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September 1, 2015

Connected Technologies adds Bosch control panel support to cloud-hosted security management platform [Show All]

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Dealers and integrators can offer a complete suite of security services to residential

and commercial customers through a new partnership between Connected

Technologies, LLC, Crystal Lake, Ill., and Bosch Security Systems,

Inc. Connect ONE® the flagship security management platform from Connected

Technologies now integrates seamlessly with the B Series and new G

Series security control panels from Bosch.


Connect ONE lets users control and manage solutions that include security,

access control, video, energy management, and more from an intuitive interface

that is accessible from a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Through Connect

ONE, users with B Series or new G Series Control Panels can check status,

arm or disarm systems, view live video or snapshots from Bosch IP cameras

integrated with the panels, and lock, unlock or secure doors within G Series

systems that include access control. They can also add, remove and

change passcodes and access credentials using the Connect ONE interface.


Dealers have the flexibility to select the most appropriate level of service for

their business and their customer. They can fully administer the solution for

their customer, have the customer manage it, or provide a blended service offering.


“With the integration, Bosch dealers now have interactive services supported

by the cloud that allow them to expand their customer base through additional

market verticals and grow their recurring monthly revenue,” says Mike Simon,

a former dealer and managing partner, Connected Technologies. “We’re excited

about this partnership and will work closely with Bosch to continue to

make the offering more robust and conducive to dealers who want to grow

their profitability by providing additional, valuable interactive services to their



“Through the integration with Connect ONE, we’re able to offer dealers and

end users even greater flexibility for interacting with and controlling their

Bosch systems – whether they prefer a laptop, tablet or smartphone,” says

Tom Mechler, applications design manager, Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

“This enhances the user experience and allows our dealers to increase their

competitive edge by providing greater value to their customers.”


The Connect ONE dealer portal allows dealers to view and control all their

customer’s devices and locations on one screen, which can help eliminate the

need to roll trucks for site visits and reduce support costs. There is no software

to manage and no user licensing fees required.


For more information on Connect ONE, visit

or call 866-976-3520. For more details on the B Series or new G Series Control

Panels from Bosch, visit or call 800-289-0096.


About Connected Technologies:

The Connect ONE web-hosted interface manages all solutions – security, access

control, video, critical temperature monitoring and more from an easy-touse

platform accessible from PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Created with

both user and dealer in mind, Connected Technologies partners with industry

leading firms, such as Bosch Security Systems. Connected Technologies is

owned and operated by Mike Simon and his son Dan Simon, managing partners

and former systems integrators who are the developers of Connect



About Bosch Security Systems:

The Bosch division Security Systems is a leading global supplier of security,

safety, and communications products, solutions and services. More than

12,400 associates generated sales of 1.5 billion euros in fiscal 2014. Protecting

lives, buildings and assets is our aim. The product portfolio includes video

surveillance, intrusion detection, fire detection and voice evacuation systems

as well as access control and management systems. Professional audio and

conference systems for communication of voice, sound and music complete

the range. Bosch Security Systems develops and manufactures in its own

plants across the world. Additional information can be accessed at



Anne Insero

Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

Phone: +1 585-678-3152


Deborah O’Mara

DLO Communications for Connected Technologies

Phone: +1 773-414-3573 (m)