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Central Station Monitoring acquires Alarm Central

November 12, 2019Paul Ragusa

ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring (CSM), a full-service intrusion and fire alarm central station based here, recently acquired Alarm Central based in Beaverton, nearly doubling the number of accounts being monitored at its central station.“It is exciting to almost double in size with this deal, and the additional revenues will give us the opportunity of expanding overall at some point,” Robbin Cleveland, general manager, Central Station Monitoring (CSM), told Security Systems...

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CSM to double capacity for accounts

September 1, 2016Spencer Ives

ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is reorganizing its central to make room for doubling its operators, which will allow the company to grow.CSM, through moving monitoring equipment out of the operators' room, will double its capacity for dispatchers. “We have five operators on, the majority of the time, and we're going to make it so that we can have a total of 10,” Justin Gates, CSM's business manager, told Security Systems News.The...

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CSM transitions to multi-redundant system

February 4, 2015Spencer Ives

ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring, a third-party central station based here, decided to switch from traditional servers to blade servers, which can do the work of 800 servers across two units. This will increase the company's redundancy and back-up capabilities, according to Dimitri Begeor, CSM's manager of dealer development.If a physical server goes down, it would take about a full day to replace it, Justin Gates, business development manager for CSM, told Security Systems News, “Whereas...

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Sonitrol of Hawaii opens monitoring station

July 16, 2014Leif Kothe

HONOLULU, Hawaii—Sonitrol of Hawaii, a provider of verified security systems based here, has opened a new central monitoring station to serve the Hawaii market.The new monitoring center, approximately 6,000 square feet in size, went live in June, Tracy Jones, president of Sonitrol Hawaii, told Security Systems News in an email communication. The company currently staffs five operators, but the plan is to double that number “within the next year,” according to Jones.Jones, a Sonitrol...

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Alarm Relay launches mobile app for interactive services

May 14, 2014Leif Kothe

EL CAJON, Calif.—Alarm Relay, a full-service security company, is embarking on a multiphase mobile strategy with both near- and long-term goals.One of the opening phases of that plan is the launch of a new mobile app, which Paolo Piscatelli, COO, believes stands out for its versatility and the fact that it doesn't involve a security panel overhaul.“Our mobile strategy is to go to market with an OEM partner who has a mobile app our customers can leverage in concert with a device to retrofit...

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Monitor America earns UL listing

July 30, 2013SSN Staff

MOONACHIE, N.J.—Monitor America, a provider of security monitoring services technology, based here, has earned UL certification for meeting all required criteria, according to a company statement. “Becoming UL-listed is a milestone for Monitor America and its goal of being the most advanced central station for alarm services in the nation,” Jay Stuck, spokesman for Monitor America, said in the statement. “Security directors, together with dealers and integrators who are looking...

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