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Global VMS market to reach $10 billion in the next several years

MarketsandMarkets names AxxonSoft, Milestone, 3VR, Genetec among major vendors
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07/19/2017

PUNE, India—The market for video management software will rise $3.71 billion in 2016 to $10.54 billion by 2021, according to a report from research firm MarketsandMarkets.

How I Use My System: Jeff Likosar

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07/13/2017

Jeff Likosar, ADT’s CFO, entered his role—and the industry—last October. Previously he worked in a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing and technology spaces. Likosar talked with Security Systems News in early July about his security system. Specifically, he likes the ability to access his system from the ADT Pulse app on his phone.

How I Use My System: Cindy Nash

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06/28/2017

Cindy Nash is MONI Smart Security’s chief information officer and has been with the company for about a year and a half. “My team and I are responsible for providing all of the technology platforms and support for the company,” Nash said. Security Systems News caught up with Nash to talk about her home security system.

What truly makes an event meaningful?

10th annual ESX solidifies a decade of success
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06/21/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—It’s a wrap on the 10th annual Electronic Security Expo (ESX), which took place here June 13-16. Connections were made. Ideas were shared. And quality conversations were had.

News Poll: Security and smart home spaces see a range of customers

Most respondents indicate cameras and video doorbells as the hottest smart home device
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06/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—The smart home is a strong force in the industry, leading Security Systems News to ask its readers how the technology fits into customers’ priorities. Responses were pretty evenly split between whether customers prioritize security, the smart home, or a mix of both.

Five Questions: Rob Driscoll

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06/09/2017

Rob Driscoll was recently promoted at Koorsen Fire & Security to the role of director, business integration. Driscoll, who is now entering his 13th year with the company, will now be focused on acquisitions, national account work and contract negotiations. “We’re primarily a fire protection company,” he said. “Security, however, has been … the fastest segment of growth probably over the last 10 years or so.” Security Systems News caught up with Driscoll in early April to ask him five questions.

Mobile credentials: Trusted identities

A guest commentary on transforming how people move through buildings and interact with systems and services
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06/07/2017

Today’s buildings are getting smarter while the people inside them are becoming more mobile and connected. Trusted identities bring everything together, helping to secure, customize and enhance the user experience in today’s smart buildings, empower the occupants to do more there with greater efficiency, and deliver new capabilities that embrace the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Allegion looks at consumers’ experiences with security

Fifty-six percent of survey respondents either lost or misplaced their house key
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05/31/2017

CARMEL, Ind.—Allegion, with Wakefield Research, recently surveyed about 1,000 U.S. adults to learn more about their experiences with security.

Five Questions: Mike Wells

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05/31/2017

Mike Wells, who has been with Midwest Alarm Services for 13 years, was recently promoted to business development manager. He is responsible for managing the direct sales staff in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Nebraska for life safety products and services. Wells holds a NICET level II in fire alarm. Security Systems News asked him five questions.

How I Use My System: Jeff Kesterson

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05/31/2017

Jeff Kesterson, owner of Nightwatch Security & Telephone, based in Sedalia, Mo., likes that he can access his home security system from his Tesla. In mid-April, Security Systems News talked with Kesterson about his home security system and how he has it set up.

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SSN News Poll September 2017

A variety of dealers and monitoring centers have taken interest in the PERS, mPERS and medical monitoring space. How do you think PERS and security could interact?