Colorado Springs, Colo.--Bold Technologies ended an almost 10-year experiment in December, splitting from Dutch partner Enai Systems and reorganizing its corporate structure that puts Rod Coles in the president's chair from general manager.
Broomall, Pa.--With Universal Atlantic Systems set to host the second day of the annual Security Network of America shareholder and sales managers conference in mid-April, the company engaged a pre-existing plan to upgrade its central station before the meeting was to begin.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Brink's Home Security announced plans last month to build a new alarm monitoring and customer care facility here, planning to invest more than $10 million in a 50,000-square-foot facility that is slated to be opened by early 2006.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--In a move to assist central station operators with interpreting codes and modifiers received from alarm panels, the Security Industry Association posted data codes from its DC-03 Digital Communications Standard for free on its web site.
VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association launched an online false alarm prevention course in March that is now being considered as a mandatory training tool for consumers by an undisclosed city in the metropolitan Chicago area.
MALIBU, Calif. - Established to pursue acquisitions in the homeland security and security information systems fields, Vinoble announced last month plans to acquire wholesale monitoring firm 21st Sentry Monitoring Systems.
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?