REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—In the wake of a devastating six-alarm fire Oct. 17 at an apartment building here, City Council candidates are thinking of ways to encourage owners of older buildings to retrofit the structures with fire sprinklers.
DALLAS—A recently released MarketsandMarkets report predicts the video surveillance systems and service market will be worth $36.28 billion by 2018.
LONGWOOD, Fla.—SecureNet’s new SecureNet Platform offers cloud-based, on-demand management for central monitoring stations, the company announced Oct. 16.
WORCESTER, Mass.—Signal 88 Security has a new location.
PROVO, Utah—Vivint Solar raised $540 million in two rounds of financing for its residential solar projects, the company announced Oct. 18.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—SMS may have had its day as the preferred delivery method of mass notification.
IRVING, Texas—With chatter from a number of competitors making it difficult for customers to focus, selling is getting harder.
WASHINGTON—Georgetown University was forced to take one of its automatic fire alarm systems offline Oct. 11 after a series of false alarms.
WASHINGTON—President Obama is expected to nominate Jeh Johnson to serve as the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, administration officials said Oct. 17.
BAYSHORE, N.Y.—Nearly 2 million people pass through Long Island MacArthur Airport each year.
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