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SMS: The path to reducing work for central stations

April 4, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Monitoring centers can reduce their workload through alerting users by SMS text messages; more central station automation platforms are expanding this offering.Security Systems News spoke to two central station automation providers, Dice and MKS, as well as full service alarm company Per Mar Security Services about the benefits of texting alarm users.MKS previewed its new SMS module for low-priority alarms at its users conference, held in Orlando, Fla., in March, MKS president...

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Micro Key Solutions, now MKS, institutes changes

January 5, 2015SSN Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Micro Key Solutions, a provider of central station software, announced Jan. 2 its new name: MKS. “As we enter our 30th year as a company, we realized this is the perfect time to debut this new branding for our company” Victoria Ferro, president of MKS, said in a prepared statement. This reinvention comes with a new logo and color scheme, swapping the blue, black and white for orange and grey. In addition, the company has changed its tagline from “Manage, Control,...

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Micro Key Solutions forms partnership with Blair

March 14, 2013SSN Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—In an effort to increase its presence on the West Coast, Micro Key Solutions, a provider of software solutions for the security alarm industry, has announced that it is partnering with Blair & Company, a manufacturer's rep firm. Blair & Company will be selling Micro Key's Millennium Management software to alarm dealers in 14 Western states, Micro Key said in a prepared statement. “It is important for us to have a strong presence [on] the West Coast, it is such a key area...

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Monitoring Matters

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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Micro Key's Caller ID Injection keeps centrals invisible

June 23, 2011Daniel Gelinas

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Central Station automation platform provider Micro Key on June 15 announced a new feature to its Millennium automation platform that the company says will allow central stations to help their dealers strengthen their own brand while making dispatchers' jobs easier. Micro Key announced a partnership with telephony technology provider Communication Services Solutions to add what Micro Key says is another level of data and voice functionality to its Millennium automation platform....

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Micro Key debuts mobile apps to save central stations time/money

May 25, 2011Daniel Gelinas

KISSIMEE, Fla.—Two new smartphone apps from central station automation platform provider Micro Key will help integrators and central stations save time and money and run more efficiently, according to Micro Key business development manager Victoria Ferro. “This is a service for the dealers, but both central stations and dealers will benefit,” Ferro told Security Systems News. “Dealers can put their accounts on and off test without central station operator intervention, freeing...

Micro Key, Millennium, Mobile Virtual Operator, Remote Technician, Victoria Ferro

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