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Access Control Systems Explained

What to Look For

When looking for the best access systems, you need to consider the needs of your business. You need to identify the number of doors you will need to secure and the number of employees who will use the system. Additionally, you need to identify the tools and the security features that are important to you when controlling employees’ access.Below are the criteria we use to evaluate these access systems.


Access Control Systems are designed to keep your employees and your buildings secure. Look for an access control solution that provides basic security features such as card management options, 24/7 monitoring and video surveillance tools.
You also want to ensure the system will limit access to specified individuals and is not used as just a basic lock.
Some of the more advanced systems provide internet-based monitoring options. This allows administrators to monitor specific areas of their building using an internet connection. Additionally, many of the best solutions provide biometric scanner options. These tools are most often used in higher-security areas of your facility and make it difficult for access to be transferred. Many popular biometric scanner options include iris scanners and fingerprint scanners.


When looking for the best access control system, you want a solution that can handle your building’s needs. Many systems will only cover a certain number of doors and users. Be sure to choose a system that meets the needs of your organization. We can also provide training to ensure you get the most from your access control system.


The best access control systems provide activity reports on your employees. It will track your employees’ activity and allow you to see exactly where they spend their time and see if they are accessing unauthorized areas. Additionally, you can receive customisable reports such as information regarding your building’s security, alarm details, open and close hours and more.