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Customers Who Protect Their Home With ADT Can Now Get A 29% Discount On Home And Auto Insurance With Branch Insurance

Branch Insurance, which pioneered bundling home and car insurance online, announces a strategic partnership with ADT, a renowned provider of security and smart home solutions, to offer ADT home security customers discounts on their home and car insurance. This collaborative effort blends ADT's industry bespoke professional monitoring service for intrusion, smoke, carbon monoxide, and flood detection with Branch's instant-pricing model to create quicker, easier, and more affordable insurance for...

Looking Back At 2020: Security Mergers And Acquisitions Continue Despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...

Reed Exhibitions Unveils Event Schedule And Keynote Speaker For ISC West 2020

ISC West will occur as scheduled March 17th through 20th, 2020. The show is not being canceled or postponed. The Show’s planning closely follows the CDC guidelines, local and state public health authorities and the US State Department/Federal Government travel rules related to the COVID-19 virus. Reed Exhibitions and the Show team are monitoring updates from the CDC and the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) which continue to indicate low risk of exposure to the virus in the United St...

Top Ten Security Industry Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola Acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Arecont Vision Appoints Matthew McCoy As Its New Director Of Strategic Accounts

McCoy will be responsible for driving sales at Arecont Vision’s select national systems integrators Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the appointment of Matthew McCoy as the Company’s new Director of Strategic Accounts. Mr. McCoy is a 25+ year veteran in the security industry, where he has developed and refined his skills with companies such as ADT/Tyco, Convergint and most recently with Avigilon.  “M...

Electronic Security Association Announces Winners Of ESA SECURE+ Awards

SECURE+ is a special designation to identify members who install home automation and integrated services The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced winners of the ESA SECURE+ Awards. The awards showcase how SECURE+ integrators are making their customers’ lives not only safer and more secure, but also simpler, more energy efficient and convenient. SECURE+ is a special designation offered by ESA to identify members who install home automation and integrated servi...

ADT Donates $500,000 To Florida Atlantic University For On-campus Stadium

ADT has signed a sponsorship agreement, which recognises the company as the exclusive security provider of FAU athletics The Florida Atlantic University athletics department recently received a gift of $500,000 for its on-campus stadium from Boca Raton-based ADT. In appreciation, a large clock featuring the company’s iconic blue logo will be mounted on the exterior of FAU Stadium, which welcomes thousands of guests at football games and other events throughout the year....

ADT And Southern California SCE Delivers Interactive Home Management Platform With ADT Pulse SM

ADT PulseSM allows customers to arm and disarm their security systems and access real-time video ADT and Southern California Edison (SCE) are providing SCE customers with energy management and reporting capabilities through ADT PulseSM, an interactive home management platform that allows customers to arm and disarm their security systems, control thermostats, turn on and off small appliances and lights, access real-time video, and lock and unlock doors. ADT Pulse can connect...

Enterprise Software Provider Quantum Secure Reports Another Banner Year At ASIS 2012

Quantum Secure continues to strengthen its position with strategic acquisitions in a variety of industries Quantum Secure, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, reports another banner year at ASIS 2012, highlighted by record revenues, new products and features, continued profitable growth and a host of new customers. Quantum Secure continues to strengthe...

Keyscan Appoints Steve Dentinger As Director Of Sales And Marketing

Steve holds over 17 years of diverse experience across the electronics industry Keyscan Inc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Dentinger to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. In addition to his Director of Marketing portfolio, Steve will now be responsible to plan and steer all sales and new business development strategies and activities across Keyscan’s entire corporate footprint. Steve holds over 17 years of diverse experience across the e...

Jennifer Pittman Joins Samsung Techwin America As Regional Sales Manager

  Samsung Techwin America names Jennifer Pittman as Regional Sales ManagerSamsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance and security products delivering superior performance and value, announced today that Jennifer Pittman has joined the company to fill the newly created position of South Central Regional Sales Manager. Her territory will include the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas."Samsung Techwin is uniquely positioned to build on its success...

Four Outstanding Legislators Honored By SIA

 Lawmakers receive awards at the Security Industry Association Public Policy Dinner, Government SummitThe Security Industry Association honored Rep. Ed Towns, D-N.Y., as its Legislator of the Year.Towns chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a panel that has jurisdiction over the General Services Administration, as well as issues related to identity management, federal contracting and government spending. He was honored at SIA's annual Public Policy Dinner for &quo...