LifeSafety Power, an ASSA ABLOY company, has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). LifeSafety Power’s NetLink NL4 and NLX Network Communication Modules interface with OnGuard access control software versions 8.0 and 7.6, to provide advanced power management for enterprise access control systems. NetLink modules interface with OnGuard platform NetLink adds proactive monitoring and management capabilities to LifeSafety Power’s power systems NetLink adds proactive monitoring and management capabilities to LifeSafety Power’s power systems and interfaces directly to the OnGuard platform, and is engineered to handle applications, which require network management. Leveraging this new interface, all power system alerts are now viewable in the OnGuard software. “LifeSafety Power has completed required factory testing at LenelS2, to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. This interface to the OnGuard system allows users to add powerful remote monitoring capabilities to LifeSafety Power’s access control power systems, through an intuitive web browser interface,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, LenelS2. LifeSafety Power and LenelS2 partnership John Marchioli adds “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).” “The ability to receive alerts and notifications on all power-connected systems through the OnGuard system brings greater intelligence to access control solutions,” said John Olliver, the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for LifeSafety Power, adding “For the end-users and systems integrators, managed power improves the ability to preemptively assess power status for greater reliability and uptime.”
Vector Flow has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Vector Flow’s AI-enabled physical security automation platform interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, to strengthen customers’ security programmes, with integrated identity governance and improved compliance, across their entire cyber-physical security infrastructure. LenelS2 factory certification “Vector Flow has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. This interface actively monitors identity provisioning changes, such as on-boarding, off-boarding and location or responsibility changes and triggers Vector Flow to automatically adjust and provision the correct access levels in the OnGuard system,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management at LenelS2, adding “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.” “The integration of the Vector Flow advanced physical security platform with the LenelS2 OnGuard system, provides organisations a single source of truth for identity management, while also leveraging the power of AI with data-driven automation to provide significant security and operational benefits,” said Ajay Jain, Founder and CEO of Vector Flow. Vector Flow – LenelS2 partnership Vector Flow empowers organisations to manage all types of identities and their physical access in the OnGuard system Ajay Jain adds, “We are extremely pleased to be working with LenelS2 and look forward to future certifications for new security and business intelligence applications.” Vector Flow empowers organisations with the capability to manage all types of identities and their physical access in the OnGuard system while automating policies for return to work, synchronised on/off-boarding, visitor management, enforcement of access compliance controls, background checks & training pre-requisites, cyber-physical risks, occupancy management, contract tracing and much more. Data-driven physical security platform Vector Flow’s innovative data-driven physical security platform is built on a foundation of advanced AI algorithms capable of processing and analysing vast amounts of data from otherwise disparate security systems and applying automation playbooks to reduce cost and risk. The innovative solution simplifies and improves physical security operations while delivering tangible ROI and lowering TCO, enabling new levels of Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) for physical security. Vector Flow unifies PIAM, surveillance and security systems with alarms, event management and automated ‘playbook’ workflows in real-time, to deliver actionable insights.
STOPware, Inc. has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). STOPware’s Visitor Management System interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, thereby allowing STOPware features to be leveraged by OnGuard system users. Seamless access control “STOPware has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. The integration of PassagePoint with the OnGuard system versions 7.6 & 8.0 allows customers to seamlessly provide access credentials to their visitor population via the OnGuard access control system, throughout their facility,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, LenelS2. John adds, “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.” Certification via LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program “With the continued emphasis on safety and security in the workplace, it is more important than ever to limit facility access for visitors. This interface allows companies to determine the access level for different types of visitors and automatically activate, and deactivate the temporary access credential,” said Debbie Pendleton, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at STOPware, Inc. Debbie adds, “Certification through the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program provides PassagePoint and OnGuard customers with the confidence they deserve when selecting products to meet their security requirements.”
