Physical Security

As the security market shifts from proprietary to integrated, interoperable systems, choosing the right security equipment can be a challenge. To help validate your technology decisions, Wesco offers extensive IP knowledge, customer training, technical expertise and partnerships with leading supplier partners.  

The growing sophistication of physical security through technologies such as AI and IoT means physical security, which has historically been managed by facilities, requires IT involvement as security moves to the smart and intelligent edge, and make data analytics critical to preemptively and predictably addressing problems before they happen. 

Security is evolving from camera products to intelligent and integrated security solutions. You can rely on our specialized teams to support, consult, discover, design and deliver solutions to solve your most important security challenges.  

Our Complete Offering of Solutions

Video Surveillance
Security that leverages the Internet of Things

Advancements in camera technology, improved processing power and increasing deployment of network-based systems have expanded the use of video surveillance for business intelligence and operational monitoring. As the technology becomes more cost-effective, organizations are leveraging it to gather actionable data, address compliance, liability and efficiency issues, and realize a greater return on investment.

Access Control
More than a reader and panel

Access control incorporates mechanical and electronic access control as well as logical access to provide a complete and secure solution. Access control is a fundamental segment of an integrated security system that extends beyond the building to the perimeter, gate or fencing to protect facilities, assets, intellectual property and people.

Intrusion Detection
Smarter panels for smarter buildings

New open standards that drive interoperability have transformed the traditional intrusion panel into a conduit for greater integration. Additional sensors continue to be introduced to provide functionality beyond security, making intrusion a fully integrated system that improves efficiency, alerts and automation.

Fire and Safety
Critical systems built to meet uncompromising standards

Technology advancements for fire and life safety systems are highly dependent on regulatory requirements. For this reason, any new technology built into the equipment must undergo a rigorous testing and certification process. The systems must be installed and maintained by licensed and certified integrators and may need to be inspected and approved by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) for code enforcement.

Video Management and Analytics
Leveraging video intelligence

Video management and analytics software are critical to investigation and incident response. These systems provide intelligence for proactive and predictive security as well as functionality, such as people counting and operational monitoring, moving system costs to an operational expense that provides ongoing ROI. The success of a video surveillance investment depends on selecting a platform that is user-friendly and has the right capabilities. Licenses should be maintained regularly for optimal performance and cyber protection.

Servers and Storage
Keeping pace with retention requirements

As retention requirements increase and camera resolution improves, server and storage equipment capacity must expand to support growing capacity needs and accommodate the complexity of how video data is archived, retrieved and managed. Determining the best server and storage approach and the right server configuration is critical for compliance, investigation and business intelligence.

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Broad Product Offerings

Our broad product selection consists of more than one million electrical,industrial, data communication, security, and general MRO products, sourced from industry-leading suppliers. This offering enables us to meet virtually all of a customer’s requirements. 

Access Control

Cabling and Data Communications

Fire Alarm Systems

Intrusion Detection

Security Hardware

Video Surveillance

Wesco is Your Strategic Security Hardware Partner

The world of the locksmith is changing. Technology, access control and integrated security are in contrast with a lock-and-key legacy. Wesco can help you navigate this ever-changing landscape. 

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