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SentryNet Dealers to celebrate 20 years

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2007

PENSACOLA, Fla.--SentryNet's annual dealer conference will be held April 25-26 in Tunica, Miss.

Bell Canada launches new home monitoring system

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2007

TORONTO--Bell Canada introduced on Jan. 31 its new home monitoring product, a service that utilizes high speed mobile wireless and Bell's Internet service to create a customizable home monitoring/security solution.

UControl unveils new dealer program

'May solve AMPS issue by shipping a box'
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03/01/2007

AUSTIN, Texas--UControl didn't set out to create a dealer program, "It was driven by dealers who approached us," said Jason Domangue, director of marketing for the Austin-based company. On Jan.

Criticom leases new space in So. Cal., N.J. is next

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03/01/2007

IRVINE, Calif.--Criticom International, a division of Integrated Alarm Services Group, announced on Jan.

'Until we replace our accounts, we're suffering'

The Security Center and APS get up to speed after Katrina
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03/01/2007

NEW ORLEANS--"I go home every day thinking about what we would do if a disaster hit, how we would solve the problem," said Jeffrey Doussan, manager of the Security Center, located a block from Bourbon Street in New Orleans. "Every time we buy a server and add a product on, the first question is, 'How can we make this disaster-ready?'"
Comparatively speaking, the Security Center, bought by David Oreck of Oreck Vacuum fame in the early '80s, did not suffer extensive physical damage from Katrina.

iWatch keeps eye on Pacific N.W.

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03/01/2007

BEAVERTON, Ore.--In 2004, Dave Foglio decided that there was a need in the Northwest for a "first-class central station.

VoIPAlarm, Vontronix take up the gauntlet

Team up to offer VoIP solution, telephone
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03/01/2007

OJAI, Calif. and BRICK, N.

Survey says: Americans want self-monitored security

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--Seventy-two percent of Americans want the ability to monitor their homes while away, said a survey released by Z-Wave Alliance in January. The majority of respondents are looking to use the technology for safety and security purposes, such as monitoring who is in the house and knowing when their children arrived home safely from school.

LaserShield markets to masses

Rapid Response provides monitoring
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02/01/2007

LAS CRUCES, N.M.

ULC SQ 561 confuses in Canada

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02/01/2007

MONTREAL--ULC SQ 561, a standard issued by the Underwriter Laboratories Canada, with an effective date of June 2007, has become a cause of concern among many ULC-listed central station owners in Canada. Malcolm Pesner, of Sentinel Alarm in Montreal, said, "In my personal opinion, this is going to be a disaster.

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SSN News Poll January 2017

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?