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  • Hosted Services Take on Traditional Security Considerations
    Access control has been offered in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for years and is not limited to installation size. Video surveillance is a different story. Bandwidth and storage limitations have plagued IP-based video, and with managed or hosted services, these issues become more prominent
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2010 / 2 / 9
  • Closing Loopholes for Large-Area Compounds
    Large sites, such as military sites, embassies, business districts and industrial parks, contain a cluster of buildings with shared purposes. These spread-out sites require a thorough security solution, from perimeter to building-based safety measures. The vast coverage area, dispersed systems and t
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 2 / 2
  • Buckling up with Smart Traffic Systems
    Analog systems are often adopted for highway traffic monitoring, even today. Migration to IP is still daunting, as expressways can stretch over thousands of kilometers. The sheer size of the monitoring systems, decentralized regulations, transmission distance and complexity make integration and mana
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 1 / 6
  • CNL Provides Total Security Solution for IBM UK
    When IBM needed to secure 22 of its UK locations, it turned to CNL for its CMS solution IPSecurityCenter. Thom Williamson, Manager of Security Operations for IBM UK, talked to A&S about integration.
    Editor / Provider: IBM | Updated: 2009 / 12 / 10
  • Security on the Rebound: A Look at 2009 and 2010
    2009 has born witness to countless struggles in a subdued global economy. Collateral damages can be seen in every industry, with some governments forced to put projects on hold while others pressed on with stimulus packages. A&S reviews the year's happenings and presents how industry players have pr
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2009 / 12 / 7
  • 1+1>2: A&S Undergoes Transformation to Ride the Tide of Change
    In recent years, numerous alliances and strategic partnerships have been formed in the security industry, signaling unlimited growth potential. Messe Frankfurt (Hong Kong) announced in September that it has acquired a majority interest in Taiwan-based A&S Group. This feature looks into the rational
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2009 / 11 / 3
  • Bridging Gaps in Security
    The current financial adversity and economic downturn have "forced" manufacturers to think more about product development, business strategy and risk management. Having witnessed the largest three industry events this year — namely SecuTech Expo, ISC West and IFSEC — A&S presents its key findings to
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2009 / 9 / 15
  • Integration Ensures Stronger Airport Security
    Airports are a country's gates. They must effectively manage and control security to ensure not only traveler and worker safety, but also national security. A&S takes a look at how airports are secured, along with their current challenges and future trends.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2009 / 9 / 7
  • Providing the Business Case: Convergence and Integration (Part Ⅱ)
    Allan McHale, Director of Memoori, reviews the business case for convergence and integration in buildings. Part one of this article ran in the May issue of A&S, with the second part focusing on security systems delivering holistic solutions.
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Memoori Business Intelligence | Updated: 2009 / 7 / 16
  • Bosch Renovates the Port of Greater Baton Rouge with its IP-Based Solutions
    Large coastal and inland ports have facilities covering thousands of square meters of waterfront, terminal buildings and open cargo handling areas. Significant challenges arise with respect to the installation and operation of safety and security systems at ports. These include access control and CC
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Bosch Security Systems | Updated: 2009 / 6 / 24