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MTG Acquires King Rogers Group (KRG)

Master Technology Group (MTG) has acquired King Rogers Group (KRG) – a highly regarded security management consulting firm, founded by King Rogers.
Augments Deployment "Horsepower" with Consulting Expertise Master Technology Group (MTG) has acquired King Rogers Group (KRG) – a highly regarded security management consulting… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/mtg-acquires-king-rogers-group-krg/

Fork in the Road for OnSSI Customers

OnSSI customers are faced with a Video Management Sofware decision: Ocularis 5 vs. XProtect VMS
In April 2015, On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) acquired SeeTec AG. In response, Milestone ended their relationship with OnSSI as of September 30. According Security… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/fork-road-onssi-customers/

Patch Cable Management: Not Just for Looks

Neatness in the network room or data center doesn't just look nice, it's practical too. Following three basic rules for patch cable management will make your network room easier and more efficient to maintain.
by Ryan Blundell, president of MTG Neatness in the network room or data center doesn't just look nice – it’s practical, too. When your equipment and servers are orderly and… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/patch-cable-management-not-just-looks/

Spotlight on CAD Services

The CAD services group at MTG produces detailed plans and as-built documentation for customer solutions across the range of MTG networking and low voltage services: voice/data, paging, CCTV, fire, security, and AV.
The CAD services group at MTG produces detailed plans and as-built documentation for customer solutions across the range of MTG networking and low voltage services:… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/spotlight-cad-services/

Mass notification during a lockdown

There are significant benefits to using a mass notification system for communication during an emergency or lockdown.
By Charlie Howell, Division 28 Consulting Planning for an emergency lockdown involves answering four key questions: 1. How will we lock all perimeter doors quickly?… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/mass-notification-during-lockdown/

MTG Increases Knowledge of Trends/Technology at ISC West

MTG staff spent 3 days in April attending conference sessions and presentations, meeting with show exhibitors, and networking with industry professionals.
The International Security Conference & Exposition – also known as ISC West – is the largest event in the U.S. for the physical security industry, covering Access Control, Alarms… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/mtg-increases-knowledge-trendstechnology-isc-west/

Camera ROI is a matter of degrees

Common wisdom says new 180 and 360 degree cameras will be more cost-effective than 70-80 degree models. Sometimes. And sometimes now.
By Charlie Howell, Principal, Division 28 Consulting LLC Common wisdom says the new 180 and 360 degree cameras will be more cost-effective than 70-80 degree models. After all,… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/camera-roi-matter-degrees/

Two-factor authentication: Keypads and Biometrics

Are your critical assets protected by a traditional lock and key? What happens if the key ends up in the wrong hands? How easy is it to gain unauthorized access to your facilities, confidential information, or inventory? What happens if someone loses thei…
by Charlie Howell / Division 28 Consulting Are your critical assets protected by a traditional lock and key? What happens if the key ends up in the wrong hands? How easy… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/two-factor-authentication-keypads-and-biometrics/

Integrating Digital Signage and Campus Alert Systems

During the recent IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators) conference in Hinckley, digital signage was a hot security topic. Many participants were curious about how to integrate digital video content with existing emerg…
During the recent IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators) conference in Hinckley digital signage was a hot security topic. Many… http://www.callmtg.com/about/news/integrating-digital-signage-and-campus-alert-systems/