NMC Blog

  • Environmental Monitoring for Commercial Clients

    Environment security monitoring Commercial accounts tend to be concerned with physical security and data encryption; businesses want to know who is accessing their building and their computer systems. However, the greatest threat to business continuity can already be lurking in the walls inside the business. Frequently overlooked by commercial clients, environmental monitoring is an excellent way for your ...
  • Market Opportunity with DIY Disappointment

    DIY Home Security Systems Consumers are showing a consistent disappointment when they opt for self-installed camera systems instead of professional ones. As a distributor, this kind of consumer frustration creates a perfect opportunity for acquiring new clients and upgrading existing ones.   While the DIY trend in home security can feel like an uphill battle, the trend is actually expanding consumer ...
  • The Voice From Above

    Security Monitoring Process Hopefully, none of your clients will ever hear the voice of a security representative coming out of a commercial system’s built-in loudspeaker. However, if and when that voice starts asking questions about the state of affairs inside the business, the voice needs to be both calm and authoritarian. National Monitoring Center (NMC) hires and trains ...
  • Buying Into the Cloud

    cloud security systems For years, several sectors within the security industry avoided cloud technology. Giving up control over the selection of software and hardware systems is a difficult transition for some professionals in the industry. However, cloud technology continues to evolve and soon the majority of services will only be available through off-site technological services.   For some security professionals, ...
  • Addressing Liability with Your Clients

    liability security monitoring In our litigious culture, businesses are constantly under the threat of lawsuits from individuals who encounter problems on the business’s premises. National Monitoring Center (NMC) offers the up-to-date security measures that can help your commercial clients prove they took great care to deter security problems such as robbery and assault.   When an individual is inadvertently part ...
  • Commercial Security: Where to Start

    commercial security monitoring Frequently, small business owners do not address security issues until there has been a break-in or theft. With the many decisions small business owners make every day, preventive measures aren’t a priority. Creating unique pass codes, installing closed-circuit cameras, and issuing electronic key fobs can seem like a slew of time-consuming activities. The effort necessary ...
  • Overcoming Challenges in the PERS Market

    PERS monitoring Over the next five years, there will be nearly $800 million to be found in the PERS market, and National Monitoring Center (NMC) can help you capture some of that revenue. However, the PERS market comes with several challenges like stigma and short contract length. NMC can guide you and your sales team through these ...
  • Building Capabilities with the AFAA

    Security Fire Alarm Monitoring National Monitoring Center (NMC) works closely with the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) to ensure our staff members are well-informed about fire safety advancements. In addition, we provide critical information about real-life circumstances that help the AFAA improve and enhance its programs and initiatives.   Just like other security sub-categories, fire safety precautions are improved through the ...
  • Technology and Industry Convergence

    technology convergence security monitoring The use of technology to drive progress in the security industry creates several weaknesses. As consumer technology continues to expand, security providers will have to answer to customers who both insist on simplicity but demand security. The security industry is converging with other industries (like app builders) and everyday new players join in the mix ...
  • Fire Alarm Installation and the AHJ

    fire alarm system california When creating a fire alarm installation and inspection plan, contact National Monitoring Center (NMC) to help guide you through the possible variables based on the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ). Every jurisdiction is unique and the more research you perform prior to the inspection, the less likely you will encounter surprises that delay building code ...