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Monitoring

SW24 honors vets and first responders at Brooklyn Nets games

March 4, 2014Leif Kothe

NEW YORK—SecureWatch 24 is teaming up with its partner in the National Basketball Association, the Brooklyn Nets, to honor first responders and serving or retired armed forces veterans at the team's home games, according to a news release from the company.As part of the SW24 Security Heroes program, SW24 Security and the Nets make an in-game announcement about each honoree. A brief biography is read to the crowd at the Barclays Center, where the Nets play home games. In addition, the honoree...

brooklyn nets, EMS, Jay Stuck, NBA, NYPD, physical security, SecureWatch 24, SSN, SW24


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Residential

Time Warner going retail with IntelligentHome

June 19, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Time Warner Cable is joining the new trend of retailing home security by offering IntelligentHome, its home security/home management product, in its several hundred retail stores nationwide, according to Adam Mayer, VP of IntelligentHome.“We have retail stores where customers today can go to either subscribe to our other products—video, voice and data—[where] they can go with customer care issues, [and where] they can exchange equipment, so we certainly plan and we've...

Adam Mayer, American Fire & Security, AT&T, Comcast, home automation, IntelligentHome, Lowe's, SecureWatch 24, Security Options, The Alarm Company


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General News

Month-to-month contracts: Boon or bane for alarm industry?

April 17, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—It's a model that was discarded by big players in the alarm industry long ago: Pay-as-you-go monitoring, with customers covering the cost of equipment and installation upfront. But in a world where flexibility is increasingly driving purchasing decisions, is it time to turn back the clock? Have consumers had enough of long-term contracts?SecureWatch 24, a New York-based company specializing in property surveillance and facilities management, is betting on it. SW 24 entered the...

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Monitoring

SW24 adds DIY to tap apartment market

February 20, 2013Rich Miller

NEW YORK—Targeting what it sees as an underserved market—apartments, with more than 2 million in metropolitan New York alone—SecureWatch 24 is getting into do-it-yourself security and is opening a store near Rockefeller Center to sell the systems.SW24, which specializes in property surveillance and facilities management, entered the residential intrusion market last fall by giving consumers the option of month-to-month monitoring contracts. DIY for apartment dwellers is a natural...

alarm.com, DIY, Interlogix, Jay Stuck, Monitor America, SecureWatch 24


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Monitoring

SW24 getting positive response to 'no long-term contracts'

January 23, 2013Rich Miller

NEW YORK—SecureWatch 24's promotion of residential monitoring with no long-term contracts has raised eyebrows in the alarm industry, but consumer response has exceeded the company's expectations since an ad launch on Jan. 2, according to Executive Vice President Jay Stuck.A 1-minute television ad has been airing on ABC, CBS, NBC and about 40 cable channels in the metro New York area, said Stuck, who is also chief marketing officer for SW24. He said the positive response backs research conducted...

Interlogix Simon, Jay Stuck, SecureWatch 24, The Edmonds Group


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Monitoring

Video 'big hook' for Monitor America

December 5, 2012Rich Miller

MOONACHIE, N.J.—Monitor America has moved into SecureWatch 24's new Fusion Centre here, aiming to put itself ahead of the curve for what it believes is the future of the monitoring industry: video and managed services.Jay Stuck, chief marketing officer for Monitor America, said the new company's 25,000-square-foot central station is equipped to handle all cloud-based B2B, enterprise and residential services, including access control, virtual security tours, PERS, real-time event reporting and...

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Monitoring Matters

Monitor America debuts at ISC East

November 28, 2012Rich Miller

SecureWatch 24's new Fusion Centre in Moonachie, N.J., has a new tenant: Monitor America. That's the name of the company that will be operating the 25,000-square-foot central station at the facility, which served as an emergency command post for police and municipal officials after Hurricane Sandy. Jay Stuck, chief marketing officer for Monitor America, said the company “brings together virtually all existing alarm and hosted video services available today, including video analytics, in one...

AICC, Jay Stuck, Lou Fiore, Monitor America, SecureWatch 24, Security Systems News


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Monitoring

SW24's Fusion Centre a lifeline during Sandy

November 7, 2012Rich Miller

NEW YORK—With Hurricane Sandy making landfall and forecasters' worst fears coming true, Gene Dellaglio drove out into the night on Oct. 29 to check on SecureWatch 24's new Fusion Centre in Moonachie, N.J. As trees fell and the power grid faltered, he arrived at the central station and prepared for the worst.“I got there just before the storm hit,” said Dellaglio, chief technology officer for SW24, a Manhattan-based security company that specializes in property surveillance and facilities...

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Monitoring Matters

Preparing for the new normal in the wake of Sandy

November 7, 2012Rich Miller

Hurricane Sandy, one of the largest storms on record and packing more destructive power than Hurricane Katrina, could very well be a sign of things to come. You can call it climate change instead of global warming and argue that the effects aren't due to the hand of man, but there's no denying the impact: the planet is getting warmer, ocean levels are rising and extreme weather events are becoming more common. Coastal New York and New Jersey learned that the hard way last week. Despite a litany of...

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Monitoring

SW24's 'game-changer': No long-term monitoring contracts

September 12, 2012Rich Miller

NEW YORK—SecureWatch 24 is entering the residential intrusion market with what it calls a “blast from the past” for the security industry: no long-term monitoring contracts, with customers owning their equipment and paying up front to cover installation costs.SW24, based here, specializes in property surveillance and facilities management. Its main business is video monitoring, with more than 22,000 cameras installed at more than 2,000 buildings in the New York City area. The company...

Fusion Centre, Jay Stuck, SecureWatch 24, Security Systems News, SW24


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