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Becklar, LLC closes with BV Investment Partners

July 14, 2020SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—Parent company of both AvantGuard Monitoring Centers and Freeus, Becklar, LLC partnered with Boston-based BV Investment Partners.“We are very excited to join forces with BV,” Josh Garner, CEO, Becklar, said in the announcement. “They are a leading middle-market private equity firm that focuses on tech-enabled business services, software and IT services sectors. Their strategic perspective will benefit us immensely. Further, our partnership will allow Becklar to continue its...

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AvantGuard Monitoring Centers renews TMA Five Diamond Designation

June 16, 2020SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard strives to exceed all monitoring and customer service standards, and to satisfy the requirements for the TMA Five Diamond designation is true sign of AvantGuard’s commitment to excellence.  To receive and maintain the Five Diamond designation a monitoring center must meet the “five points of excellence,” which are a commitment to:  Ongoing, job-related education and testing by having 100 percent of its monitoring center operators certified using the TMA online...

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On The Editor's Desk

A time to recognize young security professionals

May 20, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

As most of you know, each year for the past 13 years, the Security Systems News team has honored a diverse, talented mix of young professionals within the security industry. Known as “20 under 40” up until last year, when we changed it to “40 under 40” to encompass the growing security industry and to include security consultants into the mix for added depth and perspective, once again, we are searching for our next “40 under 40” class of consultants, end users, integrators and monitoring...

40 under 40, Allied Universal, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, Chrissy McCutcheon, Ebony Haywood, Matthew Brandon, Security By Design, SecurityNext


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AvantGuard, Clairvoyant Networks create new-generation PERS monitoring

December 19, 2019SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—AvantGuard Monitoring Centers announced its collaboration with Clairvoyant Networks, LLC, a provider of remote monitoring technology for family and professional caregivers, to launch a hybrid solution that enables both family caregivers and professional monitoring companies to remotely monitor and connect with loved ones at the same time. This new solution combines the proven Theora Care remote monitoring with the AvantGuard Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) call center...

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General News

The security industry gives back

September 16, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Systems integration firm SSI founded Allegiant Giving to aid veterans and residential security company Alliance Security donates systems to domestic abuse victims. SSI and Alliance are not alone in their charitable efforts—Security Systems News' latest News Poll shows 89 percent of responding companies involve themselves in charities.Per Mar Security Services, as one example, has a structured model for donating. “We have an employee-funded charity program, which...

Ackerman Security, Alliance Security, Anna Boudinot, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, Berkshire Systems Group, Brinton Electric Security Services, Charity, Greg Walborn, Guardian Protection Services, Hikvision USA


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AvantGuard Monitoring launches 'hero' recognition program

October 30, 2013SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Center operators who go above and beyond to ensure customers are safe and satisfied will now be honored as part of the company's new AG Hero program, according to a recent release. The company says it wants to recognize the human factor in a business that relies heavily on technology, noting that its employees are working to help strangers. “It would be a shame for us not to recognize this fact, and that it's our operators who are, in many cases, quite...

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Barnes Associates/SSN wholesale monitoring survey finds accounts up nearly 11 percent in 2012

March 13, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—The wholesale monitoring industry posted surprisingly strong growth in 2012, with accounts increasing 10.7 percent and average RMR for alarm companies following nearly in lock step, according to a new survey led by Barnes Associates.The third annual study, co-sponsored by Security Systems News and the Central Station Alarm Association, involved responses from 23 wholesale monitoring companies. It included the biggest players in the industry and added to data tracked since 2007.The...

AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, Barnes Associates, Bart Didden, CSAA, Josh Garner, Michael Barnes, USA Central Station Alarm Corp., Vivint, wholesale monitoring


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Monitoring

AvantGuard converts all accounts to SGS' stages platform

February 3, 2011Daniel Gelinas

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Centers has converted all of its 110,000 accounts to the stages central station platform from SGS. The move was started on Jan. 18 and completed on Feb. 2 and, according to AvantGuard president Josh Garner, went off without a hitch. “This was a huge undertaking, but our preparation has made for a very smooth transition. When it came time for game day, we had rehearsed what would happen numerous times. There were no surprises, and really no hiccups to...

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AvantGuard monitors new mobile, smart phone security app

October 21, 2010Daniel Gelinas

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard president Josh Garner has a vision for the future of security monitoring, and it's a little outside the traditional security box. “The monitoring of the future will be much more than just monitoring standard DACTs and IP communicators for alarm systems. There are all kinds of devices out there that have the ability to transmit data, and smart phones are just one of those items,” Garner said. “In the last year, we've been contacted by numerous parties...

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AvantGuard relocates executive offices, monitoring center

October 5, 2010Daniel Gelinas

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Centers recently completed a move of its corporate headquarters and monitoring center to a new location here. AvantGuard president Josh Garner said the move, while not AvantGuard's idea, has definitely worked out for the best. “Our old building had been bought by developers in April 2010. We were given three months to relocate. Fortunately, we had seen this coming, and so we had already identified the space that we would be moving to,” Garner said....

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