Security 101 News

Security 101 expands franchise offices with new venture in the San Francisco Bay Area

Security 101, one of the nation’s fastest growing security integrators, continues to expand nationally with the addition of a new office in the San Francisco Bay Area. The office will serve San Francisco and the surrounding metropolitan area, and will engineer, install, operate, monitor, manage and maintain integrated security solutions for local small, midmarket and enterprise business customers. Local tech companies Veteran entrepreneur Rob Chamberlin is the latest franchise owner to...

Security 101 opens new office in San Antonio and appoints Jeff Ye as the General Manager

Security 101, one of the nation’s fastest-growing security integrators, has opened a new office in San Antonio. Jeff Ye is the owner and general manager of the office. Over the last decade, Jeff has held various positions in several industries beginning in B2B sales for oil & gas technology and most recently as the director of sales for a T-Mobile partner company, leading a market team of 700 people. Ideal location for security integrator firm “I’m really excited to brin...

Security 101 expands into the Chicago market with the opening of new office

Security 101, a fast growing security integrator, announces it is expanding into the Chicago market with the opening of a new office. David Ritland, an accomplished businessman, is the owner and president of the new franchise office. Most recently Ritland was president of The Sentral Group, a large contract manufacturer of electrical wire harnesses, based in Lincolnshire, Ill. Under his leadership the company expanded to five U.S. and one Mexico plant with more than 350 employees. Advanced vis...

Security 101 names 13 non-profit organisations as winners of the 7th Annual Gift of Security

Security 101, a national security systems integrator, announced 13 winning non-profit organisations in the 7th Annual Gift of Security. More than 32,825 online voters selected the winners, each of which will receive $10,000 worth of integrated security services and equipment from 13 participating Security 101 offices and product partners, Axis Communications and WESCO. Each office enlisted local public officials and civic leaders to nominate three non-profit organisations that were submitted to...

Security 101 appoints Carl Stark as president of Global Accounts team

Security 101, one of the fastest-growing, privately-held commercial security integration providers, announced security industry veteran Carl Stark has been appointed president of the Global Accounts team. The team provides integrated security solutions for enterprise organisations with multi-site facilities throughout the U.S. and in 14 other countries. Stark has been with Security 101 as a national accounts sales executive for the past two years. He previously served as business development ma...

Security 101 expands franchise offices with new venture in Austin, Texas

Security 101, one of the fastest growing security integrators in the country, announced it has opened its 40th office in Austin. Kevin Schnyder, an experienced IT and physical security professional, is the owner and president of the new franchise. Most recently Schnyder was an IT manager with the Texas Municipal Power Agency. Previously, he worked with Marathon Oil Corporation in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, West Africa on facility security, access control and perimeter surveillance.  Secur...

Security 101 opens 39th office in Cleveland, Ohio

Security 101, one of the fastest growing security integrators in the country, announced it has opened a new office in Cleveland. Security 101 - Cleveland joins Security 101 – Columbus in Ohio and will serve the Cleveland/Akron market. The new office is owned and managed by Matthew Houchen, an Ohio native and experienced security professional. Integrated security services provider Prior to joining the Security 101 team, Houchen worked as a security supervisor for a major online automotive...

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...

US Security 101 ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500

Security 101 recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honour in the franchise industry, as evidenced by the fact that Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. Recognised as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500 ranks Security 10...

What are the security challenges of the enterprise market?

Enterprise customers provide a large, and very lucrative, business opportunity for the physical security market. These customers include big global companies with plenty of revenue to spend and employees and facilities to protect. As a group, enterprise customers also tend to be a demanding lot, requiring systems that are large, scalable, that can operate across a wide geographic area, and that provide top-notch system performance. Enterprise customers set the standards of performance for the en...

How integration and global expansion will help the security industry succeed in 2018

  Economic recovery has enabled companies to continue global expansion efforts. We’re seeing substantial growth with our enterprise clients – 45% year-over-year increase – and sound growth with our local markets – 14% year-over-year increase. Both existing and new clients are upgrading their current security infrastructure and investing in the development of long-term solutions. Convergence of physical security and IT security continues to trend. Threat...

Security 101 donates integrated security products and services in corporate giving programme

Security 101 announces 15 offices across the US will participate in the 6th Annual Gift of Security corporate giving programme. The Gift of Security is a national corporate giving initiative providing $10,000 worth of integrated security services from Security 101 and equipment from product partner, Axis Communications, to one nonprofit winner at each participating office location. Local civic leaders helped each office select three deserving organisations to receive a system. Online voting to...