The importance of securing your business

Having a secure business is vital to maximizing your ROI. Whether it’s protecting inventory, vehicles or employees, security is the key to keeping your business safe and secure. We’ve put together several reasons why it’s important to secure your business along with a few easy ways to go about doing it.

Grow your business and lower costs

Your business is growing and you want to grow with it. To do that, you need to lower your costs. There are many ways to do this, but one of the most obvious benefits of securing your business is that it will help save money on insurance premiums and reduce claims costs. Securing your business lowers the likelihood of an employee injury or property damage. When employees feel safe at work, they’re more likely to be productive which means less time spent on injuries and fewer claims filed against the company’s insurance policy. This can also lead to reduced maintenance costs as well as reduced employee turnover rates since workers won’t feel like they’re in danger when they come into work every day!

Monitor weather and protect your business from costly damages

Monitoring the weather can be a great way to stay ahead of any potential problems. There are many reasons why you should monitor the weather, but here are a few tips on how to protect your business from costly damages due to inclement weather:

  • Weather can damage your property. If you do not take precautions, then rain can leak into your building or flood your basement. This could cause water damage that is costly and time-consuming to repair.
  • Weather can ruin equipment and other assets in your office or outside of it. If rainwater seeps into vents or electrical outlets, it may cause expensive repairs and replacements of expensive equipment such as computers, printers, photocopiers and more!
  • Employees who work outdoors may risk injury from falling tree limbs if they do not have proper protection during torrential rains or high winds (such as tornadoes). When employees get hurt because of bad weather conditions like these accidents often result in lawsuits against companies who failed their duty at protecting workers’ safety during inclement conditions.”

Secure your business with video surveillance

Video surveillance is a key component of any security strategy. With video surveillance you can monitor and protect your business, employees, customers and premises.

Video surveillance can be used as part of an integrated security solution that combines CCTV cameras with access control systems and intrusion detection to provide comprehensive coverage across your property.

When used effectively, this technology helps you monitor your business for security purposes. It also enables you to identify suspicious activity on-site so that appropriate action can be taken quickly in response.

Manage jobsites on the go with mobile access

Remote access is a great way to manage your business and keep your assets secure. It allows you to monitor your business from anywhere, manage it from anywhere and help your employees succeed from anywhere. The ability to manage jobsites on the go is a huge benefit for any business that relies on construction or services contracts. Here are some ways that mobile access can help you:

  • Monitor jobsites. With mobile access, you can make sure that your employees are following company protocol and finishing the work they’ve been hired to do. A few apps offer this feature by allowing you to monitor time cards, check logs and even keep track of mileage between sites.
  • Monitor equipment usage at jobsites. If you need to ensure that all of your machinery is functioning properly before sending people out into public places, it’s helpful to know when each piece was last inspected as well as how much fuel is left in its tank—all things a good app will provide without fail.

Protect inventory, employees and visitors with alarm monitoring

Alarm monitoring is a service that allows you to receive immediate notification in the case of a break-in or other security event. This can be done via text, email and/or phone call depending on the level of monitoring you choose.

The benefits are obvious: if your business is robbed and an alarm is triggered, you’ll know about it quickly so you can respond accordingly and take steps to minimize damage to your business and property. If there’s an intruder on site, they’ll get caught as soon as possible—and not before they cause any harm. Your employees will feel safer knowing that their security system works effectively and consistently watches over them while they work.

Monitor employee productivity.

This doesn’t mean you have to micro-manage every little thing your employees are doing. It just means you’re on top of developments within your company and can quickly respond to any necessary situations. There are two main benefits to monitoring your employees productivity:

  • Employee monitoring can help you address employee issues and manage your workforce: When you have a better understanding of what’s happening in your company, it’ll be easier to identify areas where employees need training or development.
  • Employee monitoring can avoid lawsuits: Monitoring employee activity can also reduce the risk of legal action against you as a business owner. Some employees might not realize that they’ve violated company policy by accessing sensitive data on the internet—or even worse, sharing it with third parties without authorization.

Conclusion

Your business is valuable, and it only makes sense to protect it. When you’re looking for a way to keep your company safe from threats, there are several options such as Provision ISR and alarm.com. The methods listed above will help ensure that no one ever tries anything funny with your company assets again!

