Educational institutions have unique security requirements that demand professionally designed security systems. Greatline Communications is a leader in providing innovative security solutions to educational institutions of every size and type in Chicago, IL and the surrounding area. We deliver comprehensive, integrated video security, access control and more for educational facilities including:
School safety is of critical importance, as educational facilities can be a prime target of violent crime. At Greatline Communications, we understand the importance of protecting students and staff wherever they are on campus - in the classroom, in the hallways, on the practice fields, or going to and from school. As residents of Chicago, IL we are personally invested in the safety of our community’s students. We understand that a safe and nurturing environment is the necessary foundation for a good education. So we provide innovative security solutions that secure public and private buildings and improve overall safety for students, educators, and the Chicago, IL community.
Our experienced team has partnered with Chicago, IL officials, school administrators, educators, and community organizations to help create video security systems that make our schools safer. And we understand that educational facilities often are working with limited budgets, and may need to balance security needs against cost considerations. When designing a school security system, we make sure that every vulnerability is addressed, while working within your budget. Our cost effective security solutions provide the latest in education security technology, along with the ultimate in flexibility.
Having a fully integrated video security system can help educational facilities mitigate security risks including:
Our professional grade video security and access control systems promote safety in the classroom and elsewhere on campus for your students, faculty, administrative personnel and visitors. Greatline Communications works collaboratively with Chicago, IL educational facilities to create security systems that help prevent internal and external threats, and help decrease the likelihood of a dangerous incident occurring.
Learn how we can help protect your Chicago, IL campus against break-ins, theft, vandalism and other school security concerns. Contact us today for a free education security needs assessment with one of our expert technicians.
Layered security is the best approach to mitigate the risks faced by schools today. Greatline Communications designs education security systems for Chicago, IL campuses that incorporate multiple levels of protection. These integrated systems are purpose-built to deter criminal activity, decrease response time, and facilitate emergency protocols that can prevent incidents and save lives. We specialize in:
Our education security solutions also can be integrated with your existing security systems, to provide your educational facility with a greater level of security while maximizing cost effectiveness.
Greatline Communications understands that educators are not security experts. So we design your educational security system to be user-friendly and easy to operate. We also provide comprehensive training, so that any authorized member of your staff is able operate your system confidently and effectively.
Centralized Management: Greatline Communications designs fully integrated security systems, so that all functions can be managed from one single point of access. With our Central Management Software, your team can monitor and control every area of your campus. Whether you are monitoring live video, accessing recorded video, adjusting access control permissions, or making an emergency announcement, you can do everything from one place. Centralized management gives you control complete control.
Secure Data Storage: Our digital video recorders and network video recorders offer from 6TB up to 192TB of internal storage, enabling you to store months’ of video surveillance data. Easily search and access any video information needed to provide evidence, audit traffic patterns and access points, and gain insights about potential threats to your facility.
Remote Monitoring: All of our education security systems feature a robust mobile app, which enables you to monitor your campus – or multiple campuses – from anywhere. View both live and recorded video, on up to 16 cameras at once, on your smartphone or tablet. You can centrally manage user rights and permissions, manage pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera controls, and digitally zoom in during live video or remote playback modes. Wherever you have access to the internet, you can monitor your internal security network.
Smart Features: At Greatline Communications, we provide video security systems with that feature cutting edge technology, giving you complete control over your video data, and saving you valuable time. Smart features include:
Video Analytics: Powerful video analytics are included with all of our recorders and IP cameras, enabling you to save disk space, receive intelligent alerts, and protect your students, staff and property more effectively. Analytics include these and more:
These technologically advanced features allow school administrators to do more with fewer resources. And if your team ever has questions on how to use any of these features, our experienced tech support team is here to help.
Initial Consultation: At Greatline Communications, we take pride in our consultative approach to your security. We work with all concerned parties, from school staff to parents’ groups to Chicago, IL government officials, to understand your security concerns and identify areas of concern. We know that every educational facility is unique, and we can build you a custom-tailored solution based on the specific needs of your institution.
Cost Assessment: We know that schools often must operate with a limited budget. So we conduct a comprehensive cost assessment of your proposed security system, to determine where we can achieve cost savings without compromising on features. Our security technologies are flexible, and can be designed and deployed to maximize your return on investment.
System Design: We design a customized solution based on your specific needs, determining the optimal camera count, camera placement, camera technology, multi megapixel resolution, camera form factors and recording devices. If you currently have security cameras installed, we can work with your existing infrastructure and integrate our state-of-the-art technology to create a fully modernized educational security system.
Installation: We will schedule your security system’s installation to ensure minimal disruption to your academic calendar and teaching environment. Once your installation is complete, we will thoroughly test and calibrate your system to ensure optimal performance. We’ll conduct a walkthrough with key staff members and administrators to review your system’s functionality and answer any questions, and will make any necessary adjustments to the design based on your team’s feedback.
Training: After installation, we will conduct a comprehensive training program for your staff, so that all authorized users of the system are fully empowered to use all of its features. Our expert trainers have many years’ experience working with educators and businesses in the Chicago, IL area, and our goal is to ensure that you are comfortable operating your new security technology.
Ongoing Support: Our highly trained tech support team offers world class service to our Chicago, IL clients. Whenever you have questions or need assistance, we’re here to help!