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Central stations tout value of regional shows

Owners, managers and technicians attend NEACC Expo

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.—At the Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo, held here on May 21, central stations said that regional shows are a great way to meet dealers, in person. The New England Alarm & Controls Council hosted the show.

Growth and expansions coming to UCC

New facility and RMR milestone

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is planning to build an out-of-state back-up central station, possibly in Nashville, Tenn., Mark Matlock, company SVP, told Security Systems News. That news comes alongside other growth developments at the company.

Alarm Capital Alliance receives $9.5 million

New York City-based Alcentra invested

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance, a security and alarm monitoring company based here, received a $9.5 million investment from Alcentra Capital Corporation.

ESX honors I-View Now integration

Larry Folsom discusses the integration, TechVision Challenge

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now’s recent integration with Honeywell Total Connect, recently announced as an ESX 2015 Innovation Award winner, will be the monitoring contender in the first TechVision Challenge at this year’s show.

EMERgency24 partners with first ‘RERS’ provider

BluePoint provides rapid emergency response system

DES PLAINES, Ill.—EMERgency24, a monitoring center based here, partnered with BluePoint Alert Solutions to offer a rapid emergency response systems (RERS): a new system capable of two-way communication between first responders and people inside a building under threat.

Monitronics moves to bigger, unified facility

Bruce Mungiguerra: Move adds to company culture

DALLAS—Monitronics is moving to a new facility in July, combining three separate buildings in the Dallas area under one roof. It’s a move that will improve company culture, Bruce Mungiguerra, SVP of operations, told Security Systems News.

Vector’s Pamela Petrow named CSAA president

CSAA is ‘old boys’ club’ no more

VIENNA, Va.—Pamela J. Petrow, president and CEO of Vector Security and newly named president of CSAA International, has set her sights on changing the association’s image, improving value for members and increasing member involvement.

American Alarm sends first ASAP response in New England

Program reduces time and error in alarm response

ARLINGTON, Mass.—American Alarm and Communications, an installing central station based here, says it is the first New England monitoring center to use the ASAP program to respond to an alarm signal.

Law enforcement association defines verified alarms

Steve Walker: ‘a big step’ for PPVAR

GALVESTON, Texas—Steve Walker, president of the Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response, called the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s definition of the term “verified alarm” a big step for future conversations on alarm verification.

All American Monitoring offers line of ‘MeyeView’ cameras, NVRs

Video verification is part of the package

LAS VEGAS—All American Monitoring is now offering dealers its own branded NVRs and cameras, backed with a video verification program.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?