FIVE REASONS WHY SMBs SHOULD EMBRACE THE CLOUD FOR THEIR PREMISES SECURITY SOLUTION
Security Advisor Middle East|November 2020
THE CLOUD HAS EMERGED AS A MORE SCALABLE AND OPEN OPTION FOR BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES, THE SECURITY INDUSTRY IS NO EXCEPTION. READ ON TO DISCOVER HOW THE CLOUD CAN MAKE PREMISES SECURITY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES (SMBs) MORE COST-EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT, FLEXIBLE, SCALABLE, AND, ULTIMATELY, MORE EFFECTIVE WITH CONVERGENCE AND AUTOMATION.

More and more businesses today are leveraging the cloud to improve business operations and management. In retail, for example, progressive retailers have been implementing cloud commerce solutions for their order management, inventory management, financial consolidation and customer relationship management (CRM).

Similarly, the physical security industry is embracing cloud in a big way. Cloud-based security systems – which bring together security, networking, storage, analytics and management – are increasing in popularity due to their impressive safety and operational benefits.

So, what exactly are the benefits of a security solution that’s managed in the cloud? In this blog, we examine five reasons why cloud should be front of mind for SMBs for their premises security solution.

Security information at your fingertips: always

A cloud-based security solution enables businesses to access and manage all of their security devices anytime, anywhere, and on any internet-enabled device. And when businesses have multiple premises to manage, the cloud provides an easily accessible and secure collation point for information from all secured buildings. Managers can check live video and stored data from each location, even when they are travelling, as long as there is an internet connection.

Reduced upfront investment and easy setup

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