Security ONE Alarm Systems has made a strategic equity investment in Applied Computer Solutions Inc. “ACS”, based out of Windsor, Ontario. 

Since 1993, ACS has been at the forefront of IT networking, security, and consulting services for businesses of all sizes in Southwestern Ontario. With a prestigious portfolio of cliental ranging from school boards and hospital networks to billion-dollar gaming organizations, ACS has the expertise to tackle virtually any IT networking or security problem. 

President & CEO of Security ONE Alarm Systems, Chris Neumann, shared that “as we looked to provide more value to our customers in 2021, it became increasingly clear there is a need for Security ONE to provide security services beyond protecting physical assets and property.” 

Neumann continued by saying “as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses including Security ONE, became increasingly reliant on our virtual and cyber infrastructure and concerns about data security, privacy and reliability became evident.” 

The strategic acquisition will allow Security ONE to bolster our networking expertise and provide their client base with the latest in “virtual alarm systems” to proactively identify and thwart cyber-attacks.

In celebration of this announcement ACS is launching ACS Protect Local – offering local businesses an introductory network assessment and 12 months of complimentary network monitoring – a package valued at $1500 – for free until March 15th. For more details and to register your business, please visit www.acs.on.ca/cybersecurity.

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Alan Trojand, President of ACS, added that “I’m also thrilled to introduce ACS clients to the extensive portfolio of electronic security products and professional monitoring services from Security ONE.” 

ACS customers will now have access to the advanced automated and smart security solutions, monitored video surveillance, hosted access control and ULC fire & life safety solutions offered by Security ONE. 

“Most notably the only ULC listed, CSAA Five Diamond Certified monitoring station in Southern Ontario, as well as the secure MySecurityONE online account management portal,” Neumann said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

For more information on Security ONE or ACS, please visit www.securityonealarm.com and www.acs.on.ca.