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Alliant launches dealer program; makes acquisition

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06/01/2003

GLENDALE, Calif. - With the acquisition of an alarm company here, Alliant Protection Services not only gained one of the largest independents in the area with 15,000 accounts, but a person to lead its new authorized dealer program.

Digitech, Bel-Tek union addresses electrical needs

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06/01/2003

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Things just got a little easier for industry professionals, builders and homeowners looking to install low- and high-voltage systems here, said the owners of a newly formed electrical company.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2003

AlarmForce announces first quarter results
TORONTO - AlarmForce Industries, a manufacturer and installer of two-way voice alarm systems based here, is announcing a gain in revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2003 that ended Jan. 31.

Pro One names new board chairman

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2003

Company also announces settlement in KCC proceeding
TOPEKA, Kan. - Protection One has named a new chairman of its board of directors to fill a seat vacated by a board member under grand jury investigation for use of Westar’s corporate aircraft and compensation received from Westar.

LifeStyle acquires FutureSmart systems

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05/01/2003

DALLAS - Home networking integrator LifeStyle Innovations has added structured wiring provider FutureSmart Systems in a move that continues LifeStyle’s efforts to grow and expand its brand name.

According to LifeStyle President Paul Johnson, with the acquisition of FutureSmart, LifeStyle will now have access to all of FutureSmart’s structured wiring line.

Lawsuit against ADT moved to federal court

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2003

Amended complaint brings racketeering charges against former company executives
BOCA RATON, Fla. - A lawsuit filed late last year by a New Jersey dealer claiming that ADT breached the terms of the dealer contract has been moved to federal court and amended to include racketeering charges against Tyco International, ADT’s parent company.

Eagle Broadband’s DSS Security reports major growth

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2003

HOUSTON - The acquisition of DSS Security has turned out to have paid major dividends for Eagle Broadband.

DSS Security has had a 247 percent growth rate in its customer base since its acquisition in January 2002.

Protection One, Westar finalize

stock sale
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04/01/2003

TOPEKA, Kan. - In the latest step towards the separation of the two companies, Westar Energy recently agreed to repurchase all of the Westar stock held by Protection One.

Peak Alarm acquires Idaho-based accounts, moves into new facility

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04/01/2003

SALT LAKE CITY - On the heels of a move into a new state-of-the-art facility, Peak Alarm has expanded its reach through the acquisition of accounts in Boise, Idaho.

According to Christopher Root, regional sales manager, Peak, based here, has just completed the acquisition of the Idaho operations of Allied Security, based in Washington State.

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Poll

SSN News Poll April 2020

As the industry moves to more of a managed services model — PSA’s Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program is good proof of that — this month’s News Poll looks at what companies are doing to increase their overall RMR through this type of business model.