Category Archives: Access Control

Aiphone Introduces All-in-One IP Video Door Station

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Door stations may not be new to the security world, but stations using IP, rather than low resolution analog video, are a welcome change to the market. One new IP video door station receiving great reviews is Aiphone’s IS-IPDVF-HID.
Aiphone’s video door station contains all the benefits of a secure communication device and a card reader in one, saving time and … Read More »

Ingersoll-Rand Plans Spinoff of Security Business


CSC’s supplier partner Ingersoll-Rand, known in our industry for its well-known high-quality security locks and doors branded as Schlage, CISA, Kryptonite and Falcon, announced plans to spin off their commercial and residential security business. The new Security company will have approximately $2 billion in annual sales. It is reported that the breakup is largely due to hedge-fund manager Nelson Peltz … Read More »

Trust Hardened Ethernet Switches for Critical Infrastructure Security Systems


Protecting critical infrastructure with a state-of-the-art IP surveillance system is one of the most essential security applications today. Securing these sites often means securing environmentally challenging and remote sites. These are circumstances that drive adoption of hardened, managed industrial Ethernet switches for security systems. Leading manufacturers like Garrettcom offer a wide array of configurable switches to match management, power, media, … Read More »

CSC Releases New Security Catalog 2012-13


CSC keeps you abreast of the security industry’s ever changing technology with the release of the latest volume of our Security Catalog “The Security Catalog 2012-13″. Request your FREE copy now.  It’s packed with more content than ever before – filled with the latest and greatest product offerings from the industry’s leading manufacturers.
You’ll find a full gambit of products … Read More »

Access Control Market Predicted to Grow 4x by 2016


Security risks and the changing nature of threats worldwide are a growing concern. As concern grows, so does market potential for security products such as electronic access contol systems (EACS). I found an interesting article featuring a market analysis from Frost & Sullivan. The article “Proliferating Security Concerns Trigger Growth Spike in the World EACS Market” states that the market … Read More »

CSC Releases The Security Catalog 2011-2012


I am pleased to announce the release of the 2011-2012 volume of The Security Catalog!
In the security industry, manufacturers launch their newest and most exciting innovations during ISC West every March. So when our Security team went to this year’s show, they recommended that we include many of  these new products, along with the core items you need every day, in the latest … Read More »