Home Security and Automation Company Selects Jasper Wireless for Machine to Machine, Broad Service Footprint Advantages

(PresseBox) (Glasgow, ) With its business model and competitive differentiation on the line, uControl, Inc., the home security and automation company, has turned to Jasper Wireless, a licensed global machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile operator, to wirelessly connect and manage uControl's in-home security alarms. For uControl, the primary advantages of the Jasper Wireless service are scalability, high performance, simplified operations, and global footprint.

"uControl prides itself on being the connected platform for home security, giving its customers the power to control and monitor the security of their homes from anywhere, at any time," said Scott Barkley, vice president, products at Jasper Wireless. "Behind the scenes, we're bringing several unique features to bear, including instant and automated provisioning and integration of our Jasper Wireless M2M Control Center into their back-end systems. In turn, uControl is rising above its competitors with features and functions unique to the security industry."

Jim Kitchen, director of product management at uControl said, "It's critical for our customers to know they'll be connected to our monitoring service at all times. That's our big differentiator. And that's why we provide three redundant connections to our alarm systems, with wireless being the most important channel. Of all the different vendors we looked at, Jasper Wireless was the only company that could meet all of our business needs - from process, technical, and economic perspectives."

Securing Wireless Service for uControl At uControl, Jasper Wireless is helping the company to realize a new business model, delivering a cellular service that is designed to meet the unique needs of their business.

Simplified operations. As uControl's business expands, the company needs a wireless service that can support that growth. With Jasper Wireless' instant and automated provisioning, technicians (and homeowners) can install and activate uControl alarm systems in 10 minutes. With the Jasper Wireless M2M Control Center integrated into uControl's back-end systems, uControl can automate functions such as controlling rate plans, and collecting performance and accounting information.

High performance. In the security business, every second counts. Jasper Wireless' network delivers high performance with minimal latency. The more responsive, higher bandwidth network means that uControl can ensure critical security messages are delivered without delay.

Global reach. Jasper Wireless offers local service in over 35 countries around the world, giving uControl the option to seamlessly expand into new markets.

Continued uControl's Jim Kitchen, "Jasper Wireless' instant, automated provisioning is a key enabling feature for us. So is their manufacturing test allowance, which lets us test the Jasper Wireless M2M Global SIMs in our systems, at the factory before shipping, practically eliminating dead-on-arrival devices. With Jasper Wireless, it's a service offered at no charge. Details like that confirm our Jasper Wireless selection. They understand our business."

About uControl
uControl delivers the first home security service that keeps people truly connected. uControl connects to existing alarm systems and communicates status over three redundant connections - broadband, cellular, and phone lines. In addition to delivering always-on connectivity and real-time security, uControl enables consumers to control and monitor their alarm system from the web or from their cell phones - anywhere, anytime. uControl offers next-generation home security for residential consumers who demand greater security, control, and flexibility when protecting their home and family. In addition, uControl's technology is compatible with broadband, cell-phone only and VoIP households. uControl offers homeowners unprecedented peace of mind. For more information about uControl, visit http://www.ucontrol.com.


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