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ADT gets back to basics with dealer training effort

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05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--Back in the days when ADT was making an acquisition every time you changed your socks, brand new ADT dealers seemed to pop up on city streets daily. Since parent company Tyco International's management imbroglio in 2002, however, ADT has put the brakes on acquisitions, and consequently, most of North America's 540 ADT dealers have at least a little seasoning.

Brink's Home Security: A walking tour

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04/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--The product testing area is set apart from the other divisions at Brink's Home Security. It's tucked away in a 600-square-foot, two-room space near the generators.

Apx unveils new website

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SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm has launched a new web site, said Jack Inbar, vice president of operations for Apx. The web site features contact and licensing information for all the states where Apx does business as well as crime statistics for states, and specialiazed life safety information, such as specific information for children and seniors.

ApxAlarm expands building, staffing

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04/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm, an independent residential security company that made its mark last year by generating upwards of 90,000 new accounts (see "Apx generates accounts" in the November 2006 issue of Security Systems News), has expanded its data center and doubled its inside sales staff. Underway for about three months, the project was completed March 5.

Stronghold scores deals

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04/01/2007

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Moore Protection, a business unit of Stronghold Industries specializing in protecting Hollywood celebrities and their neighbors, announced two new deals: a strategic alliance with a guard company and an exclusive deal with an upscale condominium project.

INGRID launches home security system

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SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2007

BERWYN, Pa.- InGrid, a newcomer to the market, introduced in January digital home protection products available for distribution through broadband providers.

Pirate joins Brink's board, but still bent on sale

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04/01/2007

NORWALK, Conn.--Thomas Hudson's recent appointment to The Brink's Company's board of directors has not quelled his desire to see the company put itself up for sale.

HSM hot topic at Barnes Buchanan

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04/01/2007

PALM BEACH, Fla.--Drawn by 73-degree temps and the opportunity to schmooze with other security company executives, entrepreneurs and investors, more than 200 people gathered here Feb.

Alarm.com helps donate new home

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SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2007

MCLEAN, Va. --Alarm.

Ruzika steps down at Devcon

Board chair Rick Rochon takes helm temporarily
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03/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Richard Rochon has been named acting chief executive officer of Devcon International, following the Jan.

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