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Rapid Response plans to hire 125

Company to host job fair following the completion of headquarters expansion

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Rapid Response Monitoring plans to hire 125 employees at its corporate headquarters, based here, over the next year, according to Christopher Denniston, the company’s marketing and communications manager.

I-View Now partners with COPS Monitoring

Company also expands its I-View Now Ready program

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now, a cloud-based video platform company based here, recently announced new capabilities with COPS Monitoring, Bosch, Hikvision and OpenEye.

Affiliated to host second annual Catalyst

Daniel Oppenheim discusses plans for this conference

MIAMI—Affiliated Monitoring is bringing its Catalyst conference, focused on PERS sales and marketing, to Turnberry Isle here for its second year, May 15 through 17.

AvantGuard to release Chat tool

Company expects a full launch by ISC West 2017

OGDEN, Utah—This week AvantGuard Monitoring is soft launching its new AvantGuard Chat tool, which opens a communication path for the contacts on an alarm’s call list.

TechSec 2017 Panel: Monitoring the next tech

Key figures in the monitoring industry present on technological trends

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The hot topics in the industry—drones and robotics, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, big data and data mining—all impact monitoring centers, as well as integrators and end users.

MONI introduces ASAPer

New product opens ‘chat room’ for user, emergency contacts to discuss alarm event

DALLAS—ASAPer, MONI Smart Security’s latest monitoring offering, will allow alarm users and their emergency contacts to quickly communicate and determine the validity of an alarm.

AvantGuard offers hybrid monitoring options

Options could provide transitioning phases between operating a monitoring center and contracting

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard Monitoring is now offering dealers several new monitoring options, including redundant monitoring capabilities, providing the back end to local operators, and part-time monitoring for an account base.

ONKÖL begins production

Company combines home and health technologies in one unit

MILWAUKEE—ONKÖL aims to unify a variety of home technologies in one unit and is officially rolling out its products this week.

CSAA prepares for 2017, changing name to The Monitoring Association

New name will be joined by new look, logo

VIENNA, Va.—Over the course of 2017, as the Central Station Alarm Association transitions to The Monitoring Association, it will get a new look, new logo.

Lydia, UCC reflect on deal one year after acquisition

Positive environment following acquisition, plans for development into 2017

SAN ANTONIO—In January 2016, Lydia Security Monitoring acquired wholesale monitoring center UCC based here. One year after the acquisition, dust is settling and UCC is improving its operations while maintaining its core staff.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?