Interface Security Systems Launches Partnership with EnTouch Controls and Adds Energy Management to its Cloud-Based Managed Services
Strategic Partnership with EnTouch Controls Enables 24/7 Energy Analytics, Control and Maintenance for Enterprise, Restaurant and Retail Customers
ST LOUIS, MO (June 23, 2015) – Interface Security Systems (“Interface”), a leading North American provider of Internet Protocol (“IP”) Bundled Managed physical security and secured managed network services, announced today that it has partnered with EnTouch Controls, a market leader of Energy Management as a Service (EMaaS), to offer energy management to its enterprise, restaurant and retail customers.
Interface is a recognized industry leader and pioneer in the Bundled Managed Service Provider space, partnering with leading retail and hospitality companies to Simplify To The Power Of One® by bundling all of their network and security needs to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
EnTouch Controls provides EnTouch 360™ its Energy Management as a Service (EMaaS) solution, which provides customers a dedicated team of energy experts who effectively manage energy usage and efficiently evaluate system issues across key assets such as HVAC, lighting and refrigeration systems.
“Our goal is to simplify customers’ network, security and site operations through our cloud-based managed services,” said Jeff Frye, Interface Vice President of Products. “With rapid adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) enabling connection of more systems and applications, a partnership with EnTouch is compelling, as it will provide customers with a simpler way to manage energy on the platform they already have.”
“Aligning a customer’s sustainability objectives with our energy management solution to effectively reduce energy consumption and improve efficiencies is a “win-win” for everyone,” said Greg Fasullo, Chief Executive Officer of EnTouch Controls. “We value our partnership with Interface and look forward to helping maximize the savings and benefits for their valued customers.”
About Interface Security Systems: Interface is a cloud based managed security services company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Interface manages a broad range of secure, IP-based security solutions for leading retail and hospitality customers, including its remote interactive video surveillance services. Interface operates two UL Approved 5-Diamond CSAA Certified Secure Operations Centers and a nationwide service delivery infrastructure. Interface is a portfolio company of SunTx Capital Partners.
About EnTouch Controls: EnTouch is a pioneer and industry leader in providing energy management as a service (EMaaS). The company’s award winning EnTouch 360™ provides a dedicated team of energy experts who leverages their leading-edge software, best-in-case hardware and real-time analytics to significantly reduce energy consumption while maximizing energy savings. The service also provides visibility across key assets while improving operational efficiency and enhancing overall guest comfort. EnTouch 360™ is recognized as the premier solution for its ease of use and unmatched return on investment (ROI). EnTouch serves customers in diverse business segments, which includes restaurant, retail, healthcare, financial services, hospitality and education. Connect with EnTouch Controls on Facebook, Twitter and our blog.
About SunTx Capital Partners: SunTx Capital Partners, LP (SunTx), is a Dallas, TX based private equity firm that invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution and service companies. SunTx specializes in supporting talented management teams in industries where SunTx can apply its operational experience and financial expertise to build leading middle-market companies with operations typically in the Sun Belt region of the United States. SunTx was founded in 2001 and currently has over $600 million assets under management. The capital committed by SunTx comes from the principals of SunTx as well as from institutional investors, including leading university endowments and corporate and public pension funds. More information about SunTx can be found at www.suntx.com.
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