JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.--Nine years ago, Michael Keegan and his wife, Luette, gave up the their lives in the East after purchasing security company Watchguard Security Systems in a tourism-driven locale in Wyoming.
DALLAS--Monitronics teamed up with CompUSA in late April to promote and sell the company's alarm systems in the retailer's 230 stores nationwide.
CompUSA customers can order a Monitronics monitored alarm system through the CompUSA web site or at a computer-based service kiosk located in all of CompUSA's locations.
ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--In late April, Microtec Enterprises, a full service security company based here, filed its plan of restructuring in respect to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act--the Canadian version of an U.
MONTREAL--Protectron, the largest privately owned, full-service security provider in Canada, extended its relationship with mobile security provider Vigil GPS at the end of March--a move that allows both companies to offer a bundled service package to its end users.
The package offers end users the opportunity to secure their homes and cars, with systems for homes installed by Protectron and automobile security units installed by authorized Vigil GPS dealers.
ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--After battling a financial war with its creditors for most of 2004, Microtec Enterprises found some solace through the court in mid-March as the company got the okay to combine its assets with Securex Master Limited Partnership into an income trust called the First National AlarmCap Fund.
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?