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Many manners of monitoring

Third-party, proprietary, cloud: What’s the difference?
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08/05/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—Central station monitoring comes in a variety of flavors. What’s the difference between an installing company that does its own monitoring and a proprietary central station? Are third party and wholesale synonymous? What about new cloud technology that some say will usher in new categories of central station monitoring? In an effort to sort out the differences, Security Systems News turned to CSAA president Jay Hauhn.

Hackett Security expands to East Coast

Super-regional opens office in McLean, Va.
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06/17/2015

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security, a super-regional based here, opened its fifth branch office in McLean, Va., Michael J. Hackett, CEO of Hackett Security, told Security Systems News.

Dealers: Grow through differentiating, new technology

Turn challenges into opportunity in today’s marketplace, they say
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04/15/2015

LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.

Hackett Security acquires Avery Security

Integrator actively seeking acquisitions in certain strategically diverse locations
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08/07/2013

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security’s acquisition of Avery Security will bring a number of retail customers likely to be interested in Hackett’s video monitoring and other services, according to Michael Hackett, CEO and president of Hackett Security.

Hackett Security acquires in Illinois

CEO expects to expand video monitoring customer base
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01/23/2012

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security CEO Michael Hackett expects to expand his base of video monitoring customers as the result of the acquisition of Brinkmann Security, a 70 percent commercial security company based in Waterloo, Ill.