April 2018

Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Integrators

SD&I Fast50 2018: Keeping Pace

April 16, 2018
Adaptation is the key to prosperity for the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators
Enter the Fast50 by visiting www.securityinfowatch.com/sdifast50
Enter the Fast50 by visiting www.securityinfowatch.com/sdifast50
Enter the Fast50 by visiting www.securityinfowatch.com/sdifast50
Enter the Fast50 by visiting www.securityinfowatch.com/sdifast50
Enter the Fast50 by visiting www.securityinfowatch.com/sdifast50
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 Overall Rankings

April 16, 2018
View the SD&I annual Fast50 rankings in PDF format
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Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 Market Research

April 16, 2018
Check out the full results of our market research
The fastest-growing company in SD&I's 2018 Fast50, Derek Radoski, CPP, Roger Echeandia and Thomas Lorence have guided TIC to massive growth in a very short period.
The fastest-growing company in SD&I's 2018 Fast50, Derek Radoski, CPP, Roger Echeandia and Thomas Lorence have guided TIC to massive growth in a very short period.
The fastest-growing company in SD&I's 2018 Fast50, Derek Radoski, CPP, Roger Echeandia and Thomas Lorence have guided TIC to massive growth in a very short period.
The fastest-growing company in SD&I's 2018 Fast50, Derek Radoski, CPP, Roger Echeandia and Thomas Lorence have guided TIC to massive growth in a very short period.
The fastest-growing company in SD&I's 2018 Fast50, Derek Radoski, CPP, Roger Echeandia and Thomas Lorence have guided TIC to massive growth in a very short period.
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 Top Company: From Broom to Boom at TIC

April 16, 2018
Roger Echeandia and Derek Radoski started in the industry pushing brooms; now they are pushing the growth of the fastest-growing security integrator in North America
SSI President Todd Flowers (center) says that his company's mantra is to provide the best possible customer experience. 'Our decision making is all built around this idea,' he says.
SSI President Todd Flowers (center) says that his company's mantra is to provide the best possible customer experience. 'Our decision making is all built around this idea,' he says.
SSI President Todd Flowers (center) says that his company's mantra is to provide the best possible customer experience. 'Our decision making is all built around this idea,' he says.
SSI President Todd Flowers (center) says that his company's mantra is to provide the best possible customer experience. 'Our decision making is all built around this idea,' he says.
SSI President Todd Flowers (center) says that his company's mantra is to provide the best possible customer experience. 'Our decision making is all built around this idea,' he says.
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 No. 2: SSI Cashes in on Casino Security

April 16, 2018
Todd Flowers has transformed Surveillance Systems Inc., into the go-to source for gaming security projects

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Security 101 - Charlotte CEO and owner Liza Alexander joined with her husband Aaron to launch the business, which is one of the original five Security 101 franchises.
Security 101 - Charlotte CEO and owner Liza Alexander joined with her husband Aaron to launch the business, which is one of the original five Security 101 franchises.
Security 101 - Charlotte CEO and owner Liza Alexander joined with her husband Aaron to launch the business, which is one of the original five Security 101 franchises.
Security 101 - Charlotte CEO and owner Liza Alexander joined with her husband Aaron to launch the business, which is one of the original five Security 101 franchises.
Security 101 - Charlotte CEO and owner Liza Alexander joined with her husband Aaron to launch the business, which is one of the original five Security 101 franchises.
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 No. 3: Security 101 – Charlotte's Steady Climb

April 16, 2018
One of its original franchises, Security 101 – Charlotte has leveraged an early foothold in the area into smashing success
In 14 years, DynaFire has grown from a two-man operation to 264 employees with seven branch offices throughout the state of Florida.
In 14 years, DynaFire has grown from a two-man operation to 264 employees with seven branch offices throughout the state of Florida.
In 14 years, DynaFire has grown from a two-man operation to 264 employees with seven branch offices throughout the state of Florida.
In 14 years, DynaFire has grown from a two-man operation to 264 employees with seven branch offices throughout the state of Florida.
In 14 years, DynaFire has grown from a two-man operation to 264 employees with seven branch offices throughout the state of Florida.
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 No. 4: DynaFire is Firing on All Cylinders

April 16, 2018
Company becomes the first fire & life safety-focused integrator to crack the top 5 of the SD&I Fast50
Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto has overseen the acquisition of 16 integration firms in less than three years.
Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto has overseen the acquisition of 16 integration firms in less than three years.
Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto has overseen the acquisition of 16 integration firms in less than three years.
Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto has overseen the acquisition of 16 integration firms in less than three years.
Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto has overseen the acquisition of 16 integration firms in less than three years.
Integrators

SD&I 2018 Fast50 No. 5: Convergint Builds a Nation

April 16, 2018
Convergint’s growth strategy goes far beyond simply acquiring companies to extend their geographic reach
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.
Integrators

Integrators Growing; Industry Shrinking?

