What Percentage Of Security Integrators Are Qualified?

This is a topic that comes up regularly with integrators, manufacturers, and end-users - the quality (or not) of some integrators. 

Vote and provide your thoughts on this:

Obviously, not all integrators are qualified and one's definition of 'qualified' can vary but curious to see if the perception overall is that most integrators are unqualified or that only a minority are, etc.

I'll give my thoughts later in the comments.

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****** ** ****** *** RFI ** "*** ** PIR?" **** ****'* *********.

****** *** - ***, you *** ****-**** * lock **** ** ******* by * ******* ***** supply.

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***-***: * ***** *** to **** ** ** Integrator ** ** *** choice ** “**-**” ***** brand.  ****, **’* ****** ever **********.

**** - **** ** up, *'* ***** ******** cabel ******* *** ********* electric *** * ******. 😁

****, *** **** **** of *** *******/***** *** you **?  

**** - **** ** up, *'* ***** ******** cabel *******...

*** ** **** *** right *****.  *** ** the ***** *** *** not ***** *** ** the **** *** ***** products, **** ** ********* from *** “*******-**** ******” indoor/outdoor/anywhere ***** ***** ** Syston, ******* ****:

** * ****** *** foot, *** *** ****** save ** ***** *** jobs!

**** ****** **** ***** money ***** ** ******; using ** ********* *****-***** printing ******* *** ***** packaging, ******* **** * easily *************, *** ******* forgettable, ******* ***** ******** tech-ish ****.  *** **** at **** ****, ** literally ******** ******!

*** ***** ***** ** very ********** ** *********...

*** ***** ****** *** can ****** **** **** to ** ********* ********** the ******* **** *** of **** *****, “* think ** **** ** go **** ****** ******** on **** ***...** ****** thought **** **** ****** Premium...”

** *** *** *** using ******* **** ** twice ** *********?

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*** *** ****** “*********” Mr. *******. 

* ***** **** '*********' needs ** ** **********. An ************ ** **** can ** ********* ** install *** ********. *** they ********* ** ***** ways? *** **** ***** of **** ********* ****** the ********'* ******** ******* a ******** ** ********* from * ****** ************* is ********* **** ** office ******** ** ********* from * ******* ******. I ***** **** ***** qualified ** *** ************ and ***** ** *** system ** * ***** part ** **** ** takes ** ******* * quality ******** *** *** customer.

** **** ** *** federal **********. ** *** supposed ** ****** **** the *** *****, *** codes, **** *** ****** guidelines ** *** ** the ******** ***, ****, and ***** ******** *****. Then ***** ** *** best ********* **** ***, ASIS, *** *** ** the ******* ******** ******** associations. ** ***** *** been **** *** ********** that * ****** ** following *** *** ***** installation *** ******* **** the ******** ** ****** that *** *** ****** requirements *** ******* **** the *******.  

 

 

* ***** **** '*********' needs ** ** **********

*** ****, ** ** were ********* ** ********* exactly *** ********* **** were, ** ***** **** to ** **** ********.

** ********* **** *** just ** *** * general ***** *************** ** ***** **** generally ******** ****** **** most *********** *** ***********. Indeed, ******* ** *** splits, ************* *** ********* more *********** ***** *********** than *********** **********.

***** *** ************** ** "qualified" ** *** *** results?

** *** *** ******* mean **** *** ******* is * **** ********* or ***-*********** **** *** one *** *** ***** for *** ******* ** not *********.

** ** *** **** it ** ********* ** pay * ******* *** an ********** ** **** a ********* *** ********, a *********** *** ******, one ** ***** *** techs *** ***********/*******/******** ************ and **** **** (*** integrator) **** *** *** door ** * ****** that ***** ******* ****.

*** *** ********** *** explore ****. *** *** their ******* ******** **. Do **** *********. ***’* go **** **** *** bid

***, ******. *** *** many *********** *** ***** qualified ** **** ** a *** **** **** bid **.

****, ****’* *** ********* part. **********. **** ***** 

******* *** **** ** your ********** ** "*********," but **** **** ** on **** ********** ** "Integrator."

****** *** ***** "******* integrator" ** * ******** card.

**** ***, *** **** true "***********" **** ******* custom **** (** **** fabricating ****** ********) ** facilitate *****-********* ******* ******* that **** *** ******** to **** ** ******** else, **** ** ****** else.

*****, ***** **** ****** who *** *** ** a ******* *** *** an ** ****** ** talk ** * **** phone ***** ** **** themselves *** **********.

**'* * **** ******* a ******** ******** *******.

*** *** ***** ******* and ******* **** ********* 125kHz ********?  **** *** are *** ********* ****** IMO..

**** **** * ****** sir, **'* **** ******* teeth ** *** **** customers ** ******* ***** cards *** ******* ** more ****** *******. **** may ** *** ******* thread "*** **** ********* qualified?" ***, **'* *** like ****** ***** ****** to **** ** ******* a ******** ******* ** their ***** ****************. *** sound **** * ********* customer **** ****** ********, all ********* *** *** created *****.

******: **** ******* *** been ***** ** *** own **********:***** *** **** ******** 125khz ***********?