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MAY 2018

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www.securitysystemsnews.com may 2018 SECURIT y S y STE m S NEWS suppliers 28 Superion acquires Public Safety Corporation "We are relentlessly focused on providing local governments with technology that empowers them to build safer commu- nities. … So, this acquisition fits in well with our product suite and furthers our mission of saving taxpayer dollars and supporting safer communities," Superion CEO Simon Angove told Security Systems News in an email interview. He declined to release financial terms of the acquisition. Superion specializes in provid- ing solutions for city, municipal By Spencer Ives LAKE MARY, Fla.—Superion, a provider of software and IT solu- tions, on March 27 purchased P u b l i c S a f e t y C o r p o r a t i o n , which—among other products— produces the CryWolf false alarm solutions. and county governments, non- profit organizations and public safety and justice agencies. "CryWolf is a compelling addi- tion to our platform and solves a critical issue for public safety agencies and the communities they serve. CryWolf shares alarm # P A S S A I T O E N S E C U R I T Y ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO? #passionatesecurity JUNE 19-22, 2018 NASHVILLE ESXWEB.COM EDUCATION. NETWORKING. EXPO. JUNE 19-22 NASHVILLE incident and permit data with CAD, so responders are better informed, and automatically processes and sends false alarm notices and fines to citizens," Angove said. "The expanded and complementary portfolio of new applications and technology will deliver the most comprehensive software solution to help govern- ment optimize resources, achieve their goals, and meet ever grow- ing citizen expectations." Superion will immediately start providing scale in services and support to Public Safety Corporation customers, Angove said, and the company is "focused on protecting the investment of Public Safety Corporation cus- tomers through continued devel- opment of the existing Public Safety Corporation products." In addition to CryWolf, Public Safety Corporation also provides Medallion, a licensing and per- mitting solution, and Parking Citation and Payment Tracking, which are both being brought into Superion. "Public Safety Corporation's Medallion and Parking Citations products currently focus on auto- mating and simplifying citizen interaction with their state and local governments," Angove said. "These permitting, cita- tion, and payment solutions are expected to be complementary components of the Superion public safety software suite, adding capabilities for agencies to maximize payment collection and increase permit ordinance compliance." Superion is maintaining PSC customer-facing employees and locations in Waldorf, Md., and Bonita Springs, Fla. In the announcement, Public Safety Corporation CEO Les Greenberg said, "Many local gov- ernments who use our solutions report that they have reduced emergency response to false alarms in half. This proven tech- nology is already preventing tens of thousands of false alarms from consuming public resources across North America each year. When counted together, these valuable hours add up to time now better spent protecting and serving communities and conserving taxpayer dollars. It is exciting to be a part of Superion and bring this power- ful technology to more local governments." SSN The Public Safety Corporation is the maker of the CryWolf false alarm solutions, among other products "CryWolf is a compelling addition to our platform ... " —Simon a ngove, Superion

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