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Viakoo Automated System And Data Verification Solution Creates New RMR Opportunities for Integrators

Viakoo’s unique Automated System and Data Verification Solution is creating new and profitable Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) opportunities for leading physical security integrators. Stanley Security, Siemens and G4S are amongst the list of integration giants expanding their RMR streams with Viakoo’s award-winning and patented solution, which now has logged over 100 million hours of service.

LENSEC Certified Partners Receive $25K Value In Software

LENSEC is building a partner team around the world. In every major geographic region, LENSEC is pursuing security integrators to resell and deploy Perspective VMS™ in their physical security projects. As part of this worldwide growth, the LENSEC team wants to make sure partners have the proper tools be successful. As part of the certification program, LENSEC is giving away 100 free Perspective VMS software licenses to partners who become certified. This is up to $25,000 in software licenses. Security integrators can use any version of PVMS – Enterprise, Standard, or Express editions.

BCDVideo Leads With HP Networking for the Video Market

Partnering with HP Networking has enabled BCDVideo to offer a wide selection of networking products and capabilities – from inexpensive Power-over-Ethernet (POE) switches for smaller video surveillance projects all the way up to enterprise chassis based network switches. The HP Network architecture brings consistent and open standards-based networking to deliver performance to both enterprise surveillance networks and smaller venues.

What Does the Future Hold for Access Control as a Service?

How will the electronic access control industry embrace the cloud in the coming years? Will governments see the value in using commercial cloud resources? Will governments create standards and best practices to ease restrictions on cloud storage across borders? Will operational expenditure (opex) options open the door to more SMB adoption? With the cost per door coming down for access control solutions? Will the market opportunity for access control as a service (ACaaS) be negatively impacted?

Surveying Trends in the Security Integration Market

It’s evident that the majority of security installations are becoming more and more complex. No longer content to monitor and manage separate access control, fire alarm, video surveillance, intrusion, and HVAC control systems, corporate security and technology managers want to consolidate and integrate various disconnected security and facility management systems. At a dramatically increasing pace, the Information Technology department is leading the initiative, particularly given the trend toward convergence of physical and logical security systems.

The ‘New’ Vicon Eyes Open Solutions

In September Vicon Industries Inc. and IQinVision revealed that its previously announced merger had been approved, and that its board of directors had appointed Eric Fullerton, formerly chief sales and marketing officer of Milestone Systems A/S, as the company’s new CEO and president. Fullerton, stated the combined businesses will be called Vicon, with headquarters in Edgewood, N.Y.

Anixter Announces Acquisition Of Tri-Ed

Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tri-Ed, a leading independent distributor of security and low-voltage technology products from Audax Group (“Audax”) for a purchase price of $420 million. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to earnings in the first full year of operation, exclusive […]

Proximex Delivers Surveillint Essentials

Proximex, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco (NYSE: TYC), the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the introduction of Surveillint Essentials, an entry level physical security information management (PSIM) solution for those seeking the latest technology in an easy-to-use, quick-to-implement format. Ideal for users looking for an introductory, yet […]

New Report Identifies Key Video Surveillance Distributors

The route to market for video surveillance equipment can be complex. Whilst products are rarely sold directly to the end-user, some systems integrators have direct relationships with vendors and the distribution channel consists of existing physical security distributors, IT distributors and broadline electrical distributors. Understanding the Video Surveillance Value Chain Furthermore, distributors do a lot […]

PSA Security Network Welcomes Xentry Systems Integration

PSA Security Network is pleased to announce the addition of Xentry Systems Integration, a security systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security systems and services to their network of owners. As a PSA-aligned integration firm, Xentry will gain access to the organization’s purchasing power and the resources and technologies of today’s largest and most innovative […]

Triumphant at IFSEC/FIREX, Xtralis Adds Three More Prestigious Awards at ESX

Xtralis, the world’s leading provider of very early and reliable detection and remote visual verification safety and security solutions, continued its winning ways, securing three more awards at the recent 2014 Electronic Security Expo (ESX14), held 23-26 June 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee USA. At ESX, the Xtralis solutions that were honored with ESX Maximum Impact […]

Xentry Systems Joins PSA Security Network

Xentry Systems Integration, a security systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security systems and services, has announced that it has joined PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic cooperative representing security systems integrators. PSA Security Network is an organization that encompasses more than 200 electronic security systems integrators and aligns them with more than 150 […]

Defining Physical Access Control Standards

By Terry Gold, Founder, IDAnalyst LLC — I engage in a variety of conversations with manufacturers, integrators, and end users in the physical access control space about systems that must live for a decade or two. Traditionally, technology decisions have been made with heavy influence from existing relationships, cost sensitivity, and feature sets from the […]

Aimetis Expands Certified Partner Training To Three Day Course

Aimetis Corp., a global leader in intelligent network video management software, announced the expansion of the global Partner Training program. In response to a market need of more in-depth analytics training, Aimetis has lengthened the current Certified Partner Training to include a third day. The third day will focus on the knowledge acquisition, configuration, execution […]

Retail Security: A Complex Sale

As many security integrators are aware, the retail security market has experienced a pretty dramatic shift in the past decade, which makes selling to this huge market a trickier proposition. Retail security departments that are dominated by decision makers from the loss prevention side of the equation are dwindling. Analog cameras are reaching their end […]

Xentry Acquires AcreeDaily Integrated Systems

Systems integrator Xentry Systems —which was launched from Matrix Systems in January— expects to hit $25 to $27 million in revenue in 2014, thanks in part to the acquisition, announced May 21, of Acree Daily Integrated Systems, an integrator based in Miamisburg, Ohio. “Our management vision is to build this big,” Matrix Systems CEO Holly […]

PSA Security Announces New Partner And New Solutions From VIDEOTEC

PSA Security Network is excited to announce a new vendor partnership with VIDEOTEC. Videotec’s integrated outdoor CCTV applications have been distributed for more than twenty-five years and are currently being used in thousands of prestigious security projects worldwide, including important traffic and urban monitoring installations and very high-risk oil and gas and on/offshore marine environments. […]

Allegion Joins PSA Security Network Premier Vendor Program

PSA Security Network is excited to announce Allegion’s inclusion in the Premier Vendor Program. This program works hand-in-hand with our Premier Owner Program to enhance the relationship between PSA vendors and integrators, resulting in optimal pricing and service. “PSA has been a great customer to Allegion and we are excited to be a PVP partner. […]

AxxonSoft Teams Up With Inalarm For Market In Latin America

Source: AxxonSoft | Date: 03/11/2014 Related tags: Axxon AxxonSoft Latin America via its office in Mexico announces the start of a new partnership with Inalarm, a leading distributor on the Mexican electronic security market. The launch event, which will be held in Mexico City, will bring together entrepreneurs and technicians from 50 local companies and integrators. The alliance with Inalarm is a strategic step that will strengthen the position of AxxonSoft products in the region. Mexico is one of the largest and most dynamic markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the momentum, prestige, and experience of Inalarm are sure to propel the Axxon Next VMS to the forefront of the Mexican market for video management software. While AxxonSoft and Inalarm may be best known for their dedication to electronic security, in their alliance they have also paid attention to the needs of Mexico for social security. The companies will help the neediest children of Mexico through the Mission 500 initiative, which was founded in 2012 by security industry publications to provide for underprivileged and disadvantaged children. By purchasing Axxon Next licenses through Inalarm, clients will be automatically contributing to efforts to help children in need.