IRVINE, Calif. - Having made inroads into third-party monitoring and interactive video monitoring services, National Alarm Computer Center has added a Message Center service to allow dealers and others to focus on their business without worrying about missing calls.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association have signed a reciprocal agreement to recognize the operator certificate issued by each otherÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s association.
VIENNA, Va. - As the North American Monitoring Technologies Symposium & Expo approaches, most of the talk among central stations has centered on the proposed licensing reciprocity bill that will be discussed at the meeting.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - While some in the industry may question Tyco Fire & SecurityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s announcement that it was in talks with a number of potential buyers for Sonitrol, the mood among a number of SonitrolÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s franchisees is one of optimism.
ORLANDO, Fla. - When a company is looking to expand its services nationally, it doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t hurt to be a part of a larger group of companies that can offer diverse services to an existing customer base.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?