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Security

Global Physical Security Market Resilient in the Face of Challenging Trade Conditions

December 5th, 2022
Complimentary Article
Smart Buildings

#Podcast 15: Is This The Biggest Smart Building Portfolio in the World?

November 2nd, 2022
Complimentary Article
Lighting

Silvair’s Lighting-based Building Intelligence Business Examined

In this research note we examine Silvair, a California-based and lighting-focused IoT software solutions provider with Polish origins. The firm has developed an innovative technology for wireless communication of devices on an open-source mesh topology and is currently commercializing its product in the form of software and services with a particular focus on smart lighting systems.  […]

Security

Convergint Security Systems Integration Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Convergint, the North American security systems integrator. This analysis covers the firm’s turnover development, ownership, its target vertical markets and global expansion strategy beyond North America. Headquartered in Schaumberg, Illinois, Convergint is a leading systems integrator that designs, installs, and services electronic security, cybersecurity, fire and life safety, building automation, […]

Smart Buildings

How Does Biden’s New Clean Energy Bill Impact Smart Buildings?

Last week, President Biden signed the new Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, which will drive over $430 billion toward clean energy and sustainability solutions, with a specific focus on buildings. While the total amount is a step down from the $550 billion suggested in the 2021 Build Back Better proposal, the emphasis on buildings in addition […]

Smart Buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Invests in Software, Open Platforms & Co-Innovation

In this Research Note, we examine two significant initiatives for Siemens Buildings business, both announced in the last week of June 2022: the acquisition of Brightly Software by Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) and the launch of the Siemens Xcelerator platform for digital transformation, which enables co-creation and co-innovation with partners for their new Building X […]

Security

Alarm.com Connected Property Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Alarm.com, a US provider of physical security, intelligent automation and energy management solutions for the smart home and commercial real estate. This analysis is based on their 2021 and Q1-2022 financial results, 10K Report, investor presentations, M&A and diversification strategy. Alarm.com, founded in 2000, became a public company in June 2015 on Nasdaq under […]

Smart Buildings

Mapping the Global Digital Workplace Market in 2022

Our new research forecasts that the digital workplace market will grow rapidly at 20% per year between 2021 and 2026, rising from $3.70 billion in 2021, to $9.21 billion in just five years. Market growth will be largely driven by cost-control measures such as space rationalization and reconfigured solutions to help create safe and hybrid workspaces for […]

Security

The Security of Supply & Supply of Security

Despite almost two years of challenges and uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the global physical security market has demonstrated a remarkable degree of resilience. The pandemic is reshaping the industry, turbo-charging certain emerging business models, whilst it also continues to make our societies safer; not just from the pandemic but also from crime and […]

Security

The Buy and Build Strategy of Private Equity-Backed ACRE Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the acquisition strategy of ACRE, a Dallas, USA-based platform company backed by private equity capital. Founded to acquire, partner or invest in specialized players in the physical security industry, ACRE has become one of the largest independent providers of access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, and communication networks in North […]

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