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VTI Security - Updated May 22, 2014

VTI Security - MN participated in the 2014 Walk MS by donations and/or walking May 4th.  Team VTI raised at total of $2,748.00 from donations, walking and VTI company match.  Team VTI is planning another walk on June 14th.

VTI Security - Updated April 22, 2014

Tricks for Parking Security, written by Tom Asp, President & CEO

When companies look to ensure the security and safety of their employees, often their first thoughts are about the place where employees spend the most time - their offices or main building.  Crucial to any comprehensive security plan, however, is making sure that the area where employees are perhaps most vulnerable is also properly protected - the parking lots or parking garage.  Read more....Tricks for Parking Security.

VTI Security - Updated March 24, 2014

VTI Colorado - VTI will be attending the ShaleComm West 2014 convention April 22 -23 being held at the Marriott Denver City Center, 1701 California Street, Denver, CO 80202.  More than 200 professionals from the shale drilling community will gather to connect, collaborate and network in a venue that fosters discussion.  The programs for the ShaleComm Conference is designed with the assistance of the ShaleComm Advisory Board to cover communications problems that arise from terrain challenges, maturity of the drill site, local infrastructure, security, and more.  Exhibiting companies will showcase their products, services and technology available for oil and gas companies operating in each region.  For more information on the conference, please visit ShaleComm West or contact Stephen Fisher, 720-279-3334 for more information. 

VTI Security - Updated March 21, 2014

VTI is pleased to announce the following promotions of several colleagues in the Minnesota and Colorado offices.  Congratulations to John Nowak who was promoted to Senior Vice President; Joshua Cummings who was promoted to Director, Engineering Services; Stephen Fisher who was promoted to Director, Business Development; and Alex Motta who was promoted to Director, Sourcing and Supply Chain Services.   

VTI Security - Updated March 12, 2014

VTI Security will be sending 16 colleagues to ISC West in Las Vegas next month to assist customers with investing the latest technology the security industry has to offer.  If you are unable to attend ISC West and would like more information on the latest technologies, please contact your local sales representative.  Click on the link for more information on ISC West.

VTI Security - Updated March 3, 2014

VTI Security WI has expanded their office to a new facility.  Please see the current contact information on the Contact page of our website.  We would also like to take this opportunity to welcome two new sales representatives to the Wisconsin office.  Please join us in welcoming Dan Krueger and Paul Baumgartner to the VIT staff. 

VTI Security - Updated February 17, 2014

Join VTI Security as we kick off a one year initiative to support our friends in the military.  We will be actively looking for soldiers in uniform and quietly purchasing their meals whenever possible.  We do so as a small means of saying Thank You for their service.  Please consider joining our efforts as an individual or as a company, and pass this message forward in your social circles.

VTI Security - Updated February 17, 2014

VTI Security completed our National Sales & Manager meetings in Denver.  Goals were focused around the continued efforts toward Collaboration & Integration of the teams across the offices.  Great participation and discussions.  Congrats to the bowling champions who got to donate $250.00 to the charity of their choice.

VTI Security - Updated January 31, 2014

VTI MN is proud to announce the addition of Seth Morgan to their management team.  Seth will be taking on the responsibility of Client Services Manager and has a diverse background in the security industry.  Join us in welcoming him aboard.

VTI Security - Updated December 17, 2013

VTI Security MN & TX conducted a holiday campaign to support a military family, Wounded Warriors and the local food shelf.  With the donations and VTI match, VTI met the needs of the family, donated over $1,000.00 to the Wounded Warrior Project, and raised over $1,000.00 in cash along with donated food items the local food shelf.  Happy Holidays!

VTI Security - Updated December 16, 2013

VTI Security MN held a town hall meeting at a local venue Monday, November 25, 2013.  Along with a review of year-to-date business performance and expectations of the upcoming year 2014, the group celebrated employee anniversaries.  Acknowledgement of 25-years of service went to Terry Weller, Journeyman Technician, 20-years of service, Mark Kruse, General Foreman, Kim Johnson, Journeyman Technician, Don Gosselin, Project Manager, Deb Pritchard, Administrative Services Manager, 10-years of service, Greg Stone, Journeyman Technician, Alex Motta, Purchasing and Inventory Manager and 5-years of service, Jeff Hynes, Journeyman Installer, Ginny Callahan, Accounts Receivable, Alison Bresnahan, Billing Specialist, and Ed Niemczyk, Systems Engineer. 

