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Tyco joins the PPVAR as electronic security industry member alongside ADT and STANLEY Security

PPVAR seeks to lead security into an era of technology that prioritises safety and collaboration with law enforcement The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR) today announced that Tyco, a part of Johnson Controls, has joined the organisation as a full industry member. With the addition of Tyco, as well as ADT in September, and long-time industry member STANLEY Security, PPVAR now has the three largest companies in the electronic security sector as part of...

Top 10 security industry mergers & acquisitions in 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has become a familiar topic in the physical security market. In 2016, SourceSecurity.com covered M&A news involving some of the industry’s largest companies, including high-profile names such as Tyco, Honeywell, Hikvision, ADT, and Ingram Micro. Here’s a look at the top 10 M&A stories in 2016, as covered by SourceSecurity.com:   1. Johnson Control and Tyco merge Johnson Controls and Tyco announced their merger into one comp...

ADT and Protection 1 merger – Latest multi-billion-dollar security industry deal

2016 is shaping up to be the year of the billion-dollar merger in the security market. After last month's mammoth Tyco/Johnson Control merger, a second big merger has rocked the market, this one involving one of the most familiar names in the consumer market – ADT. The home and small business security company, which traces its history back to 1874, has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, and will merge with competitor Protection 1, a subsidiary of Apollo-...

Tri-Ed wraps up 2015 stadium tour with final stop in Denver, Colorado

Tri-Ed customers enjoy a night out at the ballgame following technical trainings and product Demos Tri-Ed Distribution's 2015 Stadium Tour wrapped up its cross country journey with a final stop in Denver, Colorado. These customer appreciation and training events attracted hundreds of dealers and integrators in Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle and Denver. Training and networking opportunities The Tours included technical trainings across every product categ...

CEM Systems' IP access control solution secures the prestigious Latymer School

Latymer School is a selective grammar school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18. Established from 1624, the school aims to provide a broad and stimulating educational experience with very high standards. Situated in Hammersmith, West London, UK, the prestigious school features many listed buildings and includes a Great Hall and state-of-the-art technology, science and specialist ICT rooms. High security requirements With the very highest educational standards, Latymer School required a high sec...

Tyco with ADT to offer UK & South Africa home automation solutions

Tyco’s PowerMaster 360 intrusion gateway is leveraged in the smart home automation solution Tyco Security Products recently announced that its advanced intrusion products and technology will enable new interactive and smart home automation solutions for residential customers of ADT in the U.K. and South Africa. Leverages the PowerMaster 360 intrusion gateway The new interactive solution leverages the PowerMaster 360 intrusion gateway, Tyco Security Products’...

Expanding market for home automation sector

Just how big is the home automation industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies – large and small—that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world’s largest corporations – Apple and Google – along with the nation’s biggest cable and telecom companies – Comcast and AT&T. It includes big names in security like Honeywell and ADT. Then there are less known, but fast growing...

High growth numbers reflect democratisation of home automation

Reductions in cost are putting home automation within the reach of a greater number of people Not too long ago the idea of home automation was strictly the province of the rich and famous. With costs that soared as high as $100,000 or more, controlling HVAC, lighting, doors and security from a single source just wasn’t in the budget for Main Street America. That was then, but now is an entirely different story. The “connected home” in which smart phones and...

BSIA welcomes Steve Lampett as Technical Officer

Steve will provide essential support for meeting the growing demand for technical support services The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Lampett as the organisation’s new Technical Officer. Steve fulfilled several roles at ADT Joining the Association today (1st June), Steve brings with him a wealth of experience in the security industry, having fulfilled several roles at ADT Fire and Security in various d...

Tyco Integrated Security - a fast start in the small business sector

It has been seven months or so since Tyco Integrated Security entered the small business security sector, and the company’s focused approach is paying off well in the five initial markets of Chicago; South Florida; Dallas-Fort Worth; Orange County, Calif.; and Burbank, Calif. It’s no wonder they hit the ground running. TycoIS had plenty of time to prepare for its September 2014 launch into the small business market. Expiration of a two-year non-compete agreement after the company sp...

CEM’s AC2000 access control and security management system secures Aycliffe Secure Centre

AC2000 offers access control, alarm processing, photo badging and integration to third party systems CEM’s AC2000 access control and security management system (SMS) and biometric technologies were chosen to help protect and secure Aycliffe Secure Centre. ADT, Europe’s leading supplier of electronic and fire solutions, successfully installed and managed the full end-to-end deployment of the security solution. CEM’s AC2000 provides a reliable and scalable ac...

Cannabis and Security: Finding opportunities for dealers amid the growing market for legalised marijuana

Third instalment of 4-part series: One question that comes up when talking about security for the cannabis industry is “why aren’t there more companies getting into the business?” While a number of small operators and larger companies have begun offering their services to marijuana retailers, some very big players have largely passed on the opportunity. According to a report by CNNMoney, security giant ADT won't "sell security services to businesses engaged...