Parallel Technologies Named to Security Business’ Fast 50

At ISC West in April, Security Business magazine unveiled it annual ranking of the top 50 fastest-growing security integrators. In its first year on the list, Parallel was ranked 15th.

According to CEO and President Dale Klein, inclusion on the list is “a reflection of the company’s commitment to creating a team that not only understands the global security landscape and how technology can be used to reduce risk and safeguard organizations but also how to bring more value to each customer engagement.”

To take a closer look at the Fast 50 list as well as the latest trends check out the April issue of Security Business magazine.… Continue Reading


Physical Security Leadership Team Expanded with Promotion of Nate Ruhland

Ruhland takes on increased responsibility within company’s physical security capability

Parallel Technologies has promoted Nate Ruhland to Manager of Building Infrastructure Engineering. In his new role, Ruhland will oversee the design and delivery of physical security projects involving access control, video surveillance and intrusion.

Since joining Parallel Technologies in October 2014 as a Presales Design Engineer, Ruhland has become an integral member of the growing Security team – continually taking on greater responsibilities as the practice area expanded. As Manager of Building Infrastructure Engineering, Ruhland will be responsible for driving collaboration between sales and engineering through a focus on technology and innovation.… Continue Reading

Five Considerations for Defining DAS Requirements

by Matthew Schwartz, Director of Technology and Engineering

Unreliable mobile communications is a growing problem for today’s businesses.  Whether it’s our mobile devices or the IoT devices that gather data and operate the machines that surround us, we are dependent on connectivity.  Dropped calls and no availability to data services including email and other communications platforms results in decreased productivity and lost revenue.  Compounding this issue, new construction practices, including low-e glass and super-insulated structures are making it more difficult for signal to penetrate into buildings.… Continue Reading

Essential Data Center Operation Knowledge Capture and Transfer

by Chris Pinc, Director of Data Center Operations

Technology has empowered us with greater communication tools. It also throws unique data, reports and dashboards at us every day. Yet, all this information lacks any resemblance in the way of knowledge-sharing.

Especially in data centers, where so much of the knowledge is gathered through experience and contextual understanding – from nuances in cabinet design to the circumstances surrounding past mechanical issues. This knowledge shapes incoming data and information streams for purposeful action, goals or plans.… Continue Reading