The Final Wholesale Electronic Security Deals of 2020

It’s time for the final wholesale electronic security deal of 2020 from Southwest Automated Security. You won’t want to miss out on our fire sale from Provision-ISR and our vehicle detection products. Here are a few highlights from our trusted partner deals that you should be a part of in December:

Wholesale Electronic Security Fire Sale

Our fire sale from Provision-ISR is almost coming to a close. We want to make sure that all of our partners are able to find the CCTV products they need for a discounted price. From now until December 31st, you can save big on 2MP 4-In-1 Analog cameras, hidden cameras, true WDR cameras and so much more. View all of our deals by clicking here

Comprehensive Transcore Tolling Solutions

Transcore is one of the nation’s leading companies for transponders and readers. Their technology has been a staple for tolling agencies because they provide multi-protocol transponders that integrate with existing toll infrastructures. Built alongside existing business rules and standards, we feel confident that Transcore is an excellent solution for almost any situation. Click here to learn more about Transcore tolling solutions. 

Custom Vehicle RFID Tags and Readers

Infinity RFID knows that every situation calls for unique solutions. That’s why their RFID tags and readers are built with the installer and user in mind. Their designs and technology make installations easy, while their access control solutions provide customers with the level of security they need. To find out more about Infinity RFID, click here

Reliable Outdoor Vehicle Identification Solutions

BAi has one of the most reliable outdoor vehicle identification solutions. Their BA-440 DualBeam Barcode Reader uses a laser-based vehicle identification system that can be installed along roads leading up to gates or barrier arms. The DuealBean technology also provides customers with 100% accuracy in even the most extreme environments. Click here to learn more about BAi. 

With these wholesale electronic security deals, we know you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for before the end of the year. Our team is here to help you find the perfect security solution that meets your customers’ needs today. Contact us to learn more about our December wholesale electronic security deals or to help you find a solution for something else. 

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Residential Security Products that Are Perfect for Any Customer

From large developments to single homes, reliable residential security solutions are a growing need throughout the United States. Homeowners want to protect their property, and we have the products you need to supply homeowners with security solutions that will fit their needs. Here are a few products that are perfect for any customer from Southwest Automated Security

Plug and Play Residential Security Surveillance

Residential areas usually have numerous cameras located throughout the development. With our surveillance kit, you can convert a client’s CCTV system into an outdoor surveillance solution. This exclusive SAS product can support up to 16 channel DVR/NVR, has the ability to utilize license plate cameras and works with cameras up to 4K 8 MP. 

Gate Operators Built for Performance

Rotary Gate Systems has some of the best gate operators in the industry for residential security. Not only do their gate operators use the APEX control board, but their SL series slide gate operators provide a reliable and tough solution for clients. Rotary Gate Systems only uses the top CNC equipment to build their products, so you can heavily rely on their solutions. 

Driveway Sensors for Automatic Gates

OPTEX has some of the best vehicle sensors on the market. For residential applications, their OVS-01GT and OVS-50TNR would help with gate automation for larger residential developments. Their technology reliably detects the presence of a stationary vehicle while actively ignoring most human traffic. For vehicle detection, you can’t go wrong with OPTEX. 

We’re dedicated to helping you provide the right electronic security solutions to your customers. Providing you with proactive customer service is what we do best, but we strive to help all of our partners find exactly what they need. If you’re one of our trusted partners and you want to learn more about residential security solutions from Southwest Automated Security, contact your local branch today. 

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The Access Control and CCTV Deals You Won’t Want to Miss from SAS

During November, our team is excited to provide our partners with exclusive deals and promotions. From access control products to CCTV, we have a full-line of products from different vendors that everyone will want to have. Here is how our team at Southwest Automated Security is showing our thanks to our trusted partners this month:

CCTV Fire-Sale from Provision-ISR

From now until the end of the year, we’re running specials on select CCTV products from Provision-ISR. You can find deals on some of the most advanced cameras in the security industry. We have discounts on 2MP 4-in-1 analog cameras, hidden cameras, true WDR cameras and so much more. Check out our full offer listing by clicking here.

