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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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CSAA may change name to 'The Monitoring Association'

May 18, 2016Spencer Ives

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association may be renamed “The Monitoring Association,” if CSAA members approve the name change in a June 7 vote."The world is changing. Historically, central stations monitored electronic systems that detect burglar and life safety events. We now have a technology-based environment where just about anything can be connected, and thus monitored. ... The proposed new name accommodates the expanding monitoring community," Jay Hauhn, CSAA's...

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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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Four new members named to SIAC board

February 3, 2012Rich Miller

FRISCO, Texas—Four new members have been named to the board of directors of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), an exchange of industry veterans that brings the group "fresh energy and fresh ideas," according to Executive Director Stan Martin.The new members, announced by SIAC on Jan. 24, are John Stroia, vice president of corporate development for Diebold; Mike Miller, vice president of Moon Security Services in Pasco, Wash.; Ivan Spector, president of Sentinel Alarm in Montreal;...

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General News

ESX returns to its roots in 2012, 2013

July 5, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Popular demand is bringing the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) back here to the city where it started four years ago—for 2012 and 2013. Ralph Sevinor, chairman of the board of ESX, which is owned and sponsored by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA), said the board listened to exhibitors and attendees in returning the educational and networking event for security integration and monitoring companies to Nashville. “We...

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Wayne Alarm Systems appoints Jeffrey Kahn as COO, GM

March 31, 2011SSN Staff

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems announced March 30 it had appointed Jeffrey Kahn as the company's new COO, general manager. Kahn comes to Wayne Alarm Systems with an extensive knowledge and understanding of sales and general management. In addition, he has 25 years of experience in the security alarm business working at Dynamark Security Centers, Sentry Protective Systems, and Ultraguard Protective Systems. “The management team gave a great deal of thought and process in the decision...

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POTS sunset on the horizon?

January 7, 2010Daniel Gelinas

WASHINGTON--Plain-old telephone service--the mainspring of traditional burg and fire alarm signal transmission--could be coming to a mandatory end. The Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 1 issued a public notice seeking comment on a National Broadband Plan that could include a mandatory switch from a public switched telephone network to IP, similar to the FCC-enforced switch from analog to digital broadcast television that occurred in early 2009. For an exclusive look at how IP technology...

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