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SW24, not-for-profit team up on video surveillance

January 22, 2014Leif Kothe

NEW YORK—SecureWatch24, a full-service security company here, has been awarded a $1 million contract with a private sector not-for-profit organization to install 80 camera boxes in two Brooklyn neighborhoods—one of which was the setting of a high-profile crime in 2011.�The video from all 80 cameras will be streamed to the NYPD's Real Time Crime Center as part of SW24's public-private partnership, the Citywide Safety Initiative. �Desmond Smyth, president of SW24, and a former NYPD officer...

Desmond Smyth, NYPD, SecureWatch24

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TOTUS, SecureWatch24 announce partnership

September 4, 2013SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—TOTUS Solutions, Inc. and SecureWatch24 have teamed up to offer a channel partnership combining lighting-based security systems and video surveillance. The companies announced the deal Sept. 3. �“TOTUS is structured to help channel partners like SW24 in creating new business opportunities with our innovative approach to deploy outdoor lighting and security,” said John Hanby, TOTUS Solutions senior vice president of worldwide sales, in a prepared statement. “SW24...

ip surveillance, LED lighting, SecureWatch24, totus solutions, video surveillance

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AT&T launches Digital Life in 15 new markets

April 26, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—After successful trials of Digital Life last year here and in Atlanta, AT&T today launched the home security/home automation service in 15 additional major markets nationwide, ranging from San Francisco to Miami.AT&T, which is based here, has said it plans to reach up to 50 markets by the end of 2013. Kuriko Hasegawa of AT&T Corporate Communications told Security Systems News the company also intends “to build Digital Life out nationally in 2014.”In addition to being available...

AT&T, Digital Life, Kuriko Hasegawa, SecureWatch24, The Alarm Company, Verizon Wireless

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Traditional security company goes retail

March 27, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

MADISON, Miss.—The Alarm Company, located in an isolated industrial park for years, moved in September to a strip mall on a busy road here. Going retail has attracted customers, generated lots of free publicity and is the wave of the future, according to company owner Tony Collums.“We just decided to come out of hiding and get where people could find us,” Collums, who also is president and director of operations of The Alarm Company, told Security Systems News. “That was my...

Honeywell First Alert Professional Dealer Program, SecureWatch24, The Alarm Company, Tony Collums

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Getting to know the media can improve ROI

June 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Erica Wood, co-owner and chief security officer of Dayton, Ohio-based American Fire & Security, said she kept getting turned down by a business newspaper in her community when she tried to get it to publish news about her company. It wasn't until she met with the publication's editor that she found out the paper only wanted stories focused on business growth. Now Wood knows how to tailor press releases about her company to win the interest of that publication. Talking to editors and reporters to...

American Fire & Security, Beth Welch, Erica Wood, ESX, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joseph Mitton, Nashville, SecureWatch24, Select Security

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

ESX 2012: Maximize your ROI—by talking to the likes of me!

June 25, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Want a tip? One of you best ways to market your company may just well be contacting me. No, I don't have an inflated ego. What I'm talking about is good old-fashioned publicity about your company that I and other members of the media can provide—it's still one of the best content market strategies there is. And you can learn about how to get the most out of media relations by attending a seminar I'm moderating this week at the ESX show in Nashville. The seminar is called “Maximize Your...

Beth Welch, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joe Mitton, SecureWatch24, Security Systems News, Select Security

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Monitoring Matters

SW24 sees bright future for guards

February 15, 2012Rich Miller

“Guards, gates and guns.” That was the standard for the security industry 20 years ago, as cited by Edward Levy, VP and global head of security for Thomson Reuters, during his keynote address at last week's TechSec conference in Delray Beach, Fla. But while technology has clearly raised the bar since then, allowing many companies to reduce the number of boots on the ground, a contradictory fact remains: The age of the guard is not over. To prove the point, look no further than the streets...

Edward Levy, Jay Stuck, SecureWatch24, SW24, TechSec

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SW24 gears up for intrusion market

January 25, 2012Rich Miller

NEW YORK—Preparing to expand its footprint to handle alarm monitoring across the United States, SecureWatch24 has named a manager for its new central station in New Jersey and has added intrusion-monitoring capability at its Manhattan headquarters.SW24 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 has a network operations center...

Desmond Smyth, DGA Security Systems, Fusion Centre, Jay Stuck, Neil Budhram, SecureWatch24, SW24

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SecureWatch24's new dealer program

October 25, 2011Daniel Gelinas

ORLANDO, Fla.—Video monitoring company SecureWatch24 recently announced that it's launching a new dealer program for its advanced video monitoring and access control services.SecureWatch24 in July told Security Systems News about the construction of a high-end, state-of-the-art, video monitoring command center it is calling the SW24 Fusion Center ."For us, it's a matter of fusing different technologies and bridging the gap between public and private entities, between local, municipal, state...

Des Smith, Gene Dellaglio, Mediacom, SecureWatch24, SW24

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SecureWatch24 ready to expand biz model, offerings with new 'Fusion Center'

July 7, 2011Daniel Gelinas

NEW YORK—SecureWatch24, a security company started by retired NYCPD officers and specializing in property surveillance and facilities management, recently told Security Systems News they are ready to expand their offerings and footprint and change the face of the industry in their market. "There's a lot happening here. We're in a real growth and hiring mode," SW24 chief marketing officer and VP residential sales Jay Stuck said. "You're going to hear a lot about us in the future." Stuck said...

Gene Dellaglio, Jay Stuck, SecureWatch24, SW24, SW24 Fusion Center

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