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.
OKLAHOMA CITY—The president of Security Options feels validated by the fact that big companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Lowe’s are now selling home security in a retail setting. That’s because his 50-employee company has had a home security store for several years now.
FLINT, Mich.—The city of Flint has stopped billing security companies for false alarms, but the future of the policy remains uncertain as industry representatives await the next move by city officials.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Innovative Security Design (ISD) launched its netSeries—the first IP camera that uses Microsoft Windows as the base operating system—at ISC West in March, but a lot of PSA Security integrators were taking a good look at the product last week at the PSA-TEC conference.
WOODBURY, N.Y.—Tri-Ed Distribution’s latest expansion, which includes five new branch locations, will focus on connectivity products as well as security products, Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed Distribution CEO, told Security Systems News.
NORTHFORD, Conn.—Silent Knight by Honeywell is announcing that its nationwide series of fire alarm training courses have been expanded to cover mass notification and carbon monoxide capabilities, according to company statement.
PROVO, Utah—A group of 10 Utah County-based startup companies competed to win $4,500 in cash and a chance to sit down with Vivint founder and CEO Todd Pedersen, according to an article from the Daily Herald, a newspaper based here.
HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Security Centers has named The Systems Depot, headquartered in Hickory, N.C., as the authorized distribution partner for the Dynamark Dealer Program, according to a company statement.