Alarm.com announces strategic partnership with Securitas
Alarm.com and Securitas AB announced a strategic partnership that will see Alarm.com’s cloud-based security and automation services launch in Europe.
The two companies said they will collaborate to bring a wide range of “state-of-the-art residential and commercial security applications to market” overseas. Supported by the Securitas brand, Alarm.com’s smart home solutions will be offered through partner sales channels, the company explained. As they work to align their products and processes, the companies said the European launch will occur during 2016.
"Security services are driving the adoption of smart home technology today and partnering with a global brand like Securitas is a strong fit for our international strategy," Reed Grothe, Alarm.com Senior Vice President of Global Business Development, said in a statement. "Our proven platform and commitment to innovation will help Securitas to introduce the latest in security technology to consumer sales channels."
Olle Lindskog, Director of Business Development Alarm Services at Securitas Security Services Europe added: “The business partnership with Alarm.com gives Securitas a new sales channel in Europe to generate monitoring and mobile patrol sales growth.”
Alarm.com explained that its services and mobile app work together to deliver a “seamless user experience across a broad ecosystem of security, energy, video, and automation devices.” The Alarm.com services are only sold through authorized partners.