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What does a 140-year-old company that has dominated the com-mercial security market do for an encore? How about a name change, comprehensive rebranding and refinement of its business model? That’s…


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Vivint, formerly APX Alarm, has received $75 million from U.S. Bancorp to start its solar business, the company announced Wednesday. October 19, 2011

Installing security contractors looking to strengthen their marketing efforts in targeting specific neighborhoods that house their customer demographics can now consider a new service offered by Facebook. By Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2011

The June issue of SSI features Provo, Utah-based Vivint (formerly APX Alarm) profiled for winning this year’s SAMMY (Sales & Marketing) Award for Best Community Outreach Program. As part of the process, I spoke at length with Kristi Knight, Vivint vice president of corporate communications, not only about the rapidly rising company’s marketing but also about its success, recent name change and controversial tactics. Scott Goldfine · June 09, 2011

Coming on the heels of extreme tornado activity in the Midwest and elsewhere, Alarm.com releases Severe Weather Alerts, which warns customers of looming inclement weather in the area. June 07, 2011

Winners of the 16th annual SAMMY Awards reaffirm how creative and cost-effective sales and marketing techniques power business success. Learn who won in each category and pick up great ideas for your own company.  June 06, 2011

Vivint will deploy the stages(TM) monitoring platform by Secure Global Solutions (SGS) at its two monitoring stations in Provo, Utah and St. Paul Minn. ... Ashley Willis · March 22, 2011

APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc. announced today the company has rebranded under the name Vivint to reflect its growth from a residential security provider to include home automation services ... January 31, 2011

With a goal of providing smart grid and energy management solutions to its customers, APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc. has acquired Meter Solutions, an independent installation provider of smart meter technologies ... January 11, 2011

APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc. has opened its second central monitoring station... April 28, 2010

As summertime draws to a close, so does the high season for door-to-door alarm system sales in the United States. Not soon to fade, however, is ... By Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2009




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