Why Choose Hikvision for Your Commercial CCTV System


There are many suppliers of commercial CCTV systems and they can vary vastly in quality, features and reliability. Hikvision is a leading supplier of commercial CCTV systems and the sole supplier we choose to use for our commercial clients.

Who is Hikvision?

Hikvision is a company that was established in 2001 and has since become a leading manufacturer of innovative CCTV systems and cameras. Hikvision produces a vast range of CCTV cameras and equipment, including IP cameras, HD analogue cameras, management and analytics software, alarm systems and other assistive surveillance equipment. Hikvision continues to innovate by investing 8% of its annual revenue on research and development. 

The Benefits of Hikvision CCTV

A range of choices

Hikvision offers a wide range of choices when it comes to CCTV cameras. Their range of cameras offers different types of cameras, megapixels, lenses and functionality which helps find a solution for your exact surveillance needs. If you are unsure on which type of camera will best suit your situation take a read of our Three main types of CCTV blog

Easy to use Interface

Hikvision’s CCTV software and interface has been developed to be user friendly and easy to navigate, meaning once the system is up and running it can easily be operated by a user with minimal training. Also, with all Hikvision surveillance products using the same interface, it makes operating all their systems and products easier once you have invested in Hikvision.


Hikvision CCTV systems come with analytics software built-in which makes it a one time purchase for the complete system and there isn’t a need to purchase separate software for analytics.


One of the big benefits of Hikvision CCTV systems is that they are expandable which helps future proof your security system should you need to add extra CCTV cameras in the future to your commercial premises.

Remote monitoring

Hikvision provides an up to date app to be able to control the DVR which is supported by most devices including Apple and Android. The app allows users to view their CCTV remotely from any location with internet access.

Quality Products

All Hikvision products are built to exceptionally high standards. The exteriors of the CCTV cameras are manufactured to be durable and withstand the harsh British weather conditions. The internal components are tested rigorously and are made to last.

3 Year Warranty 

When purchased from a certified Hikvision partner, like ourselves, Hikivsion CCTV systems come with a 3-year warranty for total peace of mind.

Accurate Specifications 

Hikvision delivers on the specifications they supply with their systems which means you can plan a system accurately knowing the CCTV cameras will cover the areas they state and pick up motion as specified.


Hikvision has one of the best records for security in the CCTV market which means they are trusted by the industry, this has led them to be designated as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA), you can read more about this in our blog How secure are Hikvision CCTV cameras against cybersecurity.

Proud to be a Hikvison Certified Partner

Here at Active CCTV, we not only choose to use Hikvision CCTV systems but we are also a Hikvision Certified Partner. We provide Hikvision CCTV solutions to the highest of industry standards.

Free Hikvision CCTV Advice

If you need help and advice on the supply and installation of Hikvision CCTV systems call our team directly on 01492 547997 or send us an email to [email protected] and we will be happy to offer free CCTV advice.