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ACRE, AlertEnterprise Announce Strategic Alliance

ACRE, Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries, has entered into a strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise to expand and diversify technology options for customers. The AlertEnterprise suite of security convergence software, combined with the Vanderbilt Security Management Solution, will offer predictive analytics, compliance and advanced insider threat management capabilities.

Webcast: ACRE COO Ron Virden Speaks with Security Systems News

Ron Virden joined Security Systems News Editor Paul Ragusa for his weekly Leadership Talks Webcast, covering a variety of topics.

IFSEC Interview with Joe Grillo: Key Focuses for 2018

Joe Grillo discusses Vanderbilt’s recent wins in the European market, long-term strategies and the merits of ACT365, a new cloud-based access control and video management solution.

ACRE CEO Named as IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer 2018

CEO Joe Grillo has been named as a 2018 IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer in the Security Tech Leaders category for his ability to drive technological innovation and elevate the industry globally. 

ACRE CEO Joe Grillo Inducted into SSI Hall of Fame Class of 2018

CEO Joe Grillo has been inducted into the Security Sales & Integration Industry Hall of Fame, joining nearly 100 security leaders recognized for their unforgettable impact on the industry over the course of their career.

ACRE Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Press Release: ACRE announced the promotion of Andrew Acquarulo Jr. as President of ACRE Americas. Ronald Virden, who was recently named ACRE COO, will also assume the role of President of ACRE International.

ACRE Announces Appointment of Ron Virden as Chief Operating Officer

PRESS RELEASE: Today ACRE announced the appointment of Ronald Virden as Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1, 2018. Virden is a seasoned global executive with extensive experience with Fortune 50 organizations.

ACRE Completes the Sale of Mercury Security to HID Global

Access Control Related Enterprises, LLC (ACRE) has completed the sale of Mercury Security (Mercury) to HID Global (HID), a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY, AB.

ACRE Announces the Sale of Mercury Security Products

PRESS RELEASE: In a strategic move, ACRE, owner of Vanderbilt and ComNet, divests of Mercury Security Products to HID Global, a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY, AB.

ACRE Announces the Acquisition of ComNet

PRESS RELEASE: The acquisition of ComNet builds on the ACRE family of companies, providing complimentary communication technologies utilized across its access control, intrusion, video and cloud-based product ranges.

Vanderbilt Acquires Dublin-Based Access Control Technology (ACT)

PRESS RELEASE: Vanderbilt’s CEO, Joseph Grillo, stated that this transaction will continue to expand Vanderbilt’s competitive position in a highly fragmented market with great growth potential.

Joe Grillo Named #1 Influencer in Security, Discusses Vanderbilt, Emerging Trends

Joe Grillo has been named IFSEC’s #1 Influencer in Security. In this video interview with IFSEC Global News, Joe discusses Vanderbilt’s growth as well as current and emerging trends in the access control industry.

Vanderbilt Completes Acquisition of Siemens Security Products

PRESS RELEASE: Strategic global expansion delivers more comprehensive range of products. The purchase, originally announced in October 2014, adds significant technology capabilities and advantages to the existing product portfolio.

Vanderbilt Acquires Ingersoll Rand Software & Controllers Unit

PRESS RELEASE: Vanderbilt Industries is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ingersoll Rand Software & Controllers business unit effective August 31, 2012. The product portfolio includes SMS, SEVMS and the “bright blue” access control systems.

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