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J.D. Power lauds Apx

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09/01/2008

PROVO, Utah--Apx Alarm Security Solutions on August 2 was recognized by J.D.

Brink’s 2Q income up

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09/01/2008

RICHMOND, Va.--In its July 31 second quarter investor call, The Brink’s Company reported that its income rose 72 percent.

iConnect is newest DIY-or-not security system

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09/01/2008

PETACH TIKVAH, Israel--Electronics Line 3000, a well-established technology firm based here, will launch iConnect, its complete residential security solution, in the United States this month. It will be available through Electronics Line USA, its Denver-based U.

The next RMR play: Weather alerts

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09/01/2008

SAN DIEGO--Alarm dealers can now offer consumers the ability to use their alarm system to see if it’s a good day to get that 18 holes in or check the status of a Nor’Easter as the result of a new technology offered by Weather Decision Technologies that can be integrated with current alarm systems.

Building on the idea that today’s consumers want more from their home security systems, Weather Decision Technologies, a weather forecasting company, announced in August that it has teamed up with intelligent notification provider MIR3 to provide a weather notification service that residential alarm companies will be able to sell to their customers.

ApxAlarm weathers media storm

Slew of summer incidents reported; resolution of problems receives less coverage
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09/01/2008

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm executives expect to end the summer with north of 170,000 new accounts sold. That success may come at a price, however.

Summer Snafu

Companies are messing with Texas
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08/01/2008

AUSTIN, Texas--To rein in illegal and unethical activity of some unnamed summer model companies working in this state, the Department of Public Safety is working with the Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and issued a public warning June 17.

In a press release, DPS warned “any Texan who is considering hiring an alarm company or installer to check whether the sales person and company is licensed to work in the state.

ESX panel tackles home automation

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08/01/2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Speaking here at ESX to a lively group during an educational session about how security companies can get involved in home automation, Michael Tangora talked about the importance of focusing on details and efficiencies.

Kolkers buy Sandy Springs

Ackerman vet purchase formalizes informal referral system
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08/01/2008

ATLANTA--Burt Kolker has been working in marketing and sales for Ackerman Security, a super regional located here, for more than 30 years. He’s been referring customers back and forth with Sandy Springs Locksmiths and Safes for almost as long.

ADT execs receive SIAC William Moody award

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08/01/2008

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Three ADT executives received the Security Industry Alarm Coalition’s annual William N.

Ackerman is #8 in Atlanta

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08/01/2008

ATLANTA--The July issue of Atlanta Magazine named Ackerman Security Systems as the eighth best place to work in the city.

Jim Callahan, Ackerman’s chief operating officer, said he was “honored and proud to be recognized as putting our employees first,” according to a prepared statement.

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