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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.

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.

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.

Shaping standards for video

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2004

VIENNA, Va. - A new Central Station Alarm Association subcommittee will meet at the ISC West Expo in Las Vegas to develop a set of standards for video monitoring.

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SSN News Poll December 2014

In the wake of the recent expiration of their non-compete agreement, former sister companies ADT and TycoIS are now battling it out for a piece of the lucrative small-business pie. How will this affect the competitive landscape and regional providers? Tell us what you think.

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