VTI Security CO conducted their town hall meeting Monday, December 16, 2013.  In addition to a review of year-to-date business performance and expectations of 2013, the group celebrated 5-year anniversaries for Gina Barcelona, Administration Manager, Ray McGrady, Technical Services Manager, Glen Yeomans, Inventory Specialist and Tom Peiffer, Install Technician.

Congratulations to John Proell, System Technician from VTI WI office and Brandon Farley, Project Coordinator from VTI TX office for celebrating 5-years of service.

VTI Security - Updated December 13, 2013

VTI Security is proud to announce the re-election of Bryan Viau, Chief Operating Officer, as President of the local ASIS Chapter.  Congratulations Bryan!

VTI Security - Updated November 22, 2013

VTI Security was recently recognized as a "Unified Elite Partner 2013-2014" by Genetec.

VTI Colorado - Updated October 18, 2013

VTI Colorado hosted Oktoberfest Open Haus 2013, Thursday, October 17, 2013 to showcase their new facility in Arvada.  Over 100 guests were in attendance and VTI donated $5.00 per person the Red Cross for the Colorado Flood Recovery Efforts. 

VTI Security - Updated October 18, 2013

VTI has launched an application portal on the website "Careers" page to better handle the open jobs listing presentation.  If you are interested in employment with VTI, please refer to the "Careers" page to apply for listed positions.

VTI Minnesota - Updated October 16, 2013

Bryan Viau, Executive Vice President of VTI has been promoted to Chief Operation Officer.  Congratulations Bryan!

VTI Security - Updated August 30, 2013

VTI WI co-hosted a VTI "U" at a customer site on Wednesday, September 28, 2013.  Topics that were covered were "The Five S's - Software, Server, Storage, Switch, and Surveillance"; "Know your Specs - Video Compression, Megapixel Cameras, and Pixels per Foot"; and "Video Storage and Analytics at the Edge and in the Camera".   Participants earned 4 CEU credits for attending the session.

VTI Security - Updated August 26, 2013

VTI MN sponsored and participated in the Driving to Donate Golf Tournament hosted by a VTI customer to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association MN-ND Helpline.

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.  Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed.

The Alzheimer's Association Information Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance 24/7.  Anyone can call the toll-free number anytime day or night at 1-800-272-3900.

VTI Security - Updated August 21, 2013

VTI will once again be participating in the 15th Annual Twin Cities Hoopathon.  This year there is a twist, and the event will be held at the Summit Brewery!  The event will feature pints of Summit beer, food trucks, free throw contests, and activities for kids of all ages.

Pre-register online at www.hoopathon.com

VTI Security - Updated August 15, 2013

VTI Golden, CO and Amarillo, TX has expanded their offices to new locations.  For current address information please see our "Contact" page.

VTI is sending 21 colleagues to ASIS in Chicago, September 23 - 26, 2013.  Please visit the Security-Net booth, #929, to speak to a member of the VTI staff if you have questions, or would like one of our staff to walk the showroom floor with you.  Click on these links for more information, Security-Net and ASIS 2013.

VTI WI is conducting a VTI "U" session August 28, 2013 on "The Five S's - Software, Server, Storage, Switch, and Surveillance"; "Know your Specs - Video Compression, Megapixel Cameras, and Pixels per Foot"; and "Video Storage and Analytics at the Edge and in the Camera".  If you would like more information, please contact Rob Druktenis, 262-649-5280.

VTI Security - Updated June 17, 2013

Saturday, June 15, 2013 VTI Security MN participated in The Hope Walk for Huntington's Disease.  Over 300 people participated in the walk/run and raised a total of $13,000.00.  VTI's contribution with a company match was $1,890.00. 

VTI Security - Updated May 7, 2013

As a part of VTI's continuing effort to support fundraising for different causes, VTI MN formed a team to participate in the Walk MS, Sunday, May 5th.  $2,054.00 in donations where raised to support the National MS Society fund research, advocate for change, and assist people living with MS.

VTI Security - Updated May 1, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, OppenheimerFunds, Inc. and VTI Security Colorado co-hosted a workshop on Workplace Violence and Active Shooter.  The event was held at the Oppenheimer facility and wrapped up a four state series on this subject.  Over 140 security professionals, various law enforcement, private sector facilities, entertainment facilities, financial, educational and risk management professionals were in attendance.  For information on upcoming events, please contact your local VTI representative or watch our website for updates.

