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Bold Perennial acquires SIMS

Company president Rod Coles pleased with the talent gained through the purchase
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12/05/2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Perennial, a provider of central station software, announced on Dec. 3 that it acquired fellow software provider Security Information & Management Systems Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Pro-Vigil partners with Lydia Security Monitoring

UCC and COPS dealers can now work with the video monitoring company
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12/05/2018

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a video monitoring equipment provider based here, recently entered a partnership to work with customers of Lydia Security Monitoring—the parent company to COPS Monitoring and UCC—totaling 4,200 dealers.

Women in Security: Rose Sabourin of CMS

Sabourin reflects on how the landscape of security has changed over her past 24 years
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11/27/2018

LONGWOOD, Fla.—In early November, Rose Sabourin marked 24 years with CMS, the wholesale monitoring center based here.

SentryNet to open new monitoring center in Washington

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10/31/2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—SentryNet, a wholesale central station, recently announced that it will be adding a monitoring center in Lacey, Wash., “to ensure they are able to provide the best service to dealers coast-to-coast.”

DICE announces new Tech Security Summit for spring 2019

The company is expanding on its existing DICE Users Group conference to benefit more attendees
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10/31/2018

BAY CITY, Mich.—DICE Corporation announced in late October that it will be expanding its annual user’s conference, addressing new topics and bringing in new professionals.

Dynamark creates new equipment funding program

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10/31/2018

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Monitoring recently partnered with home improvement financing companies to provide dealers a consumer equipment financing option for their customers. “The goal is to help dealers expand their business while keeping their own individual brand and identity strong,” the company said.

Celia Besore named TMA’s executive director

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10/03/2018

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association announced yesterday that Celia T. Besore will become the new executive director of the association on Nov. 1, succeeding Jay Hauhn who is retiring on Oct. 31. Besore will be the first female executive director for TMA.

Prosegur acquires Viewpoint

Deal marks global company’s first foray into US security market
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09/19/2018

MADRID—Prosegur, a global security company based here, is making its first foray into the U.S. security market with the acquisition this week of Viewpoint, a remote video monitoring company based in Lowell, Mass.

EMERgency24 celebrates 50 years in business

Company execs look back on company growth and pivotal technologies
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09/17/2018

DES PLAINES, Ill.—EMERgency24, a wholesale monitoring company headquartered here, is now marking its 50th anniversary. Over those years the company has added on several locations, seen sweeping technological changes and grown steadily.

Netwatch Group appoints new VP of US Sales

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09/05/2018

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Netwatch Group, comprised of the recently combined NMC, CalAtlantic, and Netwatch, recently appointed Mike Taylor as its vice president of US sales.

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SSN News Poll January 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season shortly behind, and with companies already planning the budget for 2019, it’s getting time to look ahead at what the new year will hold for the industry. What do you see as top trends for 2019?