Posted on February 14, 2016 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Bill Hammond of Greenwood recently had OnGuard secure his home in Greenwood, IN. We are always gratified to know we are doing good and hopefully making an impact. Thanks you Bill for making this possible and Bob for ensuring he is happy.
Posted on November 8, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
One reason I choose to be partnered with Guardian Protection Service as an Authorized Dealer is their monitoring station is among the best I have yet to experience after working for no less than 5 different alarm companies in my 30 year career.

They are outstanding. I know from 1st hand experience as Guardian has been protecting my family for over 12 years and my business for 4 and half years. The response is fast. Normally about 20 seconds form trip to call, less the minimal dialer delay. The people are professional. They promote into the Central Station and pay a good wage for good people. The facility is truly ‘state of the art’. This isn’t just my opinion, it is that of the Central Station Alarm Association awarding Guardian as the 2015 Central Station of the year award by the CSAA.
Kirk Booher
Owner / Operator of OnGuard Security Solutions
Guardian Protection Authorized Dealer
Posted on October 10, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
OnGuard Security Solutions has decided in effort to give back to the community and make a difference to support three local charities. Beginning in 2016, OnGuard pledges to donate least 10% of its profits earned in cash, service and other contributions to these three charities.
OnGuard’s customer may also declare ‘OnGuard Cash Rewards’ to go to the charity of their above choice. OnGuard will donate U.S. currency in equal amount to OnGuard Cash in the client’s name.
Yours for greater safety,
Kirk Booher
President, OnGuard Security Solutions
Posted on September 5, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Posted on August 10, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
OnGuard picked up a couple awards at the 2014 Guardian Protection Services dealer convention in Las Vegas.

Highest Average Sale Price Award from Guardian Protection Services

Exceptional Attrition Award from Guardian Protection Services. Attrition is loosing customer due to cancellations. This is one of the best awards as it a leading indicator of customer satisfaction.
“Were it not for having a team of dedicated, caring security professionals this would have not been possible. It was quite an honor to have received these coveted awards from Guardian. I am blessed to have a great crew and wonderful clients.” – Kirk Booher
Kirk Booher, owner / operator of
OnGuard with 2 awards.
Posted on August 10, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Many of us know someone who is getting ready to go back to school. Let’s keep them safe!
Remember if your child walks to school:
Always walk on the sidewalk, if one is not available then walk facing the traffic. Before you cross the street, stop and look left, right and left again to see if cars are coming. Never dart out in front of a PARKED car. If your child needs to adjust that backpack, then stop in front of the house not the driveway. We are all in a rush and some drivers pull out of their driveways without looking. Practice walking to school with your child.
Riding the bus to school:
Practice going to the bus stop with your child to teach them the safety tips. Make sure your children stand six feet away (or 3 giant steps) from the curb. If your child and you need to cross the street in front of the bus, walk on the side of the
road until you are 10 feet ahead of the bus. You always should be able to see the bus driver, and the bus driver always should be able to see you.
After school safety, remember to talk to your children about who is allowed in the home. Determine a plan about answering the phone and door. Many times it is better to tell the doorknocker that you are busy versus remaining silent, as burglars are scanning what homes are best to break into.
We can help with after school safety by monitoring your alarm and using interactivity. allows you to receive email/text message notifications for any type of alarm reported by the security system. (These automated alarm alerts are in addition to and independent of the emergency response services provided by the central monitoring station.)
Want more protection, we install video cameras that allow you to remote access to view any concerns.
Posted on July 13, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Case Study Business / Residence: Health care business
1. Commercial Client with existing access control and video surveillance upgrade:

• Client had 10 year access control and video surveillance system installed by ADT. The customer is interested in upgraded service and system.
2. What did the customer or client do about this?

• The customer contacted several security vendors to entertain quotes and proposals. They provided basic outline of needs and tour of facility. There were 4 existing analog DVR connected to approximately 50 cameras. There were 15 card readers connected to 4 x 4 door Kantech controllers operating on a older Windows server. 8 of the readers were proximity and 8 were fingerprint.

• The client chose our solution. The primary reason is that we were willing to upgrade their existing access system software and did not require them to purchase new readers, controllers, software, etc…just updated software and additional 4 exit readers. The resulted in a significant cost savings to the client as well as enabled OnGuard to do the work with less down time. During the quotation process we proposed multiple solutions which enabled the client to have greater flexibility and choice.
3. What did you do?

