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Alert 360 acquires Caliber Security accounts

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Alert 360 acquires Caliber Security accounts

April 24, 2023SSN Staff

TULSA, Okla. – Home security system and services provider Alert 360 announced its acquisition of Caliber Security’s home security alarm accounts. With the addition of these accounts, Alert 360 now serves over 20,000 accounts in Southern California, with branch operations in San Diego, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Fresno, and Sacramento among others. This year also marks the 50th anniversary for the company, which celebrated the milestone back in February. "We are excited...

acquisition, ACS Security, Alert 360, Anastasia Bottos, Caliber Security, David Corio, Jackie Schmidt, Jason Graham, Jason Grelle, NRG Energy Inc., Richard Ginsburg, security alarm, Security Services, security system, Vivint


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Monitoring Matters

Veni, Vidi, Vivint

March 8, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I came, I saw, I stole their customers. Vivint has been having a rough time of it lately with multiple lawsuits hanging above its head, one of which already resolved decidedly not in their favor. It might be important to examine the root cause of this problem which is that it looks like Vivint doesn’t like to share. Most of these lawsuits specifically would term it deceptive business practices. At the end of the day Vivint saw some customers that weren’t theirs and decided to change...

ADT, Alert 360, CPI Security Systems, Federal Trade Commission, lawsuit, NRG Energy Inc., U.S. Department of Justice, Vivint


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Two Texas ECCs go live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

August 25, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced it has welcomed two new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in mid-August. The Fort Worth, Texas, and the Irving PD, Texas ECCs are the 112th and 113th public safety communications centers, respectively, in the United States and the 13th and 14th agencies in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP).   Launched in 2011 as a public-private...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Allstate Security, ASAP-to-PSAP, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, Johnson Controls (JCI), National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Securitas, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), United Central Control (UCC), Vector Security, Vivint


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Rockwall, Texas ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 5, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 110th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on June 22, 2022. The City of Rockwall Emergency Communication Center ECC in Texas, servicing the cities of Rockwall, Fate, and Heath, became the 12th ECC in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The Rockwall ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Security...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, Johnson Controls (JCI), Morgan Hertel, National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), United Central Control (UCC), Vector Security, Vivint


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Alert 360 and My Alarm Center announce merger

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Alert 360 and My Alarm Center announce merger

December 2, 2021SSN Staff

TULSA, Okla. and NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alert 360, one of the largest providers of monitored home security and home automation solutions, and My Alarm Center, a leading provider of technologically advanced security and smart home automation solutions, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The combined company creates a leading operator in the highly fragmented smart security industry. Funds managed by Invesco will be the majority owners of the combined business...

Alert 360, Amy Kothari, Anastasia Bottos, My Alarm Center, Paul Triggiani, Richard Ginsburg, Vickie Catina


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General News

Five Questions: Travis Miller

November 14, 2018Spencer Ives

Travis Miller joined Alert 360—the new brand name for both Central Security Group and Guardian Security Systems—in October as the vice president of dealer development. “My role coming in is to really help them strengthen their dealer program and grow that channel, while also looking at acquisitions of companies, acquisition of accounts. The company is just aggressively looking to grow over the next three to five years,” Miller said. In late October, Security Systems News asked...

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CSG rebrands to Alert 360

September 19, 2018Spencer Ives

TULSA, Okla.—Alert 360 is the new name for Central Security Group and Guardian Security Systems, a move that Richard Ginsburg, company CEO, said better represents what the company has to offer.“We've been operating under two different brands for the past 10 years,” Ginsburg told Security Systems News. “We operated as Guardian Security in Oklahoma, and then we operated as Central Security Group outside of Oklahoma. It was really confusing to customers. Most importantly, those...

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