Security Systems News

MAY 2018

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SECURIT y S y STE m S NEWS may 2018 suppliers 27 unveils solution for SMB market Intelligent Solutions for a Safer World Learn more at Education Retail Banking Residential Transportation Integration Integrate with call boxes to capture event details Save on Installation Wide field-of-view requires fewer cameras See everything and everyone See everything Better Situational Awareness 4x2MP IR 180° Multi-sensor Panoramic IP Bullet PFW8800N-A180 Providing a secure educational environment for students now, more than ever, requires fully integrated, widely positioned, security solutions that equip staff and authorities with real-time monitoring information. #IntelligentSolutionsForYou Intelligent Solutions for: Education in the announcement. "Alarm. com for Business is engineered to help our service providers bundle cloud services and con- nected devices into a single solution that solves persistent SMB challenges and delivers an efficient return on investment. Previously, these systems were reserved for enterprise customers and required integrators to piece together solutions from mul- tiple vendors. Our SMB offering moves the integration work to the cloud, providing a seamless end-to-end experience for users and installers. The solution inte- grates commercial-grade devices including PoE dome, bullet, and turret cameras, and includes a user interface designed for busi- ness users." Although security is at the core of the offering, as it is for on the residential side, for Business "allows us to easily be able to layer in video surveillance and video that becomes really meaningful to the SMB owner, including meaningful video clips, which can be sent directly to the SMB owner without get- ting crowded with a lot of stuff that might not be of interest to them," Ferguson noted. She continued, "As we talk about being able to bring all of these different systems together, we offer the SMB owner the ability to see all of that in one place, so through our app and our website they are able to see what is happening with multiple different locations all with one very easy streamlined view." She pointed out that the sys- tem can also provide operational insights to business owners as well, "to help them to identify patterns or trends that might be emerging in their business, such as an increase in customer traffic during certain times and days," she explained. "There are so many interesting potential use cases that allow us to deliver a solution that goes far beyond what people have traditionally thought about security." Fully integrated with Alarm. com's end-to-end Growth and Productivity Services platform, for Business makes it easy for service providers to embrace the SMB security opportunity. "One of the nice things about the solution, in gen- eral, is we make it very easy for service providers to bundle and price packages in a way Business allows service providers to engage SMBs with compelling use cases that promise a return on investment and facilitate RMR-focused selling. Every security system offers profes- sional security monitoring, as well as patented Crash and Smash Protection, Unexpected Activity alerts, and's tamper-resistant dedicated cel- lular connection. New features and updates are added continu- ously through's cloud services platform. for Business is exclusively sold, configured and supported by's authorized service providers. SSN that makes the most sense for them," Ferguson explained. "We also offer great partner support, including installation support, and we have a rich set of resources and collateral that our partners can take advantage of, so we make going to market as easy as possible for them." She added that for Continued from page 1 The for Business App.

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