Qognify has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). All of Qognify’s products (Situator, VisionHub, Cayuga, Ocularis and NiceVision) now interface with the OnGuard access control system enabling customers to evaluate situations based on a synopsis of event and video data, allowing a faster and more targeted response to critical incidents. LenelS2 factory certification The newly certified interface allows Qognify software to receive and display events from the OnGuard platform The newly certified interface allows Qognify software to receive and display events from the OnGuard platform, for instance ‘access granted’ or ‘door opened’. In return, live and archive videos from cameras operated with one of Qognify’s Video Management Systems (VMS) or its Enterprise Incident Management System, Situator can be displayed in the OnGuard system. Qognify products and OnGuard access control integration “Qognify has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interfaces to the OnGuard system. These interfaces provide great options for end users who prefer expanded integrated security solutions,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, LenelS2, adding "We look forward to Qognify’s continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program." “Being able to offer an interface to the OnGuard access control system is an important step for us, especially because the interface is available across Qognify’s entire product range,” said Chen Porat, Vice President of Research & Development at Qognify. Chen adds, “It reflects our strategy to offer our customers an overall security solution based on their individual needs and is another example of our cross-product initiatives.”
Zenitel announces that it has received LenelS2 factory certification as part of the LenelS2™ OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Zenitel’s ICX-AlphaCom, AlphaCom XE, IC-EDGE, TCIV+, and TCIV interface with the OnGuard® version 8.0 access control system providing customers with solutions for a unified and scalable enterprise security platform. “Zenitel has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. The interface between the Zenitel products and the OnGuard system provides customers with the ability to integrate intelligent communications into their security solutions,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, LenelS2. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.” Unified security platform “We continue to remain proud of our long-lasting relationship with LenelS2. Customers are aware that when deploying LenelS2’s OnGuard solution with Zenitel’s systems and devices, they are deploying a unified security platform. A unified security platform not only provides complete situational awareness, which is critical during emergency situations, but also business optimisation in streamlining daily operational needs,” states Kelly Lake, Director of Strategic Alliances, Zenitel. “In today’s current situation of social distancing, the security perimeter of buildings and campuses has been pushed out even further. Being able to implement audio and record its events into the OnGuard system can provide organisations with a greater peace of mind in protecting their employees, visitors, and facilities.” Processing data faster The enhanced efficiency in data processing provides the opportunity for integration into various security The newest Zenitel product that has been certified with the OnGuard system is the TCIV+, which incorporates crystal-clear, HD voice and video technology within the same form factor as the Turbine Compact (TCIS, TCIV) range. Installation, functionality, and capabilities remain the same as with other Turbine stations, making it easy to upgrade. The wide-angle lens delivers excellent performance, day or night. The Field of View captures a wide area around the station, and a 30-per-second frame rate provides a natural look for any movement caught on camera. For performance, the 4 x Cortex-A53 CPU cores and 512MB LPDDR4 RAM ensures that the TCIV+ series is processing data faster, which translates into stability, uptime, and a long product lifetime. The enhanced efficiency in data processing provides the opportunity for integration into various security and business platforms and opens the door for greater system capabilities in the future.
Synectics announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Synectics' command and control platform, Synergy 3, interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system, allowing customers to fully benefit from the respective feature sets with ease and peace of mind. "Synectics has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system," said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, LenelS2. "We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program." Access control system Through the LenelS2 OnGuard access control system, Synergy 3 users can view current hardware status, open doors, set reader modes, control access alarms, activate/deactivate pulse outputs, and detect risk indicators such as forced or held doors, tampering, and equipment failures. David Lowe, Director of Business Strategy, Synectics, said, "As a business committed to open-architecture design, it is our responsibility to work with leading solutions providers to ensure compatibility. It means our customers have greater freedom and flexibility when selecting their security and site management system.” “Achieving OnGuard system certification for versions 7.5, and 7.6 reflects this commitment, delivers value for Synergy 3 users, and has cemented a business relationship we hope to nurture through our membership in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.” Overseeing access control functionality “The interface between Synergy 3 and the OnGuard application creates a unified experience for customers to manage their security needs. Control room operators can oversee the access control functionality directly from their Synergy 3 window, simplifying investigations and access control operations by tying together entry and alarm data directly with the associated video to aid visual verification," continued Sreenath Namelil, Product Manager – Integrations, Synectics. Synergy 3 is an enterprise-class, flexible, open-architecture platform that enables alarms and events, security and process control sub-systems, video, and data to be monitored, managed, and recorded from a single unified interface. Designed with ease of use in mind, Synergy 3 supports a wide range of integrations to the world's safety, security and operational systems.
