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Pro-Vigil partners with Lydia Security Monitoring

December 5, 2018Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a video monitoring equipment provider based here, recently entered a partnership to work with customers of Lydia Security Monitoring—the parent company to COPS Monitoring and UCC—totaling 4,200 dealers.“Video has been talked about a lot in the industry over the years, but there's not really a lot of dealers selling or installing video on a regular basis,” Teresa Gonzalez, UCC's president, told Security Systems News. UCC dealers will “learn...

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How I Use My System: Teresa Gonzalez

February 28, 2018Spencer Ives

Teresa Gonzalez became the president of United Central Control in 2008. Lydia Security Monitoring acquired UCC in January 2016 and Gonzalez continues to lead the brand. Gonzalez talked with Security Systems News in early December about her home security system and what she likes about it.What kind of system do you have?I have a Ö 2GIG with Alarm.com. I have thermostats and lights, video cameras.Why this particular setup?At the time, 2GIG was a very user-friendly panel. I've had it for a couple years...

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Teresa Gonzalez receives Stanley C. Lott award

November 7, 2016SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Teresa Gonzalez, president of United Central Control, was awarded the Central Station Alarm Association's Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award for Exemplary Service, at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Fla. on Oct. 26. “On behalf of CSAA, I am thrilled that Teresa has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Stanley C. Lott Award,” Pamela J. Petrow, president of CSAA, said in a prepared statement. “This award is not presented each year, but reserved for the...

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Lowe's goes with UCC for professional monitoring

January 6, 2016Spencer Ives

MOORESVILLE, N.C.—Home improvement company Lowe's chose United Central Control as the professional monitoring partner for Iris, its DIY home automation system, Lowe's announced Jan. 4.“We've been working for a few years with Lowe's on this endeavor,” Mark Matlock, UCC's senior vice president told Security Systems News. “It's involved a lot of really comprehensive due diligence and working together to make sure we had the offering right, that Lowe's fit into the space properly...

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UCC's Teresa Gonzalez now on CSAA Board

March 13, 2015SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Teresa Gonzalez, president of United Central Control, was appointed to the CSAA Board of Directors. “No association can succeed without volunteer participation, and Teresa has been one of our most active and effective member volunteers,” CSAA President Jay Hauhn said in a prepared statement. “It is a privilege and an honor to be asked to participate as a board member for CSAA. The association is a driving force in the industry representing its members in important...

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UCC hires former CVS leader

July 30, 2013SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a provider of monitored security services based here, has hired James Beaty, formerly the general manager of central station operations at CVS, to head its business development initiatives, according to a company statement. “We are excited to have James aboard,” UCC senior vice president Mark Matlock said in the statement. “It's always good to see the world through a different lens, especially with the dramatic changes in the alarm industry...

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More mobility for UCC with new central station automation

June 26, 2013Rich Miller

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control is switching to SGS' Stages for its central station automation, giving UCC dealers expanded access to mobile applications and improving efficiencies to reduce alarm-processing errors, company officials told Security Systems News.UCC President Teresa Gonzalez said the wholesale monitoring provider, based here, took two years to determine which automation software would be best for its 500 dealers.“We needed to look at where we are headed with our rapid...

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CSAA ready to press ahead with ASAP-to-the-PSAP program

June 2, 2011Daniel Gelinas

VIENNA, Va.—The Central Station Alarm Association is preparing to advance a next generation 911 communications program that benefits the security industry, emergency response centers (public safety answering points or PSAPs), and the public with a new protocol initiative. CSAA is calling the initiative ASAP-to-the-PSAP. ASAP stands for Automated Secure Alarm Protocol and once fully functional will allow central stations to use the Monitoring Station to PSAP Data Exchange Program to deliver...

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