SS&SI Expands, Acquires Facebook Burglar Alarms Group

By IPVM Team, Published Nov 11, 2022, 09:40am EST (Info+)

Florida distributor SS&SI says it has quadrupled its revenue since we last covered them in 2018 and now has acquired a Facebook group, an atypical move but one that fits in a growing trend of online resources becoming more important for buying.

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IPVM spoke with SS&SI's founder Jake Voll to understand where his business is now, why he acquired this group, and what his future plans are.

For background, see SS&Si Claims To Be "The New Face of Security Distribution".

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