ISS - Intelligent Security Systems announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). ISS’ SecurOS™ Video Management System (VMS) now interfaces with the OnGuard® Access Control System, providing users with a seamless surveillance and access solution that accommodates ISS’ comprehensive portfolio of natively developed, intelligent analytics. "ISS has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. The combination of these powerful surveillance and access solutions provides users with a versatile solution that can be custom configured for many application requirements," said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, LenelS2. "We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program." Interfacing LenelS2 OnGuard and ISS’ SecurOS VMS “The interface of the LenelS2 OnGuard access solution and ISS’ SecurOS VMS provides new and existing customers with a highly effective and cost-efficient pathway to implement an advanced security system solution,” said Shawn Mather, Director of Sales for U.S., ISS. “It also allows users to easily leverage ISS’ portfolio of intelligent analytics, which have all been natively designed to work across the SecurOS VMS platform.” The solution uses SecurOS’ ACS user interface to receive and display events and cardholder data from the OnGuard platform, as well as send commands back to the OnGuard system. Other SecurOS features, such as multi-layer mapping, rules-based engine, notifications, user right management, and the SecurOS Face Recognition module, can be used in conjunction with this interfaced solution.
Morse Watchmans announces that its KeyWatcher Touch Key Management System has once again received LenelS2 factory certification and interfaces with the LenelS2 OnGuard version 7.5 access control security system. “Morse Watchmans has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, LenelS2. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.” Unique and powerful solution “The collaboration between Morse Watchmans and LenelS2 will provide a unique and powerful solution with comprehensive capabilities within a single framework,” said Joe Granitto, COO, Morse Watchmans. “Using this interface, customers can now sync cardholders with the KeyWatcher Touch Key Management System, allowing them to remove and return assets using OnGuard access levels.” The new interface also allows administration to associate OnGuard access levels with different Key Groups, providing increased key control from within the OnGuard platform. The system’s modular design offers full scalability to enable systems to meet current and future needs.
The PSIA will show continued momentum for its Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) spec at ISC West 2019. “In past demos we were able to show some exchange of records between PACS systems, but this year we will have six vendors, and demonstrate existing employee identity data sets, which can be passed to other systems in the security environment beyond having just a clean start,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. Commercial PLAI agent One of the critical components is the introduction of an independent commercial PLAI Agent by Cruatech of Dublin, Ireland. This Agent acts as central hub, to allow interchange between disparate PACS and biometric vendors. “The introduction of the Cruatech Agent provides the means to effectively provide solutions to enterprise customers, solving an important problem in the industry–finding a method to have a single trusted source in an enterprise environment,” said Darren Wieder, Financial Director of Advanced Solutions for Convergint Technologies. LenelS2 will showcase its new commercial PLAI adapter during the demo. “Our customers have been requesting PLAI and we believe it provides an effective means to support this industry need,” said John Marchioli, Product Manager, Software Platforms, LenelS2.
Altronix Corp. announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Altronix’s LINQ technology interfaces with the OnGuard access control system and facilitates the remote monitoring and reporting of power diagnostics. These alerts minimise system downtime and eliminate unnecessary and costly service calls. "Altronix has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to OnGuard. This provides users with a single software platform to monitor power supply status, receive alert messages, and manage settings at multiple sites with ease,” said John Marchioli, OAAP Product Management, Lenel. "We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program." Seamless interface for Altronix products “By integrating with the OnGuard access control platform, we are now able to provide our mutual customers with a seamless interface for their Altronix products and their OnGuard system,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “We are extremely pleased to provide this value-added benefit to this segment of our market.” LINQ enables users to monitor power/diagnostics, receive emails and alert messages while managing settings of Altronix products with web-based management capabilities from OnGuard Alarm Monitoring stations or anywhere there’s a network connection. Employing an intuitive user interface, LINQ Dashboard allows users to manage multiple sites with ease, regardless of the number of monitored devices.
