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It’s Official: Comcast, Alarm.com Acquire Business Units of Icontrol

After rumors had been circling about a possible deal, it was announced on Thursday morning that Comcast and Xfinity Home, along with Alarm.com, had purchased parts of Icontrol.


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Cisco has enhanced its security portfolio after announcing it will acquire cloud security company CloudLock for $293 million. SSI Staff · June 28, 2016

After rumors had been circling about a possible deal, it was announced on Thursday morning that Comcast and Xfinity Home, along with Alarm.com, had purchased parts of Icontrol. Stephen Sellner · June 23, 2016

Alarm Systems, an authorized Honeywell security dealer, has acquired Milwaukee-based Associated Technical Services, a provider of custom access control and video surveillance systems. Stephen Sellner · June 22, 2016

Medium reports that Comcast and Alarm.com are in talks to discuss Icontrol, a provider of back-end software behind various home security offerings. Stephen Sellner · June 16, 2016

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market? Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2016

Axis Communications turned some heads in the security space with two acquisitions (2N, Cognimatics) in the same week. SSI spoke with vice president, Americas Fredrik Nilsson on what went into each acquisition and how each factors into Axis' new direction. Stephen Sellner · June 13, 2016

Axis Communcations acquired Cognimatics on Friday, a provider of video analytics solutions for the retail market. It's Axis' second acquisition this week. SSI Staff · June 03, 2016

Convergint Technologies acquired Corporate Security Services, a New Jersey-based provider. It marks Convergint's fifth acquisition in as many months. Stephen Sellner · June 02, 2016

ServiceNow, an enterprise cloud company, announced on Wednesday it has acquired BrightPoint Security. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SSI Staff · June 01, 2016

Investors are finally starting to flock to the security industry and they're doing so in a big way. But what underlying impact is this flurry of M&A activity having on the industry and the groups that have helped it grow in the first place? Scott Goldfine · June 01, 2016




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