Idesco Named Winner of Prestigious SAMMY Award by SSI at ISC West For Best Integrated Installation of the Year

Idesco Named Winner of Prestigious SAMMY Award by SSI at ISC West For Best Integrated Installation of the Year

Leading NYC security systems integrator does not leave Vegas empty handed and walks away with the 2016 SAMMY Award for its outstanding work with Pace University in NYC

New York, NY – April 12, 2016Idesco Corp., a leading New York-based security systems integrator, is proud to announce being named the winner of the 2016 SAMMY award for Best Integrated Installation of the Year (single site project) for its work with Pace University in New York City.  Idesco was honored at the 21st Annual SAMMY (Sales & Marketing) Awards on April 5th at the Sands Expo/Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Andrew Schonzeit, President of Idesco accepted the award on behalf of the Idesco team.  The program hosted by Security Sales & Integration (SSI) is the only one of its kind in the industry to recognize and honor installing security dealers and integrators for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

Idesco was hand selected to spearhead the implementation of a comprehensive security system at the Pace University’s new 34-story residence hall in Manhattan, NY. The building is now the tallest dorm in the world and houses 770 students within 384 dorm rooms. The project included installing an S2 access control solution inclusive of 390+ Assa Abloy POE locksets, over 160 Axis IP cameras, over 1,200 voice and data cable runs, 400 cable TV runs, and Bogen paging system throughout the building. 

We are extremely honored to receive this SAMMY award from SSI and appreciate the recognition received for our hard work and dedication to our customers,” states Andrew Schonzeit, President at Idesco Corp.  “I am extremely proud of the Idesco team who worked relentlessly to make this project such a success. Securing the tallest dorm in the world was a unique opportunity and we look forward to helping other organizations keep their employees and assets safe and secure.

Idesco has no plans of slowing down in the near future and will continue to lead the way in delivering the best integrated security solutions in the Tri-State area.

For more information, contact Idesco at 212-889-2530 or visit

About Idesco Corp.

Idesco has been leading the security industry for over 71 years and offers a full range of security products including, digital ID badging systems, access control, biometrics, turnstiles, visitor management, and digital video surveillance.  Idesco started as a pioneer in ID Badging, and has evolved into a full-service security systems integrator that designs and manages high-scale system installations in major universities, television networks, and large municipalities.   For further information, please visit

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