Competing Against G4S

Author: Ari Erenthal, Published on Aug 09, 2017

G4S Secure Solutions is a global company, operating in multiple countries and offering a suite of products and services from guards to their AMAG access control product. How do local integrators compete with such a large and diverse company?

110+ integrators provided detailed responses on how and when they come up against G4S, and the strengths and weakness of G4S in these situations.

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Comments (8)

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