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Our business security and fire systems experts answer the most frequently asked questions, no holds barred. Read on.

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Video Surveillance

By: John Kolb, CET, CPP
March 2nd, 2022

If you’re shopping for business security cameras, you might wonder why anyone would bother paying for a professionally installed commercial security camera system at all when you could just do-it-yourself (DIY).

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Video Surveillance

By: John Kolb, CET, CPP
February 8th, 2022

Searching for a business video surveillance system can sometimes feel like wading through a swamp of confusing terms often misused and mistaken for one another. Learning about the most common video surveillance mistakes and misconceptions will make you better informed on what your business needs are, even before speaking to a security professional.   

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Access Control | Video Surveillance | Fire Systems | Intrusion Alarms

By: Michael Reynolds
April 7th, 2020

When a business is temporarily closed or is rarely visited, it’s even more critical to make sure your business security and fire systems are working properly. Here are the top seven tips on how to optimize your business security and fire systems to keep your business assets protected — even when you are stuck at home.

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Access Control | Video Surveillance

By: John Kolb, CET, CPP
February 5th, 2020

As recently as a couple of years ago, commercial video surveillance and access control systems were closed systems that couldn’t share data with each other. Despite the many benefits of integrating video and access control, the cost and technical complexity made it impractical to integrate these disparate systems. But thanks to advances in technology, integrating video surveillance and access control systems is now possible.

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Access Control | Video Surveillance | Intrusion Alarms

By: Jared Reeves
June 29th, 2019

What were the top security tech trends at this year's ISC West? Read more to find out.

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Access Control | Video Surveillance | Fire Systems | Intrusion Alarms

By: Stanley Oppenheim
June 27th, 2019

24/7/365 customer care isn’t enough. Customers expect to control their business security and fire alarm systems with a finger tap or two.