SOURCE: Tyco Integrated Security

Tyco Integrated Security

November 17, 2014 10:04 ET

Tyco Integrated Security Supports Small Business Saturday®

Company to Advocate for Shopping Local and Offer Discount to New Small Business Customers

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2014) - Tyco Integrated Security, the industry's leading security systems integrator, today announced its participation in this year's Small Business Saturday, taking place on November 29, 2014. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express and is a day dedicated to strengthening communities by supporting local small businesses.

Now in its fifth year, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. As the most experienced commercial security provider in the world, TycoIS leverages its tenure of experience and breadth of technologies to deliver tailored solutions to small business customers around the country.

In addition to promoting participation in Small Business Saturday, TycoIS will offer discounts on its recently announced cost-effective, commercial-grade, scalable security solutions for small businesses. New customers can have their monitored intrusion system installed for no money down and only $44 per month.1

"TycoIS is looking forward to joining our neighbors in supporting local, small businesses on Small Business Saturday this year," said Steven Leitz, Director of Small Business, TycoIS. "TycoIS is already a proud partner in helping to protect more than 250,000 local businesses, and recognizes the importance of supporting small businesses, the jobs they help create and the culture they instill in local communities."

According to the U.S. Small Businesses Administration, as of 2012, small businesses nationwide accounted for 64 percent of net new private-sector jobs created and represented 99.7 percent of all employer firms.2 In 2013, nearly 1,500 Small Business Saturday Neighborhood Champions rallied local businesses and created events and activities to drive shopping at small businesses around the country. The day was also championed by elected officials in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., including President Obama who took his daughters shopping at a local bookstore.

Merchants and consumers can learn more about Small Business Saturday and how to get involved by visiting ShopSmall.com and the official Small Business Saturday Facebook page. To find out more about TycoIS' solutions for small businesses, please call 1.800.701.8449, or visit www.TycoIS.com/small-business.

About Tyco Integrated Security 
A business unit of Tyco International Ltd., Tyco Integrated Security is North America's leading commercial security systems integrator, providing business security services to more than 500,000 customers. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., Tyco Integrated Security has more than 7,500 employees in 200 locations in business communities throughout North America. For more information, visit www.TycoIS.com.

About Small Business Saturday
Nov 29 marks the fifth annual Small Business Saturday, a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 in response to small business owners' most pressing need: more customers. To date, more than 3.3 million Facebook users "liked" the Small Business Saturday page.3 Just last year, 370+ advocacy organizations, 160+ corporations, and elected officials in all 50 states and Washington D.C. declared their support for Small Business Saturday.

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1 Signed Commercial Sales Agreement and monitoring contract required. Minimum price of $44 per month includes equipment, installation and maintenance contract for an intrusion system consisting of two door contacts, one motion sensor, one keypad. Pricing does not include additional wiring, labor, permitting or equipment charges. Prices vary by market and are subject to change. Photos are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect exact product/service actually provided. Excludes Puerto Rico and Canada. Certain restrictions apply. Valid for new customers only. Offer expires 12/31/14.
2 Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy Frequently Asked Questions, September 2012
3 According to Facebook Insights, the Small Business Saturday page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/#!/SmallBusinessSaturday received 3,316,569 "Likes" as of 5/20/2014