How Will My Business Benefit From a Perimeter Security System?
Did you know that in the United States a burglary that occurs every 12 seconds? This can account for almost $3.4 billion in property damage and personal loss annually. When it comes to protecting your business, installing a perimeter security system may be the way to go.
Perimeter security systems are a great way to keep your business, employees and customers safe and protected. With your specific security needs in mind, there are multiple benefits to installing a security system to the perimeter of your business.
You may be asking yourself just what these specific benefits are. Will your business truly reap the benefits of a perimeter security system?
Here are 5 ways your business can benefit from a perimeter security system:
- Deter Crime
- Save on Insurance
- Customer Safety & Satisfaction
- Sync With Your Access Control System
- Employee Safety & Satisfaction
Part of your perimeter security system may include a perimeter gate. These gates are tall, sturdy, and completely line your property. This can limit entry points in areas that work best for you and your business.
Reducing the amount of entry points onto your property makes it much more difficult for intruders to gain access without your permission. The durability and the size of the gate will not only make it difficult to scale, but, often the presence of a gate and other perimeter security devices indicates to potential burglars that your business is heavily secured. This will generally deter crime before it can even begin, keeping your business safe from outside threats.
Save on Insurance
As a business owner, you’re probably well aware of business insurance costs– especially the high costs of insurance that can come when a crime has been committed on your company property. When you choose to install a perimeter security system, your business can rest assured that crime will not grace the threshold of your business doors.
A perimeter security system may be just what your company needs to ensure crime is deterred. No crime means your insurance rates stay the same, and your business data, employees and facilities remain untouched.
Customer Safety & Satisfaction
Oftentimes, robberies can occur that target your customers rather than your business. If you’re a company that requires outside people to enter your facilities, you may want to invest in a perimeter security system.
You want your clients to feel comfortable and safe when they visit your business. Installing perimeter security can attract a considerable number of customers to your business– as they recognize you take their safety seriously. Increase customer satisfaction and retention by making their safety a top priority.
Sync With Your Access Control System
Did you know that you can sync your perimeter security system with your indoor control system? Integrate your perimeter system with your indoor access control monitoring to improve overall function and overall security.
With this integration, security personnel can focus on every single entry point while maintaining remote access to an intercom, cameras, and light to make it easier to identify and approve anyone entering the building.
Perimeter security gates aren’t just fencing lining the outskirts of your property. These systems can be designed to suit your individual security needs.
- Outfit your gate with HDCCTV surveillance cameras to identify when and who is entering and exiting the premises.
- Incorporate lighting along the fence, as well as, specified entry points aids the camera security to easily identify faces regardless of the time of day.
- Connect motion detectors to your access control system, to send a signal to your programs, altering the proper authorities.
Employee Safety & Satisfaction
Your employees are vital assets to your business, and they deserve to feel safe when going to and from work. As a business owner, you should treat the safety of your employees as a top priority.
One of the best methods of motivating your workers and ensuring that they feel secure, is the installation of a perimeter security system. Whether it’s an automated gate or custom fence, your specific perimeter requirements are our priority at Herring Technology. We gladly offer a security analysis and make recommendations for the type of perimeter security that best fits your needs.
When it comes to security, there is no one-size fits all solution. The best option for your business is investing in layered protection by incorporating additional surveillance equipment to enhance your security plan. Whether rain, shine, sleet, or snow, our RDUs are built to thrive in all conditions. Contact Herring Technology today to see how we can help keep your business safe and secure with perimeter security systems.