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Acadian Monitoring offers services presentation

January 21, 2014SSN Staff

LAFAYETTE, La.—Acadian Monitoring Services has released a “Spotlight of Services” dealers can use to show the technologies and services they offer to potential customers, the company announced recently. The iPad presentation shows alarm, video and access control monitoring technologies. Dealers can customize it for a small fee, according to the statement. “More of our dealers are adopting the iPad as their go-to sales meeting tool,” said Jason Caldwell, national...

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Technology pays off in hands of techs, sales reps

April 11, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

There's a growing trend in the security industry of companies leveraging the latest technology by putting it in the hands of their frontline employees out in the field. A recent story I wrote about ADT putting iPads in the hands of its 4,000 sales reps to help boost sales is a good example. Here's another example, announced today by Vivint, the Provo, Utah-based home automation/home security giant. The company says it has developed a new app for field service technicians that makes them more productive. Here's...

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ADT putting 4,000 iPads in hands of its sales reps

March 14, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT started providing its sales reps with iPads a few months ago, and has found the wireless devices so useful in boosting sales that it plans to put them in the hands of all its approximately 4,000 reps by the end of 2012, according to Joe O'Connell, VP of residential sales ADT North America. The iPads not only help sales reps manage their work more efficiently—saving time they can use for extra sales calls—but are proving to be a valuable presentation tool...

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