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ADS Security to upgrade software

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11/01/2004

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- As ADS Security identifies its latest acquisition target, the company is one of 45 sites working on upgrading its central station software from the Monitoring Automation Systems B32 platform.

MAS to phase out B32 by end of 2006

Most users of platform to upgrade to newer software by then, company executive says
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11/01/2004

IRVINE, Calif.- Monitoring Automation Systems announced at its 2004 Users Conference in September that it will end new software development for its B32 monitoring platform by the end of 2006.

C-Chip ends talks with Unique Security

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11/01/2004

MONTREAL- C-Chip Technologies, a publicly held developer of wireless technology used for tracking purposes, announced it ended discussions to acquire Unique Security, a full-service security company.

The deal, which was first announced in June, would have enabled C-Chip to leverage its wireless technology and Unique Security’s monitoring station against the emerging market of automatic vehicle location.

ADS continues acquisition pace

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11/01/2004

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- ADS Security continued to strengthen its presence and position in the Southeast through a pair of acquisitions this summer.

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

Monitronics steps up efforts to attract end users
DALLAS- Monitronics International has created a division within the company to pursue corporate and government monitoring and installation contracts.

Although the company previously handled such work, it never dedicated any efforts to sign up new clients.

Contract monitoring center opens in Pakistan

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11/01/2004

ORLANDO, Fla.- A privately held company based in Orlando has built an 80,000-square-foot facility in Lahore, Pakistan that will provide security systems installation and monitoring throughout Pakistan.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

UAS attains Five Diamond Central Station Certification
BROOMALL, Pa. - Universal Atlantic Systems has received Five Diamond Central Station Certification from the Central Station Alarm Association.

Hartford Business Brokers aligns with security

New business will assist security companies with selling or restructuring opportunities
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10/01/2004

FARMINGTON, Conn. - In an effort to assist security company owners that seek to sell or restructure their businesses, Hartford Business Brokers has been formed.

Securitech sees monitoring opportunities everywhere

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10/01/2004

KITCHENER, Ontario - Understanding the benefits of traditional security services linking with IT applications, Securitech has partnered with high-tech firm Computer Advocacy to offer remote monitoring of network servers and Internet sites.

Perimeter911, which is the name of the service and the division at Computer Advocacy, has worked with Securitech for more than a year as part of a test program.

AT&T inks $3M deal with Vector

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10/01/2004

PITTSBURGH - Vector Security has awarded AT&T with a three-year, $3-million networking contract that has the telecommunications company providing all of the security company’s data services.

As a result of the deal, AT&T will implement an Internet protocol virtual private network that links the company’s corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh to its 22 branches throughout the United States.

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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?