ievo Ltd, global provider of biometric fingerprint recognition products, announced that it received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance program. ievo biometric fingerprint recognition products can now interface with the OnGuard access control system, providing a streamlined approach to fingerprint enrollment. “ievo has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. Having this interface will provide our customers with a great biometric option to enhance their security,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, Lenel. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.” ievo biometric fingerprint recognition solution ievo developed, designed and tested the specialised integrated fingerprint enrollment software in-house ievo developed, designed and tested the specialised integrated fingerprint enrolment software in-house, which was then certified by Lenel engineers, verifying that it interfaces with the OnGuard access control system. The fingerprint enrolment software connects to the Lenel server for user information, as well as the ievo Sync server for enhanced management of the control boards and distribution of the fingerprint templates. The interface also allows for easy enrolment of new templates, along with template management. With the increasing cost and complexity of managing security, the integration is a cost-effective method for systems migration and the protection of legacy investments. Not only is the interface efficient but it allows simultaneous fingerprint enrolment at multiple locations - providing directors and managers with the ability to remotely oversee the business. Should your company boast multiple premises, those templates will be securely stored on the ievo control board and can be accessed at each location. Biometric fingerprint access control systems The biometric fingerprint access control systems are a viable alternative to the more traditional cards and PINs systems, substantially reducing the risk of any security breaches. This announcement for ievo also marks another strong interface for the company, and a larger, worldwide presence in the security industry. Shaun Oakes, Managing Director of ievo Ltd says, “2018 has been a fantastic year for us at ievo as we expand our reach and make our products more accessible to the wider access control segment. The interface with the Lenel OnGuard access control system will enable an efficient and cost-saving system migration and further protection of legacy investments. The opportunity also helps to boost the presence of the ievo brand worldwide.”
Senstar announced that Senstar Symphony (formerly Aimetis Symphony) has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Senstar Symphony interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, providing customers with an enhanced platform for security monitoring. Access control verification “Senstar has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. Symphony allows users to verify access control events directly through the operator client,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, Lenel. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.” “Users can easily video-verify their OnGuard access control events inside Symphony, allowing them to use one interface for all of their security monitoring,” said Justin Schorn, vice-president, product management at Senstar. Senstar Symphony Symphony is a software platform that allows control of an entire video surveillance system from one central location. Users can connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, utilise video analytics and use centralised cloud management for multi-site deployments. Senstar acquired Aimetis, the creator of Symphony, in April 2016. Since that time, the two companies have worked in parallel to continue to provide advanced perimeter intrusion detection systems, video management systems and analytics solutions. Over the coming months, Senstar and Aimetis will become one company, resulting in reduced complexity, improved performance and unified support.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has received Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) Certification confirmation for the integration of OnGuard® access control 7.3, 7.2 and 7.1 via Milestone XProtect Access 2017 R2. With this certification, Lenel customers using Milestone VMS can view and manage the OnGuard access control events from the XProtect user interface, improving their operational efficiency. Prior to this integration, customers were required to switch over to the Lenel OnGuard Alarm Monitoring application for managing access control events. Now customers have the option to manage and view traditional access control events in the Milestone XProtect interface depending on their operational preference. Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program “The OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) embodies Lenel’s commitment to providing our customers with as many options as possible to customise a security solution that meets their needs,” said John Marchioli, Director of Strategic Alliances, Lenel. Through the Lenel OAAP Certification, OnGuard users not only gain a wealth of customisable solutions, but also the assurance that any interface they choose has been tested and certified by Lenel for stability and uninterrupted OnGuard functionality. “Customers increasingly are demanding the efficiencies that come from unifying operations of multiple security systems" “Customers increasingly are demanding the efficiencies that come from unifying operations of multiple security systems, whenever possible. Lenel and Milestone share the same business goals of open platform architecture that enables just such beneficial integrated solutions,” said Reinier Tuinzing, Strategic Alliances Manager – Americas, Milestone Systems. Open platform benefits For years, security operators have been using multiple systems in parallel to accomplish their safety goals, many from various manufacturers with disparate protocols and structures. Thanks to open platform Application Program Interfaces (APIs), this scenario is becoming a thing of the past. Time is saved, and situational awareness is improved for more appropriate, faster responses. Certifying the integration with documented results of the testing ensures partners and customers greater confidence in both the installation and operation of the combined solution, worldwide. More information on these certifications can be found in the Milestone Solution Finder. Milestone free online eLearning courses Milestone also offers two free online eLearning courses on how to install and configure both integrations between Lenel OnGuard and Milestone XProtect VMS. These courses are available on the Milestone Partner Learning Portal in the Developing and Configuring Integrations eLearning category. Anyone who sets up a My Milestone login, including end users, can access these free eLearning courses. This strengthening of the strategic alliance between Lenel and Milestone follows the announcement made earlier this year that the companies’ combined offerings are now available in the Americas through the Lenel sales channel, and with reduced licensing fees.