SANTA ANA, Calif.—Universal Protection Security Systems has announced the acquisition of video security services provider THRIVE Intelligence—allowing Universal Protection Security Systems to expand its surveillance offerings.
FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International added 4,000 customer sites and a new, highly specialized UL-listed Five Diamond central station in New York City with the Nov. 21 acquisition of Mutual Central Alarm Services and Stat-Land Security Systems from ADT.
LOS ANGELES—DTT Surveillance, which announced in July that it would open a new office in Las Vegas, hire 500 new employees and enter two new vertical markets, now has $60 million to expand on those plans.
BOSTON—An upgrade of its access control system has enabled the Dana Farber Cancer Institute here to introduce Wi-Fi locks without building a new system to manage them, has provided more information about cardholders and provides automatic reports.
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?