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Software firm aims to bridge gap

Security One spinoff offers SI’s database management tool
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02/01/2004

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Two years after developing software in-house to manage its business from a single database, systems integrator Security One Systems has spun its software out into its own company to offer the service to other security firms.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2004

Corrections business drops Wackenhut name
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Wackenhut Corrections Corp.

With new security division, Adesta to double capacity

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01/01/2004

OMAHA, Neb. - Telecommunications company Adesta LLC has been providing security to the federal government for about a decade, but the company expects to double its capacity with its new security division.

Another firm scooped up

Long-time company bought by Ultraguard
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01/01/2004

BOSTON - Traditional security company Ultraguard Protective Systems has bought one of the city’s oldest U.L.

SecurityNet times two

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01/01/2004

SAN JOSE, Calif. - SecurityNet, an organization of 16 independent systems integrators, spent a year searching for a way to expand its service to national customers beyond the 51 cities it collectively serves.

AV expertise to advance integrator

Advance Technology added AV after partnering showed the possibilities
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01/01/2004

SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Jesse Abbott never planned to add audio and visual expertise at his systems integration company Advance Technology, but that is exactly what happened after he partnered with a local audio visual expert on a hospital project.

Last year Advance Technology launched Advance Technology AV, a division that installs display and auditory products for auditoriums, classrooms and boardrooms.

Right place at the right time

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01/01/2004

BALTIMORE - When the commercial security market went flat two years ago, Oracle Surveillance Systems had already positioned itself to enter the burgeoning government market.

With a new GSA Schedule in hand, the systems integrator was able to garner government work previously unobtainable.

Judge dismisses Chapter 11 filing

Royal Guard Security seeks a new course of action
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12/01/2003

HONOLULU - A security guard firm that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this year and tried to initiate a sale of the company as part of those proceedings has had its case dismissed, leaving the company to sort out how it plans to pay more than $1.5 million owed to the Internal Revenue Service, lawyers and other creditors.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2003

Once again, Johnson Controls lands airport security job

MILWAUKEE - General Mitchell International Airport officials have awarded a $1.2 million security project to Johnson Controls, one of four bidders on the job.

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Poll

SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.