Archive for the ‘CCTV’ Category

Advice for buying a CCTV security system

Monday, February 25th, 2013

If you are an end user about to purchase a CCTV system and you have little or no knowledge about the product you are about to buy , how do you ensure that you are making the right choice of both CCTV equipment and of your security supplier?. There are several steps you can take and each one will give you an insight into what you are… Continue reading

The security industry and the perfect storm

Monday, January 14th, 2013

No industry in the country has seen margins cut quite like the security industry. Anyone who operates within the security environment are victims of what in effect is a perfect storm. Cheap imports, suicidal pricing, the electrical industry, IP technology and mis-selling have all combined together, all at the same time in a way that may yet sink many. What makes things worse is there does not… Continue reading

Fixed fees for annual NSI membership?

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Recently in the security headlines was the news that Stanley security solutions had been elevated to gold membership of the NSI. This is no mean achievment for an organization of  the size of Stanley and very welcome news for the NSI itself. The reason the NSI will be rightly overjoyed is the new money that Stanley will bring to the organization. Being a gold NSI member means every aspect of… Continue reading

Essen 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The bi-annual Essen Security exhibition has now closed for another 2 years.

Boasting a huge array of Halls and technology to visit, surely Essen has now rightfully claimed its title as THE Security Exhibition to visit ahead of rivals such as IFSEC?

Essen security show

Spread over 11, yes that’s 11 Halls, Essen needed a transport… Continue reading

CCTV service agreements. Are they value for money?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Like all service agreements, a CCTV service contract is often a grudge purchase. Most companies decide to bite the bullet because they tend to put security quite high up the pecking order of importance within their organization and the thought of leaving a premises unprotected is a big fear.

CCTV service

When a CCTV system is sold… Continue reading