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WHIRC receives UL listing for 27 straight years

June 11, 2020SSN Staff

ROCKFORD, Minn.—WH International Response Center (WHIRC) received its Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) listing as a central monitoring station for the 27thstraight year, dating back to 1994. This means WHIRC has met or exceeded quality, safety and training standards set by UL. WHIRC is committed to exceeding UL’s standards to ensure continuity of quality service to its customers.  UL recently updated its requirement to not only improve the security of all data and information,...

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COPS Monitoring delivers uninterrupted services through Nashville tornado

March 9, 2020SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—In the early morning hours of March 3, 2020, powerful storms ripped through Middle Tenn. spawning tornadoes, killing at least 25 people, and knocking out power and communications to an estimated 45,000 Nashville businesses and residents.“The hearts and prayers of all COPS employees go out to the families impacted by the Nashville tornado,” COPS President Jim McMullen said in the announcement.Barley a mile outside the path of destruction carved by the tornado, COPS...

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COPS' David Smith talks about 'redundant staffing'

April 22, 2015Spencer Ives

Since I came into the industry, I have heard a lot about redundancy; making sure that everything runs smoothly, service is consistent, nothing is down for long. At the center of these discussions has always been the latest technology that adds new levels to that redundancy. On the show floor at ISC West, I heard David Smith, director of marketing and communication for COPS Monitoring, talk about an entirely different kind—redundancy of people. This is the task of trying to find the same types...

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