Diebold is touting its recent integration with cloud-based video provider Eagle Eye as evidence of the quick, innovative solutions it can provide its customers with its SecureStat online security management platform.

MAC buys Integrated Systems as platform for growth

Denver will be hub, first spoke in Aspen, two others in the works

DENVER—Mountain Acquisition Company acquired systems integrator Integrated Systems, based here, and plans to use the operation as a platform for growth.

Hackett Security expands to East Coast

Super-regional opens office in McLean, Va.

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security, a super-regional based here, opened its fifth branch office in McLean, Va., Michael J. Hackett, CEO of Hackett Security, told Security Systems News.

Bradley builds ECD Systems

MDU, health care and high-end commercial are building blocks for integrator

TEMPE, Ariz.—Systems integration firm ECD Systems is up and running in its new headquarters here, with a goal of moderate growth for its first couple of years.



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?