Security Industry Consolidation

SD&I Magazine July Front CoverThe security industry looks to be a changing market in the next few years.  Recently, big name industry leaders have procured smaller companies to expand their product offerings or national sales footprint. To name a few, Canon purchased Milestone Systems and then just recently acquired Axis Communications, Vicon purchased IQin Vision, and Anixter purchased Tri-Ed.  This consolidation rather than increased competition in the supply market has both positive and negative effects on security companies around the county. Security Dealer & Integrator magazine’s July edition highlights the major effects and provides input from security industry leaders, including our own President Skip Sampson.  To get the full scoop, read the full article HERE.