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A Bold move to the cloud

October 7, 2015Spencer Ives

Bold Technologies has launched its new cloud-based automation platform, Manitou Cloud Services, and is working to add 30,000 accounts to it by the end of the year, Rod Coles, Bold's president and CEO, told Security Systems News. Designing the service to be UL compliant was the company's top priority, Coles said, and it is currently in the process of attaining that certification. Coles said the release of Manitou Cloud Services was sooner than he expected and credited a rise in consumers' confidence...

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Mason Monitoring moves

June 17, 2015Spencer Ives

KINGS PARK, N.Y.—Mason Monitoring, a third party central based here, is building a new central station, more than twice the size of its current facility, as a result of international account growth.“By this time next year, we should have [the new facility] in place,” Carl Mott, administrator for Mason, told Security Systems News. “We're outgrowing where we are. … We've probably gone up, in the last year, 50 percent.”Mason's current monitoring center is about 2,000 square...

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Bold surpasses recent target for new hires

April 29, 2015Spencer Ives

Bold Technologies, a central station software provider based here, has hired 14 people in the last eight months, company president Chuck Speck told me, more than doubling its standard rate of five or six new employees per year. “Most of [the employee growth] is spurred by bringing new customers on,” Speck said. Bold added staff to its new fulfillment department, which works on implementation with new customers, he said. The fulfillment department was started out of continual customer...

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Bold's Users Conference, dates and courses

February 13, 2015SSN Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies, a provider of central station automation software based here, is holding its 2015 Bold Users Conference Aug. 4-6 at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. The company notes six main tracks for this conference: technical, operations, strategic business, interactive, Phoenix, and forum. Phoenix is an alarm automation software offered by the company, The preliminary course list offers sessions on White Rabbit, Manitou, and others.

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Security Partners transitions to Manitou system

January 14, 2015SSN Staff

LANCASTER, Pa.—Security Partners installed the Bold Manitou platform with the CSS Aeonix Telephony and SecurVoice call recording platform at two of its operation centers, based here and in San Antonio. “The system was carefully selected because of its ease of use with desktop call handling with private IM and SMS, auto-dialing from automation software and Microsoft Outlook and auto-dialing with dealer phone number injection,” Steve Ipson, company vice president for operations, said...

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Bold integrates VMAX DVR with Manitou

December 1, 2014Spencer Ives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Oct. 28 announced that its Manitou software now integrates with VMAX DVR solutions from Digital Watchdog.This latest integration, one of almost 60 that Manitou has now, was specifically requested by a Bold customer, according to Chuck Speck, Bold Technologies president. It was built for this customer out of a need for one point of control for Digital Watchdog's VMAX DVRs.This is part of a larger goal, Speck told Security Systems News. “We want to make sure...

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Bold executives launch new company White Rabbit Electronics

November 7, 2014Spencer Ives

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technology executives Rod Coles and Chuck Speck today announced that they've launched White Rabbit Electronics, a new company that enables a central station to deliver the “connected home.”Bold CEO Coles told Security Systems News that he wanted “to create a system that could always be working for the user, without the user having to actually operate it.”Bold Technologies is a provider of Manitou central station software and PSIM software....

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Security Partners hires new operations manager

November 20, 2013Leif Kothe

Security Partners has hired Richard Bosley III, formerly of AlarmWATCH, to be its new operations manager, a position in which he will oversee the company's development in the wake of acquiring its second central station. Bosley held multiple positions over an 18-year stint at his former company where he said, at one time or another, he worked “every position,” doing everything from service calls, IT and data entry to marketing and dealer support. Bosley said his top priority at Security...

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Security Partners goes Bold

October 2, 2013Leif Kothe

LANCASTER, Pa.—On the heels of acquiring its second central station in San Antonio, Texas, Security Partners has integrated automation software from Bold Technologies into its central station here. The move further strengthens the company's redundancy capabilities. Mike Bodnar, president of Security Partners, expects Bold's Manitou platform to be fully integrated in its San Antonio facility by the end of the year.Incorporating a new automation platform was always viewed as a phase within the...

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New Bold module monitors Twitter, Facebook

June 6, 2012Rich Miller

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies is rolling out software that will allow customers to monitor traffic on Twitter and other social media sites, potentially opening the door to a new revenue stream for central stations.The Social Media Monitoring Module tracks messages and triggers alarms when certain pre-determined keywords or phrases are used. Schools, for example, can monitor for words related to bullying, or for a combination of words like gun and bomb that could signal dangerous...

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