The Business of Security Systems Integration

Homet, Dave
May 2006
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2006, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p64
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the consolidation of integrators on changes in the business of security systems integration. PSA membership and security integrators in general are made up of what is commonly known as small business enterprises. Today's security system integrators must be educated on networking and addressing IP devices so that they can look beyond their traditional areas. The business of security integration has experienced a radical change and partnering is becoming more the norm than the exception.


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