Today’s business alarm systems offer greater security and support than ever before. A wide range of features that combine surveillance, monitoring and control, make it easier than ever to manage the security of your business.
No matter what the size of your operations, or the type of building, having a commercial alarm system is critical for protecting your people, assets and property.
If you’re interested in mitigating risks to your operation and increasing your facility’s overall security profile, here are 6 vital reasons you need a business alarm system.
1) Deterring Crimes
Crime prevention is one of the top reasons why businesses big and small invest in reliable alarm systems. Regardless of the industry you’re in, an alarm system will reduce your business’s risk of being targeted for crimes like burglary or internal theft. Simply having the alarm system in place can deter thieves from committing the crime in the first place.
2) Getting Help from Authorities (Right Away)
Choosing a business alarm system that provides continuous monitoring of your facility ensures that law enforcement and other authorities will be notified if something ever triggers a legitimate alarm. While you’ll always be notified in the event of a crime being committed, having a monitored alarm system provides an added layer of protection to ensure that police, fire departments or medical responders will be quickly dispatched at any hour of the day.
3) Loss and Theft Prevention
Theft can occur in a variety of ways: individuals or groups deciding to rob a business, employees themselves stealing merchandise, third-party vendors taking assets during deliveries and so on.
The cameras and other components that comprise your business alarm system can both reduce this risk and catch crimes being committed. When individuals know they’re being monitored, they’re much less likely to do something they know is wrong and/or illegal.
4) Reliable Monitoring of Your Building
Depending on the size of your facility, workforce and customer base, you could potentially have a lot of different people passing through your business in a given day or week. If something goes wrong and triggers a legitimate alarm—perhaps someone entering a restricted area, or motion detectors sensing movement where there shouldn’t be—you’ll want to have the ability to check out any suspicious activity to identify individuals or groups that might’ve been involved.
5) Convenience & Control
With the option to integrate your business alarm system so that you can equip it with live cameras that can be accessed remotely, you can keep an eye on your business even if you’re thousands of miles away. The addition of access control systems also helps you to restrict unauthorized entry, track who’s coming and going or allow access remotely on a case-by-case basis.
6) Peace of Mind
Perhaps the most important reason to consider a business security system is that it can give you or your property managers the peace of mind that the business is protected. Relying on 24-hour protection, and all of the other tools and features that your system can leverage, you’ll be able to trust that your business is safe and secure.
Let’s Discuss Your Own Needs for a Business Alarm System
No two businesses are entirely alike. Call PROTECTION PLUS at 1-855-365-7587 to learn more about our business security systems or request a commercial security audit to have our experts identify your unique security requirements based on the conditions inside and outside your business, as well as your needs and budget.