Alarm Detection Systems of Aurora, Ill., welcomed the customers and accounts of MBN Security Systems to their central station as MBN exited the business.
Good News for Security Integrators
Under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Schedule 84, security system integrators CamDex Corporation, RFI Communications & Security Systems and The Protection Bureau can now directly sell total solutions for law enforcement, security, facilities management, fire, rescue, clothing, marine craft and emergency/disaster to U.S. government agencies. As GSA opportunities present themselves, The Protection Bureau plans on reaching out to its Security Net partners to help fulfill their needs, according to Matthew Ladd, president of The Protection Bureau, Exton, Pa. The contract allows federal agencies a fast, easy way to purchase a range of listed security system integration, design services, security management and support services from the three partners at competitive, pre-negotiated prices. The prices will also be available to state, county and city government agencies.
Fluidmesh Delivers 24/7 Training Around the Globe
Training continues to grow in the industry and for Fluidmesh Networks, Boston, Mass., a global provider of wireless systems for security, industrial and mission-critical applications, it doesn’t just stop in the classroom. Through its new e-learning platform, the company provides two primary training courses available online: Level 1, an Online Sales Training and Technology Overview; and Level 2, an Online Technical Certification. Fluidmesh also offers their Hands-On Training Lab, which is mandatory for Gold Partners but available to any other partner. The lab allows design and installation engineers to interact in person with an experienced Fluidmesh engineer and learn how to configure, install and troubleshoot Fluidmesh products.
Alarm Detection Systems Acquires MBN
Alarm Detection Systems’ (ADS), Aurora, Ill., recent acquisition of the security assets of MBN Security Systems, Morris, Ill., will bring a significant number of new customers into their central monitoring station.
ADS will provide monitoring, repair and inspection of alarms for the majority of MBN’s customers. According to Mark Blackwell, president of MBN Security Systems, ADS was always a top choice to consider when the time came to exit the security industry.
“We are pleased that Mark has agreed to continue to sell security systems for ADS,” said Terry Olah, chief financial officer, Alarm Detection Systems. “We know he has a great understanding of security and gives ADS a known and respected presence in the Morris area. We truly believe this transaction will be very positive for MBN, Alarm Detection and most importantly, our new customers.”
Henry Bros. Electronics and Augusta Systems Reach Reseller Agreement
Through a mutual reseller agreement, Henry Bros. Electronics, Fair Lawn, N.J., a provider of technology-based integrated electronic security solutions, will use and resell Augusta Systems’, Morgantown, W.V., EdgeFrontier, a middleware platform for building and managing monitoring, control and automation solutions. EdgeFrontier will provide Henry Bros. and its clients a simplified platform for the integration of devices and systems, as well as for remote, localized event or policy-based processing of data and events.