Monthly Archives: January 2011

Company Valuations for Systems Integrators: Recurring Revenue, Technology, Vertical Markets, Service, All Affect Value

January 18, 2011 (re-print SDM) Much has been written about how security dealers, with their profit-rich recurring monthly revenue (RMR), are valued in the marketplace, but the factors that go into valuating systems integration companies has been covered to a … Continue reading

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Municipality ponders private security officer response to all alarms

Dec 15, 2010 12:20 PM | By Daniel Gelinas (SSN) SHAWNEE, Kan.—Police officials here were putting together a proposal for the Shawnee City Council’s vote that would have required monitoring companies in the municipality to verify all alarms via a … Continue reading

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An all-wireless future?

(re-post) Mar  2009 | By Matt Wickenheiser, SSN  Trends in how American households connect with the outside world are adding wrinkles to home security system installations, further driving acceptance of wireless technology.  The shift in communications style is twofold: households … Continue reading

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Verizon debuts home security offering at CES

The following article demonstrates that  DIY security is beginning to be accepted in today’s markets. My-Alarm recognized this trend early on with their one of a kind, Dealer based DIY security offering.  My-Alarm provides  professional grade DIY security and video systems with the … Continue reading

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