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Affiliated launches PERS conference

March 2, 2016Spencer Ives

NAPLES, Fla.—Affiliated Monitoring is expecting at least 250 people at its new PERS-focused conference Catalyst, held here May 17-19, Affiliated's VP Daniel Oppenheim told Security Systems News. This event fills a specific need, according to Mike Zydor, Affiliated's managing director. “Right now, most of the educational opportunities that a PERS dealer has, if they go to other types of conferences, is all equipment-focused, or … just about insight into the PERS business—nothing...

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Monitoring stations with an edge: Earning dealer loyalty

August 26, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—It's supposed to be a win-win when wholesale central monitoring stations want to manage, service or purchase accounts from alarm dealers. The dealer can acquire some capital. The central station builds its portfolio. This business relationship can be sweet, as when central stations offer perks to purchase accounts. Or it can go sour when the central station and the dealer, after an account transfer, wind up competing with each other for customers. The only chance that...

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For Affiliated Monitoring, an app can make an impact

February 11, 2015Spencer Ives

UNION, N.J.—What a monitoring company offers its dealers makes a difference, according to Michael Zydor, managing director for Affiliated Monitoring, which strives to continually update its dealer app as well as monthly dealer reports.The latest app update in mid-November has “already had an impact,” Zydor said.The update brought a variety of new offerings, he said, including an e-contract function, the ability to put accounts on and off test, check signals as dealers are testing...

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Monitoring Matters

Affiliated rolls out InView at Security Summit '13

December 6, 2013Leif Kothe

The big news emanating out of Affiliated Monitoring's Security Summit '13 was (as expected) the roll out of InView, the company's new video monitoring platform. Compatible with a host of DVR and NVR manufacturers, the suite signals Affiliated's entrance into video verified alarms. In his welcome speech, Affiliated president Stanley Oppenheim told dealers they can expect to provide services in the coming years that they may not even be thinking about now. And, based on vice president...

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Affiliated Monitoring opening new $25m center

February 15, 2012Martha Entwistle

MILBURN, N.J.—Affiliated Monitoring is opening a new $25 million, 80,000-square-foot monitoring center here. In trials now, it will be fully operational within a couple of months, according to Mike Zydor, dealer relations manager. “The new facility will combine with our existing monitoring center in Sheepshead Bay, N.Y.,” Zydor told Security Systems News in an email interview. Affiliated Monitoring, which has been in business since 1977, was formerly Affiliated Central and...

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