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MKS is revamping Micro Key University

March 14, 2018Spencer Ives

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—MKS, a provider of monitoring center software, recently announced that it is revamping Micro Key University. The company's EVP Chuck Speck told Security Systems News that account growth was a factor for the re-launch.The company recently hit 1,200 customers in mid-2017, Speck said, and was “looking for a way to reach out to as many of them as we can and give them a reusable resource, [so] that they can really stay plugged into what's new with the software and how to utilize...

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MKS hires Chuck Speck

July 20, 2016Spencer Ives

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—As security software provider MKS's new EVP, Chuck Speck plans to work on the internal process and communications as well as the customer experience.Speck joined MKS on July 7.“We've established a few [processes] right out of the gate,” Speck told Security Systems News. “I think there's going to be some structural changes and infrastructure changes within the company. Really, the design is to focus on what impacts the customer first.”Specifically, the...

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SMS: The path to reducing work for central stations

April 4, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Monitoring centers can reduce their workload through alerting users by SMS text messages; more central station automation platforms are expanding this offering.Security Systems News spoke to two central station automation providers, Dice and MKS, as well as full service alarm company Per Mar Security Services about the benefits of texting alarm users.MKS previewed its new SMS module for low-priority alarms at its users conference, held in Orlando, Fla., in March, MKS president...

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Micro Key Solutions, now MKS, institutes changes

January 5, 2015SSN Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Micro Key Solutions, a provider of central station software, announced Jan. 2 its new name: MKS. “As we enter our 30th year as a company, we realized this is the perfect time to debut this new branding for our company” Victoria Ferro, president of MKS, said in a prepared statement. This reinvention comes with a new logo and color scheme, swapping the blue, black and white for orange and grey. In addition, the company has changed its tagline from “Manage, Control,...

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