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MKS is revamping Micro Key University

March 14, 2018Spencer Ives

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—MKS, a provider of monitoring center software, recently announced that it is revamping Micro Key University. The company's EVP Chuck Speck told Security Systems News that account growth was a factor for the re-launch.The company recently hit 1,200 customers in mid-2017, Speck said, and was “looking for a way to reach out to as many of them as we can and give them a reusable resource, [so] that they can really stay plugged into what's new with the software and how to utilize...

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MKS hires Chuck Speck

July 20, 2016Spencer Ives

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—As security software provider MKS's new EVP, Chuck Speck plans to work on the internal process and communications as well as the customer experience.Speck joined MKS on July 7.“We've established a few [processes] right out of the gate,” Speck told Security Systems News. “I think there's going to be some structural changes and infrastructure changes within the company. Really, the design is to focus on what impacts the customer first.”Specifically, the...

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Bold Technologies refocuses on existing customers

July 5, 2016Spencer Ives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies' president Chuck Speck recently left the company to pursue other opportunities. Speck's departure comes as the company takes a new approach, Bold CEO Rod Coles told Security Systems News.“Chuck did a fantastic job getting new customers and building our account base. … We're just shy of 600 customers right now,” Coles said. “[In] the last few years, our focus has been adding new accounts, but we're at stage now where we really don't...

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Monitoring Matters

Bold surpasses recent target for new hires

April 29, 2015Spencer Ives

Bold Technologies, a central station software provider based here, has hired 14 people in the last eight months, company president Chuck Speck told me, more than doubling its standard rate of five or six new employees per year. “Most of [the employee growth] is spurred by bringing new customers on,” Speck said. Bold added staff to its new fulfillment department, which works on implementation with new customers, he said. The fulfillment department was started out of continual customer...

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Bold integrates VMAX DVR with Manitou

December 1, 2014Spencer Ives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Oct. 28 announced that its Manitou software now integrates with VMAX DVR solutions from Digital Watchdog.This latest integration, one of almost 60 that Manitou has now, was specifically requested by a Bold customer, according to Chuck Speck, Bold Technologies president. It was built for this customer out of a need for one point of control for Digital Watchdog's VMAX DVRs.This is part of a larger goal, Speck told Security Systems News. “We want to make sure...

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Bold executives launch new company White Rabbit Electronics

November 7, 2014Spencer Ives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technology executives Rod Coles and Chuck Speck today announced that they've launched White Rabbit Electronics, a new company that enables a central station to deliver the “connected home.”Bold CEO Coles told Security Systems News that he wanted “to create a system that could always be working for the user, without the user having to actually operate it.”Bold Technologies is a provider of Manitou central station software and PSIM software....

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Bold Technologies acquires ABM Data Systems

September 24, 2014Leif Kothe

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies, a provider of central station and PSIM software, has acquired central station software provider ABM Data Systems, based in Round Rock, Texas, the company announced recently.   Chuck Speck, president of Bold Technologies, described the acquisition as a good fit for several reasons. From a human capital standpoint, the deal gives Bold an influx of data conversion talent—no small feat in an industry where it's “tough to go out...

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Also Noted

Bold Technologies stays on as Five Diamond sponsor

October 24, 2013SSN Staff

TROY, Mich.—Bold Technologies will continue its sponsorship the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) Five Diamond Program, one it has backed for the past four years, the company announced Oct. 22. The certification program is based on random inspections and quality standards, ongoing training, CSAA membership and participation and a commitment to reducing false alarms. “Bold is dedicated to advocating the betterment of the industry and we can think of no better way to do that...

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