Physical security is one of those fast-growing industries that is making headway in nearly every vertical. From healthcare and education to retail, casinos, houses of worship, and city streets, security technologies are needed nearly everywhere, which makes them a fantastic addition to your value-added reseller (VAR) business.

Ways to Implement Access Control Technologies Across Various Verticals

Here, we take a look at some techniques for implementing access control technologies across various verticals.
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 The healthcare industry is facing its share of challenges these days. Hospitals and other facilities are struggling to fully protect patients, doctors, nurses, staff members, and visitors from a diverse range of threats—especially in busy city environments, where the rate of violence and crime at such facilities continues to grow.

5 Physical Security Trends in Healthcare

As healthcare officials seek a more comprehensive approach to physical security, their overall investment continues to grow.
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Every few months, a new study emerges that predicts the incredible growth of the physical security industry over the next several years. Overall, the market is booming, and individual verticals are reaching mind-blowing revenues: Utility security is nearing $400 billion, while education has hit $324 billion. Meanwhile, private sector security is expected to reach $377 billion this year.

6 Tips to Help Physical Security VARs Find Their Niche

If you’re just getting started in physical security, here are a few of our tips for identifying your specialty.
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The physical security industry is in the midst of a boom, and access control technology is helping to move the market forward. For value-added resellers (VARs) that are adding security to their product offerings, now is the time to look into access control solutions.

5 Vertical Markets to Focus on When Selling Access Control Technology

The physical security industry is in the midst of a boom, and access control technology is helping to move the market forward.
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Education is consistently ranked among the fastest-growing segments of the physical security industry, and this year is no different.Recent research finds that physical security spending for schools will be around $324 billion in 2015—proof that security is a leading priority at both K-12 and higher education facilities.

5 Special Considerations for VARs During the Education Buying Season

For VARs, the education market is a distinctive market and requires several special considerations during the education buying season.
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June marks the start of the annual education buying season, and right now value-added resellers (VARs) across the country are working to secure projects with both K-12 and higher education schools. Although the education market can be challenging, it represents significant opportunities—both now and over time—for VARs that offer physical security systems.

5 Tips for Physical Security VARs During the Education Buying Season

June marks the start of the annual education buying season, and right now VARs are working to secure projects with K-12 and higher education schools.
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For K-12 and higher education campuses across the country, June is decision-making time. Most students and teachers are enjoying summer vacation, leaving classrooms and facilities open for important maintenance and upgrade projects. That’s why for value-added resellers (VARs) that offer physical security solutions, the summer season is the perfect time to market to potential education customers.

What's Hot for the 2015 Education Buying Season?

For those schools looking to upgrade their security technologies during the education buying season, there are several devices that are noteworthy.
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The U.S. healthcare industry is booming, but that doesn’t mean that hospitals and clinics don’t have their challenges. Theft, vandalism and physical violence are startlingly common at healthcare facilities, which costs valuable time and money, and can have a long-lasting impact on the lives of patients, visitors, doctors and nurses.

What to Include in Your Healthcare Physical Security Checklist

Here are the four main technologies that many of your healthcare customers will need included in their physical security checklist.
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For those who don’t work in physical security, it might be surprising to learn that healthcare facilities are extremely common targets of theft, crime, violence and other incidents.

Unfortunately, the nation’s caregivers are often exposed to a higher level of criminal behavior than many of the rest of us. For value-added resellers (VARs) who are new to the security market, it’s important to understand why security technology plays such a significant role at hospitals—and most likely will for a long time.

Why Hospitals Need a Physical Security Plan

Why do these facilities need a physical security plan? Take a look at some of the top risks that today’s hospitals must deal with every day.
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