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Security Central acquires third central

$2 million purchase helps company hold North Carolina's monitoring market
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08/10/2016

STATESVILLE, N.C.—Security Central, a wholesale monitoring center based here, purchased Loss Prevention Services, a wholesale central station based in Clemmons, N.C., and will make it a load-balancing third location for the company.

CSAA looks for experts to form new tech standards

New standards apply to monitoring centers, PSAPs, manufacturers
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08/03/2016

VIENNA, Va.—CSAA is looking for subject matter experts on a variety of up and coming technologies to join its new Emerging Technologies Committee—a division of its Standards Committee—to help form new standards.

Monitronics gears up for new charity 5K race

Acclaimed runner Bill Rodgers to be at race
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07/27/2016

DALLAS—Monitronics is joining with Mission 500 to host the Moni 5K race on Aug. 6 to benefit local schools, the first of what could be an annual event and an example of Mission 500’s new model.

MKS hires Chuck Speck

Former Bold Technologies president will focus on company growth
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07/20/2016

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—As security software provider MKS’s new EVP, Chuck Speck plans to work on the internal process and communications as well as the customer experience.

Apple Watch SOS and mPERS: Apples and oranges?

PERS execs compare features, assess competition
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07/14/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—On first inspection, the Apple Watch’s newly announced ‘SOS’ feature may seem similar to an mPERS device, but PERS experts who spoke to Security Systems News said comparing an Apple Watch with an mPERS device is like comparing apples and oranges.

CentraLarm: Focus on education for dealers, customer experience

New processes, new training implemented
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07/11/2016

MANCHESTER, N.H.—CentraLarm Monitoring, a wholesale central station based here, is taking a multi-pronged approach to improving customer service, focusing more on dealer education and hospitality.

Bold Technologies refocuses on existing customers

Chuck Speck, Bold president, resigns
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07/05/2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies’ president Chuck Speck recently left the company to pursue other opportunities. Speck’s departure comes as the company takes a new approach, Bold CEO Rod Coles told Security Systems News.

Dynamark moves HQ

FAST Distribution collocated with Dynamark headquarters and monitoring center
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06/29/2016

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark moved its headquarters into the same building as its monitoring center—a 28,000 square-foot space.

Seacoast Security acquires in Maine

Company is actively looking for more purchases
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06/29/2016

WEST ROCKPORT, Maine—Seacoast Security, a full-service company based here, acquired about 3,000 accounts, $80,000 in RMR, from Main Security Surveillance—sister company to Unlimited Technology.

Security Partners helps dealers with funding

Dealer receives multiple, no difference for the consumer’s payments
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06/27/2016

LANCASTER, Pa.—Security Partners, a wholesale central station based here, announced a new funding program for its dealers.

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