Facility security

STANLEY Security CCTV system helps customer, Formula Services win Truck Stop of the Year award

STANLEY Security, a UK security provider, is delighted to have contributed to Formula Services winning Truck Stop of the Year, following the installation of a CCTV system. Located in Ellesmere Port, Formula Services Premier Truck Stop offers customers top class facilities, including a free fitness room along with superb lounge/relaxation areas with free massage chairs, Sky sports and Xbox usage, to shower, laundry and catering facilities and even the use of free bicycles to get out and about....

Choosing your security entrance installation in line with your company culture

The extensive analysis and discussion preceding any decision to implement a new physical security solution – whether it’s hardware, software or a combination of both – often focuses on technology, ROI and effectiveness. When it comes to deciding what type of security entrances to install at your facility, you will almost certainly also consider the aesthetics of the product, along with throughput and, if you’re smart, you’ll also look into service concerns. Each o...

Adapting servers for IP video surveillance systems: choosing the right solution

Choosing the right server for a video surveillance application comes down to one question: What does the customer expect from the system? Is it a retail location with two cameras that only needs video stored for 24 hours? Does the system need failover protection? What are the ramifications if a system goes down? Does business have to stop? How fast does the customer need to have access to video? Is it a regulated industry where immediate access is a requirement? How mission-critical is the vid...

The Emergency Services Show 2019 to focus on efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response

How emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and operational effectiveness of emergency response is set to be the key focus of The Emergency Services Show 2019, the UK’s largest event for the emergency services taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 September. “Technology and innovation are enabling our emergency services to tackle the complex and dynamic challenges they face today and into the future,” says ESS event director D...

Open Supervised Data Protocol (OSDP): the gold standard for access control installations

Today’s security industry technology standards create a common framework for achieving predictable performance. Systems are made more secure and easier to install, use and integrate with other devices. Standards are also intended to be living documents, open to continual refinements to benefit manufacturers, integrators and end users. An excellent example is the Open Supervised Data Protocol (OSDP), which is now the industry’s gold standard for physical access control installations....

TDSi appoints Nicky Southwell as the new office manager at its Poole headquarters in Dorset

John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Our Poole facility is at the heart of TDSi’s UK and international operations, the vital hub for our worldwide distribution, sales and support. As such, Nicky has an important role in ensuring TDSi continues to offer top-class service to our customers and partners.” Best security solutions Nicky also commented, “I am very pleased to be joining the TDSi team and to be overseeing our key Poole facility. TDSi’s team h...