St. Louis--CenterPoint Technologies adapted to the ever, increasing availability of voice over Internet protocol services by incorporating IP-based equipment at its central station and promoting the cost saving benefits to its dealers.
EXTON, Pa.--As part of the company's effort to attain UL listing, The Protection Bureau upgraded its central station software to Micro Key Software's Millennium platform and at the same time marked the event by receiving its 12th-million alarm signal.
WESTMINSTER, Mass.--SimplexGrinnell invested in its central station operations this year--moving its primary monitoring facility in April to a better designed and newly equipped building here and relocating its back-up center to Missouri from Florida.
Colorado Springs, Colo.--Bold Technologies ended an almost 10-year experiment in December, splitting from Dutch partner Enai Systems and reorganizing its corporate structure that puts Rod Coles in the president's chair from general manager.
Broomall, Pa.--With Universal Atlantic Systems set to host the second day of the annual Security Network of America shareholder and sales managers conference in mid-April, the company engaged a pre-existing plan to upgrade its central station before the meeting was to begin.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Brink's Home Security announced plans last month to build a new alarm monitoring and customer care facility here, planning to invest more than $10 million in a 50,000-square-foot facility that is slated to be opened by early 2006.