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September 29, 2018

Avante Logixx acquires Veridin Systems

“Veridin represents our first true strategic transaction as we leverage our platform to provide exceptional solutions to commercial and national accounts,” said Craig Campbell, CEO of Avante Logixx, in a statement.

Jim DeVries promoted to ADT's CEO as Tim Whall retires

“The company has strengthened its core operations and is successfully executing on its strategy, and both the board and I believe that now is the right time to initiate this transition of leadership responsibilities,” said Tim Whall in a statement.

The new IQ for installers: understanding the skillsets necessary for today's software

As solutions become increasingly complicated, the question arises — are integrators (and vendors) finding qualified installers for today’s systems, and, by extension, what skillsets and qualifications should installers have?
Featured News 

Industry players form The Open Security and Safety Alliance

Alliance of major manufacturers created in wake of new focus on IoT and big data in security solutions. » Learn more...

Dealer Spotlight: David Wilson, president, Wilsons Security, Halifax, N.S

We recently spoke to David Wilson, president of Halifax, N.S.-based Wilsons Security, to learn more about how the company has grown, the impact of technology and market trends, and more. » Read full article

Toronto’s oldest home gets a smart makeover

Best Buy installed several smart devices throughout Toronto's oldest home, the John Cox Cottage, built in 1807, to prove that "any home can be smart," says Zayn Jaffer, VP emerging business, Best Buy Canada. » Read full article

ULC tackles new standard for safety in cannabis production

According to Theresa Espejo, project manager for the ULC Technical Committee S4400, the proposed standard has come “at the behest of local regulators concerned about security in a new and emerging industry.” » Read full article
Event Calendar 

CS @ 40

Date: October 4, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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TMA Annual Meeting

Date: October 13-17, 2018
Location: Manalapan, Fla.
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Security Canada Central

Date: October 24-25, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Anixter Showcase

Date: November 2, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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