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Debunking Common Myths About Remote Access Control


Access Control: It’s Not As Complicated As You Think 

Whether through key cards, pin codes, or even biometric scanners, access control systems use smart technology to verify who can and cannot enter your business. It’s infinitely more convenient than issuing physical keys for every staff member—and is much safer than forgoing entry management altogether. 

Yet, some business owners still hesitate to adopt a physical access control system due to several misconceptions. So, let’s debunk some of those myths floating around. Learn how remote access control really works and can benefit your Texas organization. 

Ready for access control solutions in the Plano, TX, area? Contact Texadia Systems to get started. 

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How to Choose the Right Access Control System for Your Business

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Access control systems allow you to manage and control who can and cannot enter your business. However, like many things, several options are available for access control. So how can you choose the right system for your Dallas, TX, business? In this blog, we’ll explore four popular access control methods: key cards, mobile readers, pin codes, and biometric readers, and compare cloud-based vs. on-site systems. 

Want to talk to someone about installing an access control system? Contact Texadia Systems here. 

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Why You Should Move Your Security Platform to the Cloud

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When it comes to commercial security systems, businesses have two options: on-site or cloud-based security. While a hybrid of both is possible, legacy systems generally are stored and controlled on-premises, while newer systems operate on the cloud. 

If your Fort Worth, TX, company is looking to upgrade outdated tech or start with a new system, here’s why you should move your security platform to the cloud. Ready to get started? Contact Texadia Systems here

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4 Ways to Approach Remote Access Control

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Choose Whichever Methods Work for Your Business’s Security

How does your business manage who can enter your buildings? Do you use physical keys or card readers—or trust someone at a front desk to monitor everyone who walks inside?

If you’re looking to boost security for your Plano, TX, business, remote access control systems offer a convenient and secure way to manage and restrict access to your company’s facilities and sensitive areas. Rather than use one computer to manage access control, a remote system lets you do it all through the cloud. So across multiple devices, you can log in and add new users, adjust permissions, and revoke access to terminated employees.

But which access control method is right for your business? There are various types of access control systems on the market, each with its own set of features and benefits. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most popular options.

Could your business benefit from updated access control or security technology? Contact Texadia Systems to learn more. 

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4 Things to Consider for Your Remote Access Control System

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Build a System That Works for Your Security Needs

One of the surest ways to improve business security is to install an access control system. In large corporations, access control manages who can and cannot enter buildings and provides swift entry to your staff. 

While keys have historically functioned as ‘access control,’ they can be easily lost and are time-consuming to replace or issue. Plus, if hundreds or even thousands of people pass through your business, using keys will cause clusters at the door, letting unwarranted people slip in behind. 

Instead, integrated access control provides instant access through a turnstile or door with a quick tap of a card, phone scan, or other methods. And not all access control systems have to function the same. You can customize remote access control to meet your business’s unique needs.

Before installing a remote access control system, consider these four questions. And to get started with access control in the Plano, TX or Dallas/Ft. Worth area, contact Texadia Systems here

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OpenPath’s Touchless Access Control: An All-New Approach

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Wave Your Hand & Walk Right Through the Door 

What if you could implement access control without requiring everyone to touch fingerprint readers, pin pads, and door handles? With OpenPath, you’ll no longer need to touch anything to open doors in your business! 

What is OpenPath? OpenPath was recently acquired by Motorola. It is a new access control system that allows users to unlock doors with a wave of their hand—and nothing else. No key-turning, tapping, scanning, or entering information. And if your company has automatic doors and elevators, once you wave your hand, they open instantly.

We’re excited to follow OpenPath’s future and share it with businesses in the Dallas, TX area. So how does OpenPath access control work? Read on to find out! 

If you’d like to learn more about our commercial security solutions, contact Texadia Systems here

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