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ASAP to PSAP: Full speed ahead

July 3, 2012Rich Miller

For central stations wondering if they'll ever be part of ASAP to PSAP, there was good news from ESX 2012: Progress continues to be made. Show attendees got an update on the protocol at a seminar led by Mark McCall of United Central Control, Glenn Schroeder of the Security Network of America, Pam Petrow and Anita Ostrowski of Vector Security, and Melissa Courville of DICE Corp. While ASAP might not be advancing fast enough to satisfy everyone in the industry, the panelists in Nashville listed a number...

Anita Ostrowski, ASAP to PSAP, dice, Glenn Schroeder, Mark McCall, Melissa Courville, Pam Petrow, Security Network of America, United Central Control (UCC), Vector Security

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Bay Alarm exec on state board overseeing alarm companies

January 9, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

I've written about Pacheco, Calif.-based Bay Alarm before. The company, which is more than 65 years old, says it's the largest independently-owned and operated alarm company in the nation. It's certainly a competitive player in California, and now the company's co-president has been appointed by that state's governor to an important committee that oversees alarm companies in the state. Here's more from the news release Bay Alarm sent out early this month: In one of his final appointments of 2011,...

Alarm Company Operator Disciplinary Review Committee, Bay Alarm, California Alarm Association, California Department of Consumer Affairs, Edmund G., Matthew Westphal, Security Network of America

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Advice from PSA-TEC 2011: Embrace change

May 26, 2011Martha Entwistle

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—What's the biggest challenge for independent integrators today? According to Bill Bozeman, “it's not the need to learn the latest and greatest technology,” and it's not learning how to sell better or more efficiently. Rather, it's understanding how to run and adapt their business models so they can run profitable businesses. Bozeman mentioned conversations he's had with Ron Oetjen, president of Intelligent Access Systems of N.C., a tech-savvy...

2011, Bill Bozeman, Chuck Wilson, Comcast, Dave Carter, Intelligent Access Systems (IAS), J. Matthew Ladd, Paul Cronin, PSA TEC, Ron Oetjen, Sandy Jones, Security Network of America, Security-Net, The Protection Bureau, Verizon

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SNA upgrades Keyscan relationship

May 6, 2011Daniel Gelinas

MONTREAL—The Security Network of America (SNA) has announced an evolved partnership with access control provider Keyscan for centrally hosted access control. The central station group announced the partnership at its annual CEO & sales manager's meeting here on April 14. Last year, SNA selected Keyscan as an approved vendor for managed access control in which Keyscan managed a local access control solution that the central station had on site. The April 14 announcement serves to further the...

Approved Vendor Program, DGA Security, Keyscan, Security Network of America, SNA, Stanley Oppenheim, Steve Dentinger

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