LISLE, Ill. - The Honeywell Security Monitoring business bought by GTCR Golder Rauner in 2004 has gone through numerous changes in recent months, taking on a new name, creating corporate headquarters and adding employees.
IRVINE, Calif. - The Greater Alarm Company, one of the most well-known systems integrators in California, has joined a growing regional security company, Interface Security Systems, in a transaction that brings geographic reach to both businesses.
HOUSTON - A plan by RadioShack to outsource its security work for its 5,100 company-owned stores turned into a buying opportunity for an IT integrator who is now using the deal as a platform to further its security business.
eLinear bought TanSeco Systems, a security division run by RadioShack for more than 25 years, in early November for an undisclosed price.
GROVE CITY, Ohio - It took a little longer than expected, but The Comm Group recently opened a branch here to help it better serve the burgeoning education market in the state of Ohio.
The systems integrator, known for providing telecommunications and structured cabling service in addition to security, initially planned to open the office during the first quarter of last year, but held off until early November.
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?