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The Benefits of a Central Monitoring Station

The Benefits of a Central Monitoring Station

Security data center operator looking at the monitor while talking on a phone.Whether you own a house or a business, safety and security matter. You don’t want thieves breaking in and stealing things. You don’t want vandals ruining your property. And you don’t want visitors to feel unsafe, right?

An Overview of Central Monitoring Stations

Have you heard of the term central monitoring station? It’s part of a security system whereas someone somewhere is available to monitor what’s going on at your place 24-7. Since you might not be able to always be on the lookout for your own place, since you travel, you sleep, etc., wouldn’t it be good to have your place professionally monitored? Yes, it’s a smart idea.

A central monitoring station is where someone somewhere keeps an eye on your place and alerts authorities if there’s an issue such as a break-in or fire. In today’s world, central monitoring stations are typically able to send real-time alerts to operators if and when an alarm is activated at your residence or business.

The Benefits of Central Monitoring Stations

What are the benefits of a central monitoring station? Well, it means getting instant emergency help! Your property is monitored such that when an alarm goes off, a professional will know what’s happening and respond appropriately. Round-the-clock coverage is definitely a great thing, especially for those times when you’re away from your place or asleep. Having a security system in place can help deter criminals; If and when there’s a break-in, the monitoring system helps provide proof of what was done– and that proof may be helpful in a court of law. Plus, check with insurance companies– they often offer a discount depending on what kind of system and system monitoring you use.

Not sure where to start with security systems and whether or not you’d want a central monitoring system involved in your plan? Call the experts at NYCONN Security Systems for more information. Call 800-783-5004 and keep in mind that NYCONN has offices in Bedford Hills, NY, and New Milford, Connecticut. If you’ve got a home or business in the New York City/Connecticut region, NYCONN Security Systems is ready to protect you.

Why Small Businesses Need Security Systems

Why Small Businesses Need Security Systems

Do you own or manage a small business? Even small businesses need security systems. Better said, small businesses especially need security systems because they have narrow financial margins. If a big corporation experiences theft, it can handle it. If a small business experiences theft, it could literally put that business out of business. Security Systems… Continue Reading

Does Your Business Need New Security Cameras?

Does Your Business Need New Security Cameras?

Does your business have security cameras? If so, when were they installed? If they’re old, they’re probably outdated and/or obsolete! Just like people replace their smartphones with new ones every couple years, businesses need to make updates as well, and that includes new security cameras. What are some signs your business needs new security cameras?… Continue Reading

Common Patterns Among Home Burglaries

Common Patterns Among Home Burglaries

What are some common themes among home burglaries? You’ll discover some interesting information in this article! Common Burglary Themes to Be Aware Of  Most burglars break into homes through unlocked doors or windows. It’s not unusual for them to kick doors open. Kicking a door open isn’t as loud as breaking window glass, and burglars… Continue Reading

Does Your Building Need Structured Wiring?

Does Your Building Need Structured Wiring?

Think of your building like a body with a brain and nerves that connect the rest of the body with that brain. You want your building to have good communication and operating systems, right? Then it’s important to have good wiring! Wires are like the nerves of the building. Should your building have structured wiring?… Continue Reading

Why Schools Should Have Video Surveillance Systems

Why Schools Should Have Video Surveillance Systems

We live in a world where it’s not that unusual to turn on the news and hear of “another school shooting.” It’s sad, but true. Furthermore, kids today face all sorts of challenges when going to school, whether it’s bullying, theft, or knock-down, drag-out beatings. Scary stuff, right? Deterrent From Harm Schools should have video… Continue Reading

How a Structured Wiring System Benefits Your Home

How a Structured Wiring System Benefits Your Home

Structured wiring refers to various types of wiring installed in a home or business for the distribution of audio, video, telephone and data signals. Structured wires are usually bundled together and can include RG-6 or RG-59 video cable, CAT-5 (or higher) network wiring, fiber optic, audio cables and other custom combinations. If you have smart… Continue Reading