VTI Security - Updated April 23, 2013

April 17, 2013, Region 16 and VTI Security Texas co-hosted a Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Workshop at the Region 16 Education Conference Center.  Over 70 security professionals, including various school districts, financial, healthcare, private sector facilities and risk management professionals attended to listen to speaker, Dan Murphy M.A., CFE, CFCI.  Dan's presentation was followed by Corporal Jerry Nuefeld, Amarillo Police Department, who facilitated a discussion on Emergency Responder procedures related to the workshop topic. For more information, please read the article written by the Amarillo Globe-News entitled "Expert: Heed warning signs for workplace security".  This workshop is a part of our VTI "U" continuing educational initiative to provide opportunities for our business partners and colleagues to gather, exchange information, and network in a condensed and efficient format. 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, OppenheimerFunds, Inc. Protective Services and VTI Security Colorado will be co-hosting the same workshop at the OppenheimerFunds facility in Centennial, CO.  For more information on the upcoming workshop or to RSVP for the event, please contact 303-216-2700.

VTI Security - Updated April 3, 2013

Region 16 and VTI Security Texas will be hosting a Workplace Violence and Active Shooter workshop on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.  This workshop mirrors the workshop described below dated February 19, 2013.  Featured Speaker, Dan Murphy M.A., CFE, CFCI will be speaking on the workplace violence and active shooter topic, and Corporal Jerry Nuefeld, Amarillo Police Department will join the discussion and address Emergency Responder procedures.  

VTI Security - Updated March 28, 2013

VTI MN participated in the March Campaign, a statewide effort to feed the hungry.  Through the generous contributions, $1,500.00 and 500 lbs. of food where donated to the Lonsdale Area Food Shelf and the Fruit of Vine Food Shelf.

VTI Security - Updated February 19, 2013

February 12, 2013, Marquette University and VTI Security Wisconsin hosted a Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Workshop at the Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union.  Over 50 security professionals, including the Milwaukee County District Attorney, various law enforcement, private sector facilities and risk management professionals attended to listen to speaker, Dan Murphy M.A., CFE, CFCI.  Dan is currently the Director of Corporate and Supply Chain Security Services for SuperValu.  Dan has an extensive background in law enforcement, holds a BA in Criminal Justice, an MA in Public Safety Administration and is an instructor at St. Mary's University where he teaches on Workplace Violence Prevention and Response.  This workshop is part of our VTI "U" continuing educational initiative to provide opportunities for our business partners and colleagues to gather, exchange information, and network in a condensed and efficient format.  VTI will be hosting the same workshop in our Colorado and Texas offices in the upcoming months.

VTI Security - Updated January 17, 2013

VTI Security is proud to announce the election of Bryan Viau, Executive Vice President, as President of the local ASIS Chapter.  Congratulations Bryan!

The MN sales team participated as an exhibitor at the 92nd Annual Leadership Conference sponsored by the Minnesota School Boards Association.  The conference encompassed two days, Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18, 2013 and was located at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

VTI Security - Updated January 3, 2013

VTI University - Fostering learning and loyalty

Minneapolis - VTI Security's education program for its customers fosters loyalty and provides valuable insight to VTI about customer needs at the same time, according to Thomas Asp, VTI Security CEO.  For more information:  Security Systems News

VTI Security - Updated December 17, 2012

VTI Security's holiday campaign to support a military family was a great success once again this year.  We were able to raise enough money to make their wish list come true and donated the remaining money collected to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.  Along with the support of the military family and Wounded Warrior Project, VTI raised $935.00 in cash and several food items that were donated to the Burnsville Food Shelf.  Happy Holidays!

VTI Security - Updated December 13, 2012

VTI Security has started using Canvas on a number of devices in order to decrease their use of paper and increase the efficiency of data collection.  For complete article:  Canvas

VTI Security - Updated December 5, 2012

VTI Security MN held a town hall meeting in the corporate office Monday, December 3, 2012.  In addition to a review of year-to-date business performance and expectations for 2013, the group celebrated the 20-year anniversary for Jeff Bell, Service Technician, 10-year anniversaries for Jane Jensen, Senior Accountant, April Carlson, Senior Account Manager, Kory Plante, Project Manager, Chad Wilhelm, Foreman Technician and Dean Wagner, Journeyman Technician.  Awards for 5-year anniversaries were also given to Amanda Utter, Senior Account Manager, Karen Douglas, CAD, Lynda Webber, Accounts Payable and Sandy Scherer, Receptionist and Administrative Assistant.

