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How I Use My System: Bob Boland

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08/24/2016

Bob Boland, customer service and operations manager for Custom Alarm, has been with the Rochester, Minn.-based business for five years. He takes care of the company’s central station operation, which means there’s “never a dull moment,” according to Boland. Security Systems News got the chance to talk with Boland in early August about the system he has at home.

Hikvision secures $3b credit facility

Funding earmarked for R&D, infrastructure and equipment and technology
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08/22/2016

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.—Hikvision announced that it has secured a five-year, $3 billion credit facility with Export-Import Bank of China, which will enable the video surveillance company to earmark additional funds for global research and development, infrastructure, equipment and technology procurement.

My Alarm Center's new business model driving success

Organic growth strategy, new DIY division paying dividends
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08/17/2016

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a super-regional security company with a rapidly evolving national presence, is coming off an impressive year of organic growth, complemented by the success of its new DIY division, LivSecure.

Monitronics launches new RISE program

Program to provide support to new dealers
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08/17/2016

DALLAS—Monitronics this week is launching a new sub-dealer program, RISE, designed to assist new dealers with growing their business.

News Poll: DIY represents an opportunity for traditional companies

Seventy-one percent said their company either offers DIY or is considering it
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08/17/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Traditional security companies like LOUD Security and Select Security have been looking at expanding their offerings with DIY. Most respondents to Security Systems News’ latest poll said DIY gives companies access to more streams of revenue and new markets.

3xLOGIC expanding to meet demand

Move to new HQ, larger training facility reflect company’s growth
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08/17/2016

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—3xLOGIC, a provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, recently moved into a new, larger HQ here and expanded its Florida Innovations Center facility to meet the increased demand in commercial markets, and to support its expanded university training schedule and locations.

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SSN News Poll October 2016

ESA and SIA have recently come out against the latest overtime ruling, which more than doubles the threshold for earning overtime pay. How will it impact your business?