ARTICLES

The importance of keeping technical support and quality service at the top of your game

by: Michael Troiani - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - November 2014

As technology constantly evolves and security systems continue to grow, one can never underestimate the importance of support and service. Companies need to offer, invest and upgrade end-to-end support services to keep the pace with ever changing technology in the security space without having any negative impact on the quality of services they provide.

Picking up the Pace

by: Ralph C. Jensen - Published in Security Products Magazine - September 2014

Idesco Corp. started in the security business in the early 1940s. They began with ID badging for the Department of the Army. Well, times have changed, a lot, in the past seven or eight decades but one constant is that Idesco is still involved in security. In fact, company president Andrew Schonzeit says Idesco’s biggest asset, as an integrator, is that they "stay one step ahead." They have to because the company is involved in some of the highest profile installations in New York City, including Pace University, City University of New York and New York University.

The challenges of saying goodbye to big ugly security and hello to efficiency

by: Michael Perlow - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - August 2014

I personally have been in the security business for over 25 years. Now more than ever, clients are looking for assistance defining what solution will meet or exceed their needs. Whether those needs are well defined at the present moment or not, clients are looking for a solution provider to help fine tune their requests in line with today's level of technology and their needs while making the intended solution blend into their interior or exterior building aesthetics.

New Avenues of RMR

by: Deborah O’Mara - Published in Security Dealer & Integrator magazine - July 2014

The changes in the systems integration industry over the last several years have been mind-boggling. But any consternation over what’s happening can, with a little imagination, be turned into new avenues of recurring monthly revenue (RMR).

It is not just the traditional systems integration industry that has been affected. Every low voltage discipline — from contractors who play in the residential sound space, to IT providers who focus on network controls and infrastructure — is facing dwindling hardware profit margins.

Idesco Unveils Technology Demo Showroom in NYC

by: Rodney Bosch - Published in Security Sales & Integration magazine - August 2014

Idesco Corp. has opened a new showroom in New York City to provide customers with live demos of its key security products. The integrator offers a wide array of security solutions, including ID card printers, video surveillance cameras, access control systems and software.

Schonzeit of Idesco Corp. discusses how the company has been able to withstand the test of time

by: Andrew Schonzeit - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - August 2010
NEW YORK, NY Few companies with- stand the test of time like Idesco Corp. The New York Real Estate Journal sat down with its princi- pal, Andrew Schonzeit, to discuss how.
NYREJ: Andy, after 66 years Idesco continues to flourish, can you explain how?
AS: Idesco prides itself on adapta- tion. We identify what we believe are going to be future industry trends, spend a considerable amount of time and money in learning about them and then if we feel that they warrant it, we invest in them. We are conservative in our approach and rather than dive right in we take our time to make sure that our decisions are sound.

Connecting people and information with IP access control

by: Michael Troiani - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - March 2010
As technology constantly evolves, IP access control is quickly moving forward with both new installations and retrofitting existing legacy ac- cess control systems. The control panel concept is quickly being replaced for access control just as the DVR is being replaced with IP video.

Case Studies

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    Growing to New Heights

    Business is Booming in higher education, and campuses all around the country are stepping up to the challenge to enhance security. a great example of campus security done right is pace university. a private university, pace has campuses in new york city and westchester county, enrolling almost 13,000 students in Bachelors, masters and doctoral programs.

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    Picking up the Pace

    Idesco Corp. started in the security business in the early 1940s. They began with ID badging for the Department of the Army. Well, times have changed, a lot, in the past seven or eight decades but one constant is that Idesco is still involved in security. In fact, company president Andrew Schonzeit says Idesco's biggest asset, as an integrator, is that they "stay one step ahead."

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    State-Of-The-Art Centralized Security Platform Redefines Campus Safety

    NYC-based School of Visual Arts partners with an integrator and manufacturer to bolster the protection of students, faculty, staff and campus physical assets.