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What is Continuous Security Monitoring?

If you’ve been doing your research on the latest, most advanced security systems, you have likely encountered the term “continuous security monitoring”. But what does it mean? Simply put, continuous security monitoring is the process of using video surveillance cameras to monitor an area for activity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are many benefits to using this type of security system, including deterring crime, catching criminals in the act, and providing peace of mind.

The Benefits of Continuous Security Monitoring

There are many benefits of using continuous security monitoring for your organization including deterring crime, catching criminals in the act, providing evidence for criminal prosecution, and peace of mind.

  • Deter Theft, Vandalism, and Crime: Security systems that boast continuous security monitoring can serve as a strong deterrent to crime. If potential criminals know that their activities are being actively monitored they are less likely to commit a crime. 
  • Identify Criminals in Real-time: Security systems that have continuous security monitoring can also help catch criminals in the act. This type of system provides a proactive approach to security by alerting security personnel to potential risks as they are happening, rather than after the fact.
  • Provide Evidence: Continuous security monitoring can also provide evidence for prosecution if a crime occurs. This helps to ensure that criminals are caught and prosecuted, and it may help protect your business or organization from a repeat offense.
  • Peace of Mind: Continuous security monitoring can provide peace of mind for business owners. Knowing that your property has round-the-clock protection in case of an emergency can help reduce anxiety and stress levels.

How Does Continuous Security Monitoring Work with Verkada

Step 1 of Continuous security monitoring is detecting unusal activity

Not all security systems come with continuous security monitoring. Hence, it is important to actively look for security systems that do offer round the clock monitoring with security professionals. With Verkada’s Alarm license and security cameras, you can rest assured that your business, facility, or organization is protected with continuous security monitoring. But, how does continuous security monitoring actually work?  

First, you choose which cameras you’d like monitored and when. Then, Verkada’s sophisticated AI analytics notify our round-the-clock monitoring agents whenever a human is detected in the scene. Other Verkada devices, such as access control or intrusion sensors, can also generate alarms for review.

Step 2 of continuous security monitoring

Second, monitoring personnel will check the associated video footage as soon as an alarm is set off to see if anyone or anything is in immediate danger. Finally, the monitoring agent will immediately get in touch with the customer’s call list if there is a real threat. Customers can also request that representatives call emergency services on their behalf. By dismissing the incident if there is no immediate danger, the agent reduces the likelihood of false alarms.

Essentially, the Verkada agents that run your building’s continuous security monitoring (1) identify strange activity, (2) examine the situation, and (3) take initiative if there is an emergency at hand. 

Third step of continuous security monitoring
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Innovative, Proactive Security with Verkada 

Consider the following benefits of proactive security with Verkada:

  • Event video verification is available indefinitely
  • No need for an alarm panel
  • No need for contracts with outside parties
  • Simple configuration in Command Platform

Overall, Verkada offers a continuous security monitoring feature that provides unlimited event-based monitoring for real-time threat detection and response. You can feel at ease once you secure your location(s) with round-the-clock expert monitoring. 

To enable continuous security monitoring by a group of qualified agents based in the US, you just have to click a button! 

The Security Cameras Offered by Verkada

Verkada security cameras for continuous security monitoring

Verkada’s technology is smart, secure, and easy to manage. Consider the following features of Verkada’s best-in-class security technology: 

  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required. This means you pay for what you use – and that’s all. Moreover, this reduces any extra overhead operations and the expenses they come with.
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates: No need to worry about if your devices are working properly or are up-to-date with our Verkada devices.
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install: Just a standard Ethernet cable is required for the cameras to be brought online and fully operational within minutes.
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud: Reduce your business’ liability risk with unlimited cloud archiving offered by Verkada cameras.
  • Unlimited Users Allowed: You can easily authorize admins access to an unlimited number of userS.
  • Accessible Anywhere, Anytime: Access archived or live feed videos on any device or browser
  • Live Alerts: Receive instant alerts in any meaningful event
  • Shareable Live Feeds: Share your live feed via SMS. This is useful as you can send it to first responders in case of an emergency for dramatically reduced response time.
  • Infinitely Scalable: No matter how large your business is, we can help you keep everyone on the same page
  • Floor Plan: See all activity at your building all at once. 
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected.
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The Options for Verkada Security 

We offer a variety of options to meet your security needs including: the Verkada Indoor Dome Series, the Verkada Outdoor Dome Series, the Verkada Bullet Series, the Verkada Mini Series, and Verkada Fisheye Series.