VTI Security - Updated November 13, 2012

New Contact Numbers for former SIC Customers:
      Office:    (303) 216-2700
     
Service: (888) 334-7244

VTI Security Acquires Systems Integration Corp. (SIC) Becomes largest privately held integrator in the Rocky Mountain Region

Minneapolis - November 13, 2012 - VideoTronix, Incorporated dba VTI Security Integrators (VTI) has completed the acquisition of Systems Integration Corp. (SIC).  The transaction closed on Friday, November 2, 2012.  "We have a strategic and balanced Plan for Growth and are excited to complete this year by adding significant market presence in the Rocky Mountain Region", said Thomas Asp, President and CEO of VTI.  "The merger of the SIC operations into our existing office in Golden, CO will greatly expand our business and resources making us the largest privately held security systems integrator in the Colorado marketplace", continued Asp.  Rob Howard, owner of SIC said, "VTI is a company that has a similar customer service culture to SIC and one which I entrust to deliver the same level of service formerly provided by SIC.  I am pleased that the SIC employees have transitioned to VTI and the migration of business operations is progressing smoothly."  "We are all about earning and maintaining a "Trusted Business Partner" relationship with our customers", said John Nowak, VTI's Vice President and General Manager of Colorado Operations.  "We welcome our newest colleagues and believe the additional experience and leadership will blend smoothly into our "One VTI" initiative to provide the industry's most technically trained and educated workforce", Nowak continued.  "By merging our similar product lines, manufacturer certified employees and the customer base into an existing operation; we expect to see a strong financial growth from this operation in 2013.  In addition, we will continue to explore our strategic growth plans through organic opportunities as well as additional acquisitions in existing or new markets", said Asp.  VTI is a member of Security-Net and has offices in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Denver, Colorado Springs, Cheyenne and Amarillo.  Prior to the acquisition, VTI was the 18th largest integrator in the SDM 2012 rankings and over-all one of the largest independently owned security systems integrators in the United States. 

VTI Security - Updated October 25, 2012

October 17, 2012, VTI Security MN hosted a round table discussion with several security peers to share perspectives on the topic of active shooter. We are actively listening to their concerns, current execution, organizational responsibilities, and solutions/procedure for office place violence. This forum is part of our VTI "U" continuing educational initiative to provide opportunities for our partners and colleagues to gather, exchange information, and network in a condensed and efficient format.

 

VTI Security - Updated October 22, 2012

Eliminate waste and improve efficiency - VTI Security launches its paperless "E-Ticket" for all service calls.  Our customers expect us to be innovative, complete work efficiently and communicate effectively.  We understand this business challenge and have streamlined the process of service work orders.

VTI Security - Updated October 1, 2012

VTI MN entered 2 teams in the 15th annual Twin Cities Hoopathon held over the weekend at the University of Minnesota field house.  Thirty teams took part in the free throw shooting competition whose proceeds go to support the Huntington's Disease Society of America.  For more information, please visit www.hoopathon.com or www.hdsa.org.

VTI Security - Updated September 24, 2012

In an effort to maintain sustainability of the VTI network, we will be moving our servers from onsite to an offsite location through TW Telecom's co-location solutions.  TW Telecom's co-location solutions offer real time data replication in the event of a service interruption.

VTI Security - Updated August 18, 2012

VTI MN continues with its efforts to go green by conducting office clean up days.  Our last clean up was January 2011 and on August 16 and 17, 2012 we cleaned out over 2,200 lbs of paper for recycle.

VTI Security - Updated August 10, 2012

VTI Security MN continues its annual sponsorship of the Twin Cities Hoopathon, www.hoopathon.com, to support efforts toward a cure for Huntington's Disease.  The event will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 4 - 7 pm at the UMN Field House.

VTI Security - Updated August 8, 2012

VTI Security MN - Executive Vice President, Bryan Viau, was a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota's Brain "U" hosted by Dr. Janet Dubinsky.  Viau spoke to a group of science and biology teachers on the family impact of living with Huntington's Disease with the goal of each attendee creating a curriculum for their classrooms around Huntington's Disease.

VTI Security - Updated July 16, 2012

VTI Security CO raised over a thousand dollars for a family of one of our customers in the Colorado Springs area whose home was a total loss in the Waldo Canyon fire.

