JUPITER, Fla.--HSM's busy summer continued in July with its purchase of the commercial and residential accounts of Sylvester's Security Alarms, a full-service alarm company based in Santa Maria, Calif.
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--Smart-tek Communications, a systems integrator based in Vancouver, British Columbia, found itself under new ownership this spring when it was purchased by Royce Biomedical, a technology company with a medical background looking to build a business in security.
ATLANTA--Tech Systems increased its geographic reach in June with the purchase of California-based systems integration firm Proprietary Access Control Enterprise.
Tech Systems moves into California and the Southwest for the first time as a result of the deal.
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--On the tail of its first acquisition in the security space, technology company Royce Biomedical announced in June that it was changing its corporate identity to better reflect its new focus on the homeland security sector.
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?