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SureView Systems begins training program

40 course training on Immix platform

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

I-View Now enters new agreement

Company also releases new wave of integrations

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now, a provider of video verification services based here, announced a number of new integrations including one with ipDatatel.

ADS creates six executive positions

Growth leads to expansion in the central station

AURORA, Ill.—Alarm Detection Systems, based here, is seeking to strengthen its executive team by promoting six people to new roles.

For Affiliated Monitoring, an app can make an impact

Part of a main thread at company

UNION, N.J.—What a monitoring company offers its dealers makes a difference, according to Michael Zydor, managing director for Affiliated Monitoring, which strives to continually update its dealer app as well as monthly dealer reports.



SSN News Poll January 2016

There's a lot of private equity interest in security. Many top security companies, such as Vivint, Protection 1, CSG Security and Alarm Capital Alliance, are PE-backed. What do you think about private equity's involvement in the security industry?

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