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  • Say goodbye to 2G

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday January 10, 2012
    Telular Corp., Chicago, announced today that its line of cellular alarm communicators for residential, commercial and PERS is evolving to 3G, all for the same price as its 2G solutions. “We’ve made the decision to completely eliminate 2G...
  • AMAG's secret to success

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday January 3, 2012
    AMAG Technology is a company with a great following and a suite of products that integrate and converge critical functions for the end user. I’ve had a chance to discuss their successes with Bob Sawyer, president of AMAG Technology and he gave me...
  • Don’t be a turkey; read these awesome tips from integrators!

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday November 22, 2011
    It’s been a few weeks since ISC Solutions in New York, but PSA Security Network and its members provided some great, free content in sessions just steps from the exhibit floor. While I didn’t get a chance to sit in on all of the educational events...
  • FAP: Opportunity is everywhere

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Saturday November 12, 2011
    Honeywell wrapped its 22nd First Alert Professional Security Systems Convention 2011 with the message it started with: Opportunity is everywhere. That message was reinforced throughout the event, held at the Westin Kierland Scottsdale, Ariz., venue...
  • Solutions from New York’s ISC

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday November 3, 2011
    The show is downsized but the message super-sized: all types of solutions are needed for the end user to migrate to new technologies or address the morphing communications landscape. Even the show directory was a pamphlet rather than a large guide...
  • PSA highlights business solutions, products

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Monday October 24, 2011
    It felt like home at the first reception I attended at the PSA Convention 2011 in Puerto Rico last night. This was the first year media were invited and I felt privileged to be one of the attendees. And the best part was listening to the integrators...
  • Siemens makes lots of sense with new business unit

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday October 20, 2011
    Siemens Building Technologies Division’s Fire Safety and Security business units recently merged to form a single business unit, Fire Safety and Security (FSS). It makes a lot of sense as security and fire solutions continue to merge and converge...
  • PSA Security Network and BICSI: partners in training

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday October 11, 2011
    Teamwork—partnerships—working together. It’s so critical today and will continue to be as we work to foster a more integrated security environment. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that PSA Security Network and BICSI announced a partnership...
  • Women's Security Council kicks off ASIS with tweet-up

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Monday September 19, 2011
    New faces and more buzz was heard as the Women’s Security Council ( www.wscouncil.com ) held its first Tweet-Up, kicking off what’s sure to be a host of great activities at ASIS in Orlando this week. WSC members attended the informal gathering...
  • Ackerman Security embraces technology, goes paperless

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday September 1, 2011
    Ackerman Security Systems in Atlanta recently opened a new 32,000-square-foot facility and said it will also create jobs to account for the company’s substantial growth. Ackerman Security serves approximately 70,000 customers in the region and has...