ipDatatel, LLC (IPD) was formed in May, 2007 with a goal to evolve alarm communications. To accomplish this, ipDatatel designs innovative and universal alarm communicators and smart controllers which are utilized by thousands of licensed alarm dealers within the Security and Integrator industries. IPD’s value-added devices connect existing alarm control manufacturers’ equipment to a suite of interactive services delivered by the company’s proprietary alarm communications platform. Some of the manufacturers include Honeywell, DSC, and GE Interlogix alarm control systems. IPD’s communication platform provides industry-first universal remote panel programming and servicing combined with remote arm/disarm and control of connected smart devices such as lights, locks, thermostats, garage door openers and IP Video. IPD markets its products through a national network of distributors who sell the products to independent dealers who register with IPD, allowing the company to provide product and service support. In 2015, IPD ranked No. 331 in Inc. magazine’s 34th annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. In 2014 and 2015 the company was selected by the Houston Business Journal as both one of Houston’s Best Places to Work and the #1 fastest growing tech company in Houston. In 2014 IPD announced the Cellular Broadband Alarm Transceiver received a 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from M2M Evolution Magazine. In 2015, IPD’s Z-Wave Gateway 3.0 won the Security Sales & Integration Magazine’s MVP (Most Valuable Product) Award.