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Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership is a hot topic in security circles and frames a dialogue that manufacturers are increasingly having with specifiers, installers and end users alike, writes John Davies. The days of shifting cheap boxes are long gone as the market, very sensibly, has...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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G4S publishes full set of financials for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

The G4S Group has announced its Full Year Results for the 12 months ending 31 December 2017. Revenue stands at £7.4 billion, which is up from £7.1 billion in 2016. PBITA is £496 million, with Earnings Per Share at 17.9 pence. Ashley Almanza, CEO at the G4S Group, stated: “G4S has...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Prison drone security pioneers introduce UK Government officials to perimeter savings

The integrated security team behind a British prison’s pioneering war against drones is to share its innovative and cost-saving approach with UK Government officials. Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey became the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones from...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Bosch Security Systems to re-brand as Bosch Building Technologies as of 1 March 2018

Effective as of 1 March 2018, the Bosch Security Systems division will be known as Bosch Building Technologies. In the system integration business, Bosch Security Systems already offers its customers more than security, safety and communication technology solutions. “We want the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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G4S Secure Solutions chosen to provide integrated security for DWP’s property estate

G4S Secure Solutions has won a technology-enabled contract to secure the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) estate of over 700 properties spread across England, Wales and Scotland. Under what is one of the largest integrated security contracts of its kind awarded in the UK,...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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Going Mobile: Smart Phone Technology for Access Control

If you think about one item that has revolutionised the way in which we’ve all interacted with the world over the last ten years, it has to be the smart phone. Given that it’s now a decade since the first Apple iPhone was launched, and with the smart phone becoming as essential a...
Posted On 29 Dec 2017
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The Security Institute’s Evening of Remembrance raises vital support for Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Fund

The Security Institute held its annual evening of Remembrance on Thursday 16 November at the Honourable Artillery Company in central London. A capacity audience enjoyed the evening which was organised by the Institute’s deputy chairman Andrew Nicholls. On the night, the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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IFSEC transforms into “integrated security event” and adopts “new industry role” addressing critical global security challenges

Security has never been a more critical subject of discussion. 2017 has been a year wherein organisations and Governments have become increasingly aware of the fact that the substance of the threat which they’re working to prevent has changed irrevocably. Europe fell victim...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017
Alex Rumsey: TDSi's new director of sales in the UK
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Integrated security solutions developer TDSi appoints Alex Rumsey as UK sales director

Integrated security solutions specialist TDSi has announced the appointment of Alex Rumsey as director of UK sales. Rumsey’s promotion at the Poole-based company sees him take on the new role having previously served as channel partner manager. Reflecting on Rumsey’s...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Contract wins at Trigion Security up 20% in Q2 as company engages with Crimestoppers campaigns

Trigion Security’s combined service offer of security guarding and electronic security is proving popular with customers across different industries and, indeed, throughout the country, with the company announcing impressive new business growth of 20% in the second quarter of...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017