How to Improve Commercial Building Security and Cost-Efficiencies

Building owners must remain aware of the growing need for implementing safety systems that allow first responders secure, quick, and efficient access to buildings and their networks and the importance of keeping control in their hands.

Fremont, CA: Cloud-based IoT devices, building management systems, and remote mobile connectivity are quickly evolving today's commercial real estate facilities and security management ecosystem, saving valuable time in the event of an emergency by placing "human sensors" in the field. Commercial building security, both physical and cyber, is becoming an increasingly important aspect of daily operations for property owners and managers.

Cloud-Based BMS Improve Response Time in Emergency

Cloud-based building management systems are providing today's facilities with access to mass Video monitoring, messaging, intrusion detection and alarms, visitor management, and building management operations that can all be accessed through a single user interface.

First responders can save lives and manage an emergency situation more effectively when they have a completely integrated security system. In the event of a fire or an intruder, first responders can better assess which building assets are operationally sound in order to implement a viable evacuation plan for occupants.

In an emergency, the ability to monitor what is going on throughout the building and remotely control its elevators, locked doors, and exits can be critical.

Remote Access Reducing Labor Costs

These technologies are drastically lowering the labor and workforce costs associated with operating and maintaining a physical security infrastructure. Instead of monitoring security situations from a control room, teams can stay visible throughout the facility while viewing real-time data on their devices.

This allows security professionals to make more explicit decisions about whether to dispatch and how many personnel are needed to manage emergency situations, resulting in faster responses to security issues from anywhere.

These systems often eliminate the need to dispatch a technician to assess a situation and resolve issues such as tenant property access and disabled or broken badges without incurring additional labor costs. Furthermore, these remote access solutions enable end-user customers to perform day-to-day tasks remotely.

Allowing remote work and monitoring security systems immediately result in significant labor and cost savings.

Building owners must remain aware of the growing need for implementing safety systems that allow first responders secure, quick, and efficient access to buildings and their networks and the importance of keeping control in their hands.

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