Qolsys Smart Home Platform to Be Offered Through Monitronics Dealer Network

Advanced panel and related devices to be sold through monitoring specialist’s 600+ dealers.

LAS VEGAS – Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announces that Monitronics Security, the nation’s second-largest residential security provider with more than 600 authorized dealers, has approved the IQ Panel and the Qolsys line of devices for its dealer program.

“This approval of the IQ Panel is an important milestone for Qolsys,” says Mike Hackett, senior vice president VP sales and marketing for Qolsys. “The IQ Panel specifically addresses end-user demands for a feature-rich and upgradeable platform and dealer demands to support smart home trends and decrease total cost of ownership. We look forward to partnering with Monitronics to bring more great products to their dealer network.”
“The IQ Panel is an attractive security and smart home solution,” says Monitronics Vice President, Product Management Peter Tonti. “Qolsys brings a fresh and innovative approach to the industry, including an exciting roadmap. Innovative features such as the built-in camera, cloud connectivity and dual path communications will help increase user satisfaction and account profitability.” 

According to Qolsys, its IQ Panel is the industry’s most technically advanced home security and smart home platform with interactive services powered by Alarm.com. It is the only security panel on the Android operating system, delivering custom software applications and a framework for routine software updates over the cloud, claims the company. Qolsys adds that the product features several industry firsts, including a 7-inch touchscreen with an intuitive graphical user interface for security and smart home control, dual path and cloud connectivity over cellular and, WiFi for intelligent redundancy, reliability and speed.

A subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group Inc., Monitronics provides monitored home and business security system services to more than 1 million residential customers through its network of independent authorized dealers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

If you enjoyed this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

About the Author


Scott Goldfine is Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Security Sales & Integration. Well-versed in the technical and business aspects of electronic security (video surveillance, access control, systems integration, intrusion detection, fire/life safety), Goldfine is nationally recognized as an industry expert and speaker. Goldfine is involved in several security events and organizations, including the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA), ASIS Int'l and more. Goldfine also serves on several boards, including the SIA Marketing Committee, CSAA Marketing and Communications Committee, PSA Cybersecurity Advisory Council and Robolliance. He is a certified alarm technician, former cable-TV tech, audio company entrepreneur, and lifelong electronics and computers enthusiast. Goldfine joined Security Sales & Integration in 1998.

Security Is Our Business, Too

For professionals who recommend, buy and install all types of electronic security equipment, a free subscription to Security Sales & Integration is like having a consultant on call. You’ll find an ideal balance of technology and business coverage, with installation tips and techniques for products and updates on how to add sales to your bottom line.

A free subscription to the #1 resource for the residential and commercial security industry will prove to be invaluable. Subscribe today!

Subscribe Today!

Get Our Newsletters