Author Archives: Spencer Ives

ESOP is a good idea, industry says

ESOP is a good idea, industry says YARMOUTH, Maine—Integration firms Tech Systems and Pro-Tec Design both implemented Employee Stock Ownership Plans in the last 12 months, and most respondents to Security Systems News’ latest poll said that ESOP is a good plan, benefiting the owners and the employees. A majority of respondents, 57 percent, said

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DMP dealers can now offer day-to-day monitoring

DMP dealers can now offer day-to-day monitoring LAS VEGAS—DMP introduced its new OnDemand Monitoring feature at its April 5 owners’ forum. “What we’ve created is the ability for the consumer to enable communication to the central station, and disable communication to the central station, on demand,” Mark Hillenburg, executive director of marketing for DMP, told

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The Great ISC West Roundup 2016

The Great ISC West Roundup 2016 LAS VEGAS—The line to register for ISC West on Wednesday, April 6, was six people across and ran out the door at the Sands Convention Center here. “Overall attendance is on track to be up 1 percent over 2015,” Mickey McCarter of the Security Industry Association told Security Systems

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Magal S3 acquires global software company Aimetis Corp.

Magal S3 acquires global software company Aimetis Corp. YEHUD, Israel—Magal Security Systems, Ltd., located here, announced that Senstar, its fully owned subsidiary based in Canada, acquired Aimetis for an enterprise value of approximately $14 million. Aimetis, a Canadian-based company headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, is a global company specializing in intelligent IP video management software (VMS),

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