VTI Security - Updated July 3, 2012

VTI Security MN participated in the Team Hope Walk on June 23, 2012 at Lake Harriet.  Out of the 100 walkers, 20 of them were from VTI.  The event had net proceeds of over 10,000.00 that go to benefit Huntington's Disease (HD) research.  HD is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is, at present, no effective treatment or cure.  HD slowly diminishes the affected individual's ability to walk, think, talk and reason.  Eventually, the person with HD becomes totally dependent upon others for his or her care.  HD profoundly affects the lives of entire families - emotionally, socially and economically.

VTI Security - Updated June 15, 2012

VTI Security MN has successfully deployed a large enterprise video management system upgrade with a regional insurance provider.  The system includes over 100 analog and IP cameras located at 10 offices.  VTI provided the exacqVision Enterprise Server Software with a combination of exacq hybrid and IP network video recorders for system monitoring and recording.  The network cameras included Panasonic PTZ cameras and both Panasonic and Axis fixed cameras.  The system also includes multiple clients, web and health monitoring services and mobile devices for a true enterprise VMS deployment.  Link to Case Study

VTI Security - Updated June 6, 2012

VTI is a technology and learning-oriented company.  We provide continuing education to our field staff with technical training; our sales, engineers and project managers participate in manufacturer's training; and through our VTI "U" initiative, we keep our end user's up-to-date with the latest in technology.  VTI is taking the educational effort a step further by offering professional webinars and seminars to the staff.  Each month an hour-long presentation will be provided on various professional topics in an effort to keep skills current.

VTI Security - Updated May 31, 2012

VTI Security is a premier sponsor of the Team Hope Walk at Lake Harriett on Saturday, June 23, 2012 beginning with registration at 9:00 am and a 3-mile walk at 10:00 am.  The event is hosted by the Minnesota Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America with proceeds to support the Vision of a World Free of Huntington's Disease.  To register for the walk, make a donation, or for more information on the organization, please visit www.hdsa.org/mn.

 

VTI Security - Updated May 17, 2012

VTI MN has just been awarded a multi-year contract for CCTV, Card Access and Intercom installation and service from a large county in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

VTI Security- Updated May 9, 2012

 

Promotion (Mpls/Denver) VTI is pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Motta from Supervisor of Inventory and Purchasing to Manager, Inventory and Purchasing.  He has done an outstanding job over the past 5 years to improve processes and procedures in inventory and purchasing.  He will be relocating from the Denver office to the Minneapolis office in the beginning of June. Congratulations to Alex on a job well done.

VTI Security - Updated April 30, 2012

 

VTI CO is proud to announce the addition of Stephen Fisher to their list of colleagues.  Stephen is the Business Development Manager for the Denver office.  VTI WI is proud to announce the addition of Robert Druktenis to their list of colleagues.  Robert is an Account/Project Manager in the Milwaukee office.  Join us in welcoming them aboard.

VTI Security - Updated April 26, 2012

May 1, 2012, VTI Security MN is hosting a round table discussion with several security peers to share perspectives on the topic of mass notification.  We are actively listening to their concerns, current execution, organizational responsibilities, solutions/procedure for mass notification.  This forum is part of our VTI "U" continuing educational initiative to provide opportunities for our partners and colleagues to gather, exchange information, and network in a condensed and efficient format.

VTI Security - Updated March 30, 2012

VTI Security sent 13 colleagues to the ISC West conference in Las Vegas, NV. ISC West connects the entire security community including manufacturers, dealers/integrators and end users of security products and services. ISC West is the best opportunity for security professionals to gain inspiration and training for success and is a must visit event for manufacturers seeking a competitive advantage in this sector. For more information, please visit ISC West.

VTI Security - Updated February 29, 2012

VTI Security MN hosted a Schneider Electric Continuum User's Conference Thursday, February 16, 2012.  Over twenty customers and users of Continuum products attended the conference.  L.K. Wong, Director of the Center of Excellence for Schneider led a comprehensive overview of the product line, product roadmap, and integration discussion. Schneider Electric

VTI Security - Updated January 27, 2012

VTI Security MN hosted an Exacq User's Conference Wednesday, January 25, 2012.  Over twenty customers and end users of ExacqVision products assembled for a user meeting.  Attendees heard directly from the product and sales representatives of Exacq on topics like feature, functionality and product roadmaps.  The three hour session ended with a peer to peer presentation by a power user who discussed his application and use of the Exacq products.  A follow up session will be scheduled in late 2012.  ExacqVision

