Diebold Incorporated News

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

ISC West 2016, sponsored by SIA, opens with packed aisles, innovative technologies and record show attendance

The new Connected Security Expo debuts at ISC West 2016 Within a few minutes of this morning’s Grand Opening ceremony, sponsored by Allegion, ISC West sponsored by SIA, the Show floor was quickly flooded and buzzing with activity as attendees made their way through the aisles to find the most advanced, state-of-the-art technologies from the largest and most innovative vendors. Spirit of partnership in security industry The day continued to flourish with attendees f...

SIA-sponsored Connected Security Expo @ ISC West announces Conference Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board is currently finalising the Connected Security Conference programme The Connected Security Expo @ ISC West, sponsored by SIA, announced its Conference Advisory Board, which is working side by side with Show Management to create unique and timely content for the event’s first edition slated to take place in April. Connected Security Expo is a conference led event, taking place alongside of ISC West (April 6-8, 2016 at the Sands Expo in Las Veg...

Security industry’s top 10 mergers & acquisitions of 2015

For the second year in a row, Canon made the biggest M&A move in the security marketplace in 2015. How could Canon top the industry shockwaves it created in 2014 when the Japanese giant acquired VMS company Milestone Systems? That’s easy: They bought Axis Communications for $2.8 billion in 2015.   Although the Canon-Axis deal grabbed the most headlines and was easily the most shocking M&A announcement of 2015, it was certainly not the only big news on the mergers...

Securitas acquires commercial contracts and operational assets of Diebold’s electronic security business

Securitas’ worldwide strategy is to increase security solutions and technology as a part of the offering Securitas has agreed to acquire the commercial contracts and operational assets of Diebold Incorporated’s Electronic Security business in North America, and will operate as Securitas Electronic Security Inc. Increased earnings The 12-month sales of the acquired Diebold Electronic Security operation, from June 30, 2014 through June 30, 2015, are MSEK 2 760 (MUS...

OnSSI’s Ocularis 5.0 and C2P integration enhances security systems

On the heels of the release of Ocularis 5.0, OnSSI has now announced the introduction of several new technology integrations for its recently released VMS with C2P’s software solution. Ocularis 5.0, which is based on a new recorder, maximises HDD storage effectiveness with dynamic data management for automatic storage load balancing, End-to-End 256 bit AES Encryption and edge recording support. The newly certified integrations with Ocularis 5.0, provide security professionals with valuable...

Samsung Techwin America welcomes Jumbi Edulbehram as its Director of Business Development

Edulbehram served as Vice President of Business Development for Next Level Security Systems Samsung Techwin America has appointed industry veteran Jumbi Edulbehram Director of Business Development. In this role, he will lead Samsung’s business development team, whose primary mission is to expand Samsung’s business through specific verticals as well as to enhance the company’s strategic partnerships. A familiar name in the security industry, Edulbehram most r...

American Dynamics and Software House security systems safeguard the Department of Correction in Valhalla, NY

Software House’s C•CURE 800 access control system provides security to DOC In the early 1990s, the Westchester County Department of Correction (DOC) in Valhalla, N.Y., was hardly a model of efficient security. The complex access control system hampered security efforts and the proprietary system forced security officials to use only cards and equipment from one particular vendor. The costly, four-building Westchester DOC system consisted of four buildings: the maxi...

Diebold welcomes Stefan E. Merz as Senior Vice President of Strategic Projects

Merz will be responsible for driving Diebold's transformation strategy and identifying other areas of improvement Diebold Incorporated recently announced that Stefan E. Merz has been appointed senior vice president of strategic projects, effective Aug. 1. In this role, Merz will be responsible for driving Diebold's transformation strategy, helping execute on the company's previously disclosed multi-year realignment plan, and identifying other areas of improvement that will dri...

Diebold makes Concierge Video Services available to all financial institutions in North America

After conducting consumer adoption pilots of the technology, Diebold, Incorporated is making its Concierge Video Services available to all financial institutions in North America. The solution is directly implemented into most Diebold Opteva ATMs and provides consumers with the option to initiate video calls to customer service representatives, in order to complete activities not traditionally conducted during ATM transactions, such as account maintenance, new account setup and savings product r...

Diebold to participate in America’s Credit Union Conference in New York

Diebold will present its branch transformation solutions and advisory services at the Conference Diebold Incorporated will participate in America’s Credit Union Conference (ACUC), a nationwide event hosted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), June 30-July 3, in New York City, NY. The conference gathers top U.S. industry leaders and business innovators to address growth, inspiration and positive change within the credit union movement. Diebold will present it...

Diebold names Andy W. Mattes as the company's new president and chief executive officer

Mattes will assume his leadership role with the company effective immediately Diebold, Incorporated recently announced its board of directors has named Andy W. Mattes as the company's new president and chief executive officer. Mattes was also named a board director, and will assume his leadership role with the company effective immediately. In addition, Henry D.G. Wallace, Diebold executive chairman of the board, will assume the non-executive chairman role effective August 15....