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Forecast: Alarm Monitoring Market Worth Approximately $55B by 2020, Report Says

A new market research report expects the global alarm monitoring market to reach $54.46 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 6.73% between 2015 and 2020.

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Bates Security announced on Tuesday it has acquired Kentucky Alarm Services from Ken and Sandy Duff. Bates Security described the acquisition as a “perfect match” as both family-owned companies are based in Lexington, Ky. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

The smart home hub enhances security and lifestyle for Stone Martin Builders’ home buyers. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

When it comes to alarm systems, the terms "free" and "state-of-the-art" are mutually exclusive. Security dealers and customers alike should beware of systems marketed as such. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 16, 2015

My Alarm Center, a provider of security alarm and home automation solutions, received a $50 million loan. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

The city of Abilene, Texas, has implemented a new ordinance aimed at reducing false alarms that consists of a series of escalating fines and required registration for security alarm systems. SSI Staff · November 13, 2015

Despite stagnant and slowing construction rates in Europe and China, the global market for mechanical locks and door hardware is expected to continue along a path of steady growth. SSI Staff · November 12, 2015

Smart home technology will make an impact on the lives of half of people internationally in the next few years, according to new GfK research. Among the other options were 3D printing, augmented/virtual reality, Internet of Things and wearables. SSI Staff · November 12, 2015

SSI and Parks Associates' survey tells the story of how security dealers can emerge on top in the ever-growing smart home industry. By Tricia Parks · November 11, 2015

U.K.-based company is launching a dealer program for its systems, which feature video and audio alarm verification. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

How much the new monitor-it-yourself (MIY) security system paradigm will affect the current model is a big question for the security industry. But a bigger question for the entire population is: How will MIY security systems affect police response to alarm events? Julie Jacobson · November 10, 2015


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