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ASG buys in Texas and Connecticut

Acquisitions bring in an additional $150,000 in RMR
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10/10/2014

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Super-regional ASG Security added $150,000 in RMR via two acquisitions, one in New England and one in Texas.

TycoIS execs outline small business plan

TycoIS sees opportunity in fragmented market
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10/10/2014

ATLANTA— TycoIS plans to start its incursion into small business by securing a foothold in five key markets, and its go-to-market strategy can be summed up in two words: Go local.

SIA questions GSA pricing policy

Anecdotal evidence shows companies are being unfairly rejected
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10/10/2014

WASHINGTON—Uncertainties surrounding the General Service Administration’s new schedule pricing policies for products and services need to be further examined, according to Jake Parker, government relations director at the Security Industry Association.

Benchmark report on fire/life safety device inspection data released

This first report is ‘a 30,000-foot view of the inspection data’; more detailed reports to follow
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10/10/2014

SUWANEE, Ga.— BuildingReports, an inspection reporting services company, recently released its first benchmark report based on inspection data from more than 120 million fire and life safety devices.

Report: Growth rate for service offerings to soar

VSaaS, ACaaS expected to enjoy some of highest growth rates in security equipment and services market during forecast period
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10/06/2014

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The North American market for physical security equipment and services is poised to exceed $61 billion by 2018, up from $44.4 billion in revenues in 2013, according to a new report, “Physical Security Equipment & Services Report—2014,” from IHS

Camera companies collaborate

SightLogix announces new Strategic Partner Program, Axis Communications is first partner
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10/06/2014

ATLANTA—In an effort to make it easier for integrators to provide comprehensive outdoor security solutions, smart thermal camera provider SightLogix on Sept.

Making Honeywell 'human centric'

Newly appointed Honeywell Security Products’ president Inder Reddy talks about goals for company, dealer programs
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10/06/2014

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Making Honeywell Security Products more "human centric” tops the to-do list for this company’s newly installed president Inder Reddy.

ASIS, SIA launch joint learning management system

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10/06/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association have launched my Global Portal for Security (myGPS), a learning platform for security industry professionals, according to a joint news release f

Avigilon brings adaptive video analytics to its HD cameras

New offering called ‘the vision behind Avigilon's acquisition of VideoIQ’
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10/06/2014

VANCOUVER—Avigilon Corporation, a provider of end-to-end security solutions, on Sept. 22 introduced its new series of HD Dome and HD Bullet cameras with embedded adaptive video analytics.

ASIS 2014 roundup

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10/06/2014

ATLANTA—In contrast to recent years where attendance appeared to be down significantly, the 60th annual ASIS conference, which took place here Sept. 29-Oct. 1, drew an estimated 20,000 people who crowded the aisles on Day 1 and Day 2.

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