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Delta Security installs integrated security solution at Grasmere Primary School

Delta Security – a specialist in automated, high-security solutions – has installed an integrated access control and IP-based HD CCTV system at Grasmere Primary School to enhance security for students and streamline access for teachers and visitors.

Local to Delta Security, the Hackney-based school had been relying on security systems and processes that were not integrated. Large numbers of keys were required for the safe management of the school.

Nick Mallender, head teacher at Grasmere Primary School, stated: “The organisation of the keys and systems gave our site manager additional work and avoidable stress.”

Mallender approached Delta Security after having worked with the company in a previous role. “In addition to my experience, speaking with other head teachers it was clear that Delta Security has a reputation for providing ‘The Gold Standard’ of security to schools in the area.”

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Access control system

Delta Security specified a Salto access control system that enables school officials to print colour photograph ID cards that also work as access control cards. Each ID access card is programmed according to the employee or visitors’ access authorisation and ID cards can be deleted at the touch of a button should they be lost or stolen.

Working hand-in-hand with the access control ID card system is an IP-based HD CCTV system that provides visual confirmation of who has accessed the site and when.

“It has transformed security on the site,” observed Mallender. “In addition to knowing who on site is meant to be there, we can also protect our confidential documents by restricting access to their location. The CCTV is also much more comprehensive, giving us access to high-quality footage when required.”

Delta Security pre-issued ID cards to employees before works began at the end of the school holidays. Essential to Mallender was ensuring the chosen system was user-friendly. “When implementing change that affects all staff and visitors it’s vital that everyone feels comfortable with how it all works. Dave Mundy, Delta’s managing director, gave comprehensive training and I’m confident that everyone can take ownership of the new system.”

Commitment to the community

Grasmere Primary School is home to approximately 240 students. It prides itself on being highly inclusive for children with medical and special educational needs and has a commitment to local community, the arts and innovative teaching methods.

“We now feel we’ve brought our security system in line with the innovative culture of our school,” concluded Mallender. “I would not hesitate in recommending Delta Security to other schools. Both Dave his and the team of engineers’ communication was second to none, making the installation process absolutely seamless.”

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Honeywell announces enhanced Pro-Watch Security Management System

The Pro-Watch® 4.1 Platform Adds Support for SALTO® Disconnected Readers and Mercury Security™ Standard Protocol Control Panels.

The latest version of the Pro-Watch Security Management System expands the added value services integrators can provide to their customers.

The Pro-Watch® 4.1 Security Management System adds support for SALTO® disconnected readers and Mercury Security™ control panels. These enhancements provide users with more options to extend access control to large and remote facilities.

“It’s not uncommon for organisations to have access control, video surveillance and intrusion systems from separate manufacturers,” said Luisa Aymet, product manager (EMEA) at Honeywell Security Group.

“Organisations are purchasing and expanding their security infrastructure as their business needs change. The Pro-Watch platform provides users a seamless way to connect their disparate security systems onto a single management system. Organisations have the flexibility to use or upgrade their existing security systems, and also expand those systems as their business grows.”

Solutions delivery at large and remote facilities

The integration of SALTO disconnected readers to the Pro-Watch platform expands the added value services integrators can deliver to their customers at large and remote facilities, such as healthcare and higher education institutions that typically have multiple buildings.

The addition of disconnected readers from SALTO to the Pro-Watch platform also complements the recent addition of wireless readers from IR Schlage®. These solutions extend electronic access control to areas that were previously cost prohibitive to reach, and give users access to the platform’s advanced reporting functions.

Pro-Watch 4.1 also adds support for Mercury Security’s standard protocol control panels. The addition gives integrators an easy path to migrate customers using third party access control solutions, supported by Mercury Security control panels, to the Pro-Watch platform.

Organsations have the option to keep or upgrade their existing access control hardware to Honeywell components, including readers and access cards. It’s a significant benefit for organisations connecting multiple sites or hundreds of doors to the platform because it reduces the cost and complexity of connecting disparate security systems to the Pro-Watch platform.

Users also gain access to the system’s advanced badging and reporting functions to pull real-time dynamic reports.

Availability in four editions

The Pro-Watch platform is available in four editions. These are as follows:

• Pro-Watch Enterprise Edition designed for global enterprises with multiple locations and security systems to manage
• Pro-Watch Corporate Edition is ideal for large organisations and campuses
• Pro-Watch Professional Edition provides complete functionality for organisations with up to 64 doors or requiring regulatory compliance
• Pro-Watch Lite Edition offers basic functionality for organisations with up to 32 doors, as well as Rapid Eye™ video technology

For more information on Pro-Watch visit: http://www.honeywellintegrated.eu

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