Business Security FAQs
Some of the packages appear to be the same as those you can use for residential home security. Will this system work for a commercial property?
Yes, some of the recommended packages listed here can be used for residential or commercial security. Certain providers have different offerings for residential and commercial security like ADT and Vivint.
Do I have to purchase professional monitoring for my business?
No, with some providers you can self-monitor your security system, like abode, SimpliSafe, Google Nest and Vivint. Professional monitoring is optional for these providers.
Will I be able to play back recorded video with these providers?
Storage and video playback options will vary by provider. You’ll need to review the monitoring plans offered by the provider you’re interested in to understand their terms regarding video.