April 16, 2018
Editor's Note: Security integrators who are staples of the annual SD&I Fast50 are getting harder to find
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.
Integrators

Modern Selling: Rookie Orientation

April 16, 2018
5 things all new salespeople must do to succeed
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JR Andrews and Bryan McGee of Altronix (right) accept the Superstar Award from PSA’s Craig Patterson.
JR Andrews and Bryan McGee of Altronix (right) accept the Superstar Award from PSA’s Craig Patterson.
JR Andrews and Bryan McGee of Altronix (right) accept the Superstar Award from PSA’s Craig Patterson.
JR Andrews and Bryan McGee of Altronix (right) accept the Superstar Award from PSA’s Craig Patterson.
JR Andrews and Bryan McGee of Altronix (right) accept the Superstar Award from PSA’s Craig Patterson.
Integrators

PSA TEC a Success

April 16, 2018
New date attracts larger attendance; awards and honors also bestowed at annual event
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Video Surveillance

IC Realtime appoints Jorge Perez as President of Global Business Development

April 3, 2018
He will lead new AI business unit and build out the company’s software offerings
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Nortek announced today that Linear has been renamed as Nortek Security & Control, LLC.
Nortek announced today that Linear has been renamed as Nortek Security & Control, LLC.
Nortek announced today that Linear has been renamed as Nortek Security & Control, LLC.
Nortek announced today that Linear has been renamed as Nortek Security & Control, LLC.
Nortek announced today that Linear has been renamed as Nortek Security & Control, LLC.
Residential Technologies

Nortek Security & Control names Jason Dominique Director of Sales, ProAV Channel

April 3, 2018
CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, March 8, 2018 – Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), the global leader in smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control, ...
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Residential Technologies

Leviton announces technology partnership with Nest

April 3, 2018
Nest customers can now integrate with Leviton’s award-winning, hubless lighting controls
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Power Systems & Supplies

Altronix expands with DMP access control modules

For any job up to 96 doors, integrators can streamline an installation with DMP’s 734 Wiegand Modules, Altronix power supply and power controller in one secure enclosure
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Video Surveillance

Motorola completes Avigilon acquisition

April 3, 2018
Avigilon to operate as a separate unit of Motorola Solutions, with James Henderson serving as president and chief operating officer
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Integrators

The Protection Bureau Partners with CSR for data breach reporting

April 3, 2018
CSR to provide a full suite of data protection services
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Donated supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey
Home

Mission 500 announces 2018 CSR and Humanitarian Awards

April 3, 2018
Altronix, Curtis Kindred honored for charitable work
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Dealers, Integrators & Installing Companies

Synectics appoints John Roessler COO of U.S. headquarters and VP of Global Gaming

April 3, 2018
John Katnic, who previously held the role with Synectics since 2005, will remain as Chairman of Synectic Systems, Inc.
Dealers, Integrators & Installing Companies

Allegiant Fire Protection launches in Aurora, Illinois

April 3, 2018
New company a result of January acquisition of Valley Fire & Protection Services
“There is no question that this type of unconstitutional ordinance has the potential to be a major disruption to our industry.” – Stan Martin, Security Industry Alarm Coalition
“There is no question that this type of unconstitutional ordinance has the potential to be a major disruption to our industry.” – Stan Martin, Security Industry Alarm Coalition
“There is no question that this type of unconstitutional ordinance has the potential to be a major disruption to our industry.” – Stan Martin, Security Industry Alarm Coalition
“There is no question that this type of unconstitutional ordinance has the potential to be a major disruption to our industry.” – Stan Martin, Security Industry Alarm Coalition
“There is no question that this type of unconstitutional ordinance has the potential to be a major disruption to our industry.” – Stan Martin, Security Industry Alarm Coalition
Central Station Alarm Monitoring

Alarm Industry Sues Georgia

April 3, 2018
SIAC files lawsuit on behalf of alarm companies against Sandy Springs false alarm fines
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety. This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety. This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety. This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety. This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety. This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
Access Control

Parkland school shooting ignites unprecedented legislative response

March 30, 2018
Both state and federal governments move uncharacteristically fast to promote gun and school safety
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According to a new report from IHS Markit, the global market for security equipment in the city surveillance sector has seen strong growth over the past several years, surpassing $3 billion in 2017.
According to a new report from IHS Markit, the global market for security equipment in the city surveillance sector has seen strong growth over the past several years, surpassing $3 billion in 2017.
According to a new report from IHS Markit, the global market for security equipment in the city surveillance sector has seen strong growth over the past several years, surpassing $3 billion in 2017.
According to a new report from IHS Markit, the global market for security equipment in the city surveillance sector has seen strong growth over the past several years, surpassing $3 billion in 2017.
According to a new report from IHS Markit, the global market for security equipment in the city surveillance sector has seen strong growth over the past several years, surpassing $3 billion in 2017.
Video Surveillance

