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Defender's Boyce promoted to CEO

January 28, 2015Amy Canfield

INDIANAPOLIS—Jim Boyce has been promoted from president to president and CEO of Defender, a provider of residential security and home automation services and the largest ADT dealer in the country.Defender's founder and former CEO, David P. Lindsey, will now serve as chairman of the board.Boyce told Security Systems News he will focus on the company's continued growth, working off the momentum from last year when it serviced 200,000 accounts. He also will work to keep up and expand the company's...

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DEFENDER differentiated by ADT

July 9, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

INDIANAPOLIS—DEFENDER Direct has long been ADT's top dealer. Now DEFENDER and ADT have formed a new partnership in which they'll be collaborating on new initiatives.DEFENDER, based here, has a new title—ADT Authorized Premier Provider—and is the first dealer to be awarded that designation, according to ADT.“DEFENDER's role as an Authorized Premier Provider will open doors for our two organizations to work closely together on some exciting initiatives,” Cheryl Stopnick,...

ADT, ADT Pulse, Cheryl Stopnick, Defender, interactive services, Jim Boyce, physical security, SSN, Tyco Security Products

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Startup's mPERS device has siren, camera, pepper spray

April 23, 2014Leif Kothe

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.—A developer of Internet-enabled life safety products is teaming up with a central station software provider to bring what it's calling “everywhere security” to alarm monitoring.Pangaea Services, a startup based here, is in the final stages of development for the Defender, a mobile security app that fuses elements of a mobile PERS unit with several other security functions, including a siren, pepper spray and a small camera that shoots snapshot photographs of...

AlarmSoft, central station alarm monitoring, Defender, Edmonds Group, Henry Edmonds, mobile PERS, Pangaea Services, physical security, Ryan McManus, SSN

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