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  • IP's influence on global security industry
    Between the time of our 100th and 200th issue (2007 to 2015), the whole environment of the security industry has been strongly influenced by IP technology, the local economy, as well as price competition. When IP was first introduced in 1996, security players had difficulty understanding the new
    Editor / Provider: Lisa Hsu | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 17
  • Ensuring security-industry awareness a priority for Southeast Europe
    The Southeast European security market has been seeing several changes over the past two decades, almost on an annual basis, but over the past four to five years, these changes have been even-more evident.
    Editor / Provider: Prasanth Aby Thomas (with inputs from a&s Adria) | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 13
  • Security systems integration: how to stay ahead in today's tough market
    Systems integration is no longer just about bringing together different kinds of devices and deploying them at a site. It's more about understanding, adapting and fulfilling the demands of clients across sectors by providing solutions to their security problems, while keeping abreast of technologica
    Editor / Provider: Prasanth Aby Thomas | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 11
  • POS and video integration - a way to stop sweethearting?
    According to a National Retail Federation survey from 2010, at that time only 25 percent of retailers integrated POS and video. The problems preventing this integration were lack of standards, numerous different POS systems, and other compatibility issues between video and POS information. Five year
    Editor / Provider: Israel Gogol, Freelancer | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 3
  • Be a trendsetter in Japan
    Opportunities are growing as Japan follows the global trend to solutions, however with insufficient knowledge of IT, implications arise for product driven companies who are struggling to keep up. The time is now to venture in Japan's security market as service and solution providers are needed in Ja
    Editor / Provider: Lisa Hsu, a&s International (Reporting with a&s Japan) | Updated: 2015 / 6 / 9
  • Systems integration in banking sector: tricks to crack the hard nut
    The conservative nature of banking sector makes it one of the toughest verticals for Systems Integrators (SI) to break into. But a closer look reveals enhanced, customized marketing strategies and business approaches that may help SIs tap into this potential market.
    Editor / Provider: Prasanth Aby Thomas, a&s International | Updated: 2015 / 5 / 26
  • The merger of Dorma and Kaba creates second-largest supplier
    The access-control industry – including readers, panels, cards, software and electronic locks -- is highly fragmented, and the top ten vendors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) comprised about half of the market last year. According to the most recent IHS report on electronic access contr
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 5 / 4
  • ASSA ABLOY acquires MSL in Switzerland
    ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire MSL Schloss und Beschlägefabrik AG, a leading Swiss supplier of innovative locks.
    Editor / Provider: ASSA ABLOY | Updated: 2015 / 2 / 26
  • Surveying trends in the security integration market
    In today's world, sophisticated security end users demand for higher levels of expertise and interoperability, forcing systems integrators to emphasize on seamless integration to provide users with optimal performance and automation.
    Editor / Provider: Scott Lindley, President, Farpointe Data, a&s International | Updated: 2015 / 2 / 19