More than ever, retailers are using the Internet, and trusting the Internet, for business security systems and communications to provide better customer service. As stores depend more on managed security services, they also face serious challenges for network availability and data security.
Our integrated security services meet these high standards and, as partners of leading IP Security Services, S3 Life Safety is the premier company to deliver a reliable and secure network.
S3 Life Safety offers a business model and an array of managed security services. The face of retailing is changing as never before. Mobile devices are revolutionizing the way consumers buy products. And as a retailer, your challenge is to connect with your customers via in-store networks while ensuring that everyone’s data is safe and secure. At the same time, you’re still faced with issues like controlling inventory and reducing shrinkage.
Managed Security Service Challenges for Retail
One of the largest discount retailers in the United States, by number of stores, juggled hundreds of service provider’s each delivering disparate network services. To keep step with the retailer’s rapid growth, S3 Life Safety will standardize all in-store services with a uniform integrated network design.
In particular, this retailer needed higher bandwidth in each store for wireless inventory tracking and point of sales reporting. The retailer also needs to support stricter data security standards for credit cards. Video surveillance systems and retail analytics was also bundled together to complete the service package.
Retail Managed Service Solutions
After conducting extensive testing and an ROI analysis, the retailer selected S3 LIFE SAFETY. The project converted security and communications systems from analog to digital – eliminating the expense of more than five thousand phone lines.
The S3 LIFE SAFETY Security Systems data and communications suite for retail business is based on our router systems. Services include Wide-area Network Management, PCI Compliance via Cisco IPS/IDS and Rogue Wireless Management, IP Alarm System Monitoring, Managed IP Video Surveillance, and Digital Voice.
S3 LIFE SAFETY makes it easy for retail companies to attain the benefits of the latest router technology while reducing capital expense. In addition to providing secure managed broadband service and managing the router, S3 also provides retailers with network based retail business services like Cisco IPS/IDS and Cisco WAP management to support PCI Compliance. S3 LIFE SAFETY leverages the network further with IP monitoring of physical security systems and by cutting expenses with Voice Over IP.
Results – Intelligent Security Solutions
Major retail companies use S3 LIFE SAFETY Managed Services for its entire retail store network, with multiple locations.