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Bold integrates VMAX DVR with Manitou

A further effort to make Manitou a ‘toolbox’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Oct. 28 announced that its Manitou software now integrates with VMAX DVR solutions from Digital Watchdog.

Security Partners to open fourth location

Las Vegas as the strategic next step

LANCASTER, Pa.—Security Partners announced Nov. 25 that it is opening a new 7,424- square-foot central station in Las Vegas, adding to its national network of three other locations.

Helping building owners keep watch

SW24’s new offering for multi-family housing

NEW YORK—SecureWatch 24 used ISC East 2014 to showcase SecureWatchman, a new offering of customizable video analytic alerts for building owners.

CAA fights Chico on ordinance

Ordinance requires false alarm fines for alarm companies

CHICO, Calif.—The California Alarm Association (CAA) and the Sacramento Area Alarm Association (SAAA) are filing a lawsuit against the city of Chico, Calif., after the city on Oct. 21 unanimously passed an ordinance that fines alarm companies for false alarms.

Security Central to offer mPERS


STATESVILLE, N.C.—Security Central, a national wholesale monitoring company, plans to add mPERS to its suite of services.

1 Time, new general manager and a new direction

Michael Joseph to help forge the company’s dealer program

HENDERSON, Nev.— Michael J. Joseph, a veteran of the security industry, is pioneering a new dealer program for 1 Time, a small third-party central station in a suburb of Las Vegas, after joining as VP, general manager and part-owner of the company at the end of September.

California leads the way for SIAC

Organization forging new law enforcement partnerships in 2015

CHULA VISTA, Calif.—California is leading the way in adopting false alarm ordinances, according to Jon Sargent, the industry/law enforcement liaison for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.

Market Trends: NOC, NOC

Who’s there at Network Operations Centers in the security industry today and in the future?

YARMOUTH, Maine—Like many elements of the competitive and warp-speed security industry, network operations centers have different meanings for different players in different roles.

Howard launches Global Monitoring Solutions


DENHAM SPRINGS, La.—Rusty Howard decided to launch a brand new wholesale monitoring center, Global Monitoring Solutions—GMS for short—after being in the alarm business for 23 years.

Bold executives launch new company White Rabbit Electronics

New central station technology will power the ‘connected home’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technology executives Rod Coles and Chuck Speck today announced that they’ve launched White Rabbit Electronics, a new company that enables a central station to deliver the “connected home.”



SSN News Poll January 2016

There's a lot of private equity interest in security. Many top security companies, such as Vivint, Protection 1, CSG Security and Alarm Capital Alliance, are PE-backed. What do you think about private equity's involvement in the security industry?

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