Owners in the News – August 2014
UCC buys Red Hawk’s monitored accounts
United Central Control, a provider of monitored security services based here, has purchased the wholesale monitored accounts of Red Hawk Monitoring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Houston-based Red Hawk Fire & Security. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Insider Intelligence: When Being Really Good can be Really Bad
Barbara Shaw | PSA Security Network
Our top performers are often the go-to people when we have a big project, a new idea or a tough problem to solve. Many times, these kinds of experiences serve to enhance their skills, increase exposure and prepare our stars to reach new heights and achieve more — both for our organizations as well as for themselves.
K-12 Security Tips for Integrators
Mike Painter, President of AlphaCorp Security
Despite the vastly increased media attention paid to K-12 security as shootings and other incidents are publicized across the United States, finding and sustaining business for security integrators in this market has been a difficult proposition. Tight margins and multiple challenges that range from finding end-user funding, to choosing technology, to low bids might make it seem next to impossible to break into K-12; however, a good plan of attack and help along the way from your distribution and other partners can create for you a robust customer who will keep coming back for more.
STANLEY Security Executive Elected Vice Chairman Of PSIA
Twenty-year industry veteran, Joshua Jackson, has assumed the position of vice chairman for the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). Jackson is the director of Global Product Integration for STANLEY Security, Indianapolis.
PSA-TEC 2015 Dates Released
PSA Security Network has announced that PSA-TEC 2015 will take place at the Westin resort hotel in Westminster, Colo., May 4-8, with exhibits taking place on Wednesday, May 6.
Security Integrators Who Get IT
Brent Franklin, Unlimited Technology | Chris Stuart, ArCom Systems | Brian Minner, AlphaCorp Security | Steve Piechota, Netronix
If you asked managers of today’s successful security integration businesses to lay out their top challenges, maintaining customer service while growing, keeping up with the blistering pace of new technology, finding smart and eager personnel, and instilling IT as a core competency would rank highly. In fact that’s just what we did — ask some of the industry’s sharpest executives to offer candid insights on those and other pressing issues..
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