April 16, 2014 10:42 PM ET

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Company Overview of Protection One, Inc.

Company Overview

Protection One, Inc. provides home and business security solutions. The company provides installation, maintenance, and electronic monitoring of alarm systems to single-family residential, commercial, multifamily, and wholesale customers. The company offers home security packages, intrusion detectors, cellular backup systems, asset protection sensors, keypads and controls, hazard detectors, and eSecure systems. It also provides small and medium business alarm systems, fire and hazard detectors, access control systems, and video surveillance systems, as well as remote services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas with additional offices internationally. Pr...

1035 North 3rd Street

Suite 101

Lawrence, KS 66044

United States

Founded in 1988

2,600 Employees





Key Executives for Protection One, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations
President of Security Monitoring Services Inc
Age: 45
Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Protection One, Inc. Key Developments

Protection Seeks Acquisitions

Protection One, Inc. is looking for acquisition opportunities. "Protection 1 continues to grow, and our acquisition focus is on strategic opportunities that financially make sense, bring outstanding talent and align with our focus on the customer. We see this as an opportunity to take something that has proven success and integrate it with an established brick-and-mortar model to create year-round career opportunities for highly educated and driven leaders across the country," stated Protection’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Timothy J. Whall.

Protection One, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Protection One, Inc. announced the hiring of two new area vice presidents of national accounts to coincide with the continual growth of its national accounts program. Industry veterans Ryan Klompus and Tim Roberts joined the Protection 1 team after careers at competitor Stanley Security Solutions. Klompus will lead the West region of national account managers while Roberts will lead a Midwest team.

Protection One, Inc. Introduces P1 Life

Protection One, Inc. introduced P1 Life, an all-inclusive service combining professionally monitored security with home automation to provide a more complete safety and security experience. The new product suite aims to protect and connect by enabling customers to control every aspect of their security system, including household functions such as temperature and lighting, through a smart phone, tablet or personal computer. P1 Life also incorporates a new color touchscreen keypad with graphics and menu-driven prompts that guide users every step of the way. P1 Life is the first touchscreen system to offer Wi-Fi in addition to 4G network cellular communications. The two-way voice feature allows Protection 1 operators to speak directly to someone on the premise as soon as an alarm signal is received. Among many other features, the new system enables customers to: Benefit from professional fire and carbon monoxide monitoring, arm and disarm their system from anywhere in the world, receive alarm and non-alarm updates such as a child's arrival home after school, watch live video of what's happening in the home and control lights, locks, appliances and thermostats. P1 Life includes a new eSecure 2.0 interface enabling customers to receive alerts about important events via e-mail, text messages or video. They can also keep an eye on the home and family via live, look-in video wherever they are. P1 Life offerings start at $34.99 per month with $99 professional installation, and the most feature-laden package costs $54.99 with $349 professional installation.

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