Best Security Companies in Syracuse

Security Cameras & Access Control

As any business owner knows, it’s important to protect your business with quality security systems. However, if you’re in the market for a system designed for commercial use, you will need a great security company to assist you throughout the process.

Here are the top security companies in Syracuse, NY, and the surrounding areas.

Eastern Security Services

Eastern Security Services is a family-owned business with locations in Syracuse, Corning, Rochester, and Buffalo. They offer a unique set of services, including:

  • Alarm systems
  • Camera systems
  • Fire detection systems
  • Access control

Apart from typical service offerings from security cameras, ESS sells mobile surveillance trailers, ideal for locations that require security cameras in changing work locations. This might include construction sites, event spaces, or parking lots.

Keystone Security Systems

Keystone Security Systems is another option if you’re in the market for business security systems in the CNY region. Their offerings include IT support and security, fire and life safety, video surveillance, access control, and integrated security.

One perk to working with them is they can provide IT help, including cybersecurity services to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks. It’s important to find a security provider that specializes in more than just installation, but competent troubleshooting as well.

In the digital age, it’s always important to hire service providers with the technical knowledge to solve software and hardware issues.

Based in Rochester, NY, they service businesses in Buffalo and Syracuse as well.

Doyle Security Systems

One company that services a few more areas than the rest is Doyle Security Systems. Doyle has 10 offices in New York State including:

  • Albany
  • Syracuse
  • Rochester
  • Buffalo
  • Olean
  • Watertown
  • Fishkill
  • Catskill

Doyle’s services are also extensive, including access control, video surveillance/verification, remote management, and alarm systems. With staffed response centers, they correspond with local dispatch authorities to assist clients in the event of an incident.

Reviews of Doyle are mostly positive, with a 4.8-star rating on Google. However, reviews trend towards residential clients.

Tyco Integrated Security (Johnson Controls plc)

Tyco Integrated Security is technically a part of the overarching merger, Johnson Controls plc., and specializes in commercial security systems. With a location in Syracuse, they provide services in access control, video surveillance, and cloud solutions, offerings that might seem a bit sparse than other security companies in the Syracuse area.

However, what they lack in diverse offerings they more than make up with the industries they serve. Some unique industries they specialize in according to their website are:

  • Oil and gas companies
  • Aviation
  • Ports, maritime, and transportation
  • Gaming, sports, and leisure

Tyco listed other industries they serve, including education, finance and banking, government, healthcare, retail, industrial, and residential security. The company offers technical manuals, product support and software update resources on their website for clients to use.

Gladd Security LLC

Located at 5390 South Bay Rd in Syracuse, Gladd Security started out as a small, family-owned locksmith business and has grown into a small security company. This brand in Central New York is small but powerful, with eight technicians and services including both locksmith and security surveillance systems.

A unique business on this list, Gladd has a surprising amount of offered services for such a small company. Some offerings include:

  • Electronic access control
  • Security camera systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Commercial door hardware and operators
  • Safes
  • Intercom systems

Gladd might be right for you if your security needs are simple and straightforward.

How to Select a Security Company That Fits Your Needs

Whatever the industry or size of your company, it’s important to partner with a company with enough experience, technical expertise, and quality customer service to get the job done right.

A good security provider should consider your needs when choosing the best security camera system for you, rather than pushing a generic option.

They should also have some experience with IT troubleshooting since security cameras have gotten more advanced and can come with software difficulties.  

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