Owners in the News – May 2014

June 10, 2014

We’ve scoured the trade publications for links to articles that feature PSA and its owners. If you’ve been featured be sure to send us information so you too can be included in these headlines.

Security integrators offer 12 lessons from the field on selling, installing and maintaining outdoor systems with video analytics.Justin Davis, Securadyne Systems | Brent Franklin, Unlimited Technology

Security systems protecting outdoor areas can be some of the most challenging to sell, install and maintain. Security integrators that have experience in this area offered tips on how to handle the trickiest outdoor jobs. >>> Keep Reading

SD&I hands out Fast50 Awards at ISC WestCarey Boethel, Securadyne Systems | Kratos Public Safety and Security Solutions

Security Dealer & Integrator magazine presented its annual Fast50 awards, honoring the fastest-growing security dealers and integrators in North America at ISC West yesterday. American Integrated Security Group of College Point, N.Y., and its president and CTO Levy Acs were honored as the top Fast50 integrator. >>> Keep Reading

ISC West Roundup 2014: Notes from VegasEric Yunag, Dakota Security | Sharon Shaw, Tech Systems | Mike Kobelin, Aronson Security Group | Ron Oetjen, Securadyne | Brent Franklin, Unlimited Technology | PSA Security Network

ISC West 2014 was big, and by all accounts, a successful show. Organizers reported that the event attracted more than 26,000 industry professionals and more than “1,000 exhibiting companies and brands.”

New this year was lots of talk about 4K, and like the past couple of years, there was continued talk of mobility, cloud, wireless tech, and home automation/security. During booth visits and social events, it seems everyone wanted to chat a bit about new players. New players come in two forms. For those involved with residential security, the new players are the cablecos and telecoms. For those who do systems integration, the new players are the IT integrators who are keeping a very close eye on physical security. >>> Keep Reading

A Mecca for IASIntelligent Access Systems, Ron Oetjen

Setting up shop in a city, with its chemical, power and other critical infrastructure businesses, has been on Intelligent Access Systems' roadmap for four years, said Ron Oetjen, IAS founder and SVP of Securadyne Systems. >>> Keep Reading (pg 18)

Kratos wins $7.8 million contract

Kratos Public Safety & Security (PSS) division on March 19 announced it received a new $7,8 million critical infrastructure security system contract award. >>> Keep Reading (pg 18)

Even through the recession, Northland Control Systems Inc., Freemont, Calif., grew quickly as a mid-sized integrator specializing in products from Lenel Systems International, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.