SDM Top 100 US Integrators / US Market Weakens

By John Honovich, Published Jul 17, 2009, 12:00am EDT

This month, SDM Magazine released their 14th annual Top Systems Integrators list. The list ranks the top 100 integrators based on 2008 revenue. The list includes analysis and statistics on the overall US security market. 

Read the entire 2008 SDM Top 100 Integrator report. Also, review the 2007 SDM release including the 2007 overview and the 2007 Top 100 rankings.

Update 2013: Here is the 2013 SDM Top 100 Integrator rankings. As always be cautious about the accuracy of the numbers presented as these are self submitted, unaudited numbers of private companies.

Security Market Weakening

Compared to 2007, 2008 was significantly weaker. 

In 2007, total revenue for these 100 companies increased 18% and total projects increased 39% compared to 2006. Respondents cited an 'extremely strong" and "robust" business.

In 2008, total revenue fro these 100 companies increased only 1% while total projects declined 13% compared to 2007. Comments included new construction slowing down and budgets being tightened starting in the 4th quarter 2008.

The significant decrease in total projects is a strong sign of problems as total projects are a leading indicator of economic performance. . Moreover, in the first half of 2009, total new US security projects likely shrank further.

Top 100 US Integrators By Revenue

Read the SDM report for actual revenue and company financial details. The list below provides links to each of the company's websites so you can learn more about the companies.

  1. ADT
  2. Siemens Building Technologies [link no longer available]
  3. Simplex Grinnell
  4. Diebold
  5. Stanley Convergent Security Solutions
  6. Johnson Controls
  7. SAIC [link no longer available]
  8. Red Hawk
  9. Niscayah [link no longer available]
  10. Convergint
  11. Ingersoll Rand Securitiy Technologies [link no longer available]
  12. ASG Security
  13. North American Video
  14. Henry Bros. Electronics Inc. [link no longer available]
  15. Adesta [link no longer available]
  16. Kastle Systems
  17. TAC by Schneider Electric [link no longer available]
  18. Koorsen Fire & Security
  19. Kratos Defense & Security Systems
  20. Tri-Signal Integration
  21. RFI Communications
  22. Carter Brothers
  23. South Western Communications
  24. National Security Systems
  25. Safeguard
  26. Tech Systems
  27. NAVCO Networks & Security
  28. Allied Fire & Security
  29. VTI Security
  30. Security Corp.
  31. ARK Systems
  32. SSI (Surveillance Systems Integration)
  33. Utah Yamas Controls
  34. ASSI Security
  35. BCI Technologies
  36. MidCo
  37. EO Integrated Systems [link no longer available]
  38. Dallas Security Systems & DSS Fire
  39. SecureNet [link no longer available]
  40. SDT
  41. SFI Electronics
  42. MSE Corporate Security
  43. Security Equipment Inc.
  44. Energy Control Inc. (ECI) [link no longer available]
  45. The Protection Bureau
  46. Genesis Security Systems
  47. ACT (Access Control Technologies)
  48. Idesco Corp.
  49. InterTECH Security
  50. Entech Sales & Service
  51. Nor-Com
  52. Engineered Control Systems
  53. Advanced Electronic Solutions
  54. CTSI
  55. Low Voltage Contractors
  56. SDI (System Development Integration)
  57. Tri-Electronics
  58. Telenet VoIP
  59. Unlimited Technology
  60. Operational Security Systems
  61. Northland Control Systems
  62. Universal Security Systems [link no longer available]
  63. Integrated Security Technologies [link no longer available]
  64. IK Systems
  65. Security Solutions
  66. Integrated Control USA
  67. Thompson Electronics Co.
  68. Security Management Systems
  69. ATC
  70. TTM (Tele-Tector of Maryland)
  71. Advance Technology
  72. Automation Systems Group (ASG) (currently broken link)
  73. Advanced Control Concepts
  74. Protex Central
  75. CGL Electronic Security
  76. Electronic Security Systems
  77. D/A Central Inc.
  78. All Systems Designed Solutions 
  79. Visual Management Systems
  80. ArCom Systems
  81. GSI
  82. Dillard Door & Entrance Control
  83. ESSI
  84. Atlantic Coast Alarm
  85. Firstline Security Systems
  86. Intelligent Access Systems of North Carolina [link no longer available]
  87. ESIGroup Security Integration [link no longer available]
  88. Life Safety Engineered Systems
  89. SiteSecure [link no longer available]
  90. Green Electronic Solutions
  91. TEM Systems
  92. Videotec Corp.
  93. Will Electronics
  94. T&R Alarm Systems
  95. APL Access & Security
  96. Sentry Communications & Security
  97. Simpson Security Systems
  98. Triad Security Systems
  99. Enterprise Security
  100. LVC Technologies [link no longer available]

The list ranks by revenue and does not necessarily imply differences in quality, technology skills, etc.

 

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