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Council candidates contemplate sprinklers for old buildings

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10/22/2013

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.

Video surveillance market to pass $36B by 2018, report says

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10/22/2013

DALLAS—A recently released MarketsandMarkets report predicts the video surveillance systems and service market will be worth $36.28 billion by 2018.

SecureNet debuts cloud-based monitoring platform

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10/21/2013

LONGWOOD, Fla.—SecureNet’s new SecureNet Platform offers cloud-based, on-demand management for central monitoring stations, the company announced Oct. 16.

Signal 88 Security opens in Worcester

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10/21/2013

WORCESTER, Mass.—Signal 88 Security has a new location.

Vivint Solar secures $540m in financing for solar projects

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10/21/2013

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Solar raised $540 million in two rounds of financing for its residential solar projects, the company announced Oct. 18.

Mass notification sets sights on apps over SMS

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10/18/2013

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—SMS may have had its day as the preferred delivery method of mass notification.

Keynote speaker for ESA summit announced

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10/18/2013

IRVING, Texas—With chatter from a number of competitors making it difficult for customers to focus, selling is getting harder.

Problems cause Georgetown University to shut down fire system

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10/18/2013

WASHINGTON—Georgetown University was forced to take one of its automatic fire alarm systems offline Oct. 11 after a series of false alarms.

Obama expected to nominate Johnson to head DHS

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10/17/2013

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.

Sentry VMS helps secure MacArthur airport

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10/17/2013

BAYSHORE, N.Y.—Nearly 2 million people pass through Long Island MacArthur Airport each year.

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