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Protecting the chain: supporting security and efficiency in logistics settings

By |2021-11-02T04:23:01+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Digitization, Integrated Systems, Logistics, Security Management, Visitor Management, Warehousing|Tags: , , , |

Disruption to global supply chains over recent months has highlighted how essential logistics are to modern life. The efficient supply of goods and materials underpins every aspect the global economy and this efficiency has been raised to impressive levels by the integration of systems, technology, people and processes.. We all now benefit from highly integrated [...]

Why simplicity sells – the advantages of out of the box solutions

By |2021-05-26T04:14:50+00:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Out of the Box Solutions, Packaged Solutions, Security Management, Total Cost of Service|Tags: , , , , , |

Phil Campbell, Quanika, Sales DirectorFor security consultants and systems integrators, it’s important to understand the value that customers get from the new generation of streamlined, out of the box solutions instead of a customized mix-and-match approach.Today, the advantageous business case applies to any end-user that wants all their systems working together in the most efficient way: [...]

Cyber security is a shared responsibility – and risk

By |2021-03-29T09:17:19+00:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Cybersecurity, Device Hardening, Hacking|Tags: , , , , , , , |

An important result of the pandemic is that businesses are now taking cybersecurity more seriously, according to the latest report from PWC. Out of 3000 organisations surveyed globally 96% said they are shifting their strategies, with 50% saying that cybersecurity will now be ‘baked in’ to every business decision rather than being an afterthought. This [...]

Fresh thinking about workplace optimisation will be one positive from a tumultuous year

By |2020-12-21T04:15:06+00:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Facilities Management, Systems Integration, Workspace Optimization|Tags: , , , , , |

One thing that we’ve notice changing during 2020 – with all its stresses – is that questions around workspace optimisation have risen up the corporate agenda. When we talk to facilities managers and clients, there is now much more awareness that buildings need to be used as efficiently as possible. Pressure to reduce property costs [...]

Streamlined futures – why enterprise customers now see integration as vital

By |2020-11-27T12:56:55+00:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Security Systems Integration, Systems Integration|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s business landscape is changing rapidly. In almost every part of the economy, even sectors which once seemed relatively slow moving and predictable, we are seeing major challenges and disruptions.Each business faces its own sector-specific pressures: retailers, most obviously, adapting to the challenges of e-commerce, oil giants facing hefty carbon taxes, the education sector shifting to [...]

Contactless vs Frictionless access. What’s the big difference?

By |2020-11-27T12:56:25+00:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Frictionless Access Control|Tags: , , , , , , |

They both sound good – and they both are – but there’s a big difference between contactless access solutions and frictionless. ‘Contactless’ describes the latest generation of technologies that let authorised users get through a secured entrance without having to physically touch anything. In our newly hygiene-conscious age, these technologies have become more valued, and [...]

Solid foundations for the new workplace normal

By |2020-09-25T11:41:05+00:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Contact Tracing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Business planners should look beyond the coming winter: multi-function access control and visitor management solutions can solve many of the operational challenges they are facing. As we head towards the predicted challenges of winter, many streets in our city centres remain eerily quiet, and many offices blocks are still deserted. City planners are wondering what [...]

Adapting sites for post-pandemic advantage

By |2020-07-29T10:04:59+00:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Visitor Management|Tags: , , , , , , |

Organisations are continuing to prepare for the autumn and winter, redesigning their processes in line with the UK Government guidelines for safe reopening. As they do, there is a real opportunity for systems integrators to help by offering the latest generation of visitor management solutions that deliver much-needed long term value and efficiency. All organisations [...]

Use these few weeks wisely – why we must strengthen our defences, even as lockdowns ease

By |2020-05-20T11:49:28+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Access control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

"People think lockdown is finished,” the WHO’s European region director, Hans Kluge, said in an interview with The Telegraph this week. But it hasn’t, he cautioned – in truth “nothing has changed”. And for anyone tempted to relax as some of the appearances of normal life return, he had a sobering warning. We should now [...]

Why today’s integrated security solutions are better for SMEs and multi-site businesses

By |2020-04-27T05:54:46+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Integrated Security|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every part of  your security system - including the cameras the access control, the NVRs, servers, and other components - is essential for protecting your site. But the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. That is to say, when you  integrate your security devices into a unified platform, you unleash their true [...]