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Residential

Steve Baker, other industry vets launch GHS Interactive Security

May 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Industry veteran Steve Baker, who has served in executive roles at ADT, Monitronics and Westec, announced May 22 that his corporation, GHS Interactive Security, has acquired LifeLine Security and Automation as a platform for growth.LifeLine uses a year-round door-knocking sales model and is formerly one of Monitronics' largest dealers. The company has 60 employees who have remained with GHS. Based here, LifeLine also has an office in Emeryville, Calif. GHS has an office in...

ADT, Barnes Associates, Craig Weingartner, GHS Interactive Security, Gordon Johnson, Honeywell, John Bergher, John Fox, Leo Guthart, LifeLine Security


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Monitoring Matters

New voices join alliance for video-verified alarms

December 12, 2012Rich Miller

The Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response has added four new voices to its campaign to increase arrests and reduce property losses through the use of video-verified alarms. Joining the PPVAR's board of directors are Jacqueline Grimm, vice president of security solutions for Diebold Inc.; Douglas Curtiss, president of Sonitrol New England; Jon Bolen, chief technology officer for Interface Security Systems; and Robert Baxter, president of Radius Security. The new directors from the security...

Diebold, Douglas Curtiss, Interface Security Systems, Jacqueline Grimm, Jon Bolen, Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, PPVAR, Radius Security, Robert Baxter, Security Systems News


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On The Editor's Desk

Interface buys Westec and other stuff I learned at ISC West on Day 1

March 29, 2012Martha Entwistle

Big news from yesterday was the acquisition of Westec by Interface Security Systems. The story is on our front page or click here . You can also see my video interview with Jeff Frye of Interface Security Systems about the Westec deal on our front page or by clicking here. Winning the procrastination award for latest to announce a press conference at ISCWest  2012 is BRS Labs. I got the announcement a little after midnight--8 hours notice! It's not a strategy I'd recommend, but there was a good crowd...

ADT, BRS Labs, Ingram Micro, Interface Security Systems, Jay Hauhn, JCI, John Frazzini, John Moss, S2, Tammee Thompson


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Monitoring

Video monitoring firm Westec goes the extra mile with UL

September 9, 2010SSN Staff

DALLAS—Westec Intelligent Surveillance, which earlier this year became one of the first interactive video surveillance companies to get behind new-to-security nationally recognized testing lab Intertek ETL, has taken the extra step of getting additional listings from UL, the company announced Sept. 1. Why go through the time and expense to do both? “This was not really part of a master plan. We certainly had the option to stop once we achieved the ETL listing, but we realized we were...

ETL, Intertek, Jon Bolen, UL, Westec


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