VTI Security - Updated January 6, 2012

During VTI Security MN's holiday campaign, $1,563.00 was raised and donated to help support military personnel who have been injured in the line of duty.  Wounded Warrior provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.  For more information, please visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org

VTI Security - Updated December 16, 2011

VTI Security's holiday campaign to support military families was a great success.  VTI supported two families this year, one located in Colorado and the other in Minnesota.  The Colorado family is a mother and father with 3 teenage children, 14, 12 and 11.  The Minnesota family is a mother and father and 3 young children, 7, 5 and 4.  Along with the support of the military families, VTI raised $900.00 in cash and several donated food items for the local Burnsville food shelf.  Happy Holidays!

VTI Security - Updated December 14, 2011

VTI Security renews its annual commitment to support military families during the holiday season by accepting cash donations from employees and matching them with company contributions.  To date, this effort has raised over $5,000.00.

VTI Security - Updated December 5, 2011

VTI Security MN held a town hall meeting and holiday breakfast in the Burnsville, Minnesota corporate office this morning.  In addition to a review of year to date business performance and expectations for 2012, the group celebrated the 25 year anniversary for Tom Asp, President and Owner, and 30 year anniversary for Mark Heimer, National Account Manager.

VTI Security - Updated December 5, 2011

VTI Security has successfully deployed a large enterprise video management system upgrade with a regional insurance provider.  The system includes over 100 analog and IP cameras located at 10 offices.  VTI provided the ExacqVision Enterprise Server Software with a combination of Exacq hybrid and IP network video recorders for system monitoring and recording.  The network cameras included Panasonic PTZ cameras and both Panasonic and Axis fixed cameras.  The system also includes multiple clients, web and health monitoring services and mobile devices for a true enterprise VMS deployment.

VTI Security - Updated December 2, 2011

VTI Security CO held a town hall meeting and holiday party today in Golden, Colorado.  Tom Asp, President and Owner, attended the meeting with employees and management to discuss the Colorado operations year to date performance along with plans for 2012.

VTI Security - Updated November 28, 2011

VTI Security is the proud sponsor of Light Up The Night, a benefit for Hennepin County Medical Center's Education and Training Mission.  For more information, click here.

VTI Security - Updated November 4, 2011

VTI recieves approval for large access control conversation and data center project.  Initial project exceeds $700k.

VTI Security - Updated November 1, 2011

Over forty customers attend the VTI "U" session featuring the future use of Near Field Communcations to host access control credentials on smartphones.  

VTI Security - Updated October 20, 2011

Minnesota office receives order from local municipality for the initial installation of wireless camera systems at remote park and recreation sites that lack connectivity.   In addition, one main building on the campus will deploy an IP based video management system using 3 megapixel cameras.  

VTI Security - Updated October 17, 2011

VTI "U" educational session scheduled for Tuesday, November 1st (Minnesota office) to include topics of Smart Phones (NearFieldCommunciations) and the future of access control along with iClass SE Card and Multi CLASS SE Readers presented by HID.  VTI will also provide a video camera shoot out using the indoor/outdoor video lab.

VTI Security - Updated August 1, 20011

Industry veteran Scott Woodward joins VTI Security sales team based in the Burnsville, MN operations.

VTI Security - Updated June 1, 2011

VTI Minnesota offices annouces their award to provide video and storage solution for large transportation project.

 VTI Security - Updated October 25, 2010

SightLogix press release on the VTI Security NREL project in Colorado.

VTI Security - Updated October 12, 2010

VTI Colorado awarded multi-million dollar security integration upgrades contract by NREL in Golden, CO.

VTI Security - Updated October 8, 2010

VTI will be in Dallas at #ASIS10 with 13 staff attending. Be sure to download the ASIS iPOD/iPAD app! 

VTI Security - Updated September 12, 2010

Minnesota hosts Pelco product review and annual update for sales and engineering teams on Friday, Sept. 10.

VTI Security - Updated September 3, 2010

VTI has opened a new office in Wyoming in support of customer base in that market.  This is the newest of five (5) offices and reports to the Colorado division.

VTI Security - Updated August 17, 2010

VTI Minnesota has added five (5) new employees to the staff in August.

