Pelco Video Surveillance

Pelco by Schneider Electric is a world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of video security systems and supporting equipment ideal for any industry.

From their impressive manufacturing facility located in Central California, Pelco and their responsive global network of professional sales representatives offer new technologies, products, and services that constantly confirm their position as the security industry’s premier video systems and equipment manufacturer.

Implementing a reliable video surveillance solution that will meet business needs is a considerable challenge for any organization.

Thankfully, support is available from both Pelco and their integrators to make the process easier and to increase the likelihood that the resulting system will meet expectations.

Establishing clear objectives and answers to key questions at the start of the project will make all the difference between a successful and effective solution, and a disappointing one.

Here are a few basic questions before doing any planning:

  1. What are the operational goals of the surveillance system? Any system design involves many decisions, and the first goal should be to understand what the system is intended to do.
  1. How will the system be staffed? It is very important to know at the start of the project whether the surveillance system will be monitored all the time, sometimes, or not at all. Camera control and analytics will be greatly affected by the answers here.
  1. What are the environmental conditions? Extreme heat, cold, humidity, corrosion, and high dust level conditions are important in determining what equipment can be considered for the installation. Other environmental factors are ambient light levels, the availability and reliability of existing power and network infrastructure.

The answers to these questions help determine the range of possible equipment choices.

ECS is an Authorized Pelco Reseller located in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR.

ECS provides local technicians for on-site work installing and servicing a variety of voice/data equipment, ie; Avaya Aura Servers, Gateways, Messaging, Telephones, Firewalls, Ethernet Switches, Low Voltage Cabling, WiFi, CCTV, POS, Paging, etc. 

ECS provides services in the states of Washington & Oregon, primarily in the greater Seattle & Portland areas.

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