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East Bay Security Cameras

East Bay Security Cameras

The East Bay is one of the largest and most populous portions of the Bay Area and is home to millions of people and thousands of businesses – including vast container shipping facilities at the Port of Oakland, manufacturing, healthcare facilities, and a wide array of service offices and small businesses. Securing East Bay Businesses requires much of the same technology and hardware as businesses in the South Bay and Peninsula with a few variations specific to the region. Securing Large...

San Francisco Security Cameras

As a world-famous center of innovation and creativity, San Francisco is home to more than 85,000 small businesses and well over 100,000 firms. Tech startups, finance firms, some of the country’s best restaurants, and thousands of small proprietorships (from dry cleaners to shoe repair shops) are located within this roughly 7-mile by 7-mile square. Each requires a capable and comprehensive security camera system to stay vigilant and protected. Securing a business – whether a storefront or office building – with...

San Jose Security Cameras

San Jose Security Cameras

Security cameras form an integral part of any business’s security, offering the around-the-clock vigilance needed to keep the site and property as safe and secure as possible. This is especially true for businesses in San Jose. As the world’s largest tech hub, San Jose is home to the world’s most creative, innovative and forward-thinking companies and several parts manufacturers - all of which have their own unique security challenges. Many of these challenges require more than run-of-the-mill surveillance solutions. It’s only...

Common Myths About Cloud Access Control

Common Misconceptions About Cloud Access Control Cloud-Based access control systems have quickly supplanted “on-premise control”  access control systems as the most feature-rich and capable of access control systems. Here are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about cloud access control – and the truth behind them. Cloud Access Control Doesn’t Work When Not Connected to the Internet This is a common myth about access control that many people believe, but it’s an outdated and inaccurate statement. It’s true that the...

server based vs cloud based access control

Network Door Controllers vs Cloud Door Controllers

Access Control Systems generally come in two configurations: network-based (or server-based) and cloud-based. What Are Network Door Controllers? Network door controllers and network access control systems refers to systems hosted and run on the IP network present building, powered physical network server on-site.  Together, the door controllers and server - which hosts all the necessary databases for whitelists and credentials – form a self-contained network. When a user enters credentials into the reader, the door controller communicates with the server to compare those credentials to a list of...