Telephone Reliability for Alarm Notification: Where Have All the Landlines Gone?
A remote monitoring system detects a problem: the temperature in the computer room reaches the unsafe threshold; water on the floor is detected; an intruder enters the facility; or any number of scenarios. The monitoring system kicks in, alerting appropriate personnel. Alarm notification plays an important role in the remote monitoring process. The bestcase scenario is that your communication system is operating problem-free. This paper discusses why timely and reliable alarm notification is part of a successful remote monitoring program and discusses the factors to consider when selecting a remote monitoring system. A few important factors to be considered are as mentioned below.
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