Security access systems

How Increasing Security Efforts Can Prevent Fly-Tipping

Fly-tipping – the illegal act of dumping large amounts of waste on unlicensed land without authorization – occurs on both private and business land and can be a real annoyance to those in the UK. Items that fall under the banner of fly-tipping include tyres, mattresses, beds, garden waste, and construction rubbish. Unfortunately, the property owner will be responsible if somebody dumps their rubbish. Although this seems unfair, following some basic steps will help handle the proble...

Allegion Completes Acquisition Of Commercial Door Manufacturer QMI

Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a global security products and solutions provider, has completed, through one of its subsidiaries, the previously announced acquisition of QMI. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, QMI is one of the Middle East’s largest manufacturers of commercial steel and wood doors and frames. This product offering is closely aligned with Allegion’s core business and specification capabilities, and it provides customers with full-door solutions in the Middle East...

Pulse Secure Announces Record Sales Growth And Achievements In Product Innovation And Expansion For 2017

Pulse Secure, the leader in secure access solutions for people, devices, things and services, announced achievements in sales growth; product innovation and expansion; and channel advancements for 2017. The company also recently added Justin Barney as its Chief Revenue Officer. “Digital business transformation is redefining requirements for ubiquitous access security. This is especially challenging in today’s hybrid IT environments where availability and protection need to be fluid,...

BREAKING: Motorola To Acquire Avigilon In Billion Dollar Deal

Motorola Solutions has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire video surveillance provider Avigilon in an all-cash transaction that will enhance Motorola Solutions’ portfolio of mission-critical communications technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Motorola Solutions will acquire all of Avigilon’s outstanding shares for CAD$27.00 per share. The enterprise value of the transaction is approximately US$1.0 billion ...

Vanderbilt Hires Alan Nydes As New Northeast Director Of Sales To Enhance Sales Team

Vanderbilt, provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has expanded the capabilities of its sales team through the appointment of Alan Nydes as Northeast Director of Sales. In his new position with Vanderbilt, Nydes will oversee the implementing and managing of sales activities in his target region, identifying new market opportunities and defining the actions required to build revenue. Access Control And Video Security Expert Nydes is an access control and video security expert with...

SALTO Systems And Phunware Collaborate To Deliver Residential Access Control Solutions

SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has partnered with Phunware, an enterprise mobile software company, to deliver integrated mobile access control platforms that offer easy-to-use applications for both multi-family residential property managers and residents. SALTO Systems is a global manufacturer in battery-operated RFID locking systems supplying its solutions to a variety of industry verticals including multi-family residential, healthcare, education, transp...

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What Are The Security Challenges Of The Enterprise Market?

Enterprise customers provide a large, and very lucrative, business opportunity for the physical security market. These customers include big global companies with plenty of revenue to spend and employees and facilities to protect. As a group, enterprise customers also tend to be a demanding lot, requiring systems that are large, scalable, that can operate across a wide geographic area, and that provide top-notch system performance. Enterprise customers set the standards of performance for the en...

How Does The IT Department Influence Security Purchases?

In recent years, information technology (IT) departments at end user companies have often been seen as adversaries of traditional security departments – or, at least, as a thorn in their side. One of the issues is territorial: As physical security products have migrated to use of Internet protocols and the network infrastructure, the IT and security departments have clashed – erm… make that interacted – more and more often. New realities such as cybersecurity have made i...

How Can Security Systems Be Used To Predict Bad Things?

It seems there are more “bad things” happening than ever before. We hear news every day of workplace shootings and terrorist attacks, of smash-and-grab thefts and child abductions. Beyond the possible human tragedy involved, such events pose a persistent question to anyone involved in the realm of security: Could we have prevented it? The first step toward prevention is to predict or foresee an event before it happens. Too often, technology enters the picture after the fact, most com...