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Does retail sell security short? Readers split on value of stores

June 25, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—Selling home security at retail stores is one of the hottest trends in the industry. Comcast, AT&T and Lowe's are among the big players doing it, and some smaller companies are carving a niche there as well. But the majority of SSN poll respondents see it as something else: a fad that won't be supported in the long run by customers.Fifty-one percent of readers who participated in the June News Poll said their companies aren't interested in selling security at retail outlets....

AT&T, Atlas Security, Comcast, CW Security Service, Lowe’s, Security Systems News (SSN)

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DMP committed to reducing false dispatch

July 21, 2011Daniel Gelinas

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Digital Monitoring Products on July 19 announced a new feature to its alarm panels that, according to VP of marketing Mark Hillenburg, displays the company's continuing dedication to reducing false dispatch, which ties up central station operators, can lead to end user fines, and wastes police resources and tax payer's money. “DMP long ago recognized the need to provide end users with a simple way to reduce or eliminate false alarms,” DMP executive director...

Atlas Security, CANCEL/VERIFY, CP-01, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), False Alarm Question, false alarm reduction, Jon Adams, Mark Hillenburg, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Stan Martin

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Atlas lends a helping hand to those affected by tornadoes

May 26, 2011Daniel Gelinas

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Although Atlas Security has not been directly impacted by recent tornadoes in the Midwest, Atlas employees are actively helping out neighbors affected by the catastrophic events. Atlas central station operations manager Jon Adams said the company was moved to action by the May 22 tornado that hit the neighboring community of Joplin. "Joplin is about an hour west of here … When that tornado hit, it was the first time in my five years as manager here that we were completely...

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