Verkada Indoor Dome Series
Indoor Dome Camera used for continuous security monitoring

The Verkada Indoor Dome Camera is designed for indoor, high-traffic areas. It is the perfect general-purpose security camera for your business. There are three versions of this camera: CD42, CD52, and C62.

CD42CD52CD62
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series
continuous security monitoring outside building with Outdoor Dome Series Camera

The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series is both weather- and tamper-resistant.. Its capabilities function well even in areas with limited bandwidth and connectivity. This is perfect if you want to monitor the parking lot of your business and if you want to capture key license plates. There are three versions of this camera: CD42-E, CD52-E, and C62-E.

CD42-ECD52-ECD62-E
TypeOutdoorsOutdoorsOutdoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
The Verkada Bullet Series
Verkada Bullet Series Camera ideal for continuous security monitoring

The Verkada Bullet Series is ideal for long range, outdoor surveillance. It is built to withstand harsh environments. The Verkada Bullet camera is available in two lens types: wide angle and telephoto. There are four versions of this camera: CB51-E, CB61-E, CB51-TE, CB61-TE

CB51-ECB51-TECB61-ECB61-TE
TypeIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution 5MP5MP4K4K
Type of LensZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal lengthZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal length
Standard RetentionUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
Standard StorageUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 DaysUp to 90 Days
IR Range30m50m30m50m
Audio
The Verkada Mini Series
Verkada Mini Camera used for continuous security monitoring

The Verkada Mini Series offers both flexibility and enhanced resolution. The Mini Camera is a compact size that can fit any space, anywhere indoors! There are three versions of this camera: CM41-S, CM41, and CM41-E.

CM41-SCM41CM41-E
TypeIndoorIndoorOutdoor
Image Resolution5MP5MP5MP
Type of LensFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 90 daysUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 Days
Standard StorageUp to 385GBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
IR RangeN/A15m15m
AudioYes
The Verkada Fisheye Camera
Verkada Fisheye Camera allows for professional security monitoring

The Verkada Fisheye Camera provides a panoramic view of the entire property – both indoor and outdoor. This camera allows for total surveillance coverage. The Fisheye Camera comes in one version: CF81-E. It is both an indoor and outdoor camera with an image resolution of 12MP and an IR range of 20m. It has a fixed type of lens that has the ability to digitally zoom up to 3x. The maximum storage capacity available is 2TB. It can store up to 90 days of footage. It has an onboard microphone for audio recording.  Moreover, the Fisheye Cameras comes with an Ambarella Chipset that enables advanced people and vehicle Analytics. Lastly, one of the features that make the Fisheye Camera unique is that it has three different view modes: panoramic, four–way split, pan-tilt–zoom. 

Alarm Systems 

Alarm system by Verkada for continuous monitoring feature

Moreover, consider adding an alarm system to your security system. An alarm system like that of Verkada can go above and beyond basic security by offering crucial protection against other common security threats in Tampa like theft, burglary, property damage, and violence. An alarm system can help deter such threats. When connected to your business’ security cameras, door locks, and access control, your integrated alarm system can help inform security teams of potential issues and trigger faster responses from emergency personnel or on-premise staff.

Features

There are many important features to Verkada alarm systems that ensure safety and security for your business. For example, the alarm systems can have 24/7 professional monitoring, come with emergency dispatch capabilities, and are cloud-managed. 

Continuous Security Monitoring with Verkada

Alarm system for continuous security monitoring

With Verkada’s security cameras and the continuous security monitoring feature, you can rest assured that your business or organization remains protected 24/7.

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Updated: Oct 19

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