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ACM completes computer upgrade

New system to improve dispatcher, dealer access
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04/01/2003

PHOENIX - A nearly $300,000 investment in new computers for central station dispatch personnel and supervisory staff at ACM UL Monitoring Station, a contract central station based here, was completed last month, nearly two years after the company finished a remodel of the central station that added additional space.

The project, which saw the installation of two Intel Pentium III hot swap redundant computers, also improved the speed of Net Link, ACM’s dealer web access and the service’s associated software.

Criticom IPO debut expected

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2003

NEW YORK - Criticom International was expected to make its initial public offering to the market in mid-March, according to IPOmonitor.com.

Briefs

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04/01/2003

Software vendors hold users conference
SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. - Users of Bold Technologies and Perennial Software attended a conference in late January that featured two interactive training sessions on both company’s latest product offerings.

New central to expand with remodel project

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04/01/2003

DALLAS - A three-year-old central station that sprung out of necessity is now embarking on its first expansion project at its headquarters here to give more room to its growing operations.

Centralink, owned by the principals of two Dallas-based security installation companies here, is set sometime next month to begin expanding its central station to add a training room and a conference room - additions that will add another 2,000 square feet and more than double the size of its monitoring center.

Monitoring co-operative extends services to non-member dealers

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04/01/2003

TULSA, Okla. - A monitoring cooperative based here that has provided its services only to members since the late 1980s has extended third party monitoring to non-member dealers in an effort to build the business.

Criticom bumps up size of IPO

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

ALBANY, N.Y.

Briefs

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03/01/2003

CANASA objects to additional tariff
MARKHAM, Ontario - The Canadian Alarm and Security Association has filed comments with the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission to object to Bell Canada’s proposed bridging charge of $10 per customer per month. The Canadian telecom is proposing the charge to the Schedule 3A Interexchange Multipoint Data Service, also called DVACS.

BroadWare nets $7.5 million

Company will use the VC funds for sales and marketing
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03/01/2003

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Network video monitoring developer BroadWare Technologies netted $7.

Quick Response expands with move

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03/01/2003

CLEVELAND - Regional monitoring provider Quick Response is set to go ahead in March with plans to relocate its headquarters and central station here to a new facility four times larger than its current digs.

The company’s move into the nearly 8,000 square foot building marks the end of a 30-year tenure in its current facility, said Jeff Cohen, general manager of Quick Response.

Monitoring software firm founders buy back company

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03/01/2003

NORFOLK, Va. - The original founders of a central station automation and billing software company have taken back ownership of the company, more than two decades after the company was founded.

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