During Uncertain Markets Crime is Expected to Rise in Houston, TX
Commercial video surveillance is a vital tool to protect your Houston, TX building at any time. On occasions when there is significant economic and social upheaval, it's more important than ever to have a robust security solution in place to protect your investment. Police agencies surveyed during the 2008 financial crisis reported up to a 44 percent increase in crime.
Exacerbating the problem, many agencies then see their budgets cut as market uncertainty grows. The onus falls on business owners to come up with their own ways to counter a potential rise in crime. How can you do this when you may be facing budget constraints as well? Employing a surveillance system is a great way to limit crime in your area.
Video surveillance is an excellent tool to protect your business, but live monitoring makes sure you’re protected 24/7
We’ve written quite a lot about the benefits of commercial video surveillance, and we firmly believe these systems can be very helpful in keeping your business secure. But there’s an important aspect of surveillance systems that often gets overlooked: video monitoring.
After all, you can have the most advanced surveillance system in the world, but if you don’t have somebody watching the feeds at all times, you may not be able to respond in time in the event of a break-in. Here are four ways that adding live monitoring can enhance the commercial video surveillance system for your business in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.
Your Commercial Video Surveillance Requires a Robust Network to Function
What items do you associate with a commercial video surveillance system? You probably thought of security cameras, video management systems, security alarms and motion sensors. Very few people consider their business network a vital part of that system. Even when they do, it's usually primarily tied to very legitimate concerns about cybersecurity.
During your surveillance installation, it's just as important to consider your network bandwidth. In most cases, we recommend IP cameras and a cloud VMS system. Networks then have to deal with the large bandwidth needed to collect and manage footage from multiple cameras.
Here we outline some of the most critical bandwidth considerations when adding commercial video surveillance to your business in The Woodlands, TX.
No matter the size of your business, we have the perfect solution for your property
A capable surveillance system is an unfortunate but necessary reality for any business. Keeping your employees, inventory and data secure has to be a top priority, and it’s worth investing major resources.
This is what makes surveillance cameras such an invaluable security tool. Cameras are both a deterrent (if a potential intruder sees a camera, they’re likely to leave the area) and a means of identifying anyone who breaks in. Today’s blog will look at the best camera options to use in the commercial video surveillance of your San Antonio, TX property.