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Firm invests in technology, people

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03/01/2005

ESTACADA, Ore. - Looking for modest, sustainable growth over the next few years, Central Station Monitoring invested in a number of technology upgrades and created a new position to help promote its services to prospective dealers.

Rapid Response answers the call

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2005

SYRACUSE, N.Y.

Renovated station a perk for all at SAI

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03/01/2005

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - In an effort to keep up with the success of its wholesale monitoring activities and authorized dealer program, Security Associates International renovated its central station here with meeting and technology enhancements.

UMS adds new tech

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03/01/2005

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Careful not to jump on any technology bandwagons, United Monitoring Services spent more than a year researching and planning the company’s recent upgrade to Digital Security Controls’ Sur-Gard System III receiver.

Due diligence brings GPS service home

After two years of research, COPS Monitoring begins offering location services to its dealers
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03/01/2005

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.

VoIP: No biggie for monitoring company

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02/01/2005

New Orleans - In a move of pre-emptive action, third-party monitoring center Alarm Monitoring Services has taken a proactive approach to address potential communications issues surrounding Voice-over Internet Protocol services.

“We have been focusing a lot on the VoIP issue,” said Cindy Smith, vice president of operations at the company.

Look who's watching now: central adds video

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02/01/2005

LACEY, Wash. - Achieving a goal conceived several months ago, Alarm Center Inc.

AvantGuard paints its success

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02/01/2005

OGDEN, Utah - Seizing an opportunity to grow its monitoring business, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers purchased and upgraded Security Associates International’s regional central station here and increased its overall business to more than 40,000 in little more than one year.

Before consolidating its nationwide monitoring activities, SAI operated numerous central stations throughout the country.

As monitoring tide shifts, Seacoast seeks UL-listing to shore up future

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02/01/2005

WEST ROCKPORT, Maine - With more and more insurance companies requiring UL-listed central stations for fire and burglar monitoring, Seacoast Security has initiated a plan to be fully compliant and approved by the organization by the third quarter of 2005.

“Our focus this year is to improve internal structure in a number of ways,” said Dave Haynes, president of the 30-year-old company.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

CSAA conducts new compensation survey

VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association announced plans to conduct an abbreviated version of its bi-annual compensation, benefits and incentive practices survey.

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