There is a broad appeal to the idea of using a smartphone or wearable device as a credential for physical access control systems. Smartphones already perform a range of tasks that extend beyond making a phone call. Shouldn’t opening the door at a workplace be among them? It’s a simple idea, but there are obstacles for the industry to get there from here. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges and benefits of mobile access control solutions?
Sage Integration, a security integration provider serving enterprise Fortune 100 clients, will deliver its client-centric services to the rapidly-growing eastern Tennessee region through a new office in Knoxville. This is Sage Integration’s fourth office; the others are located in Kent, Ohio, Atlanta, and Dallas. Working to meet client demands John Nemerofsky, Sage Integration’s chief operating officer, said an increased client base and demand for service in the fast-growing Knoxville area warranted the opening of the new office. “The Knoxville area is a growing center for higher education, major public and private energy and scientific operations, and expanding healthcare campuses – the type of enterprise clients Sage Integration protects,” he said. “Our new office enables us to rapidly deliver innovative security solutions to our expanding list of clients in this area.” Reason to select Knoxville Nemerofsky said another reason for choosing Knoxville was the city’s large number of vendors known for their metal fabrication expertise, an essential aspect of many security projects. Mike Walker, a Sage Integration system engineer and nationally certified project manager, will lead the Knoxville office. With a strong leadership team and financial backing, Sage Integration is developing a national footprint for serving enterprise organisations through organic growth and acquisitions of leading regional integrators. Nemerofsky said Sage Integration will continue opening new offices as necessary to meet growing demand. Sage Integration was formed in 2019 by merging two regional security powerhouses, AYSCO Security Consultants and DTS Security.
Sage Integration, a globally renowned security integration provider, which serves enterprise Fortune 100 clients, has named Ross Westermann as its National Project Manager. Ross Westermann will oversee project and contract management, engineering review and provide sales support as Sage expands its client base across the U.S. Catering to rise in demand John Nemerofsky, Sage Integration’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), highlighted that the increasing demand for services from national and global clients made hiring an experienced Project Manager vital. He said, “For 12 years, Ross has consistently created world-class client experiences, starting with a vision of the project completion.” John adds, “He understands the importance of scheduling, budgets, forecasting, workflow and the impact of technology on a client’s security operations. And he is a master in communicating throughout the project. We’re thrilled to have him join our operations f team.” Security industry veteran Ross Westermann has served for nearly four years as a Project Engineer for Convergint Technologies Previously, Ross Westermann has served for nearly four years as a Project Engineer for Convergint Technologies, an international systems integrator, based in Schaumburg, Illinois. Ross also served for eight years as a Project Manager for Operational Security Systems, a regional Atlanta-based systems integrator, which was acquired by Convergint Technologies in 2017. Testing and deploying the latest technologies Ross Westermann said he was attracted to Sage Integration by its approach to customer service and technology. He stated, “In the competitive electronic security industry, Sage Integration has an edge defined by its commitment to customers and production of high-quality projects.” Ross adds, “And Sage is committed to the testing and deployment of the latest technologies, something important to me throughout my career.” Ross Westermann is based in Sage Integration’s Atlanta office.
Sage Integration, a globally renowned security integration provider, which serves enterprise Fortune 100 companies and clients, announced that the company has opened a new office to support a growing list of clients, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex region of the US state of Texas. New Dallas office The new office space, located in the Dallas suburb of McKinney, provides the office and inventory storage space to rapidly deliver Sage Integration’s client-centric approach to service and innovative security solutions. John Nemerofsky, Sage Integration’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), will relocate to the new McKinney facility along with project managers, systems engineers and vertical market leaders. Protecting people, facilities and reputations Providing our clients with industry-renowned services is a core Sage Integration value" “We’ve seen tremendous growth in our business in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,” said John Nemerofsky, adding “This new office assists us as we work with Metroplex area organisations to protect their people, facilities and reputations. Providing our clients with industry-renowned services is a core Sage Integration value.” John Nemerofsky adds, “Sage Integration, with its strong leadership team and financial background, is developing a national footprint for serving enterprise organisations through both organic growth and acquisitions of leading regional integrators." US strategic expansion plan Sage Integration plans new offices in several more U.S. cities to meet the growing demand. The company was formed in 2019 by merging two regional security powerhouses, AYSCO Security Consultants (Aysco Technology Integration) and DTS Security. The Texas office is the third for Sage Integration in the United States of America. The other two offices are located in the city of Kent, in the US state of Ohio and in the city of Atlanta, in the US state of Arizona.