CORONA, Calif.--The Command Center, a third-party monitoring business, created a disaster recovery center 45 miles from its southern California location to ensure continuous operation when disaster strikes.
RENO, Nev.--To better serve its customers and work with area police that have verified response policies, A-1 Security, a full service security and monitoring company, has added access control, video monitoring hardware and updated software as part of an upgrade this fall.
INDIANAPOLIS--When Myers Protection Services, a security guard firm, scooped up two alarm companies last year, its reach shifted to installation and monitoring. In November, with the added services, the company relocated to a larger facility that houses a central station.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Alarm Central, a third-party central station, will complete an upgrade early next year that includes video monitoring and remote access to accounts to vie with larger central stations.
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?