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How to Choose the Right Access Control Solution for You

Are On-Premise or Cloud-Based Access Control Solutions the Right Choice?

How to Choose the Right Access Control Solution for You

For most businesses, an access control solution is a no-brainer. It provides an easy way to manage who comes and goes while creating additional restricted areas throughout your property. Verifying, managing and reviewing access is a great way to ensure that your Corpus Christi, TX, business is protected at all times.

Even though deciding to add access control is a natural choice, knowing how to go about it is a lot more challenging. You typically have three options: traditional lock and key, on-premise access control and cloud-based access control.

Across all business sizes and applications, we recommend avoiding the first option entirely. These solutions are too easy to bypass and very hard to scale. Software solutions –whether on-premise or hosted on the cloud—are always our recommendation. As you read this blog, you’ll learn what makes them different to help you figure out which would work best in your business.

How to Expand Home Automation Beyond Your Living Room

A new generation of devices aims to bring the convenience of automation to more living spaces in your home

How to Expand Home Automation Beyond Your Living Room

You’ve undoubtedly heard about the many ways whole-home automation can simplify and improve your lifestyle. You’ve probably also heard about automation or advanced A/V systems for places such as your media room or home theater. But there are two areas of your home where smart technology can help a great deal, but you may not have thought about them: the kitchen and bathroom.

With the increasing proliferation of automation throughout our homes, it’s inevitable that smart systems for your kitchen and bathroom would be developed. Here are a few home automation systems for the kitchen and bathroom that you want in your River Oaks, TX home.

How to Make Sure School Security Guards Are Up to the Task

Provide Staff With the Training and Tools Needed to Succeed

How to Make Sure School Security Guards Are Up to the Task

Every time there is a new shooting at an American school, there’s a rush to increase security standards across the country. During this heightened sense of panic, the first step for many school districts is to increase the number of security guards on campus. Security guards now outnumber school counselors in three of the five biggest school districts in the country.

There are legitimate concerns as to whether this is the proper way to allocate school resources. In many cases, increased security staff may have little impact if not presented with the right training and tools to do the job. Examine the many ways your security staff should be relying on your school security system to keep kids safe on your Austin, TX, campus.   

How Can You Keep Students Safe During Sporting Events?

Afterschool Shootings Becoming a Dangerous Reality Throughout the Country

How Can You Keep Students Safe During Sporting Events?

The New York Times reports that gunshots have broken out in over 20 afterschool sporting events since August of last year. Yearly pushes to increase school security in response to shootings have left behind one glaring vulnerability: afterschool activities. 

In response to high-profile school shootings, many schools have implemented stronger access control solutions with IDs needed to enter any building on campus. Very few sports fields or courts offer similar security for students. Virtually anyone with a ticket—if that—can walk right in.

You don’t have to settle for subpar security on this part of your property, especially with football being such a huge part of school life in Rio Grande Valley, TX. Employ video surveillance, gunshot detection systems, and security apps to provide a safer environment for afterschool activities.