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Initial's guard division buys N.Y. biz

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07/01/2005

NEW YORK--Initial Security, the guard counterpart to Initial Electronics, recently bought fellow guard company OCS Security in a move that strengthens its reach in the New York metropolitan market.
For Initial Security, the June deal triples the size of its business in the Northeast, according to Randal Dorn, chief executive officer and president of Initial Security's U.

Convergint enters government market

An office in the Washington, D.C., area for the integrator is slated to open by the end of July
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07/01/2005

WASHINGTON--Since its inception in 2001, Convergint Technologies has always set its sights on opening a branch in the Washington market. Last month, company officials put that plan into motion.

Fourth one's a charm

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07/01/2005

EDMONTON, Alberta--When it comes to opening new locations, Convergint Technologies is not exclusively focusing on the U.S.

CSC gains FBI contract

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Computer Sciences Corp.

HSM marks its first buy under new owners

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07/01/2005

JUPITER, Fla.--Now with much of its internal operations shored up, HSM moved into acquisition mode in early May buying 700 commercial customers in the Los Angeles area from ACS Security.

Guard consolidator makes its mark

New holding company enters the market, eyes more acquisitions
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06/01/2005

HOUSTON--A newly formed holding company plans to make its second acquisition in the security guard market by the end of June, a deal that would provide it with a stronger reach in the commercial guard industry.
Safeguard Security Holdings released few details about the business it plans to buy, but said it is an East Coast security guard company with more than $13 million in annual revenue.

Integrator completes $1.2-million job

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

MIAMISBURG, Ohio--Northwestern Ohio Security System has finally put the finishing touches on its role for installing a video system for U.S.

Red Hawk's nest egg supports its growth

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06/01/2005

INGLEWOOD, Colo.--Thanks to a recent round of debt refinancing and an additional acquisition line of credit totaling $41.

Custom Design defines value of security

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06/01/2005

NEW YORK--With more and more corporate end users looking for information on the value of their security system, Custom Design Communications has begun to provide clients with a breakdown on the return on investment for installing such systems.
The idea came as customers of Custom Design asked for financial analysis, such as how to budget for a security system and what is the payback.

Judge says Wackenhut violated labor laws

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

WASHINGTON--According to a ruling from an Administrative Law Judge, security guard firm Wackenhut violated a federal labor law when it questioned officers at the International Monetary Fund building about plans to form a union.
The Service Employees International Union filed the labor law violation claim with the National Labor Relations Board in May 2004.

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SSN News Poll May 2017

Big data, utilizing the abundance of data gathered by various devices, was a consistent theme at TechSec 2017. An entire session tackled the topic, which you can read more about here. Panelists in TechSec’s "Monitoring the next tech" talked about the value of data in the wholesale monitoring world. Where do you see the benefit of data analytics?