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Improve Your Security with Verkada’s Video Monitoring Services

Meeting about security measures including video monitoring services

It is crucial for any organization, large or small, to have a comprehensive security plan with video monitoring services in place. Verkada offers such services that can help you keep your business safe and secure. These video monitoring services provide round-the-clock coverage of your property, so you can rest assured that your assets are protected at all times. In this article, we’ll cover how video monitoring services can improve your security.

How Video Monitoring Services Can Help Improve Your Security

Office owners discussing video monitoring services

Video monitoring services have become an important part of security plans for many organizations. By providing round-the-clock coverage of your property, video monitoring can help you detect and prevent incidents from happening. Some of the benefits of using video monitoring services include:

  1. Increased Safety: Video monitoring services can help you recognize potential threats and take action to minimize the damage. Additionally, these services can help deter potential threats.
  2. Reduced Liability and Risk: Video monitoring services can help you prove that you have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your property.
  3. Faster Identification and Response to Incidents: Video monitoring services can be used to identify the person or persons behind a security breach quickly, allowing you to take action before they have a chance to cause further damage. Additionally, video monitoring can help in identifying suspects of a crime and quicken investigations.
  4. Improved Evidence Gathering Capabilities: Video monitoring services can be used to gather evidence of crimes or other incidents that may have occurred, enabling you to take action.
  5. Easier Management and Oversight of Operations: Video monitoring services can be used to provide you with a real-time view of the operations for your property. This allows you to make decisions and take action even when you are away from the site.

All in all, there are many benefits of employing a video monitoring service for your organization. However, it can be difficult knowing which service is the best for your business. Read more to learn about which features to look out for.

How to Choose the Right Video Monitoring Service for Your Needs

Empty office that employs video monitoring services for enhanced security

When choosing a video monitoring service, it is important to consider the quality of the service and the features offered. Verkada offers a high-quality, feature-rich video monitoring service that can help improve the security of your organization. Some factors you should consider when choosing a video monitoring service include:

  • The Quality of Service: Make sure to choose a video monitoring service that offers high-quality footage. Verkada’s devices for video monitoring all offer high resolution images, making it easier to identify suspects or incidents.
  • The Features Offered: Make sure the video monitoring service you choose offers the features you need. Services like Verkada offer a wide range of features, such as real-time viewing, AI-based analytics, and smart filters.
  • The Add-on Costs: Make sure to choose a video monitoring service that doesn’t try to trick you with any add-on costs. Verkada makes the cost clear from the start, allowing you to make informed security decisions.

By considering these factors, you can be sure to choose a video monitoring service that will meet your needs and improve the security of your organization.

How Do Verkada’s Video Monitoring Services Work?

Man breaking into business as captured by video monitoring services

Video monitoring services are not included with all security systems. Consequently, it is vital to actively seek out security systems that provide round-the-clock monitoring by trained security personnel. With Verkada’s Alarm license and security cameras, you can rest easy knowing that your business, facility, or organization is protected with live video monitoring. But how exactly do video monitoring services work?

Security professional video monitoring a break-in

First, you decide which cameras will be monitored and when. Then, whenever a human is detected in the scene, Verkada’s sophisticated AI analytics alert 24/7 monitoring agents. Alarms can be generated by other Verkada devices, such as access control or intrusion sensors.

Business owner notified of robbery by security personnel monitoring the property

Second, as soon as an alarm is triggered, video monitoring personnel will review the associated video footage to determine whether anyone or anything is in immediate danger. Finally, if there is a genuine threat, the monitoring agent will immediately contact the customer’s call list. Customers can also ask representatives to contact emergency services on their behalf. The agent reduces the likelihood of false alarms by dismissing the incident if there is no immediate danger.

Essentially, the Verkada agents in charge of your building’s live video monitoring services (1) detect unusual activity, (2) investigate the situation, and (3) take the initiative if an emergency arises

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Verkada for Video Monitoring Services

Here at Monarch, we will work with you to design security solutions that are tailor-made for your organization. Together, we will design, implement, and oversee a security infrastructure with video monitoring services for both safety and convenience.

