When it comes to keeping your business secure, you should consider a web-based (often referred to as a cloud-based) access control system. Hosted and managed access control system has dominated the market for years. Web-based access control systems may be new to the marketplace, but they offer many benefits for both the security integrator in the end-user.
1. Easier to Install
To start with, web-based access control systems are much easier to install. It requires less set up the name managed or hosted access control system. You don't need to set up a significant infrastructure to host your access control system's software.
All you need is a device that connects to the Internet. All the information for your access control system will be stored remotely. That means you will not have any servers to manage on your property. The lack of servers makes a cloud-based access control system much quicker to install, which should save you time and money, both during the installation process and long-term due to the lack of a physical infrastructure to take care of.
2. Easier to Use
Next, web-based access control systems are easier to use than older access control system models. With a web-based access control system, you don't need to invest in technology infrastructure for an individual to manage it. Instead, the tech end of your control system will all be based remotely on the cloud.
The provider you work with can handle all of the back-end tech issues for you, making a web-based system more comfortable to use. With this type of system, you will get real-time updates. You will not have to wait to update or install new software. New software and features, as well as security protections, will be integrated seamlessly into your web-based system.
Additionally, you can manage your security system remotely. You no longer have to be on-site to make adjustments and changes to your security system. You can access it via your mobile device, laptop, or tablet. You will have a greater ability to control who manages is your security system and how they manage it with the flexibility that a web-based system offers.
If your access control system is a little on the old side, it is time to consider upgrading to a web-based access control system. These systems are easy to install and don't require the same tech oversight that older systems did. You can access the system from anywhere and have greater management flexibility. Talk with a security expert, and get a quote so you can take your business's security to the next level.