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Xfinity Home passes 1 million customer mark

Comcast integrates Icontrol, earns company of the year award from Sullivan & Frost
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08/16/2017

PHILADELPHIA—Xfinity Home, the total home security and automation solution from Comcast based here, passed the 1 million customer mark in July, while Comcast was recently awarded with the 2017 North America Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan based on its recent analysis of the home automation and security services market.

US alarm market to reach $4.9 billion by 2021

The Freedonia Group highlights PERS as interesting segment of the market
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08/15/2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio—The Freedonia Group, a research firm based here, projects that the U.S. security alarm systems market will reach $4.9 billion by 2021, starting at $3.8 billion in 2016, with a CAGR of 5.1 percent between 2016 and 2021.

Post merger, Johnson Controls emerges even stronger

Company has greater depth of expertise, resources on both product and integration side of business
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08/15/2017

CORK, Ireland—Since the Tyco-Johnson Controls merger was completed in September 2016, the two security giants have joined forces to become an industry powerhouse, leveraging the combined brands to provide innovation on both the product and integration side of the business.

Qolsys’ second generation panel ships

North American dealers already benefitting from panel’s new features
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08/15/2017

SAN JOSE, Calif.—The Qolsys IQ Panel 2, which officially began shipping through North American distribution locations this summer, offers new features and technology designed specifically for security dealers.

Vector Security acquires Security Associates LLC

Purchase expands Vector’s presence in the Baltimore, Washington D.C. areas
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08/10/2017

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security Inc., a home and business automation solutions provider based here, gained nearly 10,000 accounts when it acquired Security Associates LLC, a local security provider.

ADT makes commercial purchase

The national company acquired Portland, Ore.-based Protec
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08/09/2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT today announced it purchased substantially all the assets and business of Protec Inc., a commercial security system integrator based in the Pacific Northwest.

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SSN News Poll September 2017

A variety of dealers and monitoring centers have taken interest in the PERS, mPERS and medical monitoring space. How do you think PERS and security could interact?