VTI Security - Updated Aug 5, 2010

VTI Security moves up two spots and ranked 27 in Security Dealer Magazine ranking of Top System Integrators for 2009.  SDM's 2009 Top 100 Integrator

VTI Minnesota - Assa Abbloy - Updated August 5, 2010

VTI Minnesota's office hosts Assa Abbloy lunch and learn for sales and engineering on building code issues around access controls.

VTI Golden Colorado - Updated August 5, 2010

VTI Colorado hosted a VTI "U" Educational Series and 30 Year Anniversary Open House for 70+ guests.

VTI Minnesota - Updated August 3, 2010

VTI Minnesota hired an industry veteran, Jim Andrews, in a Business Development and Strategic Sales role.

VTI Minnesota - Updated August 3, 2010

VTI Security begins annual participation in Twin Cities area metro paint a thon.  A person of need will have their exterior refinished.

VTI Colorado - Updated July 12, 2010

VTI installed Genetec Omnicast and Autovue LPR system assisted Denver Police with identifying $20,000 jewel heist.

VTI Colorado - Updated June 1, 2010

Genetec Autovue LPR system installed by VTI at Colorado Mall assists in identifying suspect in large theft at a major department store.

VTI Colorado - Updated May 19, 2010

John Nowak, General Manager of VTI Colorado office has been promoted to Vice President of VTI Security.  John has been with VTI for four years.

VTI Colorado - Updated April 29, 2010

Update on 4/22 iPad theft tweet:  Man charge after police use images from VTI installed cameras at Colorado Mall.

VTI Minnesota - Updated April 29, 2010

VTI hosts "Take your child to work day" event.  Tours, hands-on workshops, security bingo and floor plan hunt.

VTI Colorado - Updated April 22, 2010

Colorado law enforcement use images from VTI installed camera system to assist finding iPad thief at Colorado Mall.

VTI Minnesota - Updated April 13, 2010

The 13th Annual Twin Cities Hoop-a-Thon for HDSA this weekend?  Go to http://www.hoopathon.com for all the information.

VTI Minnesota - Updated April 13, 2010

VTI Security held a company fundraising day for HDSA raising $1,100 by holding a raffle and playing Nintendo Wii games.  http://www.hdsa.org

VTI Minnesota - Updated March 24, 2010

VTI Minnesota signs agreement to expand existing Genetec system to 8 additional sites for existing customer in 2010.VTI has 72 customer sites using Genetec's Omnicast video management software and 8 sites using Genetec's Synergis access control software.

VTI Colorado - Updated March 16, 2010

VTI Colorado sets August 5 as date for annual Open House and 30 year anniversary celebration.  

VTI Minnesota - Updated March 16, 2010

VTI Minnesota office sets May 18 as 2010 kick off to VTI "U" education sessions and 30 year anniversary celebration.

VTI Minnesota - Bryan Viau - Updated March 16, 2010

VTI's Vice President Bryan Viau awarded Individual Leadership Award at annual gala sponsored by the Huntington's Disease Society of America.

VTI Security - Updated February 18, 2010

VTI is providing Casi access control and DMP alarm system is South Florida for National Financial customer.

VTI Colorado - Updated February 18, 2010

VTI Colorado providing a local university with 16 channel Pelco NVR system featuring Bosch cameras and 12 door AMAG access control system.

VTI Colorado - Updated February 18, 2010

VTI Colorado providing Wyoming school district with ONSSI VMS featuring 70+ channels of IQEYE 2 MegaPixel cameras and Sony IP dome cameras.

VTI Minnesota - Updated January 17, 2010

VTI Minnesota is replacing DVTEL system at large medical campus with Genetec Omnicast and Pivot3 solution for 200+ channels of video.

VTI Minnesota - Bryan Viau - Updated November 5, 2009

VTI Executive Vice President Bryan Viau has been elected President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America.  For more information click here.

Genetec Installations - Updated October 21, 2009

ASIS 2009 - September 21-24, 2009 - Updated September 17, 2009

Attending ASIS this year are seven Minnesota employees and four Colorado employees.  VTI is a member of a national organization of independent security systems integrators, Security-Net, and can be contacted at the Security-Net booth during the show.  Security-Net along with VTI is hosting their annual event at the A's Stadium for a tailgate party and baseball game.  While you are at ASIS, please feel free to visit VTI at the Security-Net booth, #2153.

VTI MN and Pivot3 - Mall of America - Updated September 16, 2009

Mall of America protects video surveillance data with Pivot3 Serverless Computing. For complete detail click here.

