In Malaysia, companies bet on the long-term despite weak economy
Malaysian economy is definitely not at its best at the moment. But being a young market, the Malaysian security industry's growth potential in the long run cannot be denied, and this is driving international solution providers to the country.
Selling Security as a Service: how do you stand out from competition?
As Security as a Service (SaaS) becomes more and more popular, companies that offer the service are increasingly subjected to stiff competition. Hence it has become inevitable for systems integrators (SI) and resellers of SaaS to focus on certain unique selling points to differentiate themselves from the rest.
Booming verticals attract local players in Vietnam
When it comes to trends in Vietnam, demand for higher resolution is growing regardless of the region. Especially since the riot that broke out last year, demand for clearer footage is high.
Biometric technology goes beyond ATMs in banking sector
Automated teller machines (ATM) are one of the most popular segments in the banking sector for biometrics technology, but it is by no means the only one. Advancements in measuring human body characteristics have given rise to several new opportunities for biometric applications in financial institutions.
The growing role of RFID in health care
RFID increasingly becoming an important player in the health care sector. Here we look at two specific RFID applications for this vertical.
Security reaches new heights in Vietnam
Vietnam has recently become an attractive foreign investment destination due to a less heavily regulated business environment and more flexible labor laws. GDP in Vietnam expanded 6.8 percent in the third quarter of 2015 over the same period of the previous year. Goldman Sachs forecast that Vietnam's economy, which currently ranks 55th in the world, will rank 17th in 2025 with total GDP rising to
Why 'Make in India' will bring security manufacturing to India
The Indian government has been trying to promote its ‘Make in India' campaign ever since its current Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. We take a look at what makes India an ideal manufacturing hub of the future.
European migrant crisis and the security industry's role
Europe faces an unprecedented migrant crisis, the largest ever since the World War II. How can the security industry help the situation?
Financial benefits of security as a service for systems integrators
The security industry is going through a tough phase - revenues are not growing much, sales margins aren't as wide as they used to be, and profits are increasingly difficult to make. In this context, security as a service comes as a refreshing mode of income for the systems integrator.
Paxton Access: Moving from devices to integrated systems
Paxton Access, a UK-based company, has carved a niche for themselves in the security market, with their flagship network access control systems. Soon to launch an integrated building intelligence system, Paxton is now poised to further solidify its position as a leading global access control solution provider.
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