Business Issues

Hikvision announces full-year 2018 and first quarter 2019 financial results


The annual report shows a total operating income of RMB 49.84 billion, corresponding to year-over-year growth of 18.93%. Net profits attributable to shareholders of the company amounted to RMB 11.35 billion, corresponding to year-over-year growth of 20.64%. In 2018, the total operating income in domestic market was RMB 35.65 billion, with year-over-year growth of 20.18%;…

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HX Global – US division of Healix International – appoints Tim Crockett as Senior Vice President, US Business Operations

HX Global

HX Global, the Americas division of Healix International, has confirmed the appointment of Tim Crockett as Senior Vice President, US Business Operations. The appointment comes following recent structural changes made to support the company’s significant growth in the US market. Tim Crockett has been a vital part of the HX Global team since 2016, when…

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CrowdStrike announces global partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport


CrowdStrike has announced a Global Partnership with five-time consecutive FIA Formula One World Constructors’ Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport to protect the team from cyberattacks throughout the coming seasons. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport will use CrowdStrike’s technology platform and services at their facility in Brackley in Northamptonshire, UK and onsite at race and testing days around the…

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AcceleRISE 2019 will ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership skills and sharpen business acumen in young talent


The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced AcceleRISE, a new conference for tomorrow’s security leaders featuring top-quality idea sharing, coaching, business skills development, networking and inspiration. AcceleRISE 2019 will be held Aug. 14-16 at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. AcceleRISE – hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to…

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Race driver Valtteri Bottas partners with locking security brand Abloy


Abloy and racing driver Valterri Bottas have signed a collaboration agreement, as announced the launch of its renewed ABLOY brand to approximately 700 Abloy employees in Joensuu, Finland. With this collaboration, Abloy will start to implement its renewed ABLOY brand among its customers, partners and employees worldwide. Abloy is expanding its international business operations, and…

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Alerta and Hanwha Techwin agree distribution partnership

Hanwha Techwin Europe

Alerta Electronics and Hanwha Techwin Europe have established a business partnership which will see the two companies work together closely to support installers and system integrators in Turkey. Alerta, one of Turkey’s fastest growing distributors, has been active within the electronic security sector since 2005 and has built an enviable reputation for providing ‘best-in-class’ video…

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Mimecast acquires data migration startup simply migrate


Mimecast has acquired Simply Migrate, a provider of archive data migration technology. With this acquisition, Mimecast expands its migration services with a portfolio of connectors, combined with experience in helping organizations get out of the business of managing expensive, unreliable legacy archives so they can move to a next-generation data protection strategy in the Mimecast…

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Dardan Security opens Cambridge Head Office to spearhead national growth

Dardan Security

Dardan Security has opened a new three storey head office in Shelford, Cambridge to cater for their expanding client base and range of services provided for businesses and organisations throughout the UK. The company has enjoyed significant growth from a number of recent blue-chip client wins across the country, including Cambridge University Library, Peel Ports,…

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Farpointe Data moves to new, larger facility

Farpointe Data

Farpointe Data, the access control industry’s OEM for RFID credentials and readers, has announced that it has moved into its expanded new facility in San Jose, Calif. Since 2003, Farpointe Data has become the trusted OEM partner for premium RFID readers and credentials and the only full-line producer of proximity, smart card, long range and…

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