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based dealer Faraz Rehman, vice president of information services, Associated Security Corp. featured on this month’s cover to call 2016 a “great” year. “We brought in a lot of new technology with
the recurring model. Monitoring is what keeps our industry going and with home automation being integrated with alarms we have more chances to profit from that and more services we can give out to our clients. More
than ever we see alarm systems integrated with cameras in the home. All these services are coming together that we couldn’t do before. 2016 really pushed the envelope for integration, I believe. ”Rehman, like a growing number of his residential dealer peers, has started calling his business a “residential integrator” because of the growing complexity of Internet of Things residentially often referred to as smart or connected home that are increasingly included in a residential security system. “We are in the smart device technology now. Everything has to be app operated. In that scene we do end up working with a higher tier of clients that look for that marriage between systems.