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Cloudy distinctions with off-site and hosted access control

December 30, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—The question of whether cloud-based security systems are synonymous with Web-based access control or hosted systems is one that still hangs over the security industry—like a cloud. It's not a dark cloud, but sometimes it gets in the way of clarity.“You're not sure anymore,” said Dave Koenig, partner at Capital Fire and Security, an integrator based in Madison, Wisconsin. “The 'cloud,'” he said, “is kind of a buzz term now.”According...

Blake Kozak, Brivo Labs, CannonDesign, Capital Fire and Security, Cloud, Dave Koenig, F. Patrick Mahoney, IHS Industrial and Medical Technical Group, Steve Van Till

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Access control now a basic need at schools, but a 'culture of security' tops lists

December 29, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Two years after the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. brought renewed awareness to security needs in public school buildings, experts in the field say the most important measure of progress is not new technology or even new applications of existing technologies.The true test of whether a school is taking care of the health and safety of people inside is the extent to which they have created a culture of security awareness.“For a few thousand...

CannonDesign, Capital Fire and Security, Dan Budinoff, Dave Koenig, F. Patrick Mahoney, Mark Bomber, Security Specialists

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ESX draws a crowd in Nashville

June 26, 2013Martha Entwistle

The ESX show, now in its sixth year, returned to Nashville this year for the third time but this year, it was in a new, very nice venue, the Music City Center. The center's musical instrument-inspired design is really beautiful. And the trade show floor and classrooms were easy to find. The center had literally been open for only two weeks before ESX, so we'll give facility managers a little time to fix two things: the building needs more consistent wifi throughout� (maybe a vendor...

2013, Brandon Savage, Dave Koenig, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), Erica Wood, Honeywell, Maximum Impact Awards, Michael Kehoe

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