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Kastle's new president Glenn Felson looks to capitalize on IoT

May 25, 2016Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—Glenn Felson on May 24 was named to the newly created role of Kastle Systems president of the Northeast region.Felson, who comes to the security industry from the commercial real estate world, told Security Systems News he believes there's “an unmet need for buildings to modernize and tap into the cost savings [provided by Kastle technology.]”Over the past six years, Kastle Systems has spent $60 million developing security solutions, he said. “We focused a lot on...

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Kastle Systems is behind Capital Shield

November 13, 2014Martha Entwistle

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems is donating 1,000 cameras to private businesses in the District of Columbia as part of “Capital Shield,” a public-private partnership designed to give law enforcement officials access to private security cameras in the case of emergency.Once all of the cameras are deployed “that would increase the number of cameras available to the police in an incident by about tenfold,” Kastle Systems CEO Mark Ein told Security Systems News. “I...

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Security Partners to train dealers in managed video

September 17, 2014Leif Kothe

LANCASTER, Pa.—Nearly two years after launching its advanced services division, Security Partners, a wholesale monitoring company based here, is partnering with CheckVideo to help drive managed video sales.The partnership with CheckVideo, a provider of intelligent cloud-based video management services based in Falls Church, Va., enables Security Partners to provide comprehensive managed video sales training programs to authorized dealers.The division has made significant strides since its inception,...

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Kastle Systems acquires monitoring station, Mutual Central Alarm Services from ADT

November 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International added 4,000 customer sites and a new, highly specialized UL-listed Five Diamond central station in New York City with the Nov. 21 acquisition of Mutual Central Alarm Services and Stat-Land Security Systems from ADT.Kastle, an integrator and full-service security company, specializes in managed services for commercial real estate properties and their tenants. It protects more than 2,000 properties and 37,000 businesses across the U.S.“The...

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TycoIS secures exit at Maine airport

September 18, 2013Amy Canfield

PORTLAND, Maine—Passengers deplaning at the Portland International Jetport here now must make their way through a special security exit portal, one of only two of its kind in the country. The L-shaped, two-lane exit from the secure concourse has been in use for about three weeks. Using real-time video analytics sent to the airport's monitoring center, it detects “reverse flow” of people and objects from the non-secure areas of the airport to the secured area, said Paul Bradbury,...

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UCC, CheckVideo partner on monitored video services

June 19, 2013Rich Miller

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a leading wholesale monitoring provider based here, has entered into a partnership with CheckVideo to offer advanced video services and training for UCC's network of more than 500 dealers. The cloud-based services from CheckVideo include video detection and response, video alarm verification and virtual guard tours. Analytic capabilities allow the company's cameras to detect the presence of people and vehicles, not just motion, which “dramatically...

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New services, new growth for Z-Tech Central

May 15, 2013Rich Miller

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Building on a service formula that has allowed it to carve out a market niche in the Southeast, Z-Tech Central has rolled out a virtual operator app for its dealers and is expecting double-digit growth in 2013, partner Jonathan Frase told Security Systems News. Z-Tech, a wholesale monitoring provider based here, evolved in the early 1990s from what was formerly Memphis Alarms. Frase, CEO of Frase Protection, now owns Z-Tech along with the proprietors of four other local security...

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Kastle Systems acquires CheckVideo

April 30, 2013Martha Entwistle

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International, an integrator and full-service security company that specializes in managed services, announced that it has acquired CheckVideo, a provider of cloud-based intelligent video surveillance.“We saw an opportunity to do in video what Kastle has done in access control,” Brian Eckert, EVP Kastle Systems, told Security Systems News.Kastle, which is based here, has annual revenues of about $60 million and $3.7 million in RMR. It has 400 employees...

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Last day of ISC West

April 12, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

I've heard about so many new products and trends in my four days here at ISC West that will provide good background for future stories I'll be writing. I also wrote yesterday about some dealers who scored $10,000 at the show. Check out that blog if you haven't seen it yet. In addition, here are some highlights from the last day of the event. I started Friday at an interesting panel presentation by top dealers for Guardian Protection Services. The Warrendale, Pa.-based company was holding its annual...

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Dynamark offers dealers more RMR through video verification

February 27, 2013Rich Miller

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Security Centers has announced a partnership with CheckVideo, giving dealers the opportunity for more RMR by upgrading customers' analog surveillance cameras with cloud-based video verification technology. Dynamark, which monitors accounts at its CSAA Five Diamond central station here, is offering “one more layer of protection” for customers through CheckVideo's Gateways platform, said Guy Kline, senior vice president of sales and marketing for...

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