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Commercial

Wayne Alarm Systems acquires North Shore Protection

May 21, 2021SSN Staff

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc., a family owned and run life safety and security provider with UL central station monitoring, announced that it has acquired North Shore Protection, Inc., further increasing Wayne Alarm’s share in the greater Boston area as the company continues to grow and expand. “The combination of North Shore Protection with our company increases our market share, adds to our geographic presence and provides our new clients with even greater access to...

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General News

Five Questions: Todd Gaito, Wayne Alarm Systems

January 22, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Todd Gaito, director of technical operations, Wayne Alarm Systems, took some time out of his schedule to chat with SSN about life and the industry.Are you married? Any kids? Pets?I am married. I have a daughter; she's nine years old and we also have a dog … a little Jack Russel-Chihuahua who is my daughter's best friend.How did you first get started in the industry? I started actually in the town where Wayne Alarm is — Lynn, Mass. — they have a vocational school. I went to that voc. school...

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Residential

Wayne Alarm makes acquisition, gains about 8,700 accounts

January 10, 2018Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service security company based here, on Jan. 3 finalized its acquisition of Lexington Alarm Systems, based in Bedford, Mass.“Over the past few years … we've decided that instead of being wider we want to be deeper,” Ralph Sevinor, president of Wayne Alarm Systems, told Security Systems News.The deal brings Wayne 8,700 accounts within its footprint, making the company's total number of accounts just fewer than 20,000. Lexington's customer base...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2017—Brandon Freedman

October 4, 2017Spencer Ives

Brandon Freedman, 26Director of marketing, Wayne Alarm SystemsLynn, Mass.Brandon Freedman, director of marketing for Wayne Alarm Systems, has been working with the company since he was 19 and is involved in a variety of industry associations.“I'm most heavily involved with … TMA and ESA, both of their membership committees, and then the Rising Leaders group with ESA and then Next Gen with The Monitoring Association,” Freedman said. “It's fantastic to meet the next generation of...

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Monitoring

Wayne Alarm expands into remote video

June 7, 2017Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service security company based here, in May began offering remote video services.“We consider ourselves one-stop shopping. So, no matter what offering—from a security standpoint—someone could have, we want to be that company that can provide it,” Jeff Kahn, general manager at Wayne Alarm Systems, told Security Systems News. “We know that the industry is heading toward verification. Now we're able to alert the police department...

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Monitoring

CSAA may change name to 'The Monitoring Association'

May 18, 2016Spencer Ives

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association may be renamed “The Monitoring Association,” if CSAA members approve the name change in a June 7 vote."The world is changing. Historically, central stations monitored electronic systems that detect burglar and life safety events. We now have a technology-based environment where just about anything can be connected, and thus monitored. ... The proposed new name accommodates the expanding monitoring community," Jay Hauhn, CSAA's...

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Monitoring

Wayne Alarm builds out headquarters

May 11, 2016Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Wayne Alarm Systems, a full-service company based here, is building out its headquarters, expanding its monitoring space, and growing its account base, partly through acquisition.In the first phase of renovations, the company added on 1,200 square feet for training and conferences, having moved the conference room, which had been adjacent to the monitoring center. “Now we're able to build out the whole monitoring center without interrupting the current day-to-day activities,”...

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General News

How I Use My System: Jeffrey Kahn

October 19, 2015Spencer Ives

Jeffrey Kahn, COO for Wayne Alarm Systems, based in Lynn, Mass., started with the company in 2011. He has known Wayne's president and CEO Ralph Sevinor for years, “I was at a company called Ultraguard Protective Systems, and we used Wayne as our monitoring center.” Security Systems News talked with Kahn about the system he uses at home.What kind of system do you have?I have a Honeywell system including a GSM radio for communication. We use it all the time. I have pets, so I don't have...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2015—Shawn Crocker

October 13, 2015Spencer Ives

Shawn Crocker, 26Service and inspections manager, Wayne Alarm SystemsLynn, Mass.Shawn Crocker is working on getting Wayne Alarm to go paperless.“I'm trying to implement all the latest and greatest technologies in the field into our industry here at Wayne Alarm,” Crocker said. “I like field service units which are all on the iPad—no more paper, I hate paper.”“I think the security industry is rapidly evolving. We always change with the new technologies that are coming,”...

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Monitoring

Wayne Alarm builds out AES Network

August 5, 2015Spencer Ives

LYNN, Mass.—Driving up to Wayne Alarm Systems it's hard to miss the 340-foot tower, which supports the company's AES mesh radio network.Paul Silva, Wayne Alarm customer service manager, lauded the AES network, which currently has about 850 radios set up. “It's something that we're very happy to be a part of. It has proven to be a very reliable technology,” he told Security Systems News.Wayne is expanding its AES network to Nantucket, off the coast of Cape Cod, where it has done...

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