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Electric Guard Dog acquires

Jack DeMao: Acquisition is one of several initiatives for the company’s growth
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09/07/2016

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog, a nationwide provider of electric fencing and perimeter security based here, on Sept. 6 announced its acquisition of Perimeter Security Systems.

Digi Security Systems partners with Axis Communications

Partnership allows Digi to widen camera selection for its customers
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08/31/2016

PRYOR, Okla.—Digi Security Systems, a provider of integrated electronic security systems based here, has partnered with Axis Communications, a global provider of network video products, to offer its customers an even wider range of video security camera products.

SSI launches new cybersecurity division

Company experiencing record growth, landing several multi-million dollar projects
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08/31/2016

ROCKLIN, Calif.—Surveillance Systems Incorporated, a security integration company that specializes in system design engineering, project management, and system implementation for physical infrastructure based here, has launched a new cybersecurity division, SSI Threat Protect.

TycoIS partnering with EyeLock to enhance biometric offerings

Iris technology expands company’s access control portfolio
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08/31/2016

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco Integrated Security, a national security systems integrator based here, will partner with EyeLock LLC, a company that specializes in iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer iris identity authentication technology to its customers.

Guidepost Solutions announces leadership changes

Moves signal company’s plan for growth within security
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08/10/2016

NEW YORK—Guidepost Solutions, an investigations, compliance and security company, named John P. Torres COO of its Security and Technology Consulting group, a newly created position in response to the company’s continued growth of its security services. The company also hired security consultant veteran Ed Batchelor to lead its Chicago office.

Doyle buys in Syracuse

Accounts fold in 'very nicely' to company's existing Syracuse office
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08/03/2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, based here, today announced it acquired all of Murphy’s Alarm and Lock’s monitored accounts, based in Syracuse, N.Y.

Allied Universal wants to offer security technology in every market

The $4.5b merger creates largest manguarding company in North America
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08/03/2016

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the Aug. 1 closing of the $4.5 billion AlliedBarton/Universal Services of America deal, CEO Steve Jones is turning to his next task: ensuring that Allied Universal offers security technology in every market where the company has a presence.

Stanley looks to expand SMB business across Canada

Piero Romani: ‘We’ve already put the pins in place’
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07/27/2016

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Stanley Security Canada is solidifying its foothold in the SMB market in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario this year and plans to expand to other parts of Canada in 2017.

CSG Security, aspiring super-regional, doubles size

Carolina Security Group purchases Intelligent Technology Inc., will move to new HQ
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07/27/2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When CSG Security opened its doors here in 2014, founder Jeremy Brooks said the company would be the industry's next super-regional. This week CSG Security doubled the size of its business with the acquisition of Intelligent Technology Inc.

Interface gets $6.9 million

Interface’s RMR up 28 percent year over year
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07/13/2016

ST. LOUIS—Interface Security Systems has secured $6.9 million in growth capital to be used to “fund growth initiatives and general corporate purposes.”

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?