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The security industry gives back

Twenty-three percent of companies reward employees for volunteering

YARMOUTH, Maine—Systems integration firm SSI founded Allegiant Giving to aid veterans and residential security company Alliance Security donates systems to domestic abuse victims. SSI and Alliance are not alone in their charitable efforts—Security Systems News’ latest News Poll shows 89 percent of responding companies involve themselves in charities.

AvantGuard Monitoring launches ‘hero’ recognition program


OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Center operators who go above and beyond to ensure customers are safe and satisfied will now be honored as part of the company’s new AG Hero program, according to a recent release.

Barnes Associates/SSN wholesale monitoring survey finds accounts up nearly 11 percent in 2012

Michael Barnes calls results 'very positive indicator' for industry

YARMOUTH, Maine—The wholesale monitoring industry posted surprisingly strong growth in 2012, with accounts increasing 10.7 percent and average RMR for alarm companies following nearly in lock step, according to a new survey led by Barnes Associates.

AvantGuard converts all accounts to SGS' stages platform


OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Centers has converted all of its 110,000 accounts to the stages central station platform from SGS. The move was started on Jan. 18 and completed on Feb. 2 and, according to AvantGuard president Josh Garner, went off without a hitch.

AvantGuard monitors new mobile, smart phone security app

Forsse ready to offer dealers more RMR through mobile security

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard president Josh Garner has a vision for the future of security monitoring, and it’s a little outside the traditional security box.

AvantGuard relocates executive offices, monitoring center

Expanded service offerings forthcoming

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring Centers recently completed a move of its corporate headquarters and monitoring center to a new location here. AvantGuard president Josh Garner said the move, while not AvantGuard’s idea, has definitely worked out for the best.