Naperville, IL –March 22, 2011 – Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. (Stanley CSS) announces the purchase of Electronic Protection Network, Inc. (dba Sonitrol of Savannah), a Sonitrol dealer since 2002, located in Savannah, GA.  The sale includes mostly commercial accounts including retail, restaurant, industrial, banking and education customers being serviced throughout Georgia. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. 

“The acquisition of Electronic Protection Network, Inc. allows us to increase our presence in the Georgia market. We look forward to working with our new customers by upholding Stanley CSS’s commitment and dedication to superior customer service,” stated Tony Byerly, President Stanley CSS North America and United Kingdom Direct.

“As a Sonitrol franchise, the acquisition of Electronic Protection Network is a natural fit for us.   Stanley has over 52,000 customers using the Sonitrol technology across North America and the United Kingdom, so we’re happy to be adding Sonitrol of Savannah’s customers to the Stanley family,” continues Byerly.

Sonitrol impact activated audio verified monitoring can determine if a break-in is in progress or if a false alarm has occurred.  Sonitrol technology delivers one of the lowest false alarm rates and one of the highest numbers of police apprehensions in the security industry – 164,000 and counting.

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Editor’s Note: A part of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. is the second largest electronic security company based on total revenue and one of the largest system integrators in the United States. Stanley CSS has over 75 offices serving over 120 of the largest metropolitan markets in North America.  Stanley CSS designs, installs, monitors and services security systems for industrial, government, commercial, residential and national account customers.  Stanley CSS represents a network of resources, state-of-the-art technology and a culture dedicated to excellence; where its employees have the training, the equipment and the processes they need to deliver the finest security solutions in the industry. Stanley CSS provides the best of both worlds, a local company with global resources and one of the most trusted names in security serving over 300,000 customers in North America.

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