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New services, new growth for Z-Tech Central

May 15, 2013Rich Miller

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Building on a service formula that has allowed it to carve out a market niche in the Southeast, Z-Tech Central has rolled out a virtual operator app for its dealers and is expecting double-digit growth in 2013, partner Jonathan Frase told Security Systems News.Z-Tech, a wholesale monitoring provider based here, evolved in the early 1990s from what was formerly Memphis Alarms. Frase, CEO of Frase Protection, now owns Z-Tech along with the proprietors of four other local security...

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Lights out for 2G? 'Sunset' debate heats up

July 25, 2012Rich Miller

Still looking for clarity about the “2G sunset” and whether you'll be left holding the bag if you don't upgrade your cellular alarm communicators to 3G (or even 4G) right now? You're not alone. The buzz continued last month at ESX, with manufacturers jockeying to try to sway alarm dealers. Telguard, the company sounding the loudest warning about the sunset, went one step further by announcing a program that gives dealers up to $25 for every 2G cell communicator they replace with a Telguard...

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Uplink, DMP offering 4G alarm communicators

April 20, 2012Rich Miller

LAS VEGAS—While asserting that 2G technology is still far from its predicted “sunset,” Uplink and DMP are both rolling out 4G cellular communicators to give alarm dealers the option of upgrading to accommodate new features and to extend the time between equipment swaps.Atlanta-based Uplink, a provider of wireless alarm communication products, and Springfield, Mo.-based DMP, a security and fire alarm product manufacturer, introduced their 4G communicators in March at ISC West, though...

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Great finale in Vegas; onward to ESX

April 2, 2012Rich Miller

ISC West 2012 is in the books. As expected, Day Three was a bit quieter than the opening two acts, but there was still plenty of action for those who chose to stay for the duration. Here are a few details from my stops on the final day: — Don Maden, executive VP for COPS Monitoring, said the company is putting the final cosmetic touches on its new central station in Dallas, with an anticipated opening sometime in May. COPS has also rebranded its COP-A-Link online management tool for dealers...

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