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On guard: Firm watches its service, false alarms

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07/01/2005

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.

Company doubles its account base

Matrix Security's deal with SafeGuard Security marks its largest acquisition to date
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06/01/2005

PENNINGTON, N.J.

ASG's buy of ProStar adds to company's sales force

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06/01/2005

BELTSVILLE, Md.--ASG Security added to its residential account base in March when it acquired Texas-based ProStar Security--a deal that also added 40 people to the company's sales force.

BellSouth Security expands in New Orleans

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

NEW ORLEANS--BellSouth Security Systems from Protection One relocated its New Orleans area office to a new, larger facility in St. Rose, La.

Retail partnership places firm in front of end users

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06/01/2005

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.

Pro One gets a chance to focus on its core business

Secures credit facility, pays senior notes early
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06/01/2005

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Protection One announced the successful closing of a new $275 million credit facility, which effectively brings an end to another part of the company's restructuring process.

Brink's posts lower quarterly profit

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

NEW YORK--In early May, security company The Brink's Co. posted a lower first-quarter profit, hurt by volume declines in its European operations, sending shares down as much as 6.

Microtec files its plan

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

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.

Companies go the extra mile to monitor vehicles

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06/01/2005

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.

Court approves consolidation

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05/01/2005

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.

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SSN News Poll January 2017

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?