PumpAlarm.com's Verizon Certified Home Monitoring Device Launches in Home Depot

Powered by Verizon's network, device monitors property for damage and issues alerts

Nov 02, 2015, 11:59 ET from Verizon Wireless

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PumpAlarm.com, an Indiana-based company, and Verizon, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE Network, announced today that PumpAlarm.com, with its Verizon network certified monitoring devices, is now available in 96 Home Depot stores in Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Ohio. The Verizon powered, cellular alarm allows property owners the ability to remotely monitor sump pumps, low temperatures, and power outages with alerts via text message to their mobile device.

"Pump Alarm offers a great opportunity for homeowners to keep their homes safe in a simple and convenient way through a mobile device," said Tom Ward, CEO of PumpAlarm.com. "Cellular is key to residential applications and a cost-effective choice for homeowners."

"Pump Alarm is a great innovation in home monitoring and designed with a reliable cellular network to keep properties safe from the kind of harm that can be caused by disastrous event, including the unprecedented flooding that has occurred in Indiana," said Aimee Novak, Director of Strategic Sales for Verizon in Indiana.

PumpAlarm.com is a partner in Verizon's Innovation Program, which is designed to help innovators leverage platform technology, state-of-the-art labs and expert know-how to bring ideas to life. The program is a way to accelerate the development of machine-to-machine and wireless technology innovations, ensuring we use our knowledge, expertise and connections to continue to lead the way around the Internet of Things, which is projected to involve over 5.4 billion connected devices by 2020. The device, made in Indianapolis, Ind., went through Verizon's rigorous certification process at Intertek. 

According to the most recent data from the American Housing Survey of the United States, nearly 43 percent of U.S. homes have basements where sump pumps are installed. Indiana has been particularly hard hit by rain and flooding this season that's caused considerable property damage. The product's built-in wireless capability bypasses power outages giving homeowners an immediate notification when the power goes out and when it returns.

About PumpAlarm.com
PumpAlarm.com is a cellular, Machine-to-Machine (M2M), technology leader located in Indianapolis, Indiana.  We provide a better way to monitor high and low water, power failure and low temperature.  Our easy-to-use solutions help prevent property damage in the form of basement floods, appliance leaks, furnace failures, and systems reliant on electrical power.  PumpAlarm.com has thousands of units installed across the USA with products available for purchase at pumpalarm.com, in retail, and through select resellers nationwide.   For more information, contact sales@pumpalarm.com, or visit www.pumpalarm.com. For the latest news and updates about Pumpalarm.com, visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/pumpalarm or follow us on Twitter at @pumpalarm.com.

About Verizon Wireless
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