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Wayne Alarm makes acquisition, gains about 8,700 accounts

January 10, 2018Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service security company based here, on Jan. 3 finalized its acquisition of Lexington Alarm Systems, based in Bedford, Mass.“Over the past few years … we've decided that instead of being wider we want to be deeper,” Ralph Sevinor, president of Wayne Alarm Systems, told Security Systems News.The deal brings Wayne 8,700 accounts within its footprint, making the company's total number of accounts just fewer than 20,000. Lexington's customer base...

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Wayne Alarm expands into remote video

June 7, 2017Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service security company based here, in May began offering remote video services.“We consider ourselves one-stop shopping. So, no matter what offering—from a security standpoint—someone could have, we want to be that company that can provide it,” Jeff Kahn, general manager at Wayne Alarm Systems, told Security Systems News. “We know that the industry is heading toward verification. Now we're able to alert the police department...

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Wayne Alarm builds out headquarters

May 11, 2016Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service company based here, is building out its headquarters, expanding its monitoring space, and growing its account base, partly through acquisition.In the first phase of renovations, the company added on 1,200 square feet for training and conferences, having moved the conference room, which had been adjacent to the monitoring center. “Now we're able to build out the whole monitoring center without interrupting the current day-to-day activities,”...

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Wayne Alarm builds out AES Network

August 5, 2015Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Driving up to Wayne Alarm Systems it's hard to miss the 340-foot tower, which supports the company's AES mesh radio network.Paul Silva, Wayne Alarm customer service manager, lauded the AES network, which currently has about 850 radios set up. “It's something that we're very happy to be a part of. It has proven to be a very reliable technology,” he told Security Systems News.Wayne is expanding its AES network to Nantucket, off the coast of Cape Cod, where it has done...

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Who's afraid of Google?

April 1, 2015Amy Canfield

YARMOUTH, Maine—Google's venture into home security and automation may turn out to be a very good thing for traditional resi companies, according to providers interviewed by Security Systems News.That's not to say it won't pose challenges, maybe even some big ones, but any sound company that has solid customer service and stays on its technological toes shouldn't fear Google's foray, they said. Monitoring companies could stand to benefit, too.“I love it,” Select Security's president...

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