When is it Time For an Upgrade?

When is it Time For an Upgrade?

Protecting what you’ve built is a high priority for business owners, which is why your security system is so important. However, many factors play a role in the effectiveness of a security system and when it is time to consider an upgrade. 

If you are wondering if your security is meeting your needs or if your needs could be better met, it is important to consider several things. 

First, how much has the risk landscape changed? As criminals become more sophisticated, your technologies also need to advance. 

Next, how have your organization’s needs changed?  Have you grown? Have your products changed? Have you increased your assets? These may all be signs you should consider a security evaluation and possible upgrade. 

Finally, consider whether the technologies have advanced. Since security system technology advances rapidly, there is a good chance that there is an opportunity to leverage new offerings to improve your security profile. 

For example, have you upgraded your system to IP communication with Sonitrol’s FlexIP Control Panel? Upgrading your system to IP communication comes with several benefits, including integrating your system into your existing internet connection!

FlexIP Control Panel 

The FlexIP Panel is a primary communications processor for integrated audio intrusion and access control solutions. Equipped with Plug & Play features that allow for ease of installation for IP communication, it can be used for both Central Station monitored intrusion and managed access control. The FlexIP Control Panel can supervise and control 16 Audio or GlassBreak sensors, 16 Alarm inputs as well as 4 Auxiliary Outputs. The modular design ensures that the system can be tailored to the customers’ requirements and provide for add-on capabilities with the addition of the associated expansion modules.

Here are just a few of the advantages of upgrading to the FlexIP Control Panel:

  • No phone lines needed
  • Utilize your existing internet connection
  • Audio transmit time decreased from 15-60 seconds to 1-5 seconds
  • Remote arm/disarm on mobile app
  • Reduce Stress
  • Ability to arm/disarm using a key fob
  • Ability to add access control to the Sonitrol Intrusion System
  • Reduce false alarms caused by old or faulty equipment

Knowing when to upgrade is complex and can involve many factors. Getting a security evaluation is one of the best ways to avoid waiting too long and facing increased risks. We’re here to help ensure you receive the benefits of robust security. Call us today for more information. 1.888.SONITROL.

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