Alarm companies need to perform their due diligence when screening potential employees, especially those that you will trust in a customer's house. Extensive background checks are a must when hiring installers, subcontractors and others.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · January 26, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Sonitrol-Kimberlite's central alarm monitoring station set the record for assists in law enforcement apprehensions. The company says its advantage is its operators assessing disturbances before alarm systems are triggered.
SSI Staff · January 21, 2016
Wireless installation of alarm systems in residential settings has greatly emerged thanks to its affordability and reliability. In the past, installers swore off wireless installation. Now, many believe it's the only way to go.
By Al Colombo · January 20, 2016
Continuing to use outdated alarm contract forms is almost as bad as continuing to sell and install obsolete alarm systems, argues SSI columnist Ken Kirschenbaum.
Ken Kirschenbaum · January 14, 2016
RMR is the foundation all successful alarm companies are built on. Find out how maintenance & service contracts can be another source to increase RMR.
By Al Colombo · December 29, 2015
Jacksonville alarm company Scott Alarm helped upgrade the home security of a local family that was robbed twice and had all of their Christmas presents stolen.
SSI Staff · December 18, 2015
The holidays are a time when criminals are ready to pounce. Use an alarm system, verify your insurance and think about purchasing a burglary resistant safe to keep your home or business secure.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · December 17, 2015
ADS Security announces the implementation of the ASAP (Automated Secure Alarm Protocol) to PSAP (Public Service Answering Point) alarm response program in their monitoring center.
SSI Staff · December 11, 2015
MongoTEL will unveil its National Certified Low Voltage Dealer Program at the California Alarm Association Winter Convention.
SSI Staff · December 09, 2015
There are a lot of tools available for alarm dealers through their central station's automation system that can assist dealers in running a more efficient and profitable operation.
Mark Matlock · December 08, 2015