AIT’s access control solution delivers more than just electronic door locks, using an elegant combination of online and off line doors that fully integrate with active directory, SIMs or any other relational database as well as card production systems, we add value by delivering a unique ‘total systems’ integration service. So you get more than just access control.
It is now more important than ever before that universities and colleges recognise the importance of protecting their students, staff and assets; it is unlikely that you can afford to stick to the traditional lock and key mechanism to achieve this.
AIT offers one of the best access control solutions available for universities or colleges. As standard, you can expect the solution to provide a full date and time stamped audit trail to show where each individual has been within the building. The solution allows you to restrict access to gyms, libraries or lecture halls and any other areas that do not need to be available at all times or limit access to specific times of the day. The solution can be extended to provide additional functionality, such as locks specifically designed for use in an emergency situation, so buildings, labs or meeting rooms etc. and be quickly locked down, keeping students and staff safe until the emergency has passed or the emergency services arrive. Or you might want locks that minimise the spread of germs by using a special coating. Environmental considerations can be met by using Energy Saving Devices (ESD) which help save up to approx. 65% in energy costs in places like student halls of residence.
The solution provides better security and protection for the assets inside your building, IT labs, computer rooms; libraries and even staff and student belongings are more secure. Individuals will no longer be able to gain access to your building unless they have the correct access rights. You have full control over who enters your building, where and when they enter and once inside, what rooms they can go into.
Organisations can choose from a range of options depending on their needs, from a full network based system to wireless, cloud based, or even one that uses NFC enabled smartphones (great for halls of residence).
AIT can move your access control system beyond just opening doors. By using our integration skills you can link to; CCTV, fire alarms and other security functions, or we can integrate with Active Directory or SIMS systems to streamline the management of the solution. From maintaining users, issuing ID cards, replacing lost cards, amending access rights or even providing a self-service facility for users to request replacement cards complete with an automated process for printing a pre-configured replacement card with the correct credentials assigned. The ID card’s use can be extended for a number of other purposes such as collecting print documents, booking rooms or even paying for lunch.