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Open Options showcases DNA Fusion access control solution at ISC East 2018

Open Options, global provider of open platform access control solutions, will showcase their DNA Fusion access control platform and its powerful components from November 14-15 at ISC East 2018 in New York City. Considered one of the largest and most comprehensive security industry trade shows globally, ISC East hosts 7,000 security professionals and showcases a wide range of products and solutions from 250 global security brands. ISC East attendees are invited to visit Open Options at booth #56...

ISONAS to display pure IP access control hardware and software solutions at GSX 2018

ISONAS Inc., a Pure IP access control system manufacturer and part of the Allegion family of brands, announces that the company will be showcasing its full line of Pure IP access control hardware and software in the Allegion booth (#3715) on Sept. 25–27 during the Global Security Exchange (GSX) exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center. GSX, formerly known as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, presents a growing focus on an international audience coming together to share ideas, expl...

Open Options appoints Shannon Diddell and Brent Mucher as South Central and Pacific Northwest sales managers

Open Options, the provider of open platform access control solutions, is excited to announce Shannon Diddell and Brent Mucher as the company’s new South Central and Pacific Northwest territory sales managers, respectively. Enhancing Open Options’ partnerships Diddell began his career in the security industry with Southeast Security Products, where he sold video, access control and AV. Now with nearly 13 years of experience, Diddell will be focusing on enhancing partnerships in Open...

ASSA ABLOY partners with USO at ISC West 2018 to provide deployment kits to military troops

ASSA ABLOY is excited to announce a partnership with the USO at ISC West 2018 that will provide deployment kits loaded with food, toiletries and other personal items, for active duty military personnel waiting on their personal gear to join them at their destination. Both ASSA ABLOY and the USO are inviting all attendees of the show to stop by and help pack the 300 kits at the ASSA ABLOY booth (#8061). The event continues the collaboration between ASSA ABLOY and the USO to find innovative ways...

ASSA ABLOY announces partnerships and software integrations at ISC West 2018

ASSA ABLOY, global door opening solutions provider, has announced several new and exciting partnerships that provide integrators with security solutions to create new opportunities for collaboration with both existing and potential clients. Software integrations The new partnerships include: Averics, BluB0X, Dot Origin, Identiv and Viscount. In addition, ASSA ABLOY is also collaborating with select access control partners to ensure easy integration of its PIV-enabled WiFi and PoE locks with ac...

Open Options to showcase DNA Fusion access control platform at ISC West 2018

Open Options, a provider of open platform access control solutions, will showcase their DNA Fusion access control platform and its powerful components at ISC West 2018. Considered the largest security industry trade show in North America, ISC West hosts nearly 30,000 security professionals and showcases a wide range of products and solutions from hundreds of industry manufacturers. ISC West attendees are invited to visit Open Options at booth #3103 to learn about the latest features in the DNA...

Open platform access control the focus at MercTech4 event in Miami, Florida

Open architecture in physical access control is built around Mercury Security’s access control panels, the de facto standard embraced by more than two dozen access control original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mercury and several of its OEMs teamed up March 3-4 to present MercTech4, a conference in Miami aimed at updating security consultants about the latest developments related to the Mercury platform. MercTech4 highlighted a new generation of access control products, which are incre...

Security manufacturers: does size matter?

The manufacturers behind today’s security technologies are a varied bunch. There are large manufacturers with deep pockets and plenty of resources. And there are smaller manufacturers who are nimble, can react faster to changing market conditions and to whom each customer represents a hard-fought win. There are also plenty of manufacturers in the middle ground. But what impact does the size of a company have on the quality of its products? We took the question to this week’s Expert P...

Why access control systems should accommodate older systems rather than replace them in 2018

2017 saw an opportunity for the economy to have a strong stock market, which provided companies confidence to invest in and update their infrastructure. This included many replacing older access control systems and moving to more integrated solutions for better connectivity between all security-related systems. We anticipate commercial businesses to invest in infrastructure, which will include security systems and technologies. Each year there is an increase in random violent incidents, w...

Open Options DNA Fusion integrates with Telaeris XPressEntry for efficient mobile access control

Open Options, a provider of innovative access control solutions, has partnered with Telaeris, specialising in emergency mustering systems and handheld badge reading solutions, to provide users an option in their integrated mobile access control solution. “The native integration of XPressEntry with DNA Fusion provides Open Options customers the ability to know where their employees are in the case of an emergency and verify that everyone is accounted for safely,” said Telaeris CEO, D...

Open Options and OnSSI expand access control and VMS partnership with two-way integration

Open Options, a provider of open platform access control solutions, and OnSSI, a provider of video management solutions, have expanded their existing technology partnership to provide a two-way integration between the Ocularis and DNA Fusion applications, allowing access events to be shown in the VMS client. DNA Fusion Open Options has supported an integration with OnSSI for several years that allows DNA Fusion users the ability to pull up live and recorded video based on access events, utilis...

Allegion and Open Options expand offering of scalable electronic access control solutions

Allegion, a provider of security products and solutions, and Open Options, a global access control solutions company, integrated the Schlage® LE wireless lock with DNA Fusion software to expand their offering of scalable security solutions. “Open Options is committed to offering the most up-to-date technology available,” said Jonathan Berman, President and General Manager of Open Options. “We have a long-standing partnership with Allegion, and the integration of the Schlag...