Report: City surveillance market exceeded $3B in 2017

March 29, 2018
Market forecast to grow by double digits from 2016 to 2021
Alarms & Monitoring

Vanderbilt announces technology integration with Triplence Technologies

Company's SPC intrusion system now compatible with Triplence's Aperium box
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Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.
Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.
Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.
Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.
Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.
Access & Identity

AccessNsite announces Wi-Fi integration with Allegion Schlage NDE and LE wireless locksets

March 28, 2018
Option providers users with an economical way to efficiently secure low-security areas
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Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.
Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.
Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.
Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.
Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.
Video Surveillance

StorageCraft addresses law enforcement's growing need for video storage

March 27, 2018
Company's new 'StorageCraft for Law Enforcement' solution brings much needed flexibility to the market
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Video Surveillance

Cemtrex acquires ownership stake in Vicon

March 26, 2018
Company purchases 46 percent of Vicon's outstanding common stock
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LightCam is a new smart lightbulb camera that features 1080p HD resolution, as well as a built-in speaker and microphone to enable two-way communication.
LightCam is a new smart lightbulb camera that features 1080p HD resolution, as well as a built-in speaker and microphone to enable two-way communication.
LightCam is a new smart lightbulb camera that features 1080p HD resolution, as well as a built-in speaker and microphone to enable two-way communication.
LightCam is a new smart lightbulb camera that features 1080p HD resolution, as well as a built-in speaker and microphone to enable two-way communication.
LightCam is a new smart lightbulb camera that features 1080p HD resolution, as well as a built-in speaker and microphone to enable two-way communication.
Residential Technologies

Video surveillance as simple as installing a lightbulb

March 23, 2018
LightCam brings a unique offering to the residential security market
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Security Executives

Registration now open for Global Security Exchange

March 21, 2018
Powered by ASIS International, event will deliver diversified programming, experiential learning, and hands-on access to the newest technology solutions on the market
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will recognize Richard Brent, CEO, Louroe Electronics with the prestigious 2017 SIA Chairman’s Award for his work to support leading the SIA International Relations Committee and supporting key government relations initiatives.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will recognize Richard Brent, CEO, Louroe Electronics with the prestigious 2017 SIA Chairman’s Award for his work to support leading the SIA International Relations Committee and supporting key government relations initiatives.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will recognize Richard Brent, CEO, Louroe Electronics with the prestigious 2017 SIA Chairman’s Award for his work to support leading the SIA International Relations Committee and supporting key government relations initiatives.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will recognize Richard Brent, CEO, Louroe Electronics with the prestigious 2017 SIA Chairman’s Award for his work to support leading the SIA International Relations Committee and supporting key government relations initiatives.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) will recognize Richard Brent, CEO, Louroe Electronics with the prestigious 2017 SIA Chairman’s Award for his work to support leading the SIA International Relations Committee and supporting key government relations initiatives.
Intercom Solutions

SIA to recognize Richard Brent of Louroe Electronics with Chairman’s Award

Brent awarded for leading collaborative efforts and leading SIA International Relations Committee
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Residential Technologies

ipDatatel+Resolution Products renamed "Alula"

March 14, 2018
Company exec says the company will grow professional dealer businesses as the industry’s best defense against commoditized products and services, and DIY offerings
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Integrators

ADT continues integrator acquisition spree, buys ACME Security Systems

March 13, 2018
Company further expands its footprint in the commercial market with its fifth acquisition since last summer
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Hikvision recently opened a new Source Code Transparency Center (SCTC) at its North American headquarters in California.
Hikvision recently opened a new Source Code Transparency Center (SCTC) at its North American headquarters in California.
Hikvision recently opened a new Source Code Transparency Center (SCTC) at its North American headquarters in California.
Hikvision recently opened a new Source Code Transparency Center (SCTC) at its North American headquarters in California.
Hikvision recently opened a new Source Code Transparency Center (SCTC) at its North American headquarters in California.
Video Surveillance

Hikvision opens Source Code Transparency Center in California

March 13, 2018
Company looks to reassure government agencies that its products are cyber secure with opening of new facility
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Craig Fulton, Chief Product Officer, ConnectWise.
Craig Fulton, Chief Product Officer, ConnectWise.
Craig Fulton, Chief Product Officer, ConnectWise.
Craig Fulton, Chief Product Officer, ConnectWise.
Craig Fulton, Chief Product Officer, ConnectWise.
Integrators

ConnectWise to award up to $100K to winner of 'Tech Tank' contest

March 12, 2018
Competition open to all developers, winner will be announced at Automation Nation 2018
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Video Surveillance

SIA establishes 'Women in Security Forum'

Forums designed to support the participation of women in the security industry