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  • Joe Gibbs, ESX and the meaning of it all

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Monday June 13, 2011
    Joe Gibbs, ESX and the meaning of it all Having just returned from a highly successful ESX show in Charlotte where the educational sessions, networking, speakers and exhibits were top in its class, I struggled with what to write about because it was...
  • ESX 2011 education: the IP migration

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Wednesday June 8, 2011
    ESX 2011 education: the IP migration Education kicked off with a bang yesterday with more sessions in business development and management; central station operations; installation management, RMR; sales and marketing; technology; and workshops on the...
  • Crossing the chasm

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday May 19, 2011
      Exclusive PSA-TEC coverage: crossing the chasm   Several times during PSA-TEC this week in Westminster, Colo., I heard about “crossing the chasm,” a theory and thought process by Geoffrey Moore for marketing high-tech products...
  • Streaming live from PSA-TEC

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday April 28, 2011
      Streaming live from PSA-TEC As a premier media sponsor to the upcoming PSA-TEC show in Westminster, Colo., we have the inside skinny on all the cool educational and networking functions scheduled for the event, May 16 through 20 at the...
  • AICC focuses on national monitoring license

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday April 21, 2011
    AICC Focus on National Monitoring License   The Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC), organized as a subcommittee of the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) unanimously voted to move forward with the extensively deliberated...
  • Premier honors at ISC West

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday April 7, 2011
    Premier honors at ISC West   The Security Industry Association (SIA) bestowed its highest honors to the manufacturing community today at the New Product Showcase.   The Best New Product Award was presented to the SafeRise access control...
  • WSC kicks off with bang!

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday April 5, 2011
    WSC kicks off with bang! The Women’s Security Council, www.wscouncil.com, kicked off its events at ISC West with a standing room only gathering at the V Bar in the Venetian this evening and the vibes were positive and upbeat. Close to 100...
  • The year of the integrator

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Wednesday March 30, 2011
    The year of the integrator   Could 2011 be the year of the integrator? It seems the writing is on the wall with the emergence of new partner-integrator-reseller programs recently or ready to launch.   Having just...
  • My opinion on licensing...and the response

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday March 10, 2011
    My opinion on licensing…and the response I recently posted a blog stating my opinion on the proposed New York licensing bill http://www.securityinfowatch.com/Integrator+Insights/taking-a-hard-line-new-york-licensing . I received...
  • Taking a hard line on New York licensing

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Friday February 18, 2011
    Taking a hard line on New York licensing   Sometimes trade publications are considered fluff and not hard hitting or good at taking a stance on issues. It may be true: we are trying to benefit the industry and don’t want to make enemies. Sure...