More by Jason Knott
Jason Knott · October 02, 2014 ·
Vivint Solar's IPO is aimed at repaying debt owed to Blackstone Group, which holds 78 percent of the company's shares.
Jason Knott · September 25, 2014 ·
Withholding an employee’s final paycheck, even if that person has allegedly “stolen” company equipment or damaged company property is not an option. Here are a few ways security company owners can handle such incidents.
Jason Knott · September 23, 2014 ·
In a fast-paced one-hour webinar being conducted by Security Sales & Integration's sister publication CE Pro on Wednesday, September 24 at 2 p.m. EDT, a panel consisting of a move-up/first-time homebuilder, a manufacturer, and an alarm dealer/custom integrator will explore how they are successfully incorporating…
Jason Knott · August 30, 2014 ·
Data from the Lowe's 2014 Smart Home Survey reveals that 62 percent of Americans rank security and home monitoring as the most beneficial reason to own a smart home.
Jason Knott · August 05, 2014 ·
Pulse now accounts for 14% of ADT's entire subscriber base and is lowering the security company's attrition rate.
Jason Knott · July 10, 2014 ·
The security panel was designed to deliver interactive security and home automation services from mobile devices as the interface, bypassing the need for an entry/exit keypad.
Jason Knott · June 27, 2014 ·
iControl exec Paul Dawes weighs in on the Google and Apple threat to security and home automation integrators; Nest Labs suggests dealers embrace its products.
Jason Knott · May 28, 2014 ·
A recent stock analysis report reveals security giant ADT is unaffected by DIY and cable entries, and ADT Pulse home automation has a high adoption rate of 64% among new clients. The report also offers other detailed metrics on ADT Pulse sales.
Jason Knott · April 30, 2014 ·
ADT's acquisition of Canadian monitoring company Protectron brings in 400,000 residential and customer customers and $11 million in recurring monthly revenue. The firm also released its Q2 2014 earnings report, which says take rate for ADT Pulse home automation system is now 12% of all 6.4 million customers.
Jason Knott · April 28, 2014 ·
With all the focus on RMR, integrators are expressing frustration about why the market chooses to only place value on integration businesses with recurring revenue streams while ignoring other metrics.
Jason Knott · April 23, 2014 ·
In new homes, central vacuum is the one of fastest-growing technologies (up 64%) and most profitable (50% margin). Learn more at free webinar on April 23, 2014.
Jason Knott · April 08, 2014 ·
The ISC West 2014 event had more than 1,000 booths and drew 28,000 trade professionals to Las Vegas.
Jason Knott · April 04, 2014 ·
Nest will halt sales of its Nest Protect combination smoke/CO detector for two to three months, citing a software flaw that allows the 'Nest Wave' deactivation feature to potentially be unintentionally activated with a wave of the hand.
Jason Knott · April 03, 2014 ·
During ISC West, Telguard announced the HomeControl OneRate service plan for 2GIG and DSC panels, which offers a flat rate to help dealers build RMR.