Commercial Alarm Systems Proudly Protecting Businesses since 1980!
At Alamo Alarm Company, we understand the challenges that come with owning and operating your own business. It is more than likely, the largest investment that you can ever make, both financially and personally. One of the biggest decisions that you will ever make, is choosing the right security company to protect your lifetime investment. Every business and business owner, require a different level of desired protection. At Alamo Alarm Company, we custom design every burglar alarm and camera system to fit each business owners specific needs and budget.
Alamo Alarm Company is a local, family owned and operated company monitoring thousands of homes and businesses throughout the Central Valley and Greater Sacramento area. Our technicians and installers take extra care when working in your business. We like to treat every business as if it were our own. We will monitor your alarm system, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in our very own local Central Monitoring Station, by our highly trained dispatch operators.
No analog phone line on site? No Problem! In fact, we have two solutions much more secure and reliable than a standard phone line.
Telephone lines over the past several decades, had been widely used to link alarm systems to the central station for signal transmission and the criminals know it! Now, burglars routinely cut the telephone lines to homes and businesses, even whole neighborhoods, before breaking in. Plus, the telephone system itself is susceptible to problems caused by weather, accidents, equipment failures and natural disasters. Not to mention the recent changes in phone services, like (VOIP) Voice over internet protocol which are not a reliable form of communication for alarm systems or any data transmission, most of the time preventing alarm signals from going through to the central station. Phone networks were not originally designed with security in mind. Any of these problems could prevent your important alarm messages from reaching the central station, police, fire, and emergency response personnel.
Several companies also use internet monitoring to monitor their alarm systems. We at Alamo Alarm Company do not offer internet monitoring only, as we do not feel that it is a secure enough method of signal transmission for monitoring our customers. If the internet goes down, or during a power outage in which the router/modem is dead due to power loss, the burglar alarm, fire, and/or panic signals would not be able to report to the central monitoring station. We do offer a dual path communicator which uses internet as the primary path but switches to cellular in the event of an internet outage.
Both of our communication solutions use wireless transmission to send signals to our central monitoring station. One uses a cellular transmission and the other transmits over our very own mesh radio network.
The cellular communicator transmits signals over the cellular network to our central monitoring station. These signals are transmitted in about half the time of normal phone lines. The cellular communicator also adds the ability of subscribing to Total Connect 2.0, which allows remote access to control your alarm system using a smartphone, tablet, or computer anywhere that you have internet service.
Did you forget to turn on your alarm when you left? No problem, log in on your phone and arm your alarm system.
The AES IntelliNet Radio system transmits signals over our own private radio mesh network back to our central monitoring station. No extra bells and whistles, just an extremely fast, secure, and reliable form of alarm signal transmission. The AES Radio signal will reach our central monitoring station in about two seconds as compared to the average phone line which takes approximately 30-60 seconds to transmit alarm signals to the central station. Every second counts!