Verkada offers a wide range of security products, including cameras, access control, intrusion
sensors and professional monitoring. All Verkada devices integrate with each other and are managed from a single cloud dashboard. Consider the following features of all Verkada devices:

Simple to Use
  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required. This means you pay for what you use – and that’s all. This reduces any extra overhead operations and the associated expenses,
  • 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.
  • Accessible Anywhere, Anytime: Access archived or live feed videos on any device or browser
Scalable
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud: Reduce your organizations’ 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.
  • Infinitely Scalable: No matter how large the facility is, we can help you keep everyone on the same page. 
Limitlessly Smart
  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection, person of interest detection, and license plate detection are all available.
  • 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.
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected

Video Monitoring Services: Overview of Verkada’s Cloud-Based Cameras

Verkada Camera Family - video monitoring services

Verkada offers technology that is secure and easy to use for users looking for video monitoring services. The set-up is simple: once a device is installed, it is online and fully operational within just a few minutes.

Other features of our security cameras include the following:

  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection and person of interest detection. You can easily receive alerts when a person of interest re-enters your business.
  • Smart Filters: Search for specific people, vehicles, and objects without having to spend too much time scrubbing through footage.
  • License Plate Recognition: Identify license plates of interest in your parking lot.
  • 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.
  • Time lapse: Watch a day of footage in under 30 seconds with timelapses.
  • Floor Plan: Quickly respond to incidents with real-time motion plotting. 

Additionally, Verkada offers security camera that are thoughtfully designed for video monitoring services. The cameras have a durable design, firmware signing, and can detect tampering. Choose the security cameras that fit your needs and ensure safety.

Video Monitoring Services: Verkada’s Cameras

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
Verkada Dome Camera guard against threats and crime with video monitoring services

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

CD42CD52CD62
TypeIndoorsIndoorsIndoors
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
RatingIK08IK08IK08
The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series
Verkada Outdoor Dome Camera on brick building for video monitoring services

The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series is both weather- and tamper-resistant.  Its capabilities function well even in areas with limited bandwidth and connectivity. They are perfect for monitoring the parking lot and the exterior of buildings (e.g., 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
RatingIK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Bullet Series
Verkada Bullet Camera captures high resolution footage for video monitoring services

The Verkada Bullet Series is ideal for long range, outdoor surveillance. It is built to withstand harsh environments, allowing for video monitoring services. 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
Audio
IR Range30m50m30m50m
RatingIK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167
The Verkada Mini Series
Verkada Mini Camera allows for discreet video monitoring services

The Verkada Mini Series offers both flexibility and enhanced resolution for clear footage. 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
AudioYes
IR RangeN/A15m15m
RatingN/AIK08IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Fisheye Camera
Verkada Fisheye Camera with versatile viewing modes used for video monitoring services

The Verkada Fisheye Camera provides a panoramic view of the entire property – both indoor and outdoor. This camera allows for total surveillance coverage.

Fisheye CF81-E
Type Indoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution12MP
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionMaximum of 90 Days of Standard Quality Retention
Standard StorageUp to 2TB of Onboard Storage
IR Range20M
Angle of View180°
RatingIK10 and IP67 
AudioYes
NDAA CompliantYes
Analytics Ambarella Chipset for People and Vehicle Analytics
Viewing ModesPanoramic; Four–Way Split; Pan-Tilt–Zoom

The Verkada Fisheye Camera (CF81-E) is an ideal security camera for video monitoring services. With the option to switch between circle, ePTZ, 2-view, 3-view, or 4-view modes on the CF81-E, you can do away with the need for multiple camera installations. You can also take advantage of features like digital pan-tilt-zoom to increase coverage and lessen blind spots.

Three different view modes are supported by the CF81-E. You can customize the view mode to meet the requirements of the install location.

  • 180° Panoramic: A wide-angle view that is ideal for an open area or a corridor.
  • Four-way split: Use a single camera to watch four distinct fields of view.
  • Pan-tilt-zoom (ePTZ): Provides a panoramic, all-encompassing view of your environment.
180° PanoramicFour-way SplitPan-Tilt-Zoom
Privacy ZonesYYY
People Counting YY
People AnalyticsYY
Vehicle CountingYY
Vehicle AnalyticsYY
Crowd AlertsYY
Motion AlertsYYY
Motion SearchYYY
Audio YYY
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Video Monitoring Services with a Verkada Security System

Security professional video monitoring property

In conclusion, video monitoring services can help improve your security by providing you with an extra set of eyes to watch over your property. They can also help to deter crime and provide you with valuable evidence if a crime does occur. When choosing a video monitoring service, be sure to consider your specific security needs. At Monarch, we’re here to help you build security solutions with video monitoring services that work for you and your organization.

Updated: Nov 26

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