Universal Protection Security Systems Acquires THRIVE Intelligence

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Universal Protection Security Systems (UPSS) has acquired video security as a service (VSaaS) provider THRIVE Intelligence for an undisclosed amount.

The deal allows UPSS to expand its national command center and provide advanced proactive security surveillance solutions to clients. Through its Dallas-based centralized command and fusion center, THRIVE Intelligence offers an end-to-end solution that delivers video analytics and real-time monitoring services.

“The acquisition of THRIVE Intelligence is part of our overall strategy to provide our clients with a ‘total security’ solutions approach where we deliver more services and value to our clients than any other security provider is capable of,” says Steve Jones, CEO of UPSS parent company Universal Services of America. “We are excited to be able to roll out this service offering to all of our clients across the U.S. and to lead the way in how security services operate in the future.”

UPSS provides security solutions, consultations and investigations to a number of markets, including education, health care, government, petrochemical, retail and more. The firm is a division of Universal Services of America, which also includes Universal Building Maintenance and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services.

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