Access control as flexible as you are

You need secure, convenient, flexible and cost-effective control over who has access to your building as well as where and when that access is allowed. We keep you and your property secure.


Access control

Most organisations only want authorised persons to be granted access to their premises. Typical applications for secure access control are:

  • Small/medium premises
  • Large corporate premises
  • Multiple-site premises
  • Government buildings
  • Universities
  • Sports clubs
  • Parking lots

Traditional locks offer security, but lost keys are a security risk, and changing locks and re-issuing keys when lost or stolen is inconvenient and costly.

Access control technology provides flexible control and can benefit organisations of all size. It is a low cost, easily maintained security solution to managing exit and entry at one or more entrances.

Readers can be fitted to internal and external doors, gates and barriers – both personnel and vehicle.

Access control systems come in a range of sizes and types, from a simple door intercom to a high-security biometric (fingerprint or iris scanner) system that controls access and tracks movement throughout a building.

Benefits of access control systems

More and more businesses use access control systems to manage their buildings and protect their assets from theft, nuisance and vandalism. They can:

  • monitor the main entrance with a video intercom, so only expected visitors can get access to reception
  • remotely open and monitor distant doors, ideal for deliveries, large sites and when few staff are on site out of hours
  • track and log staff and visitors movements for security and timekeeping
  • provide secure access to parts of a building without having to issue dozens of keys or use easily shared PIN codes.

Why use access control?

Access control enables you to control who gets inside to your building.

All businesses have assets they need to protect from theft. There is also the issue of safeguarding staff and their property. In buildings secured by locks and keys, it is common for doors to be left unlocked all day – opening an opportunity for theft and vandalism.

And when keys are lost or stolen, replacing them is expensive and inconvenient. Keys can be copied, creating even more security risks.

Installing an electronic access control system provides the most efficient and convenient way of securing your building and assets. Never change a lock again.

Tokens are issued to allow access through controlled doors. These are easily barred if they are lost, stolen or not returned by someone who leaves your company.

Once an access control system is installed, all doors controlled by the system automatically lock when closed. No one without a PIN or access token can enter. If necessary, doors may be set to unlock during a designated time frame.

Access control can also offer flexible control over users’ access rights. All staff can get through the main door, but access to internal areas can be restricted to those who have to be there. Access can also be restricted by time, only granting access to particular users at certain times.

Access control offers a secure, convenient, flexible and cost effective way of controlling who has access to your building and where and when that access is allowed. Access control gives organisations the security and peace of mind they need.

Source: Paxton.co.uk

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