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Home Alarm Systems
At Alamo Alarm Company, we understand that purchasing a home is one of the greatest investments that you can ever make. One of the biggest decisions that you will ever make, is choosing the right security company to protect your home and more importantly your family! Every home and homeowner require a different level of desired protection. At Alamo Alarm Company, we custom design every burglar alarm and camera system to fit each homeowners 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 home. We like to treat every home as if it belongs to our closest family member. 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 home phone line? 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 reliable forms 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, 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.
Both of our communication solutions use wireless transmission to send signals to our central monitoring station. One uses a GSM cellular transmission and the other transmits over our very own mesh radio network.
The GSM communicator transmits signals on the 4G network to our central monitoring station. These signals are transmitted in about half the time of normal phone lines. The GSM 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!
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