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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Brandon T. Niles

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

Brandon T. Niles, 34Director of operations, Acadian Monitoring ServicesLafayette, La.Brandon Niles, now the director of operations for Acadian Monitoring Services, started at the company as legal counsel, joining the business directly out of law school.“I was so intrigued by what we were doing on the monitoring side that I spent a lot of time in the central station, and I kept asking a lot of questions. So, over the first one to two years, I got promoted to where I was a manager and doing legal...

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Monitoring Matters

ISC West 2015—The daily monitoring report

April 13, 2015Spencer Ives

Friday, Day 3 The last day, like the first, started off with a great meeting at the media stage. This time I met George De Marco, ESX chair, and talked about how the different ways booths look to bring in visitors, everything from booth design to attractions.Then I headed into the show floor for a meeting with Cliff Dice, company president and CEO, and Carol Enman, Dice SVP for strategic business. We talked a lot about the reception of Dice's cloud-hosted central monitoring software platform, now...

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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' 2014—Kristin Hebert

October 21, 2014Leif Kothe

Kristin Hebert, 34Dealer and Vendor Relations, Acadian Monitoring Services, Lafayette, La.What inspired you to get into the security industry?I was always fascinated with the medical industry, but my heart was always in technology and gadgets. After high school I went to Louisiana Technical College in Lafayette and got an associate's degree in industrial electronics. Unlike my fellow classmates, who were all holding out for the big jobs, I went straight to work. The first job I got was at Argus Security,...

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General News

SSN News Poll: Readers debate central station of future

September 3, 2014Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—Though central stations will always hang their hat on the value of their core monitoring service, their transformation into hubs of more than just alarm signals is well underway.There's no consensus yet on what the central station of the future will be, but most respondents (55 percent) to the latest SSN News Poll say central stations, given the Internet of Things movement, cannot be content with doing business as usual.Thirty-six percent of respondents, however, believe that...

Acadian Monitoring Services, ASAP to PSAP, Internet of things, physical security, SSN, UCC


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Also Noted

Acadian Monitoring offers services presentation

January 21, 2014SSN Staff

LAFAYETTE, La.—Acadian Monitoring Services has released a “Spotlight of Services” dealers can use to show the technologies and services they offer to potential customers, the company announced recently. The iPad presentation shows alarm, video and access control monitoring technologies. Dealers can customize it for a small fee, according to the statement. “More of our dealers are adopting the iPad as their go-to sales meeting tool,” said Jason Caldwell, national sales...

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Monitoring Matters

AT&T rolls out mPERS unit

December 11, 2013Leif Kothe

AT&T has officially launched its mobile PERS unit, called the EverThere, a small wearable unit manufactured by Numera Libris. The device automatically detects falls, has two-way emergency calling, and will deliver both enterprise and direct-to-consumer solutions. Chris Penrose, SVP, AT&T, emerging devices, shed some light on AT&T's plans for channeling the product to market. “In terms of end-users, unlike traditional PERS, which target individuals in their 80s, this mobile solution would offer...

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Monitoring

IP forwarding services seeing greater demand

August 27, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the IP revolution continues to reshape the alarm industry, those in the monitoring space are finding some non-traditional ways to boost RMR and improve operations in an increasingly IP-centric world.One development amid these changes is the growing demand among central stations and their dealers for IP forwarding services. In simplest terms, these services allow centrals to own and resell individual IP addresses, rather than being bound to the IP address of their Internet...

Acadian Monitoring Services, alarm monitoring, central station, Davin Roos, Jason Caldwell, Keep Your IP, Michael Moreno, SSN, TMS Monitoring


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General News

Battlefield PERS: Readers break down outlook for security

March 20, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—The market for personal emergency response systems is rapidly expanding, but can security companies looking for a share expect to compete with home health-care providers?Thirty-five percent of respondents to SSN's April News Poll said yes, giving the edge to security companies on PERS because they already have expertise in monitoring. But 42 percent said no, pointing to a tool that could give home-health companies significant leverage in the future: existing databases of potential...

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Acadian Monitoring Services launches smartphone app

March 18, 2013SSN Staff

LAFAYETTE, La.—Acadian Monitoring Services, a provider of fire and security monitoring systems, is launching a smartphone app, the DICE Matrix app suite, for its dealers' clients, according to a company statement. On the day of its introduction, 100 dealers downloaded the free app, the company said. The app suite contains a video training session and embedded documentation for dealers. The DICE Matrix app suite is available for iPhone and Android platforms.

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Monitoring

As POTS lines continue to disappear, alternatives proliferate

September 9, 2011Daniel Gelinas

LAFAYETTE, La.—Multi-site central station monitoring company Acadian Monitoring Services on Aug. 26 announced a new partnership with life safety solutions supplier Interlogix to provide what the two companies call a reliable IP answer to communications without POTS lines. "Several of our dealers in the banking arena requested the integration to better serve their needs. After due diligence we saw the value of adding this receiver group," Acadian director of monitoring services Kenny Savoie...

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