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Bold Technologies and Perennial Software merge, both companies acquired

Bold to bring Perennial’s products under its umbrella
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07/11/2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies, an alarm monitoring software provider, yesterday announced that it has completed a long-planned merger with Perennial Software, which provides business management software in the security industry.

Alarm.com launches homebuilder program

Program connects dealers with growing number of buyers who want smart homes
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07/11/2018

TYSONS, Va.—Alarm.com, a platform for the intelligently connected property, announced a comprehensive homebuilder program that includes new hardware and service plans designed to facilitate partnerships between homebuilders and Alarm.com's service provider partners and security dealers.

Costar Technologies to acquire Arecont Vision

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07/11/2018

LOS ANGELES—Arecont Vision, an IP camera and video solution provider which filed for Chapter 11 earlier this year, announced yesterday that an acquisition by Costar Technologies was approved by the bankruptcy court and is expected to close on July 13.

Red Hawk acquires SDT

Deal fills in key geographic area while adding talent, capability to East coast offices
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07/11/2018

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a fire, life safety and security company based here, announced the purchase of Security and Data Technologies Inc., a company located in the Philadelphia area with expertise in commercial fire alarm and security integration. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Janet Fenner joins ISS as CMO

Formerly with Dahua, Fenner takes on newly created role at ISS
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07/11/2018

WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—Seasoned and highly respected executive Janet Fenner, formerly with Dahua Technology U.S.A., was recently hired by Intelligent Security Systems to take on a newly created role as chief marketing officer.

Video company Camio has largest enterprise install to date

Company CEO discusses the connection between camera usage and value
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07/11/2018

SAN MATEO, Calif.—Camio, a cloud-based video monitoring company based here, recently published some of its experiences working with a large real estate company.

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SSN News Poll August 2018

IHS Markit expects voice-operated alarm systems to grow at a 7 percent CAGR between 2017 and 2022. What’s your opinion of voice activated technologies for home control and security?