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Medical Guardian and AAA Club Alliance Inc. partner to provide members with greater safety, independence

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04/08/2019

PHILADELPHIA—Medical Guardian, a nationwide provider of medical alert solutions, announced its partnership with AAA Club Alliance Inc.

Netwatch Group adding 100 new jobs to U.S. operations

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03/27/2019

WASHINGTON—Netwatch Group, a proactive video monitoring company, was founded by David Walsh and Niall Kelly after a vicious assault to their friend, who received a call that an alarm had gone off at his business when he was not there.

TMA launches Five Diamond Dealer Program

The most prestigious designation for security monitoring centers offers new opportunities for qualified dealers
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03/27/2019

VIENNA, Va. – The Monitoring Association, an internationally recognized non-profit trade association whose mission is to advance the professional monitoring industry through education, advocacy, standards, and public safety relationships, recently announced the introduction of its Five Diamond Dealer Program.

Value add-ons give dealers competitive advantage

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03/20/2019

DALLAS—The annually published “Security Dealer Survey” by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company that covers the residential security industry from both a consumer and dealer perspective, found over 70 percent of U.S.

Guardian Alarm launches new remote video monitoring service

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03/06/2019

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Guardian Alarm, a privately held national security company based here, unveiled Virtual Guardian, a multi-dimensional security program that leverages remotely-monitored video and audio technology to enhance on-site security systems.

ADT enables professional security monitoring over FirstNet

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02/21/2019

BOCA Raton, Fla.—ADT announced it will be offering an enhanced communication experience via FirstNet, public safety’s dedicated, nationwide communications platform built by AT&T along with the Fi

Bold Perennial now Bold Group

Security company changes name to reflect new acquisitions
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02/05/2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Perennial has formally changed its name to Bold Group in the wake of the recent acquisitions of SIMS Inc. and SGS. The new moniker was announced last week to attendees of the SedonaOffice Users Conference (SOUC) in Marco Island, Fla.

EverCommerce acquires SGS

Bold Perennial president Rod Coles talks with SSN about significance of deal
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01/23/2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—EverCommerce announced the acquisition of the Calif.-based central station software company Secure Global Solutions (SGS), producer of the software platform, stages.

Alarm.com wins security product of the year at CES

Company’s new Smart Signal technology recognized with CTA’s Mark of Excellence Award
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01/15/2019

TYSONS, Va. and LAS VEGAS—Alarm.com won Security Product of the Year for its new Smart Signal feature at the Consumer Technology Association's Mark of Excellence awards presented at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) last week.

Former UCC executive Mark Matlock joins Pro-Vigil

As VP of Indirect Channel Revenue, he will drive growth of recent Lydia dealer partnership
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01/14/2019

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a global provider of video-based security solutions, announced the appointment of Mark Matlock to the position of vice president of Indirect Channel Revenue.

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Poll

SSN News Poll August 2019

According to new research from Parks Associates, interest in DIY security systems is on the rise with 52 percent of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the next 12 months planning to buy a system that is self-installed. This month’s News Poll looks to gauge reader’s thoughts on DIY’s impact on security overall.