Security and Alarm Industry News

Acquisition & Funding Services (AFS) is one of the oldest independently operated funding providers in the security alarm industry. AFS specializes in mergers, acquisitions and financing in the dynamic security alarm, fire and integration industry.

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What is a Security Integrator?

Three Things You Need to Know About The Integration Industry The security integration industry is thriving. Demand for physical security has grown exponentially in the wake of the pandemic and recent active shooter events. Security integration companies play a big role in meeting this demand. But what exactly is a security integrator? Understanding the role…
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How Security Integration Companies Can Profit From New Cyber-Security Services

As the digital world continues to evolve, so does the need for innovative and reliable security integration solutions. As businesses become increasingly dependent on technology for their operations, it is essential for security integration companies to keep up with the latest trends in cybersecurity services. By utilizing the most advanced cybersecurity technologies available, organizations can…
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Rory Russell Featured in Security Business Magazine & on

Want an inside look at what’s happening in the security integration acquisition market? Be sure to check out Rory Russell’s recent M&A Q&A feature in Security Business Magazine and on! AFS’ Rory Russell Interviewed in May 2023 Issue of Security Business Magazine As the owner of Acquisition and Funding Services for the past 28…
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Fire Protection, The Internet of Things, and Why You May Need Better Technology Now

We recently covered how the Internet of Things is impacting the security integration space, and what owners in that space can do to use it to keep their companies profitable. But the integration space isn’t the only one that can benefit from the new ways technology is developing. Fire protection is another area that is…
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