SAS Plug & Play Surveillance Cabinet

At SAS, we have an exclusive product offering for an outdoor surveillance kit. Our cabinet is designed to easily be installed anywhere you can get 120VAC. Some of this kit’s key features are a dual thermostat-controlled cooling fan, a thermostat controlled heating system, and local WiFi and it supports up to 16 channel DVR/NVR. Read more about it by clicking here

Automatic Gate Vehicle Sensors

OPTEX is one of the leading providers in vehicle sensors for automatic gates, and we’re excited to be a key supplier of their products. We have expertly designed vehicle sensors that are designed to reliably detect cars, count vehicles and are built with versatile active infrared detector systems. For more information about OPTEX, click here.

Access Control for Every Situation

For high-quality access control products, one vendor we always suggest is HID. HID provides our customers with card, keypad and biometric access control products.  From touch to swipe, HID can handle any situation by seamlessly integrating with multiple access control platforms. Click here to learn more about HID. 

Commercial and Residential Gate Operators

One of the best options in the industry is Rotary Gate Systems for reliable and durable gate operators. Their gate operators are built to support gates anywhere between 1500lbs to 2500lbs and they are made with the robust APEX control board. For more information about Rotary Gate Systems, click here to learn more. 

November and December will be filled with product offerings you won’t want to miss! We’re excited to help you find all of the security products you need to provide unparalleled value to your customers. Contact our team today to learn more about our November promotion, or ask us how you can become a trusted Southwest Automated partner. 

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The Benefits of Being a Southwest Automated Security Dealer

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Finding the right security equipment provider may seem like a tough choice. When dealers are looking to partner with a company who has their best interest at heart to find a wide range of security vendors, they partner with Southwest Automated Security. Here are the benefits and reasons why you should partner with Southwest Automated Security and become a trusted dealer:

Trusted Southwest Automated Security Customer Service

We want to help you get your job done right every time. In the fast-paced security technology industry, we know that finding the exact solution to fit your customers’ needs is the most critical priority. Our team has the industry expertise and experience to suggest equipment, services and solutions for every situation.

We Are the One-Stop-Shop for All of Your Security Needs

We are continually trying to find new vendors to give our dealers a competitive edge in their industry. We are always ahead of the curve with a wide range of equipment; including CCTV, access control, gate operators and much more. Partnering with Southwest Automated Security means you can diversify and grow your business with cutting edge technology.

Helping You Serve Your Customers with Continued Education

We know that our industry is continuously innovating and technology is constantly changing. Our team is dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with the latest security technologies and advances through education courses to help you continue to grow your business. Our goal is to help you become the security dealer of your dreams!

We partner with a wide range of people and companies, including 30-year professionals and brand-new companies. No matter what size your company is, we’re here to support you and help your business thrive. Ready to become a trusted Southwest Automated Security dealer? Contact the SAS team today and find out how we can help your security business today!

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CCTV Cameras that Every Customer Needs to Know About

CCTV Cameras That Every Customer Needs to Know About

As a CCTV installer, you want to have the best selection of CCTV cameras available to serve your customers. That’s why a countless number of dealers have turned to us for the industry expertise and wide range of CCTV products we offer.  At Southwest Automated Security, we have put together a list of CCTV cameras that every installer needs to know about.

Why People Trust Provision ISR

Provision ISR, an Israeli owned company, has created a one-stop-shop for all of your CCTV needs with the latest technology.  If you’re looking for a dark-sight IP camera, you have to check out Provision ISR’s DAI-251IP5VF. It’s vandal-proof, has 3D noise reduction and comes with motion detection, privacy masking and much more!

The UNV Cameras You Need

And last but not least, UNV is the leader and pioneer of IP video surveillance. They have the 4th largest global market share in video surveillance. Uniview also has state-of-the-art Pro Series IP cameras built-in with Smart IR, NVR, encoder, decoder, storage and client software. Their products can serve commercial, residential and metropolitan security needs.

Digital Watchdog CCTV Cameras

Digital Watchdog, or DW, is an industry leader of digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software. Their complete security solutions give you the ability to view footage from your phone, desktop, DW Cloud and Apple TV. DW also has some of the best 4K cameras that can display color in near-total darkness settings.

With Southwest Automated Security, you can find these vendors as well as other top-of-the-line CCTV vendors on our website. If you are a dealer interested in CCTV cameras, gate operators, accessories, hardware or access control, we want to hear from you! Want to learn more about CCTV? Contact us today to find out more information about becoming a SAS dealer.

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