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President post provides prime positioning plan

Doug Beaulieu is Alarm Center’s new prez

LACEY, Wash. - A new president at the helm of the Alarm Center Inc.

Struggling central makes its move

SAI forges ahead with dealer program to recover its share of the monitoring market

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - In an attempt to push the company into the forefront of the industry, Security Associates International has implemented an authorized dealer program.

Industry vet to run the program


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Lou Sepulveda had been looking forward to spending time on his boat after resigning as senior vice president of dealer development at ADT.

Honeywell deal: Will we see a quick return on investment?


CHICAGO - When GTCR Golder Rauner came onto the security scene three years ago to finance James Covert’s new security business, few in the industry predicted the quick turnaround of that business or the $1 billion price tag that it fetched.

In a matter of months, GTCR and Covert took the SecurityLink alarm business and several other companies it bought and sold to Tyco International for five times the original purchase price.


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CSAA to hold seminar later this year
VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association, a trade association representing providers of central station monitoring, will sponsor an operations management seminar in October.

NACC branches out to grow revenues


IRVINE, Calif. - Having made inroads into third-party monitoring and interactive video monitoring services, National Alarm Computer Center has added a Message Center service to allow dealers and others to focus on their business without worrying about missing calls.



SSN News Poll August 2016

The final sunset date for 2G—Dec. 31, 2016—is fast approaching. Speakers at last year’s Honeywell CONNECT conference said that dealers needed to get started. John Loud said in early 2016 that avoiding the hassle of 2G conversions would result in more companies looking to sell. Where is your company in the sunset?

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