SAN RAMON, Calif.—Establishing branch offices, bundling services with telecoms/cablecos, and expanded DIY offerings are three initiatives SAFE Security has in its playbook, and it has hired Gary Franklyn, formerly with Security Networks, to spearhead these effort.
I wrote this spring about Florida-based super-regional Security Networks as it expanded operations west of the Mississippi after being acquired last fall by private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners.
Now, the company, headquartered in West Palm Beach, is growing its footprint once again—into Puerto Rico, partnering with Alarm Zone, which does business as Island Security. Here’s more from a recent press release:
With this partnership Island Security will market and install Security Networks products and services while Security Networks will assume the monitoring and warranty service on the accounts. Island Security will receive Security Networks exclusive sales and marketing support, fast track funding services, and will participate in the company’s affiliate lead generation program.
“We researched several traditional dealer programs and chose Security Networks because of their commitment to grow as a partnership. Security Networks is a company that shares our beliefs and values and by affiliating with them, we will be able to deliver the best solutions to our customers,” said Waldemar Vazquez, President of Island Security.
"The joint venture with Island Security is part of our overall aggressive sales and marketing plans and is in line with our strategy for the development of a strong affiliate sales program. We are proud to have them representing our company and our services as a member of the Security Networks team.” said Gary Franklyn, Security Networks’ Vice President of Business Development.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security Networks has added Alarm.com Video Monitoring to the list of a la carte services its affiliates can now offer. This will increase the amount of revenue they get for their accounts from Security Networks and will allow them to differentiate themselves from others in the marketplace, said Security Networks vice president of business development Gary Franklyn.