Security and Alarm Industry News

Acquisition & Funding Services (AFS) is one of the oldest independently operated funding providers in the security alarm industry. AFS specializes in mergers, acquisitions and financing in the dynamic security alarm, fire and integration industry.

Tips for a Well-Run Alarm Monitoring Center

Your alarm monitoring center is the beating heart of your business. It delivers on the promises your business makes since it’s the place your alarm monitoring contracts call when there’s an emergency. If you’ve promised a fast, caring, professional response, here’s where you deliver it. Monitoring centers are 24/7 operations staffed by people (with great…
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Security Integration Company Owners: Here’s Three Ways a Broker Can Support You

Owning and running a service-based business is a demanding job. Technology is always changing, and you have to keep your company and your integrators up to date if you’re going to remain successful in the security industry.  When Day-to-Day Operations Steal Time Away from Valuable Opportunities With everything involved in running a business, it’s easy…
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Want to Grow Your Security Integration Company? Then Sell It! (And Keep Running It!)

Security integration is not an easy industry. Becoming a successful business requires hard work, determination, and willingness to take big risks. It also means sourcing a trustworthy team of security integrators who can take care of your customers without constant support. As either a security integrator yourself or the owner of a security solutions company,…
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How To Future-Proof Your Alarm Business

As a business owner, maybe you’ve heard the term future-proofing. Ever wonder what it means? Future-proofing involves creating a plan for dealing with the fact that the world of business is always changing. Whether it’s a gradual evolution or a revolutionary new technology that sets the market awhirl, savvy business owners need to be ready…
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Why 2022 Is a Good Year To Sell Your Alarm Business

2020 and 2021 have been challenging years for businesses for many reasons – but they’ve also brought about unique and unexpected opportunities for those in the security, fire, alarm, and integration industries. Opportunities that will likely carry over into 2022 and beyond. One opportunity that 2021 brought about for many alarm business owners is the…
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