ADT Security News

ADT acquires Red Hawk Fire & Security to expand its growth in the commercial security market

ADT Inc., the provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boca Raton, FL-based Red Hawk Fire & Security, a leader in commercial fire, life safety and security services and portfolio company of Comvest Partners, for $317.5 million in cash. This transaction accelerates ADT’s growth in the commercial security market and expands the company’s pro...

Dispatches from GSX 2018: a smaller but successful show for visitors

The last day of Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Las Vegas proved to be the calm after the storm. But a slower third day could not undermine a largely successful 2018 show for exhibitors and attendees. Sometimes the success of a trade show isn’t measured by numbers of attendees (which were reportedly down again this year). Sometimes it’s the individual successes that make an impression. “Just learning about this made the whole trip worthwhile,” said one GSX attendee at...

NAPCO Security’s iBridge Touch Touchscreen helps control security with video and IoT services

NAPCO Security Technologies, known for developing innovative technology and reliable security solutions and services, is pleased to share that the all-new décor-neutral, iBridge Touch Touchscreen is gaining high popularity, especially used in conjunction with its new matching iBridge App, recently debuted on iTunes and Google Play. iBridge Touch is an advanced, neutral-color, décor-friendly, wall-mounted touchscreen that controls security and/or video and smart autom...

ADT Pulse security system integrates with Amazon’s Alexa Guard feature for advanced home security

ADT Inc, the provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announces a new strategic initiative with Amazon. Starting later this year, ADT will support integration of Amazon’s new Alexa Guard feature with the ADT Pulse security system, helping ADT customers enhance their home’s security capabilities by detecting specific sounds via the customer’s Echo device when they’re away from home. Once availab...

ADT extends cybersecurity expertise with new Digital Security products & services

ADT Inc., a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, announced Digital Security by ADT, a new cybersecurity service that will offer peace of mind at home and on-the-go by helping protect a customer’s personal identity, digital data, home network and financial information. Identity Protection will be exclusively available on ADT’s enhanced e-Commerce platform, providing convenience and clarity for customers to shop for their security needs when and how t...

Home automation firm, ADT names Jochen Koedijk as its new chief marketing officer

ADT Inc., global provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, has announced that Jochen Koedijk has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer. Koedijk joins ADT from Chewy.com where he served as the Vice President, Marketing. Reporting directly to ADT President Jim DeVries, Koedijk will be responsible for delivering innovative digital and brand marketing strategies and initiatives that drive profitable business growth. ADT’s new marketing head Previous...

ESX 2018 opens with Celebration, OpenXchange, and announcement of Monitoring Association Excellence awards

ESX began with the Opening Celebration on June 19 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The following morning, the OpenXchange breakfast kicked off the Main Stage events for the week, and the opening ceremony was held for the expo floor. Attendees honoured the recipient of ESA's 2017 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award during the Opening Celebration. Past recipients of the award joined this year’s honouree, Tom Donaldson, on the stage for a photo. “I’m hono...

ADT enters into chainwide agreement with Tuesday Morning and becomes exclusive security provider

ADT Inc., a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, today announced that, in addition to being the exclusive provider of security solutions for Tuesday Morning, it has now entered into a chainwide agreement for an extended service plan that includes maintenance for all security solutions. About Tuesday Morning Tuesday Morning, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a national retail chain established in 1974 specialisin...

Nortek Security & Control acquires IntelliVision to expand presence in Artificial Intelligence and video analytics market

Leaping to the forefront of the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and video analytics, Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global provider of smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control and digital health markets, announced the acquisition of San Jose, California-based IntelliVision Technologies Corp., a pioneer and leader in Artificial Intelligence, smart cameras and deep learning-based video analytics software. IntelliVision will o...

ADT acquires Acme Security Systems to enhance security solutions

ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced the acquisition of Acme Security Systems. Acme will join forces with recently acquired Aronson Security Group (ASG) to further drive commercial growth and expansion. Headquartered in San Francisco and founded in 1974, Acme is among one of the largest privately held security systems integrators in the Bay Area, focusing on electronic security systems, access con...

ISC West 2018 showcases physical security's biggest trends

ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), is the largest converged security event of the year, constantly evolving to educate security professionals on the tools and skills needed to protect against today’s emerging cyber and physical security threats, and the anticipated ones of tomorrow. Following SIA’s research to develop the Security Megatrends™ – an annual research project that reports on the top trends reshaping the security industry – S...

ADT Cybersecurity and Arrow Electronics enhance managed detection and response solutions

ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced it has teamed with Arrow Electronics to further expand its distribution arm for its ADT Cybersecurity solutions. ADT Cybersecurity was formed in November 2017 with the acquisition of DATASHIELD and is focused on delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services to commercial and enterprise businesses nationwide. Arrow Electronics is a global provider of...