Adding Subscribers & Why It Matters

On the Data Entry portion of Stages we’ve noticed that everyone seems to have a pretty good understanding of how to add keyholder contacts to accounts. It’s not often anymore that we find accounts with no keyholders unless it’s either deliberate or it’s an account in the process of being created. Where we’re running into […]

All American International?

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen! Thanks to all the efforts of you hardworking folks, both internal staff (operators, dealer support, ancillary staff) and external teammates and partners (Yes, dealers, we mean YOU!) we’ve been able to make an All American dream of expanding internationally come true! With this milestone, we’re pleased and excited to announce […]

When Your Customers Need….YOU!

Ok, let’s get real for a moment. Thanks to friendly, helpful operators, the Central Station has become a bit of a catch all. Don’t get us wrong, it actually makes sense. They’re the ones who call on your troubles, power outages, and alarms. They’re usually who your customers call to place accounts on test. In […]

Value In Vacation Notes

We all know that having a security system doesn’t guarantee a home doesn’t get broken into. Especially when the home owners are out of town. We also all know that you, the dealers, try to stress the importance of not announcing on social media or via answering machines or voicemails that they’re not home, and […]

In the Zone (5 Reasons Why Zone Lists Matter)

Zone lists are very important pieces of information to ensure responders are focusing their attention on the right places, and yet it’s amazing how often dispatches discover either no zone lists, or limited lists with very vague descriptions. Here are a few reasons why it’s important. When responding to a fire, panic alarm, or burglary, […]

5 Negative Impacts of Obsolete Keyholder Lists

After a customer signs up for Alarm Service, they assume their part is over and, from an equipment install aspect, they’re mostly right. But there are things, life changes, where their lack of understanding or knowledge could be harmful without a team assist from you, their dealers. One of the biggest ways we can help […]

4 Most Underused & Important Signals

We really appreciate our installers and value their customers and the trust they put in us to keep them safe, along with their businesses. We guard them for Fire, Burglary, Medical, and Panic/Duress, but there are other things that we can monitor to help ensure our customers be safe and confident in our care… Non-Emergency […]

When Burglary Strikes…

When a customer’s home or business burglary alarm goes off, what can you expect of our Central Station Operators to protect your clients and their property? It actually depends on you and your instructions! If there are no special instructions, the steps are easy. Call 2 numbers to verify whether or not it’s an actual […]

5 Ways to Prevent Dispatch Delays

In our business, timely responses are everything. Our Central Station dispatchers strive to ensure that we’re able to help your customers as quickly and efficiently as possible because, from Day 1, we make sure they understand their jobs are to help save lives and property. And they take pride in giving YOU, our dealers, their […]