IRVINE, Calif. - The Greater Alarm Company, one of the most well-known systems integrators in California, has joined a growing regional security company, Interface Security Systems, in a transaction that brings geographic reach to both businesses.
HOUSTON - A plan by RadioShack to outsource its security work for its 5,100 company-owned stores turned into a buying opportunity for an IT integrator who is now using the deal as a platform to further its security business.
eLinear bought TanSeco Systems, a security division run by RadioShack for more than 25 years, in early November for an undisclosed price.
GROVE CITY, Ohio - It took a little longer than expected, but The Comm Group recently opened a branch here to help it better serve the burgeoning education market in the state of Ohio.
The systems integrator, known for providing telecommunications and structured cabling service in addition to security, initially planned to open the office during the first quarter of last year, but held off until early November.
TYLER, Texas - Wireless messaging company Teletouch Communications is in the process of buying a pair of security businesses, Hawk Security Services and State Hawk Security, two companies that are currently owned by an affiliated business.
The transaction, if completed, would transfer Hawk Security and State Hawk from Progressive Concepts Communications Inc.
Martha talks to Joe Liguori, partner at ACT, an integration company and Security-Net member based in New Jersey, about Ligouri's plans to grow his company from about $13 million to $20 million in revenue over the next few years.