Nationwide Fire Sprinklers can now manage their devices remotely and receive alerts with a bespoke CGI solution.
Nationwide Fire Sprinklers (NFS) provides installation and servicing of sprinkler systems throughout the UK and Ireland. Embedded in every new system is a SIM card that maintains constant communication with head office.
This ground-breaking service was originally managed using smartphones, but as more and more systems were added that quickly became unmanageable, and CGI was called in to develop a web-based management platform.
The system developed by CGI manages all communication with the sprinklers and presents it in an easy-to-use browser interface with all devices shown on a map.
If any sprinkler is activated, an alarm is sounded at head office and tenant, landlord and NFS emergency engineers are all sent an instant text message.
The project referenced in this case study was delivered by Xibis, part of SCISYS, which CGI acquired in December 2019.