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Dynamark offers sign-on bonus

Amounts of up to $25,000
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04/02/2015

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark, a third party monitoring center based here, on April 1 started an up-to-$25,000 incentive for dealers to transfer their accounts to Dynamark.

Security Partners acquires 1 Time assets

AES radio network important in deal
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03/31/2015

HENDERSON, Nev.—Security Partners, a Lancaster, Pa.-based wholesale monitoring company, acquired equipment, accounts and staff of 1 Time, a third-party central station based here, Mike Bodnar, president of Security Partners, told Security Systems News.

Kimberlite sets new national record

Company’s central station has most assisted apprehensions
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03/19/2015

FRESNO, Calif.—Kimberlite, the largest independent Sonitrol dealer, in 2014 had the highest apprehension rate of central stations that release annual figures, determined by Kimberlite’s research.

SureView Systems begins training program

40 course training on Immix platform
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03/18/2015

TAMPA, Fla.—SureView Systems, a video and event management software provider based here, on March 16 opened an entirely Web-based training course for its Immix platform to all customers.

Dice’s hosted monitoring certified

Service complies with UL standards
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03/18/2015

BAY CITY, Mich.—Dice, a provider of central station software, announced that it gained UL certification for its hosted monitoring center platform.

Dynamark has two new offerings

Company emphasizes verification and fire safety
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03/16/2015

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark now offers its customers alarm verification through image sensors and fire alarm monitoring, the company announced in early March.

Video surveillance company Pro-Vigil gets investment

Riverside takes an interest in Pro-Vigil
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03/13/2015

DALLAS—The Riverside Company, a private equity firm, in February invested in Pro-Vigil, based here, a company that sets up and monitors cameras. The amount was not disclosed.

Northeast’s snow and central stations

How do monitoring centers handle it?
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03/11/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—Amidst record-breaking amounts of snow, totaling more than 100 inches in some cities this winter, central stations in the Northeast still needed to operate fully staffed.

AvantGuard sister company acquires PERS manufacturer

Freeus acquires Securus
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03/04/2015

OGDEN, Utah—Freeus, the new sister company to AvantGuard Monitoring Services, on Feb. 27 acquired the PERS side of Securus.

Monitronics acquires LiveWatch Security for $67m

DIY provider LiveWatch diversifies Montronics' offerings
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03/03/2015

DALLAS—Monitronics has acquired LiveWatch Security, a provider of professionally monitored DIY home security systems, for $67 million.

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