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Netscape founder enters security space

August 23, 2017Paul Ragusa

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Jim Clark, serial entrepreneur and founder of Silicon Graphics, Netscape, WebMD, MyCFO and Shutterfly, yesterday announced the launch of his latest business venture, CommandScape, an integrated building management system for commercial and premium residential properties.CommandScape will provide physical security, lighting, shade control, video surveillance and the ability to incorporate motion detection for automation and notification purposes all wrapped in a cybersecure...

CommandScape, Don Boerema, Jim Clark

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ADT releases mobile PERS

March 20, 2015Amy Canfield

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has added a wearable, mobile PERS device to its health product portfolio.The On-The-Go Emergency Response System allows seniors, along with younger folks—hikers and runners, for example—to contact specially trained monitoring personnel in the event they take a tumble or a more life-threatening fall. What's new for ADT is that this GPS-enabled device worn as a necklace allows for communication and emergency response outside of the clients' home bases.“It...

ADT, Don Boerema, mPERS, On-The-Go

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ADT partners with State Farm to promote Pulse

December 3, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Security companies often use as a selling point the fact that insurance companies give discounts to homeowners who have a security system. But ADT announced this week that it is leveraging that insurance company relationship in a new way: by partnering with State Farm to give that leading insurer's customers special deals on Pulse. And the customers who get Pulse can also end up with a discount on their State Farm home insurance. Seems like a pretty smart way to get customers to sign up for a smart...

ADT, Don Boerema, Jack Weekes, Pulse, State Farm

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ADT to acquire Devcon Security for $148 million

July 31, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—The ADT Corp. announced this morning that it plans to acquire Devcon Security from Golden Gate Capital for $148.5 million. The deal—ADT's first major acquisition since spinning off from Tyco International last fall—brings 117,000 accounts and $3.6 million of RMR. The transaction is expected to close in early August, Naren Gursahaney, ADT CEO, said during an investor call today. Don Boerema, chief corporate development officer for ADT, which is based here,...

ADT, Devcon Security, Don Boerema, Golden Gate Capital, Imperial Capital, Naren Gursahaney, Steve Hafen

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Barnes Buchanan conference to kick off Feb. 7

January 29, 2013SSN Staff

PALM BEACH, Fla.—The 18th annual Barnes Buchanan Security Alarm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at The Breakers resort. While the lineup of speakers is still being finalized, the agenda includes a roundtable featuring Don Boerema of ADT, Tim Whall of Protection 1, Rich Perry of Security Networks and Pam Petrow of Vector Security. �Other forums will include an overview of debt markets for the security industry, led by Bill Polk of Capital One, and an analysis of the security alarm...

2013, ADT, Barnes Buchanan Conference, Bill Polk, Capital One, Don Boerema, Mark Gronowski, Michael Barnes, Pam Petrow, Protection One, Rich Perry, Security Networks, Tim Whall, Vector Security

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Monitoring Matters

ADT adding remote health monitoring to Pulse

January 9, 2013Rich Miller

ADT is getting into the health monitoring game. The company announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it has teamed with Toronto-based Ideal Life to offer at-home and mobile health management services. ADT will integrate Ideal Life's health monitoring and information technology into ADT Pulse, which gives customers remote access to home automation and security features. Ideal Life bills its monitoring system as “proactive prevention” for people managing chronic...

ADT, Don Boerema, Ideal Life, Security Systems News (SSN)

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ADT and Southern California Edison provide customers with ADT Pulse

November 27, 2012SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Southern California Edison customers can now use ADT Pulse for home energy management, according to an ADT statement. ADT Pulse is an interactive home management platform that allows customers to arm and disarm their security systems, control thermostats, turn on and off small appliances and lights, access real-time video, and lock and unlock doors. The platform also allows customers to see daily energy bill estimates, energy usage information and energy savings alerts, among...

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ADT CEO: It's not a 'moonshot' to double residential penetration to 40 percent

October 10, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—The ADT Corp. CEO Naren Gursahaney has set a bold goal. He wants the newly independent ADT—which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 1—to increase its residential penetration from 20 percent to as much as 40 percent.But selling security to more than one in five households in the nation is a glass ceiling that companies in the security industry haven't been able to break through for years. How can ADT accomplish that goal?“I think there's an opportunity...

ADT, Don Boerema, Naren Gursahaney, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Security Systems News (SSN), Tony Wells

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ADT adds another to management lineup

May 1, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

More post-split news from ADT: It recently made another management lineup announcement about a new chief marketing officer, Tony Wells. Wells doesn't have a security background—his previous experience has been at companies as diverse as 24 Hour Fitness and Nissan—but is skilled at marketing and communications, according to a news release. This latest ADT announcement follows on the heels of management changes it announced just three weeks ago. Here's more from the April 27...

ADT, Don Boerema, Naren Gursahaney, Security Systems News (SSN), Tony Wells

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Small company wins big ADT contract

October 12, 2010SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Quality and competitive pricing helped a small Dallas-based company beat out foreign competition to win a multi-million dollar contract from ADT Security Services, ADT announced Oct. 11. HyperGraphic Impressions won a contract of up to $12 million from ADT. The contract will result in the production of millions of yard signs for ADT customers. ADT needs more signs because the electronic security giant continues to grow. “ADT selected HyperGraphic Impressions because of...

ADT, Don Boerema, HyperGraphic Impressions, Ross Spicer

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