Cloud-based access control is growing in popularity as more organizations are looking to adopt a flexible, convenient, and scalable security solution. Over the last few years, the presence of the cloud has generated significant changes in the range of access control, and for good reasons! Cloud-based access control not only produces reliable, real-time control of your organization but can also be fully integrated with third-party systems to help mitigate and limit risks within your organization.
School is out for the summer, but as the new school year approaches and students return to the classroom, the need for streamlined security solutions has never been greater. Not only are the typical procedures needed to protect against physical security threats, but the increase of demand for touchless solutions also plays a significant role in educational facilities reopening in a post-covid society. Currently, over 90% of public schools are already using some type of access control and video surveillance system.
Cloud-based access control solutions are able to deliver remote access and instant management to protect the premise. As access control and video management are already key security systems, the shift to an open platform model is only growing. For example, Vanderbilt’s solution allows access to the system from any device, allowing flexibility for staff working remotely. Currently, the majority of Enterprises and many SMBs have either already made or are making the process of shifting resources to the cloud.
ACRE announced that the ACRE brands – RS2, Vanderbilt and Open Options – will launch ACT ID, a new cloud-based mobile credential application that enables organizations to utilize both iOS and Android smartphones with existing WaveLynx multi-technology readers for secure access to doors in office buildings, government facilities, healthcare institutions, schools, residences and a growing variety of enterprises.