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AvantGuard Monitoring to open third central station

May 1, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard, a wholesale alarm monitoring provider based here, has started the process of opening a third central station location in Cedar City, Utah. Within the next two years, it will become a complete part of AvantGuard's redundancy infrastructure, further cementing the company's level of reliability while allowing it to scale with the rapid growth of its subscriber base.AvantGuard will follow the same plan of attack it used when opening its Rexburg, Idaho location. Using a temporary...

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TMA adds AvantGuard's Justin Bailey to its board of directors

November 20, 2018Spencer Ives

The Monitoring Association announced today through its blog that AvantGuard's president and COO Justin Bailey has joined TMA's board of directors, representing contract monitoring companies. Justin Bailey has worked with AvantGuard Monitoring since 2010. Bailey was promoted to the role of president and COO mid last year, prior to that he served as the company's COO. Bailey is also a Security Systems News “20 under 40” award winner from the Class of 2011. “I'm excited to join the...

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AvantGuard links false alarm spike with presidential alert

October 10, 2018Spencer Ives

OGDEN, Utah—Last week, on Oct. 3, there was a test of the Presidential Alert system, which went out to televisions and radio as well as mobile phones. AvantGuard Monitoring, based here, noticed that there was a spike of false alarms—including glass break sensors and PERS button presses—linked to the test. “Oftentimes, [when] we see a spike in a certain kind of alarms, they're related to a storm or a localized natural disaster, and it generally affects a certain type of alarm...

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AvantGuard names new president

July 5, 2017Spencer Ives

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard on June 29 announced changes in its executive team; Justin Bailey, the company's COO, will also be its president, and former president Josh Garner will retain his role and title as AvantGuard's CEO.“This transition's been, in some ways, just a really quiet transition for us,” Bailey told Security Systems News. “For more than a year now, I've been responsible for the day-to-day activities at AvantGuard, just as the chief operations officer.”The...

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AvantGuard offers hybrid monitoring options

February 8, 2017Spencer Ives

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring is now offering dealers several new monitoring options, including redundant monitoring capabilities, providing the back end to local operators, and part-time monitoring for an account base.“Hybrid monitoring, in many ways, allows you to outsource the pieces of your monitoring that you may or may not want to do, whether it be the technology side or complete redundancy, and lean on a third party monitoring platform such as AvantGuard,” Justin Bailey,...

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Entering PERS: problematic or practical?

July 22, 2015Spencer Ives

PERS. It's come up a lot lately—everywhere I look it seems that I'm hearing about new angles to the market, and new contenders. One thing I've also heard plenty of is that it's not a space for everyone. But some seem to be finding it a very sensible new market. Just recently the cellphone provider Consumer Cellular entered the market, choosing this as a logical space to make its first step outside of cell phones. I think it's interesting that a market avoided by some can be an easy fit for...

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ESX Panel: To PERS or Not to PERS

July 1, 2015Spencer Ives

BALTIMORE—Monitoring PERS and mPERS is different from monitoring traditional alarms, ESX 2015 panelists said in the “To PERS or Not to PERS” educational session, and those who can't handle all that monitoring PERS entails in-house might be better leaving that the market to central stations that can.Yaniv Amir, president of Essence, Justin Bailey, COO of AvantGuard, and Daniel Oppenheim, VP of Affiliated Monitoring, were the panelists. Joe Miskulin, central station manager for State...

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Meet the Class of 2011: 20 under 40

June 16, 2011Martha Entwistle

YARMOUTH, Maine—Congratulations to the “20 under 40” Class of 2011. The editors of Security Systems News are pleased to present you with our fifth annual “20 under 40,” list of talented young people in the industry. The 20 under 40 feature is something the editors of Security Systems News enjoy working on. And this year, we really had our work cut out for us. With seven days fewer than normal to finish the project, we found ourselves with the largest pile of nominations...

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