Access Control Systems
Centric Security & Automation, Inc
Access Control Systems
One of the first steps in providing effective security is access control. Access control limits who can enter certain areas and provides a record of which areas are accessed and when. This helps protect your building, your assets, your information, and your people.
Our access control systems software is user friendly and can be combined with other security features, like surveillance cameras and intrusion detection devices, to provide a more complete system. Access control provides a cost-effective alternative to keys, which can easily be copied or lost, thus compromising your security. Alternatively, biometrics, cards, and other credentials can easily be cancelled, added, or modified with the click of a button. You can manage your access control yourself, either on-site or remotely, or have Centric host and/or monitor it for you.
Centric is pleased to offer selected access control software hosting to our clients, which allows clients ease of movement with over 99.9% uptime connectivity to all sites. By having Centric host your access control system, you can secure your facility without additional hardware, software, or training costs.
Centric also offers its clients secure FTP storage space for use for security systems backup file storage. We have partnered with some of the most well-known access control providers in the business to ensure you get the right solution, no matter what your situation.
Why choose centric?
Industry-leading Access Control Security Systems For Large And Mid-sized Companies
Managing access to facilities and buildings of any size or scope is a crucial element in mitigating risk in today’s environment. Security access control technology is evolving rapidly to keep pace with escalating demand. Whether the system is stand-alone or integrated with video, intercom, and perimeter protection — Centric is a leading security systems integrator with the most sophisticated and innovated security solutions that provide greater peace of mind in protecting property, assets and people.
Centric delivers customized access control solutions to ensure security without hindering facility operations. Our access control options are rooted in state-of-the-art security hardware and software and offer maximum protection, scalability, ease of operation and long-term cost-efficiencies. We lead the industry in our ability to supply an end-to-end security systems solution that will not disrupt business and carries a greater return on investment.
Electronic access control software and panels, biometric and wireless card readers, door locking devices, anti-tailgate devices, intrusion alarm detection, perimeter protection and visitor management are just a few of the many integrated solutions that provide enhanced access control to our clients. Designing, planning and installing the right combination of this sophisticated technology is driven by the specific and unique needs of each client. The ability to provide truly functional integration of physical security devices along with state-of-the-art software and real time notification and monitoring is a hallmark of the Centric team.
Whether you need a single card access reader for a storage room, or hundreds of card access readers for a campus environment, Centric has partnered with industry-leaders to provide the right card access solution for you.
Hosted Access Control Systems help businesses meet their goals by providing hassle-free, economical access control and video choices—without sacrificing quality and expandability. Robust administrative features are available through an easy to use Web-based interface. We virtually eliminate IT costs and hassles.
- Reduced internal IT functions and costs compared to traditional electronic access control – no servers, software, upgrades, licenses or staffing resources.
- Improved total cost of ownership with a Web-based architecture reduced IT costs (hardware, licensing fees and maintenance).
- Reduced environmental impact via application and database processing at our efficient data center.
- Unmatched scalability and versatility that grows as your business grows.
- Customized reports illustrating employee access and events can be emailed to you on a scheduled basis.
- Our trained and courteous staff is a phone call away!
- Contact us to learn more about the security solutions our company offers.
Access Control Installation
We are a complete low voltage contractor and systems integration company that provides 24/7 access control installation and service of each system we install. Our skilled access control technicians deliver top notch industry cabling solutions to maximize the results of your business services. We manage new cabling projects and complete upgrades of current cabling to install your access control systems. This includes expertise in low voltage cabling includes CCTV, Access Control, Voice & Data, fiber optics and more.
With the latest technology and products, our access control installation will serve to effectively distribute data signals and transmit faster.
Access Control Maintenance
You’ve made a substantial investment securing your facility with our access control systems. The only way to ensure it remains in working order is to provide regularly scheduled maintenance. Centric’s proactive approach to access control maintenance ensure a properly working system, accurate reporting, reduce downtime and increase the predictability of failures.
The single highest return on your maintenance dollar is attained through sequence of operations adjustments to your access control system. Outlined below is the overall summary of services that will we provide to maintain your access control system and protect your hardware and software investment.
- Pre-planned preventative access control maintenance visits
- Checks of the access control system history
- Visual inspections of all major components (including cabling and connections where accessible) for signs of deterioration or damage
- Checks of all control equipment and programming
- Cleaning of access control devices & housings as necessary
- Inspection of brackets, housings & associated fittings for corrosion or damage
- Any necessary repairs
We also provide 24/7 phone support, remote desktop support, and emergency response 365 days a year. In addition to this, we always provide a replacement unit if yours needs extensive repair or will be down for a prolonged period of time.
Access Control System Design
Centric has experience designing access control systems and operations centers. We frequently partner with A/E firms to provide consulting services for successful collaborative designs. Many clients also use Centric to support larger security projects through detailed project management.
We provide construction support services that include a review of shop drawings, on-site quality assurance, commissioning and operator training review, comprehensive acceptance testing and verification of as-built documentation. For many of our access control system designs, we will utilize commission or bid work. With our expertise in the security and access control building automation disciplines, Centric supports the procurement process in these areas, ensuring that you receive competitive pricing for quality services and materials.