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Select Security slides onto residential playing field

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09/01/2004

LANCASTER, Penn. - Looking to expand the company’s geographic footprint as well as its market grasp, Select Security has acquired State College, Penn.

Adelphia announces sale

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Security division may be sold off separately
NEW YORK - Bankrupt Adelphia Communications confirmed in early August that it will sell the company - either as a whole or in parts.
Adelphia, which has more than five million cable subscribers across the United States, operates two security companies, Checkpoint Limited in Florida and Adelphia Security in New York.

Digitech acquired by Home Tech.

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09/01/2004

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Digitech Home Systems, a residential integrator that recorded $7.

Home Director looks to expand its geographic reach across the country

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2004

LIVERMORE, Calif. - Home Director, a home networking provider, has announced an expansion of its relationship with Land Tejas, a developer of gated planned communities in Houston, Texas.

Scott Alarm is back in business

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08/01/2004

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The founder of a well-known security company has returned to the market and his new company, Scott Alarm, is assuming the name once used by his former business.

Moving out from under the umbrella

Protection One moves corporate staff out of Westar Energy’s Topeka-based headquarters
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08/01/2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Seven months after Westar Energy sold its stake in Protection One to Quadrangle Group, the alarm company is moving out of its former owner’s headquarters.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2004

Brink’s announces quarterly dividend
RICHMOND, Va. - In mid-July, The Brink’s Company, the parent corporation of Brink’s Home Security, declared a regular quarterly dividend of 2.

Lawsuit filed against installer

ADT and First Protection battle over contracts
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08/01/2004

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - ADT Security Services has filed a lawsuit against First Protection, a former member of its authorized dealer program, claiming breach of contract, but the Arizona-based security system provider has turned around and countersued for more than $3 million in damages.

Securex finalizes its purchase of Microtec’s common shares

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08/01/2004

CALGARY, Alberta - Securex Investments, a financial service provider to the security industry, has completed its purchase of shares of Microtec Enterprises - a move that began with an offer to buy 19.9 percent of subordinated voting shares of the struggling alarm provider in April.

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SSN News Poll May 2015

It seems that another cloud-based security product or service comes out every day. Do you believe, as 3xLOGIC’s Matt Kushner said, “[Integrators] who continue to offer conventional access and video are going to be adding to a shrinking market. The new, growing market is cloud-based managed services.”? Is 2015 the year that cloud will finally have its security industry day in the sun?

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