TORONTO—AlarmForce Industries must pay $45,000 in court costs to company founder Joel Matlin and others after AlarmForce dropped a lawsuit that sought to bar two employees from working for Matlin’s new company, ThinkProtection.
WILMINGTON, Del.—Regional security company B Safe, in acquisition mode, has increased its RMR some 15 percent to about $335,000 over the past year, and it’s looking for 35 percent more growth in 2015, according to customer service manager Mary Cakir.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Superior Quality Security, a provider of residential and small business systems, is looking to grow through home automation offerings, acquisitions and new partnerships with homebuilders.
LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?