Perhaps the most unwieldy component of security monitoring is finding a secure space to store the surveillance footage. For many years, security surveillance companies stored cassette tapes of video footage by simply piling it on shelves. In the digital era, the industry transitioned to CD-ROMs and hard drives. This technology was relegated to relic status, with the onset of cloud-based security systems. Today on-site hardware is increasingly being replaced by a mix of on-and off-site cloud storage. There is huge benefit for the business:
- A hybrid solution of cloud-based storage is potentially more secure than traditional on-site storage
- Cloud-based security is easy to install and causes minimal disruption to your home or business
- It’s less expensive to install
- Software upgrades happen automatically, removing the need for on-site service while still staying abreast of the latest security updates
- It’s flexible and scalable, allowing for multi-site additions – virtually anywhere
- Business metrics and alerts are more easily obtained through these applications for better business intelligence
A cloud surveillance partner helps guarantees security and uninterrupted video service. The service is typically redundant; if one data center goes down, there are backup centers that come online so your service continues to function. Data in the cloud is also fully encrypted with the same technology found in banks. It's a robust, flexible operation that Seattle businesses rely upon.
Seattle is Turning to the Cloud for Security Systems
From Boeing to Microsoft, Seattle is known for high-tech, intelligent companies that are making a real difference in our world. Some of the most admired companies in the country are based here, including Starbucks, Costco, and Nordstrom. Our city is thriving and our economy is the 14th most robust in the nation.
These companies understand the incredibly flexible and robust nature of cloud-based services. With cloud-based architecture dominating the global market in all technology sectors, Seattle companies are using cloud-based security systems so they can go back to doing what they do best. Instead of having on-site video cameras sending recorded images to a local server, it is sent to the cloud. These businesses can downstream live footage to almost any digital device. Our society is mobile and now you don’t have to be sitting in front of your computer to monitor the security and safety of your home or office.
Cloud-based, monitored security systems allow the freedom and control to access camera streams at any time – or not at all. Having a security professional watching your property 24/7 allows you to continue to do what you do best: run your business and live your life.
Allied Fire & Security – Your Resource for Cloud-Based Security Systems
You know us. We’ve been providing security to your neighbors and the businesses that you visit for more than 70 years.
Whether it’s banking and the financial industry, healthcare, education, retail, government and other commercial organizations, Allied provides security to homes and businesses in Portland, Seattle, and Spokane. Our company is at the forefront of the technology changes your business needs to keep it safe.
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