• We were fortunate that the manufacturer had a training certification class occurring while the bidding process was occurring. Because none of the other competitors were apparently offering a software upgrade and this would enable the client to save money while upgrading and meeting their requirements, it seemed like a viable opportunity to send 2 techs for certification. Thankfully the investment paid off as this one reason we apparently won the order.

• We ran into a few snags and a savings in the process. The snag was the finger print readers were not compatible with the new operating software on the server. The bonus that our techs in conjunction with the manufacture’s support realized we did not need another controller for the swipe out readers and we could interface them into the existing controllers, saving the client money. Thus the issue with the readers was offset by the saving on the controller evenly.

• The job was completing according to the allotment of time; 2 techs for 2 days, 1 tech a 3rd day.

4. What did you deliver?

• We were able to compete the job on budget and in time. The client’s IT department and director (the Specifier) was helpful and involved in the process along with the General Manager (the Authorizer).

5. Did this work?

• Time will tell how effective the upgrade will be for the client. It seems like it shall work just fine.

6. What are the measurable benefits for the customer or the client?

• The system has been upgraded and future proof for 5-10 years.

• The solution saved 50% cost verse reinstalling most of the hardware from scratch.

• Both systems we able to be installed in less time, approximately 50% reducing disruption to work flow while get up and running faster.

7. Within a b2b context, how did this impact the customer or client’s own customers?

• The client being in healthcare and will have greater controls, reports and security in regard to keeping their clients data secure and complying with heath care rules and procedures.

• The client will be able to ascertain quicker and with more certainly where their staff is and present with the use of access control and surveillance.

8. What can the customer/ client now do in terms of its own market segment that it couldn’t do before?

• The client has an easier and much better path to upgrade their security cameras a needs and budget permits the NVR / DVR connects to their existing analog cameras while allowing them to add higher resolution IP Digital cameras in the future without having to change head end equipment.

• We were also able to add better remote viewing capability including app to see cameras providing multiple uses including alarm verification, deliveries, customer service, etc.

9. What are the future opportunities for the customer/client?

• They have a platform that allow future expansion without having to replace the head end.

10. What experience and capability do you now have as a result of this work?

• We have several new experiences that will enable us in the future including Kantech Certification, Installation and dealing with some new configurations. Working with a quality IT professionals is always a growing opportunity.
Posted on July 2, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Thousands if not millions of people in these United States and Indiana lose their identities every year thieves. Identity theft has been the top consumer complaint filed with the FTC for 15 years straight. This is a great opportunity NOT to be one so them any time soon. Victims are spending an exorbitant amount of time and money dealing with it.
The criminals are getting smarter and so should you. And they’re not going away and we can help. That’s why you need to be OnGuard with ID Shield that’s more than reimbursement insurance that you have to do all the work. You need an established institution that understands all the potential threats, how to prevent them and how to restore any damage done with licensed Private Investigators.
Watch this brief video to learn a little more:
If you care to learn more or sign up, just click this link.
Posted on June 26, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Posted on April 24, 2015 by OnGuard
Categories: General
OnGuard was able to attend this recent ISC West Expo this month. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn and see new equipment and connect with vendors and partners. OnGuard took a team and it was a successful trip. Thanks Southwest for safe travels and to Guardian for putting us up in the Wynn hotel. 5 star, 1st class.
OnGuard strives to stay abreast of the most current security trends. Technology is so exciting because it continually improves while pricing falls. With the right team recommending, implementing and servicing such, our lives our enhanced and peace of mind flourishes.
We recently starting deploying a new video surveillance technology called TVI. It allows mega-pixel cameras to communicate over coax cable. This allows easy upgrades, reduces cost and the video is truly brilliant.
Many awesome home and business automation features are more affordable and practical than ever including monitoring status, smart rules and control of locks, lights, garage door openers and security.
The MOS (Multiple System Operators) ie Comcast / Xfinity, At&t with their Digital Life and others have some ‘similar’ technology but dare to compare with OnGuard and the choice will be clear. Security is our PRIMARY focus and we have powerful line-up thanks to our world class partners and team. It is good to be small and local.

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 Indianapolis, IN 46250
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