Vanderbilt Industries News

What Will Be The Big News At ISC WEST 2017?

The minutes are counting down to one of the biggest security industry trade shows of the 2017 calendar. Expectations are high going into ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas: Last year’s show was very well attended and highlighted lots of new technologies. Looking ahead to this year’s show, we wanted to get the Expert Panel Roundtable’s take on what news will dominate the show. So we asked our panel: What do you expect to be the big news at ISC West 2017?

What Is An Open System? Is There A Consensus In The Marketplace Of The Definition Of “Open?”

Open systems are great at providing freedom for end user customers. But does the term “open system” mean the same thing throughout the industry? In the bad old days before the introduction and broad acceptance of open systems, security vendors produced proprietary systems that used only their own hardware and software. This locked in a customer to a specific vendor’s product line, and if another vendor offered a better product, the only way to get it was to switch to that vendo...

ACTpro Provides Royal Treatment At Kings College Hospital

The flexible protocols of the controllers meant they could function with the existing third-party readers King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of London’s largest and busiest hospitals. It provides a full range of local services for over 700,000 people in southeast London. The ACT equipment enabled networking the company’s units to a PC allowing up to 2,000 doors to be monitored on a single system with 30,000 users. Flexible Protocols Crucia...

Vanderbilt Devices Now Support Mercury Security’s Hardware Controllers And Peripheral Panels

Vanderbilt is now an Authentic Mercury partner Vanderbilt, a provider of state-of-the-art security systems, continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering open systems solutions through its compliance with open standards and close collaboration with aligned technology providers. In its effort to further extend system flexibility and customer options, the company recently completed its integration with Mercury Security and is now an Authentic Mercury partner. Best-In-Cl...

Access Control Moves From Siloed Security Solution To Integrated Approach

The year of 2016 ended with Vanderbilt finalizing the acquisition of Access Control Technology Ltd., which strengthened the company’s product portfolio and introduced an entirely new market segment to partners and customers in Ireland and the United Kingdom. ACT brings an existing cloud-based access control solution to Vanderbilt, thereby complementing the existing product mix. This new technology adds significant value to our customers in Europe, and we plan to deliver it to our customer...

Vanderbilt Security Management System Improves Sheriff's Office Access Control

Vanderbilt SMS helps make sure that all personal information at the Sheriff's office is protected Home to 30,000 residents, Bradford County is a rural community located 45 miles Southwest of Jacksonville, Florida. The Bradford County Sheriff’s Office is mandated to protect its citizens and at the same time, safeguard sensitive criminal justice information, such as fingerprints and backgrounds from unauthorized exposure. Bradford County started out using security technol...

SourceSecurity.com's Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable Discussions In 2016

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2016 about a variety of topics in our Roundtable discussions.   The very most-clicked-on Roundtable discussion in 2016 was about how to choose between a cloud-based system and a server-based system. Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included edge-based video storage, the challenges of commoditization, and mistakes customers make when buying and installing security systems. He...

Top 10 Security Industry Mergers & Acquisitions In 2016

Merger and acquisition activity has become a familiar topic in the physical security market. In 2016, SourceSecurity.com covered M&A news involving some of the industry’s largest companies, including high-profile names such as Tyco, Honeywell, Hikvision, ADT, and Ingram Micro. Here’s a look at the top 10 M&A stories in 2016, as covered by SourceSecurity.com:   1. Johnson Control And Tyco merge Johnson Controls and Tyco announced their merger into one comp...

ACRE Acquires Video And Data Transmission Equipment Manufacturer ComNet

ACRE continues to rapidly expand presence in the global security industry ACRE, LLC, the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security, and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, announced the acquisition of Communication Networks LLC (dba ComNet), a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment. Wireless Video And Data Transmission The acquisition of ComNet builds on the ACRE family of companies, providing complimentary communication technologies util...

What Will Be The Biggest Security Headlines In 2017?

The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what the security industry has accomplished and to look ahead. We invited our Expert Panel Roundtable to weigh in on what they expect looking forward to the new year. Most industry-watchers are familiar with the major trends, but how will those trends play out in 2017? Specifically, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What will be the biggest headlines for the security marketplace in 2017?

Vanderbilt Integrates With Allegion Offering Streamlined Access Management Solutions

Vanderbilt‘s integration with Allegion provides a cost-effective solution to meet evolving security needs Vanderbilt, a provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announced the integration of its award-winning lite blue and bright blue access control solutions with Allegion's Schlage NDE Series wireless locks with ENGAGE technology. Streamlined Security Solution The integration between Vanderbilt and Allegion provides joint customers with a cost-effective solution...

How Can Integrators And End Users Stay Informed About The Changing Technology Landscape?

In a fast-moving market like physical security, sharing information is an essential component of growth. However, there often seems to be more information available than an integrator or end user could ever digest and put to use. How does one go about finding the information he or she needs in an environment that can seem to be drowning in information (sometimes the wrong information). We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to share their strategies and suggestions. Specifically, we...