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SecurTek emphasizes lifestyle in alarm marketing campaign this spring

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06/01/2006

YORKTON, Saskatchewan--SecurTek, a full-service alarm company with retail and wholesale monitoring, unveiled in May a new marketing campaign to provide home automation lifestyle security packages, such as notification of when children arrive home or septic tanks near their capacity. The move is aimed at providing added value for a dealer's sell and moving beyond traditional security applications.

CRITICOM navigates new program for dealers

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06/01/2006

DALLAS--Criticom International, a solutions provider for independent alarm dealers, unveiled a marketing campaign in April that combines the strengths of Criticom and acquired companies NACC and FSS into a single sales organization to facilitate growth for dealers and Criticom's three monitoring centers. The campaign, focusing on three product verticals--monitoring, dealer services and acquisitions--includes the announcement of a high-multiple financing program that is "designed for a dealer that has predictable volumes, proven track records, and who needs equity in the business," said executive vice president Mike Fields.

UHS helps solve VoIP problem for central stations

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06/01/2006

ATLANTA--As homeowners and businesses abandon landline communication and migrate to VoIP, UHS, a broadband security company, has a solution that can help centrals continue to communicate with their accounts.
Coming from the Australian telecommunications market, and setting up shop here in 2004, UHS outfitted Central Alarm Control of South Miami, Fla.

Why two centrals chose IP

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06/01/2006

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla.; LACEY, Wash.

Vector supports guards and reservists when away

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06/01/2006

Before Sept. 11, 2001, Vector Security aided employees who belonged to the National Guard and Reserves by continuing their full-time status while away at annual military missions.

Atlas' new location, management teams help drive good to great

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05/01/2006

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Full-service security company Atlas Security Service and its UL-listed central station, the Alarm Control Center, moved into new digs in late February for the first time since the southwest Missouri company opened in 1962.

Diebold's Central de Alarmas Adler offers Internet monitoring

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SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2006

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--Central de Alarmas Adler, a subsidiary of Diebold, now offers Internet alarm monitoring to its commercial and residential customers in Mexico.
The service works by transmitting a secure signal from an alarm panel through a data network connection to the central station.

False dispatch tackled by two call

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2006

ST. LOUIS--CenterPoint Technologies reduced false dispatches 30 percent by applying two-call verification last summer to roughly 3,500 accounts after the city instituted an alarm ordinance requiring the service.

Bays National Security takes on tech

IP-based video monitoring part of technology upgrade
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05/01/2006

TULSA, Okla.--Bays National Security, a full service alarm company, never wanted to be at the bleeding edge of technology, said president Jim Koelle.

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