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
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
Stanley Security says it will continue to operate the wholesale monitoring provider independently as it launches new marketing initiatives and other programs to help dealers grow.
Rodney Bosch · November 16, 2015
SSI spoke to Jim McMullen, founder of COPS Monitoring, to find out how the company is putting dealers first and how it captured the CSAA Five Diamond Marketing Marvel Award.
By Erin Harrington · November 04, 2015
Security Sales & Integration
Senior Editor Rodney Bosch sat down with four executives of monitor-providing companies to discuss the challenges and opportunities for growth in the ever-evolving alarm industry.
Rodney Bosch · October 12, 2015
How power grid issues impact the security alarm industry.
Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2015
The service delivers real-time weather intelligence for improved planning and response.
SSI Staff · August 27, 2015
Monitoring Matters columnist Kevin Lehan discusses the impact of NFPA 72 code revisions on authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) and central stations.
Kevin Lehan · August 24, 2015
Connected devices, customer demand and security firms’ thirst for more recurring revenue is broadening and deepening monitored services opportunities. Experts from select wholesale monitoring providers assess the marketplace and lend direction on how dealers can expand their RMR-generating portfolio.
By Erin Harrington · August 06, 2015
Vivint opens a new central station following Todd Pedersen’s appearance on the reality series, during which he experienced less than ideal conditions at an old facility.
SSI Staff · August 04, 2015