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From security system integrator to total solution provider

Weaver, Benjamin LU and Kalling, Thomas LU (2008) In Lusax memo series LXM-BWTK1.
Abstract
As the electronic security sector converges with IT security, traditional security systems integrators are coming under pressure to redefine their business models. By not acting now, a traditional SI may see their addressable market share snapped up by aggressive IT entrants who absorb the most profitable projects and customers, leaving security SIs to fight over lower-margin work such as the installation of fire and intrusion detection. Clearly, security SIs that want to survive in a future dominated by IT and IP security technologies will have to adapt and change. This memo focuses on one of the possible strategies that security SIs could adopt – that of becoming a total solution provider for outsourced electronic security services.
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business models, total solution provider, outsourcing, security, security industry
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Lusax memo series
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LXM-BWTK1
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4 pages
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Institute of Economic Research, Lund University
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LXM-BWTK1
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LUSAX - Security Industry Dynamics
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English
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  abstract     = {As the electronic security sector converges with IT security, traditional security systems integrators are coming under pressure to redefine their business models. By not acting now, a traditional SI may see their addressable market share snapped up by aggressive IT entrants who absorb the most profitable projects and customers, leaving security SIs to fight over lower-margin work such as the installation of fire and intrusion detection. Clearly, security SIs that want to survive in a future dominated by IT and IP security technologies will have to adapt and change. This memo focuses on one of the possible strategies that security SIs could adopt – that of becoming a total solution provider for outsourced electronic security services.},
  author       = {Weaver, Benjamin and Kalling, Thomas},
  institution  = {Institute of Economic Research, Lund University},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {LXM-BWTK1},
  series       = {Lusax memo series},
  title        = {From security system integrator to total solution provider},
  url          = {https://lup.lub.lu.se/search/ws/files/5948630/7854934.pdf},
  volume       = {LXM-BWTK1},
  year         = {2008},
}