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Smart devices increasing within home security

New Parks’ research examines adoption of smart door locks, lights and thermostats
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09/13/2017

DALLAS—New research by Parks Associates reveals that 42 percent of new security installations include a smart home device such as a door lock, light or thermostat.

ADS Security makes third buy of 2017

Acquisition of PMI Security expands company’s presence in North Carolina
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09/13/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security has acquired the accounts of PMI Security in New Bern, N.C., expanding the company’s presence in North Carolina, which began in 2014 with the purchase of Seaboard Security Systems in Washington, N.C. ADS added a second branch in North Carolina last year with the purchase of Central Carolina Security in Sanford, N.C.

ADT names Jim DeVries as president

DeVries joined ADT in May 2016 from Allstate
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09/13/2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT recently announced that Jim DeVries, the company’s COO, will be promoted to the role of president; DeVries told Security Systems News that it is a newly created position at ADT.

How I Use My System: Jack Doyle

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09/13/2017

Jack Doyle, business development manager for Doyle Security Systems, is focused on sales and marketing campaign with the company as well as operational efficiencies. Security Systems News talked with Doyle about the system he uses at home.

Pivot3 expands its Global Partner Program

Program ‘designed to help partners of all sizes compete on a level playing field’
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09/13/2017

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3, a supplier of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, in late August announced changes to its Global Partner Program, including new partner tiers, new certifications and a Partner Advisory Board.

ipDatatel and Resolution Products announce merger and new chairman

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09/07/2017

HOUSTON and HUDSON, Wis.—ipDatatel and Resolution Products announced yesterday a merger of the two companies. As part of the transaction, veteran technology industry executive, Robin Pederson, will become chairman of the combined company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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SSN News Poll November 2017

In the past month hurricane Harvey has struck Texas and Hurricane Irma has greatly impacted Florida. As companies that provide life safety, peace of mind and security, how do you prepare for large natural disasters?