VTI Minnesota is Providing 3VR Video Units with Integration - Updated August 24, 2009

VTI MN is providing 3VR video units with integration to ATM units and DMP alarm systems for a mid-west regional bank with 100+ locations.

VTI Colorado installing SES Phone Entry System - Updated August 24, 2009

VTI CO is installing SES Phone Entry System, Bosch cameras, and Bosch DVR system in Public Housing facility.

VTI Minnesota providng Improvements to College Campus - Updated August 24, 2009

VTI MN is providing improvements to college campus video security system with IQEye megapixel cameras and analog to IP with Axis encoders.

VTI Minnesota installing Touchprobe Guard Tour - Updated August 24, 2009

VTI MN is installing Touchprobe Guard Tour, 42 Panasonic cameras, Panasonic DVRs, and Zenitel Intercoms at new retail/multi-use property.

VTI Minnesota earns UL CRZH.BP103355 listing - Updated August 19, 2009

VTI MN earns UL CRZH.BP10355 listing for National Industrial Security Systems allowing VTI to issue UL2050 certificates.

VTI Colorado hosted VTI "U" Open House - Updated August 17, 2009

VTI CO hosted a VTI "U" Open House for 60+ guests.  Topics included video storage on the edge, megapixel, door openings, and wireless mesh.

VTI MN Staff Volunteers complete their first Paint-a-Thon House for the elderly.  Photo - Updated August 3, 2009

VTI ranks 29th on SDM's 2008 Top 100 Integrator List - Updated July 27, 2009

VTI ranks 29th on SDM's 2008 Top 100 Integrator List 

VTI Minnesota office to provide 50 reader Genetec Synergis Access Control system... - Updated July 27, 2009

VTI Minnesota office to provide a 50 reader Genetec Synergis Access Control system to Minnesota Telecom provider.

IMPORTANT ALERT! Microsoft released a special alert concerning a security hole in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

VTI Security Milwaukee - Updated July 6, 2009

The Milwaukee office sets date for VTI "U" session on Tuesday, August 18, 2009.

VTI Security - Minneapolis Open House - Updated June 30, 2009

The Minneapolis office is in the planning stages of an Open House scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2009.  More information to follow.

VTI Security - Denver Open House - Updated June 30, 2009 - For more information click here

The Denver office is hosting an Open House along with four educational sessions on Thursday, August 6, 2009.  Mark your calendar and don't miss out on this open house/educational opportunity.

VTI Security - Milwaukee - Updated June 29, 2009

The Milwaukee office of VTI Security began project work today for two new customers in the (college/university vertical markets) and located in the greater Milwaukee area.  The combined projects will include the installation of turnstiles, access control and video surveillance.  These initial projects are expected to continue into the fall of this year with the potential for additional work as required by each customer.

 ASIS 2009 - Anaheim, CA - Updated June 23, 2009 

We are starting to make plans for #ASIS2009 Security convention in Anaheim, CA on September 21.

VTI "U" - Updated: June 10, 2009

June 2, 2009 - VTI "U" - over 90 attended the educational seminar.  Topics included:  Highly Intelligent Openings, Wireless Mesh Networks - Reach the Un-Reachable, Video Storage and Analytics at the Edge and in the Camera, Know your Specs - Video Compression, Megapixel Cameras, and Pixels Per Foot, and Scalable, Video-Optimized Storage Technology. 

HDSA Charity Golf Tournament - Milwaukee, WI - Updated:  May 18, 2009

VTI Milwaukee office personnel along with key customers participate in charity golf tournament to benefit Huntington's Disease Society of America, Milwaukee Chapter. 

VTI "U" - Updated:  May 13, 2009 - For more information click here.

The Minnesota office is hosting a VTI "U" educational session on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.  These half day seminars are for professionals required or interested in keeping current on technology and new applications. 

2009 VTI Paint-A-Thon - Updated:  May 13, 2009

VTI is forming a team for the 26th annual Metro Paint-A-Thon.  The Paint-A-Thon is sponsored by the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches and involves over 2,000 volunteers who paint over 100 homes in the Twin City Metropolitan area.  In order to qualify for the program, homeowners must be either low income seniors or persons with disabilities.

Huntington's Disease Society of America - HDSA - Updated:  May 13, 2009

VTI Security named by Huntington's Disease Society of America Minnesota Chapter for their commitment to community service and support of HDSA events.

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