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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...

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...

Intersec 2017: Promise to showcase latest Vess NVRs and external storage solutions

At Intersec 2017, Promise will introduce Vess A6120, a complete 1U 4-bay product line After record growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 2016, Promise Technology returns to Intersec 2017 in Dubai with the company’s largest and most exciting display ever. Promise will be joined at its booth by 17 ecosystem partners, showcasing countless integration possibilities and new technologies which will be highlighted in the Promise Presentation Theatre. Addit...

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...

ASIS International Canada 2015 to host Canada Night 2015 at Café Tu Tu Tango on 27th September

The event also provides the setting for ASIS Canada to present awards and acknowledgements to Canadian members ASIS International Canada officially announced that this year's Canada Night will take place on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Café Tu Tu Tango Restaurant and Bar. Canada Night is an annual social event hosted by the ASIS Canada Night committee and supporting sponsors. This event attracts close to 1000 attendees each year, is open to all ASIS Canada and Int...

Technology advancement requires well-educated, well-paid security officers

The industry has to advance in terms of attracting experienced people and paying for that experience Time was, security officers patrolled with walkie-talkies, responding to dispatchers monitoring cameras in the control centre. The post of security officer was a minimum wage job requiring little more than a high school diploma, if that. Educated and experienced security officers a prerequisite No more. “Today, when we read our requests for proposal (RFPs), we’re...

How to succeed at security outsourcing

To succeed at outsourcing, the relationship between the organisation and the outsourcing company has to be an equal partnership Can you save money on security by outsourcing? Maybe, maybe not, according to William J. Powers III, CIPM II, CIPI. “Considering the way I approach outsourcing, I’m not sure if it saves money,” says Powers. As director of facilities at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., Powers oversees facilities,...

Milestone Systems XProtect VMS to power hosted monitoring services by Securitas Security Services

Milestone XProtect VMS open platform allows Securitas to incorporate analytics such as Agent Vi Milestone Systems’ XProtect® video management software (VMS) and Razberi Technologies’ storage servers have been chosen as the solution to power a hosted monitoring service offered nationwide by Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. The monitoring centres using these combined technologies will be manned by Iverify Inc.  Businesses can achieve a complete securit...