ADS Security expands again in Alabama

July 26, 2018
Systems By Design acquisition is the company's fourth in 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (07/19/18) – ADS Security (ADS), a regional security and automation company headquartered in Nashville, has acquired the customer accounts of Systems By Design in Oxford, Alabama. This marks the fourth acquisition for ADS in 2018 and the 27th acquisition over the last 5 years. ADS will retain the Systems By Design office located at 1335 Butler Street in Oxford, Alabama. This will be the 8th branch in Alabama for ADS and the 24th branch location companywide. Systems By Design owner, Bob Bobo, and all employees will be joining ADS Security. 

“I have long admired Systems By Design and their commitment to delivering a great experience to their customers.  As a friend of Bob’s for many years I can say that today is a great day for ADS Security,” said John Cerasuolo, ADS President and CEO.

Systems By Design customers will have access to the ADS advanced suite of residential and commercial services, including an industry-leading mobile app, smart home technologies, video surveillance, and access control solutions. Additionally, ADS owns and operates an elite monitoring center located in Nashville, Tennessee, where customers can call and speak to a live person, 24/7/365.


Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, ADS Security (ADS) is ranked the 19th largest electronic security firm in the country. ADS was established in 1990 and currently serves more than one hundred thousand businesses, industrial facilities, and residences throughout the southeastern United States.ADS Security is the only security in Middle Tennessee to operate a UL-listed, monitoring center and provides a full range of burglar and fire alarm systems, as well as video surveillance, access control, and automation systems.