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Industry vet to run the program

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06/01/2004

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?

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06/01/2004

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.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

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.

SIA, CSAA to honor each other’s certifications

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association have signed a reciprocal agreement to recognize the operator certificate issued by each other’s association.

NACC branches out to grow revenues

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05/01/2004

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.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

CSAA education programs achieve milestones

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The central station at Protelec Alarms here has become the first Canadian company to earn the Five Diamond Central Station designation from the Central Station Alarm Association.

Sonitrol records 500th apprehension

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Sonitrol recently recorded its 150,000th documented criminal apprehension since 1977.

Security Broadband closes central stations

Company completes beta testing of product, heads back to lab for improvements
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05/01/2004

ORLANDO, Fla. - Security Broadband has closed its central monitoring stations here and in Las Vegas, bringing to an end the beta-testing portion of its product testing in March.

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SSN News Poll October 2014

More and more connected products in homes and businesses increasingly provide central stations with new revenue and service opportunities to monitor those devices. But some say that to do that, centrals need to change and become more like data centers. Do you agree? Tell us what you think the central station of the future will look like.

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