Paul Rothman

In the Integrator Insights blog, Security Dealer & Integrator (SD&I) magazine editor Paul Rothman talks shop about video surveillance, RMR strategies, alarm monitoring and other topics of interest for today's systems integrators.

  • 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 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...
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