Open Options, global provider of access control solutions, has announced the launch of a new Learning Management System (LMS), “ConnectEd” for integrators, installers and system users to easily obtain certification in DNA Fusion. ConnectEd LMS platform The ConnectEd platform will be a new tool for Open Options customers to view course calendars and class status as well as register for upcoming classes. The Open Options training team currently offers classroom learning at their headquarters, on-site training, regional classes, and web-based training through WebEx. “We are extremely excited to introduce this program to our partners,” said Open Options’ Director of Training and Education Services, Sherinda Barrow. "The new ConnectEd portal extends our education efforts and introduces another level of connection and benefits to educate our loyal community.” Online learning center Our primary objective with this new LMS platform is to offer all our customers the ability to easily access educational courses" As the new online learning center expands, customers of Open Options will have access to a wide variety of learning opportunities through the ConnectEd partner portal including distance learning. Customers can enroll in scheduled classroom instruction, quarterly webinars, regional trainings, and/or live training events. It’s access that connects to high-quality training. “Our primary objective with this new LMS platform is to offer all our customers the ability to easily access educational courses”, says Benjamin Vestal, Vice President, Sales and Business Development at Open Options. “All potential customers of DNA Fusion will be able to access our experts and high-quality educational content irrespective of their location at anytime, anywhere.”
ISC West showcases a wide range of products and solutions from hundreds of manufacturers Open Options, a provider of open platform access control solutions, will be introducing version 7 of their DNA Fusion access control platform at ISC West 2017, held April 5-7 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Complete and unified solution “We’re excited to share the latest in access control technology with the thousands of security professionals who are attending ISC West,” said Open Options President and General Manager Jonathan Berman. “Our DNA Fusion software is more advanced than ever, with cutting-edge features and exciting new technology integrations that offer a complete and unified solution.” Considered the largest security industry trade show in North America, ISC West hosts more than 29,000 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 #1097 to learn about the latest features in the DNA Fusion platform, including FlexAPI, Open Options’ application programming interface, OpenDX database exchange software, and DNA Fusion’s Mobile and Web applications. Third-part technology integrations Visitors will also be able to learn more about DNA Fusion’s numerous third-party technology integrations with industry leaders such as Milestone, Allegion, Vingtor-Stentofon, ASSA ABLOY, Axis, ISONAS, ThyssenKrupp, Suprema BioConnect, and many more at the company’s brand new booth to be debuted at the show. Also at ISC West, the Security Industry Association (SIA) will be hosting several educational workshops and events including The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting. At this event, recipients of the SIA and University of Phoenix scholarship (awarded through the SIA scholarship program), will be acknowledged. Among these recipients are Open Options’ Sherinda Barrow and William Murphey, who count for two of the ten being recognised. The Advance will be held on April 4 at 3:30 p.m.