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  • We Finally Got Our Piece of the Pie

    By Paul Rothman - Friday May 23, 2014
    My father once told me, there will always be research out there to prove any point you need to. “For every research report that says one thing, I will find you two that say the opposite,” he joked.  That’s exactly what I was thinking of when I read...
  • Home automation boom continues at ISC West

    By Paul Rothman - Friday April 4, 2014
      Home automation technologies may have received a huge amount of headlines at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, but, when it comes to security-related technology, ISC West was certainly not far behind the giant consumer show. I caught up...
  • Make working with the government work for you

    By Paul Rothman - Monday October 28, 2013
    Considering all the news lately, if you think working with the government is akin to trying to complete one of those wacky obstacle courses on that silly show Wipeout, it would probably be an understatement. The quest of some Congressional leaders to...
  • ASIS Report: Vendors Embrace Mobile Apps

    By Paul Rothman - Friday October 4, 2013
    Fresh off an exhausting ASIS show, here's a sneak preview of my column in the October issue of SD&I. It should be available soon at www.securityinfowatch.com/magazine.secu. It is always interesting to roam around the show floor at September’s ASIS...
  • AT&T digs deep with 'Digital Life'

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Wednesday July 3, 2013
    Some may take exception to the fact that telecommunications stalwart AT&T has entered security and home automation in a big way with its Digital Life services. There’s reason for the industry’s trepidation. AT&T has a huge existing customer base and...
  • Serious matters on the ESX agenda

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Wednesday May 29, 2013
    There’s the fun stuff—like the club crawl and the selection of the ESX mascot from a gaggle of dogs, cats and other pets, but there are serious business discussions on tap for the ESX show in Nashville, just a few short weeks away, June 17-21. The...
  • City of big shoulders to host ASIS 2013

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday May 2, 2013
    The vibrant and super-trendy city of Chicago plays host to ASIS in September and I had a sneak peek at the fun and flavor expected at the upcoming conference during a recent media tour of the soon-to-be “ASIS kind of town.” Expecting some 20,000...
  • Fast50 winners unveiled

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Friday April 5, 2013
    Today, Security Dealer & Integrator magazine announced the winners of its second annual Fast50 best practices and ranking program. You can see all the winners here in our digital edition and on SecurityInfoWatch.com . There are three different...
  • Giving integrators the recognition they deserve

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Friday March 15, 2013
    As we ready for ISC West 2013 in Las Vegas, I wanted to give a heads up on the 2 nd annual SD&I Fast50—America’s Fastest Growing Systems Integrators. I want to laud all the companies who entered our best practices and ranking program—and thank...
  • Security—change is in the air!

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday February 28, 2013
    The 2013 Leadership Summit in Orlando was a stunning example of how the industry is changing. The discussions centered on interactive services, automation, energy management and customer experiences. And this sentiment of embracing change is definitely...