Total Revenue Increased 21.2% in 2021, 17.9% in Q4 continues to see success with its SaaS business model and anticipates up to 9.3% revenue growth in 2022 to as high as $819M.

TYSONS, Va. — Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALRM) recently reported solid financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2021 with the company gaining 21.2% in annual revenue to $749 million. For 2022, issued guidance anticipating revenue growth between 7.8% and 9.3%.

“We are pleased to report solid results for the quarter and the year,” says Steve Trundle, president and CEO of “Despite the pandemic’s unpredictable course, our service provider partners continued to grow and drive the adoption of’s connected property technology. Our team also delivered innovative new capabilities that will expand the growth opportunities we see in multiple markets for both our service provider partners and”

For 2021, the company’s recurring monthly revenue (RMR)-based software as a service (SaaS) and license revenue increased 17.1% to $460.4 million, compared to $393.3 million. Total revenue increased 21.2% to $749 million, compared to $618 million. EBITDA increased 13.7% to $142.5 million, compared to $125.3 million in 2020.

The company has a whopping $710.6 million in total cash and cash equivalents compared to $253.5 million as of Dec. 31, 2020. The increase in cash and cash equivalents was primarily due to the January 2021 issuance of $500 million in senior notes.

For Q4, had a total revenue increase of 17.9% to $195.3 million. Its SaaS and license revenue increased 15.4% to $121.7 million, compared to $105.5 million. For 2022, the company expects its SaaS and license revenue to be in the range of $508 million to $509 million, with total revenue in the range of $808 million to $819 million. Company Highlights for 2021

Among 2021 highlights shared by the company were:

Launched New Smart Thermostat 

The Smart Thermostat HD has a high-resolution full-color touchscreen display with intuitive menus and is fully integrated with other connected devices to provide next-level comfort and control. Advanced intelligence proactively monitors the health of heating and cooling systems to detect issues before they escalate into costly repairs and system failures.

The Smart Thermostat HD was designed for nearly universal system compatibility while also simplifying installations through capabilities such as Smart System Configuration, Display Sync and automatic wire detection.

Developed by Building36, an subsidiary, the Smart Thermostat HD complements’s successful lineup of smart thermostats and is currently available to Building36’s service provider partners.

Continued Expansion of for Business introduced a range of new commercial service capabilities designed to support multilocation commercial subscribers. The mobile app now includes mobile-optimized Enterprise Dashboards for easily accessing a unified interface for viewing the status of devices and systems across multiple properties.

Enterprise Dashboards include a security-based console that displays access control and security systems, a video dashboard for easily accessing cameras and stream video recorders, and energy dashboards for monitoring property temperature, smart thermostat set points and the temperature of refrigeration units.

Ecosystem Expansion

The growing breadth of the connected device ecosystem further reinforces its position as the platform of choice for professionally installed and serviced connected property solutions. In the last 12 months, doubled the number of new third-party connected devices integrated into its ecosystem, and strategically integrated new connected device categories that support expanded partnership opportunities with home builders and network service providers.

New connected device integrations in 2021 include the latest models of security control panels and recognized automation brands such as Genie overhead garage door openers, ecobee, Lennox, Lutron, Kwikset, Yale, Schlage and Haven.

EnergyHub Milestones

EnergyHub, an subsidiary, now works with 60 of North America’s leading energy utilities. Nearly 700,000 grid-edge devices are connected to EnergyHub’s distributed energy resource management solutions (DERMS) platform, the largest fleet of grid-edge devices of any DERMS provider in North America. These devices include smart thermostats, electric vehicle charging equipment, solar and storage systems, and other connected device categories. EnergyHub’s vision is to empower utilities, markets, and their customers to create a carbon-free, distributed energy future.

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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at

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