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Physical Security Systems

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Protecting People and Assets with State-Of-The-Art Systems

Pref-Tech designs, builds, and services physical security systems. We leverage our broad experience and industry expertise to help customers make wise investments, execute projects on time and within budget, and keep systems operating reliably and optimally. We lead the industry in our ability to integrate security into your complete systems profile. We use proven, dependable, industry-leading security hardware and software. And we maintain a large, diverse staff that performs the entire scope, from pulling cable to configuring software, so we can control quality. Whether you need access control for one door or thousands, video surveillance with complex video analytics or basic recording, intrusion detection of a small office or multi-layered perimeter protection for a large industrial facility, we will create and implement the right solution to protect your people, property, and valuable assets.

 

Delivering Greater Advantages in Physical Security Systems

Focused on You

You have requirements to meet, budgets to respect, and problems to resolve. We deliberately and intentionally seek an understanding of all three. We combine our wealth of experience, deep industry knowledge, and knowledge of your company to develop security solutions that best serve your needs.

Long-Term Approach

You invest significantly in your security system.  Your security system includes electronics that age rapidly, hardware that degrades with consistent use, and software that becomes vulnerable and limiting if it isn’t regularly updated. With your involvement, we can develop a multi-year security program that allows you to enhance safety, security, and productivity over time in a predictable, calculated manner.

Response

Your organization may come to a halt or degrade significantly if your security system is not fully operational. We combine our deep bench of security experts with our small company agility to respond effectively where and when you need us.

At Pref-Tech, We Provide a Wide Range of Physical Security Systems:

  • Video Surveillance, Video Management Systems, CCTV
  • Physical Access Control
  • Intrusion Detection and Monitoring
  • Perimeter Protection
  • Automated License Plate Recognition (Fixed and Mobile)
  • Software Integration
  • Security Operations Centers

Industries We Secure

Government
We understand the intricacies of working with government entities and create solutions to improve awareness, reduce crime, provide early warning of emergency situations, and secure the places where people live, work and play. Our integrated, custom‑designed security systems address security objectives and allow for seamless sharing of information between various departments and stakeholders. Read More
Education
School safety has changed dramatically in recent years. These micro-communities must control access, monitor activities, and effectively react to incidents, all while providing numerous services to the public. We team with educational customers to design, implement, and integrate security solutions that provide coverage of the campus environment and improve efficiencies in a secure manner. Read More
Critical Infrastructure
A complex framework of businesses and services support the American lifestyle, economy, and national security. A breach or failure within this critical infrastructure will severely disrupt our way of life. Pref‑Tech creates high-quality, integrated security solutions for critical infrastructure facilities that meet or exceed regulatory obligations, provide exceptional defense against threats, improve situational awareness, empower responders, and facilitate collaboration. Read More
Healthcare
Healthcare systems and medical facilities must establish and maintain a high level of security to protect staff, patients, records, medical supplies, and physical assets. We provide comprehensive security solutions to help manage risk and improve protection while increasing operational efficiencies and enhancing customer satisfaction. Read More
Airports
Airports are small cities with big security requirements and an unbelievable volume of daily transactions. Airports must maintain continuous operations, efficiently move people and material, and create positive customer experiences while meeting or exceeding regulated security requirements. We deliver unified security solutions for large and small airports that satisfy the varying needs and expectations of the numerous stakeholders, employees, and customers. Read More
Seaports
Seaports play a significant role in the American economy. Our globalized marketplace demands efficient import and export of goods ranging from basic commodities to complex machinery and petroleum products. Because of their high throughput of goods, multiple modes of transportation and geography, seaports are attractive targets. We develop solutions tailored to the unique needs of seaports. Our fully integrated solutions allow seaports to meet regulatory requirements, keep assets safe and secure, react effectively to changing conditions, and maintain continuity of operations.Read More
Oil, Gas and Energy
The Oil, Gas, and Energy industries affect everyone on the planet every day. Companies in the space conduct high-risk operations throughout vast geographies, own extremely valuable assets, and must keep hundreds of thousands of employees and contractors safe and secure. We create solutions that enable Oil, Gas, and Energy companies to operate more securely, improve overall safety, reduce risk, and increase productivity. Read More
Commercial Facilities
People are happier and far more productive when they feel safe and secure. We partner with Commercial Facilities to create safe, secure environments where people thrive. Our solutions protect assets, use real estate effectively, and provide useful data for facility stakeholders to improve operations. Ultimately, our solutions improve a commercial facility’s profitability. Read More

In The Words Of Our Clients

  • “Three years ago, when I started looking for a security systems integrator, I ran into these professionals at ISC West in Las Vegas. I was impressed with their ability to be the comprehensive solution for our complex security requirements. Their leadership met with us and we knew we were entering into a collaborative relationship that made the design and plan meet our needs and budget. Their sales, engineering, and installation teams are dedicated to delivering value and performance. Pref-Tech’s contacts and suppliers within the security industry make them agile and current among emerging technologies. Working with Pref-Tech has been the best decision I made in this multi-million-dollar project.”
    Operations Director
    High-Value Asset Storage Facility
  • “Preferred Technologies was an instrumental partner in the completion of the 612V Project at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, as well as the New Terminal C North Project at IAH. Pref-Tech is a true customer first-based provider assisting from Preconstruction of the Program through the Construction, Close-Out and Warranty Phases ensuring all Owner requests were completed in a timely fashion. Their timely submission of submittals, pricing requests, and willingness to be nimble in regard to schedule changes truly helped ensure both Programs were completed on time and in budget.”
    James N. Matthews
    Project Director | Manhattan Construction Company
  • “We have been using Pref-Tech’s services for around 8 years. They have always been there to help us out with any type of cabling, projector, and camera installations we may need.”
    Bo Barrios
    Pearland ISD | Telecommunications Network Manager
  • “Consistently doing it right the first time, every time, makes Pref-Tech the ideal partner! Thanks for all you do for Pearland ISD.”
    Gary McLeod
    Pearland ISD Technology | Customer since 2011
  • “Quality work and fair prices as well as providing great response time to meet our organizational needs.”
    Greg Bartay
    Chief Technology Officer | Pearland Independent School District
  • “In today’s world, with everybody being asked to do more with less, I can count on Pref-Tech completing the job “knowing” that it has been done on time, on budget, and correctly. This is hard to find in today’s environment and Pref-Tech constantly delivers. Pref-Tech is truly a company you can trust to do it right every time. Thanks for the excellent performance provided by the Pref-Tech team. It’s always a pleasure working with the Pref-Tech team and will continue to work with Pref-Tech in the future.”
    Houston Oil and Gas Customer