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Top ten security industry mergers and acquisitions of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Convergint Technologies acquires Firstline Security Integration to expand Western United States reach

Convergint Technologies, globally renowned service-based systems integration company, has announced the acquisition of Firstline Security Integration (FSI). Founded in 1992, Firstline Security Integration is a provider of cutting-edge, customised integrated security solutions to the western United States. Firstline Security Integration Headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., FSI has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the west, including those in the energy, utilities, muni...

Convergint Technologies expands fire and life safety business with the acquisition of CSG

Convergint Technologies, global service-based systems integrator, has announced the acquisition of Commercial Systems Group (CSG). Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Commercial Systems Group is a provider of commercial life safety and security systems that protect people and facilities. Fire and life safety With a dedicated focus on fire and life safety, CSG has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the Florida region, including those in the entertainment, transportation,...

Convergint Technologies expands geographic coverage into Quebec with Altel acquisition

Convergint Technologies, globally renowned service-based systems integration company, has announced the acquisition of Altel. With 28 years of systems integration experience, Altel develops sophisticated, intelligent electronic security solutions for customers across many vertical markets. "Altel brings us strong integration capabilities and deeply experienced colleagues," said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies. "They will further enhance our reach and service offering, enabling us...

Convergint Technologies Acquires Access Control Technologies

Convergint Technologies has announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Access Control Technologies (ACT), bringing further electronic security systems experience to Convergint's deep breadth of service capabilities. Convergint controls ACT’s security solutions Headquartered in Clifton, NJ, ACT provides integrated security solutions involving access control, video surveillance, identity management and alarm monitoring to over 1,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaw...

OnSSI’s National Accounts Program provide partners with comprehensive technical support and rewarding incentives

OnSSI, provider of IP surveillance management solutions, announced an enhanced partner initiative for their National Accounts Program that will deliver benefits and incentives to valued channel partners. The company also recently announced the appointment of David Barber as the new National Account Manager, who together with this program, will support OnSSI’s partners. “The OnSSI National Accounts Program provides select reseller partners with a national footprint with additional be...

Convergint and Siklu continue the push towards connecting 200 Smart Cities

Siklu Inc., the global supplier of mmWave wireless solutions, has awarded Convergint Technologies, worldwide service-based systems integrator, as their Top Security Systems Integrator Partner in North America in 2017-2018. This decision was based upon the successful partnership between the companies over the past 2 years.  Siklu wireless fiber solutions Siklu’s wireless fiber solutions were chosen by Convergint in a number of video surveillance projects across North America, includi...

AMAG Technology honours resellers for promoting security solutions at ISC West 2018

AMAG Technology, a global access control, video management, identity management and visitor management solutions provider, hosted its annual Eagle Awards celebration on Thursday, April 12 in Las Vegas where it honored its top performing resellers for 2017. The resellers were recognised for their outstanding sales efforts and commitment to selling AMAG’s Symmetry security solutions. “We are grateful for our loyal partners and their commitment to selling and supporting AMAG and our ex...

Quantum’s video surveillance storage solutions available through Convergint Technologies

Quantum Corp. announced that its complete line of scale-out tiered storage, archive and data protection solutions for video surveillance environments is now available through Convergint Technologies. Certified with the industry-leading camera, VMS and analytics offerings, these award-winning, intelligent solutions will provide Convergint’s global user community with the foundation for next-generation security, analytics and AI infrastructures — a key challenge facing customers in th...

SIA's Women in Security Forum facilitates women's participation in the sector

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced, on International Women’s Day, the establishment of the SIA Women in Security Forum to support the participation of women in the security industry. Through programmes, professional development and networking events, the committee will engage members, both men and women, who share this goal.  The inaugural steering committee for the SIA Women in Security Forum includes (listed alphabetically by company): Elaine Palome, Axis Comm...

PSIA demonstrates PLIA Agent security integration solution at ISC West 2018

A commercial version of the PLAI Agent will be demonstrated by the PSIA at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas. Johnson Controls (Software House), Kastle Systems, and Princeton Identity will show the interoperability and exchange of identity information between disparate systems. “Having a commercial PLAI Agent, available to any company, is an important milestone for PLAI,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “It will enable Physical Access Control System (PACS) vendors t...

Convergint Technologies partners with Ares Management to enhance security services

Ares Management has announced that a fund managed by its Private Equity Group has acquired Convergint Technologies, an independent security integrator, from investment funds affiliated with KRG. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Schaumberg, Illinois, Convergint provides comprehensive security integration and fire and life safety services in more than 80 locations across four continents. Since its founding in 2001, Convergint has grown to employ more than 3,400 colleagues as...