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  • Unified Response Takes Center Stage at Large Events
    The crush of a crowd at a concert, stadium or exhibition hall requires unique security solutions. A&S looks at the security market for large events, along with threats, solutions and integration challenges.
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 5 / 28
  • Retailers Realize Security's Value
    Retail is one of the most price-sensitive markets, which means that IP and integrated technologies are still in the minority. Steps are currently being taken to increase the market penetration. However, as retailers range in budgets and needs, criteria such as ease-of-use must be met and the value o
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 5 / 20
  • Retailers Improve Service with Smart Security
    In these last few years, retailers have requested more integration between electronic systems used, for better protection and enhanced business intelligence.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 5 / 4
  • Security Shrinks Losses for Retailers
    Possibly the most price-sensitive market, most retailers struggle to allocate funding for security systems. Problems such as user awareness, lack of IT infrastructure, integration complexities and cost considerations make it more important, now than ever, for security companies to double their effor
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 5 / 4
  • Cruise Ships Embark on Integration
    Surf. Sun. Fun. Cruise ships offer all the above, along with food, lodging and transportation, for the ultimate travel experience.Cruise ships promise the allure of exotic locales, which are reached by crossing isolated bodies of water. Any mishap, be it weather, equipment failure or pirates, would
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 4 / 6
  • Power Plants Prepare for Change
    Power plants deliver usable energy to the world and are among the top-rated, high-risk facilities. Conservative and regimented in tried and proven SOPs, these energy generators operate on strict day-to-day practices that ensure the security and safety of people and assets.
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2010 / 3 / 9
  • Industrial Sites Fuse Efficiency and Security
    For large compounds, disturbance-free operation is vital. Today's security systems adapt to individual needs, safeguarding personnel and property in a timely manner. Large-area compounds take precautions based on their security priorities. "Military, embassy compounds and airports are the major use
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 2 / 11
  • Closing Loopholes for Large-Area Compounds
    Large sites, such as military sites, embassies, business districts and industrial parks, contain a cluster of buildings with shared purposes. These spread-out sites require a thorough security solution, from perimeter to building-based safety measures. The vast coverage area, dispersed systems and t
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 2 / 2
  • Building Automation Streamlines Operations and Lowers Costs
    Business is tied closely to decision making. Generating the biggest bang for the buck is especially important during an economic downturn. A&S takes a look at how integrated security and safety solutions secure commercial buildings more efficiently.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2009 / 10 / 5
  • Multisite Surveillance Eases Expansion
    In the past, upgrading and expansion of sites meant huge changes in the control room, including increasing monitors, guards, cabling and so on, which often resulted in capacity limitations. A&S discusses how the available technology today makes for smoother transitions during multiple site expansion
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2009 / 8 / 12

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