Key Management Systems Are Here for the Long Term

Emerging technologies are changing the face of physical security, including the ways in which it is delivered and implemented. From cloud-based storage solutions to VSaaS (Video Surveillance as a Service) offerings to intelligent analytics to IOT (Internet of Things), these trends are having far-reaching implications in the physical security market. For one, the new technology can create a dilemma for the end user as to whether a new system should be implemented in place of an existing system – and what value is derived in doing so. Continue reading

3 Major Benefits of Hotel Key Control Systems

Whether it’s the lure of endless sunshine in Arizona, snow-laden mountains in Colorado or the sandy beaches and crystal blue waters of Florida, the hotel industry across the country is thriving due to strong occupancy rates. In fact, PKF Hospitality Research predicts record U.S. hotel occupancy rates through 2017. Continue reading

Key Management Systems Offer Time Saving Features for Improved Productivity

One-hour delivery service; 24 hour ATMs; streaming movies and television shows; constant real-time communication through email and text messaging; instant ordering with the click of a button; smart phone apps and ultra-fast connections anytime, anywhere. These are just some of the activities that have seeped into our lives, offering instant results and gratification. In fact, we’ve become so accustomed to not waiting that studies indicate individuals who had to wait for a download or were put on hold at a call center even for a few minutes simply abandoned the process. Continue reading

Flexibility Is Key with Key Management Systems

When making a security product purchasing decision, the product’s flexibility and ability to be configured – quickly and economically – are crucial. These traits help determine how well the product can conform to the user’s current needs and specifications, as well as its ability to adapt to requirements that may evolve over time and in unanticipated ways. Continue reading

Key Control Systems Reinforce Airport Security

The latest news reports indicate that security at airports and other public venues is again being strengthened. The added security will likely be more visible to travelers with the presence of additional guards or airport police and longer lines at TSA checkpoints. In the back of the house, it can be assumed that operations will tighten up to help ensure a secure environment. Continue reading

Key Control – It’s a Zoo Out There

The new baby panda at Washington’s National Zoo has caused a flurry of excitement and the “panda-monium” caused web cams to be overwhelmed. Popular zoo exhibits such as the pandas as well as lions and elephants help maintain visitor attendance at the parks while sharks, octopus and the ever-popular seals are some of the top attractions at aquariums. Continue reading