Universal Protection Security Systems Acquires THRIVE Intelligence

Nov 27, 2013, 17:42 ET from Universal Protection Security Systems

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Security Systems, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services and systems in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired THRIVE Intelligence. Using an unprecedented combination of analytics, technologies and real-time monitoring, THRIVE Intelligence operates a centralized command and fusion center out of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.

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"The acquisition of THRIVE Intelligence is part of our overall strategy to provide our clients with a "total security" solutions approach where we deliver more services and value to our clients than any other security provider is capable of," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "We are excited to be able to roll out this service offering to all of our clients across the U.S. and to lead the way in how security services operate in the future."

The acquisition of THRIVE Intelligence will allow Universal Protection Security Systems the ability to expand their national command center and provide the most advanced proactive security surveillance solutions available.

"The addition of THRIVE Intelligence to the Universal portfolio provides a key strategic end-to-end technology solution that delivers cutting edge-based video camera analytics and monitoring services," said Ty Richmond, Security Systems & Technology and National Accounts President of Universal Services of America. "This capability is key to our new risk mitigation monitoring and response service, and will bring tremendous value and efficiencies to our current customer base and future clients."

"On behalf of THRIVE, we are thrilled to be onboard with a team that has such great vision like Universal," said Rick Cook, EVP of THRIVE Intelligence. "With them we have the potential to change the landscape of the security industry and its technology, and I'm excited to see what will come."

Universal Protection Security Systems is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Protection Service, Universal Building Maintenance, and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services.

As they move ahead with their recent expansion, Universal looks forward to continuing to provide their clients with the best security solutions and systems, personalized customer service and exceptional value available.

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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.

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