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Bold Group Acquires SIMS, Inc.

Colorado Springs, CO – 12/3/18. Bold Group announced today it has acquired the Texas-based central station software company Security Information & Management Systems, Inc (SIMS, Inc.). With the acquisition, SIMS will integrate with the Bold Group organization and its product lines.

SIMS has been a respected leader in the security industry for over 35 years and this acquisition and integration will provide Bold Group a broader reach into the market, as well as seasoned industry resources and expertise.

Ken Utley, SIMS founder, said: “We are excited about the opportunities this new venture provides, and are honored to be a part of the industry-leading Bold Group organization.” Ken Utley will remain as a consultant to the organization to provide a smooth transition following the transaction. No other management changes are expected to occur in the immediate future, and the SIMS staff will remain in place in the Texas offices.

Rod Coles, President of Bold Group, said, “We are very pleased to bring SIMS and their product portfolio into the Bold Group family. We believe SIMS Alarm Monitoring software complements our current product lines and plan to continue support and sales of the product. We recognize the trust and value the SIMS team built with their customers and will work hard to continue earning that trust as we embark on this new journey.”

By combining both companies’ knowledge and resources from years of success in the industry, the acquisition of SIMS signifies continued growth and innovation, in addition to expanded products and services for SIMS’ and Bold Group’s respective customers.

About Bold Group

Bold Group has been providing total business solutions for the security industry for over three decades through Bold Technologies, Ltd. and Perennial Software, LLC, respectively. Our core products, Manitou, SedonaOffice, and AlarmBiller are the leading software choices for over 650 top security companies and dealers globally. Bold Group provides solutions for alarm monitoring and business management software with installation available on-premises or in a secure, Cloud-based environment. For more information on Bold Group, visit or call 1-800-255-BOLD.

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