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Sep 18, 2014, 09:04 ET
Packing all the power of an advanced photoelectric smoke alarm into a miniature design, the hottest product in fire safety, the First Alert(R) Atom(TM), is a 2013 Chicago Innovation Award winner.  (PRNewsFoto/First Alert)

Gimme Five! Safety In Numbers

 With school back in session, it's time for a little math lesson. If the average American home is two stories with three bedrooms, how many...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Appoints Lisa Pearson to Board of Directors

 Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the appointment of...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Hires Kimberly Bowron as Senior Vice President of Talent Management

 Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced that it has hired...

Sep 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
Alert Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based multi-channel messaging and communication solutions, is excited to announce it has been named to Inc. Magazine's 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America. (PRNewsFoto/Alert Solutions)

Alert Solutions Named to Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Alert Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based multi-channel messaging and communication solutions, is excited to announce it has been named to...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Threat Manager and Alert Logic Log Manager Achieve VMware Ready - vCloud Air Status under Access Tier in vCloud Air ISV Partner Program

 Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced that its Alert Logic...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Named Silver Winner In 2014 Hot Companies And Best Products Awards From Network Products Guide

 Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry...

Aug 05, 2014, 03:30 ET
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Alert Logic helps clckwrk secure business critical Oracle applications running on Amazon Web Services

 UK based IT consultancy and specialty cloud hosting company, clckwrk  Limited, has selected Alert Logic's managed Security-as-a-Service...

Jul 30, 2014, 12:15 ET

Red Alert Politics Celebrates '30 Under 30' Award Winners

 On July 29, Red Alert Politics, an online publication covering political news and entertainment, honored its third annual "30 Under 30" group...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Alert Logic Announces Security Solutions for Google Cloud Platform

 Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced availability of Alert Logic Log Manager...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Reports Q2 2014 Results

 Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced GAAP revenues for the...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Alert Logic Log Manager Delivers Security Insight and Compliance Visibility - Now Available on AWS Marketplace

 Alert Logic, a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) for the cloud and an advanced-tier member of the Amazon Web Services...

May 29, 2014, 18:09 ET
Beginning July 1, 2014, California Senate Bill 745 requires that all solely battery-operated smoke alarms and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold and installed in California must contain a non-replaceable, non-removable battery that is capable of powering the smoke alarm for a minimum of 10 years. The requirement does not apply to any alarms that are hard-wired. (PRNewsFoto/First Alert)

California promulga nuevos requisitos para detectores de humo que funcionan con baterías

Las residencias más antiguas de California están a punto de obtener una muy necesaria mejora en cuanto a seguridad con la entrada en...

May 29, 2014, 11:55 ET
Beginning July 1, 2014, California Senate Bill 745 requires that all solely battery-operated smoke alarms and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold and installed in California must contain a non-replaceable, non-removable battery that is capable of powering the smoke alarm for a minimum of 10 years. The requirement does not apply to any alarms that are hard-wired. (PRNewsFoto/First Alert)

California Enacts New Requirements For Battery-Operated Smoke Alarms

Older California residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect throughout...

May 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alert Solutions Opens New Technical Support Center in Midwest

  Alert Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based multi-channel messaging and communication solutions, is pleased to announce the opening...

May 19, 2014, 09:35 ET
As of April 1, 2014, Local Law 112 of New York City requires owners of multi-family dwellings to replace non-working, expired, battery-operated smoke alarms with alarms featuring sealed, 10-year batteries. (PRNewsFoto/First Alert)

NYC Enacts New Requirements For Battery-Operated Smoke Alarms

Older New York City residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade, as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect...

May 12, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Alert Logic Announces Availability of Security Solutions for the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, today announced availability of its end-to-end security solutions for the...

Apr 27, 2014, 19:01 ET
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Alert Logic Announces International Expansion Into EMEA

Alert Logic, the leading provider of security-as-a-service solutions for the cloud, has today announced its international expansion into EMEA. The...

Apr 24, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Alert Logic Reports Q1 2014 Results

Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced GAAP revenues for the...

Apr 22, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Alert Logic Releases 2014 Cloud Security Report

Alert Logic today announced the release of the Spring 2014 Cloud Security Report. As the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:31 ET
Packing all the power of an advanced photoelectric smoke alarm into a miniature design, the hottest product in fire safety, the First Alert(R) Atom(TM), is a 2013 Chicago Innovation Award winner.  (PRNewsFoto/First Alert)

100 Million Smoke Alarms Needed In U.S. Homes, According To Industry Study

 Is your home among those that lack one of the whopping 100 million smoke alarms needed in residences today? The Vision 20/20...