- WRITTEN BY Jorge Rojas POSTED ON July 28,2014
When your business grows into a global corporation, the amount of business related assets like PC units, monitors, printers, fax machines, projectors, laptops and other materials used in the office will also increase. Since your business is dedicated to providing quality service to your customers, the equipment you use on a daily basis will also be top of the line, or in other words, expensive. When you use all this high-end equipment, you are sure to attract undue attention from certain suspicious characters. And nowadays, thieves being crafty individuals will even try to disguise themselves as company employees and attempt to steal your hardware, instead of breaking in at night.
It is therefore mandatory that you have a secure surveillance system in place in the form of security cameras which are available from any security services provider. Security cameras, like computers, are machines that can be used for long hours and are operated by one single individual. Or if you like, you can even hire these security services from a managed IT services company who will handle the entire surveillance operation for your company. They will even install the cameras in those places specified by you or will even suggest those vulnerable places where cameras ought to be installed.
Thus, you will not have to appoint separate security guards to look after your business resources or hire a whole security team to keep a record on who comes and goes out of your company on a daily basis. And some of the latest surveillance technology keeps recording the activities that take place every day. This allows you to play back any recording of the previous days as per your request. Plus, you don’t have to worry about having to store tons of video tapes or cd’s of surveillance, as the recorded videos will be automatically saved and stored on a digital space through the use of Digital Video Recording or DVR.
Moreover, your security services provider can even give you the option of integrating your mobile phone to the surveillance network which you have installed. By doing this, you will get access to your security systems from anywhere and monitor the activities taking place in your office. This is particularly helpful if you have to constantly travel from one place another for official work. Or if you do not want to waste time constantly monitoring your business, you can appoint your service provider himself to do this for you, who in turn will inform you if he notices something out of the ordinary.
So now, after you have this established this secure surveillance network, your business assets and other resources will be free from the thieving hands of certain suspicious individuals. And in case some theft does take place, the culprit will get caught red-handed thanks to your security equipment. This monitoring system will also help you keep a proper record of your stock of inventory and give you a chance to keep a close track on your employees and their activities, when you are not in the office.
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