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”All of Defenders’ revenue comes
from residential security systems installed nationwide, a total the company predicts will hit 2 million next month. It has no immediate plans to go into corporate security. “We’re good at residential and the category is growing,” Boyce said. “We feel it’s underpenetrated. We can achieve our near term and midterm growth goals in residential. We’re going to stay focused. ”And that means more than security. Of its clients, 85 percent employ some “smart home component,” Boyce said. That
could include the ability to disarm the home alarm, lock a door, or look at security camera footage via a cellphone. But increasingly, Boyce said, smart home components include the ability to adjust components like lighting, heating and air conditioning, and appliances and devices. Defenders projects up to 97 percent of its clients will have some form of smart home technology within 12 months.