Small Business Security Systems

Alternative to ADT Business Security Systems

ADT may be the biggest name in business security systems, but it's not the only game in town. From local business security companies to national business security firms, here are some ADT alternatives you may want to consider.

ADT is the most recognized name in home and business security systems, but there are a number of other providers that should be on your radar if you're in the market for a business security system solution.

Although our list is far from definitive, these are some of the ADT alternatives that are worth considering.

Broadview Security

Formerly known as Brink's Security, Broadview Security follows ADT as one of the most widespread security solutions providers in the nation. Although their name has changed, Broadview continues to stake its reputation on advanced security solutions that are cost-effective for business owners and elicit a rapid response from security monitoring professionals. Alarm installation, system monitoring, video surveillance - Broadview has an array of proven security solutions for your company.

ASG Security

ASG Security's focus is on providing excellent customer service to their business security system customers. By design, the ASG business model enables them to know who their customers are and what they expect because their operations are clustered in the mid-Atlantic states and Texas. If your company is located in those areas, they have all the services you would expect in a first-rate security provider and they are worth putting on your short list.


Monitronics is also a large, national player in home and business security systems. They install state-of-the-industry alarm equipment from recognized manufacturers like GE and Honeywell. Their company marketing materials tout rapid response times (less than 30 seconds) and excellent customer service with 97% of service problems resolved on the first call. Combined with security features created specifically for small businesses, Monitronics is a solid choice for any business owner.

Protection One

Although Protection One is a less recognizable name, they offer nationwide coverage for homes and businesses. They have an entire division devoted exclusively to the security needs of small- and medium-sized companies, and highlight security features that give you advanced control over risk management and theft prevention.

Local Security Solution Providers

Don't discount the possibility of selecting a local security system provider. Local providers usually install the same equipment as their larger rivals. They are also know for their ability to offer superior customer service and provide local knowledge about security-related issues.

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