Entries by Amanda Rogers

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MeshWrx Webinar Explores Mesh Technology

What if you could save time and money with a more reliable emergency monitoring technology? Landlines are becoming obsolete, which means it’s time to upgrade your fire monitoring system to a more reliable, updated technology. There’s a clear choice for network dependability and cost-efficiency: mesh technology. Click to watch What You’ll Learn in This Webinar: […]

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Client Spotlight: Garvey School District

Garvey School District Chooses Students Over AT&T As the Facilities Director for Garvey School District, Kevin Hobby is always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of his operations and reduce on-going costs. Kevin identified the amount of money that Garvey School District was spending on telephone lines. He and his team began to look […]

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Fire Alarm Monitoring Vs Fire Alarm Systems

Did you know that there is a difference between a fire alarm system and fire alarm monitoring? There is a difference and it is important. A fire alarm system alerts everyone in the building that a fire has been detected and to evacuate the building. This usually involves local audible devices that go off when a […]

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It’s Happening – Phone Lines Are Going Away…Really!

It’s Time to Cut the Cord… and Rely on Meshwrx for Your Fire Alarm Monitoring Systems. Hard-wired telephone landlines have been around for more than 100 years. In fact, they are referred to as “P.O.T.S.” lines which stands for Plain Old Telephone Service. As their name suggests, they are old and outdated. Originally designed for […]

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August Client Spotlight: Kidder Matthews

This month’s MeshWrx client spotlight features Kidder Mathews, the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast. Kidder Mathews is a 50-year-old firm with 22 office locations across the west. They provide a comprehensive service offering that includes brokerage, property management, valuation advisory and more. Their market expertise is broad and includes; healthcare, industrial, life […]

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Mesh Vs Cellular Part 5 – Total Cost Of Ownership

In our previous blog post (Mesh vs. Cellular – Obsolescence), we identified a problem that building owners and their managers are facing –the outdated, inefficient and unreliable phone lines required for monitoring fire and life safety systems.  We introduced the choices available in the market today –Mesh Radio vs Cellular Technology.  In this blog post, […]

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Mesh Vs Cellular Part 4 – Obsolescence

Cut the Cords….to Your Fire Alarm Monitoring. In our previous blog post (Cellular vs Mesh – performance), MeshWrx identified a problem that building owners and their managers are facing –the outdated, inefficient and unreliable phone lines required for Fire Alarm monitoring systems. We introduced the choices available in the market today – Mesh Radio Technology vs. […]

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Mesh Vs Cellular Part 3 – Performance

Cut the Cords….to your fire alarm monitoring. We began this series a few weeks ago to compare alternative solutions for upgrading your alarm monitoring systems from traditional phone lines to wireless technologies. Most people are familiar with cellular as a wireless alternative and may assume that this is the logical next step when upgrading your alarm monitoring […]

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Mesh Vs Cellular Part 2 – Reliability Comparison

In our previous blog post, Mesh Network Vs. Cellular Alarm Monitoring, we identified a problem that building owners and their managers are facing—the outdated, inefficient and unreliable phone lines required for their monitoring fire and life safety systems. We introduced the choices available in the market today—Cellular vs Mesh Radio Technology. In this blog post, we […]

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Mesh Network Vs. Cellular Alarm Monitoring

How the Cellular System Works Cellular/IP uses local cellular service to relay the fire alarm signal wirelessly from the building to the nearest cellular tower. From there the signal is relayed to an internet gateway either via point-to-point microwave or over fiber optic cable. Once on the internet, the signal gets routed to the central […]