/Industry Insights

Preconstruction Made Easy

When you’re working on a large project, the last thing you need is more things to juggle. Our dedicated project managers have a wide skill set and create seamless experiences at every step—from pre-construction, logistics, and installation and field service to integration and access control. We provide in-depth review and interpretation of Division 28 and Division 8 specifications, digging deep [...]

By |2020-04-23T15:37:51-05:00April 23rd, 2020|AccessNsite, Industry Insights|Comments Off on Preconstruction Made Easy

PACS Solutions Begin Here

DoD and Federal agencies rely on Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) to confirm that an employee, contractor, or visitor is authorized to access a site and its critical assets. Stay compliant with Department of Homeland Security’s FIPS 201-2. Request the Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) specifications sheet here. PACS Spec Form PACS are [...]

By |2020-04-22T15:24:31-05:00April 22nd, 2020|AccessNsite, Industry Insights|Comments Off on PACS Solutions Begin Here

Navigating Business Innovation in the Contract Hardware Industry

Staying relevant – it’s the crux of any organization, and in today’s contract hardware climate, business innovation has never been more critical. Technological advancements have placed the door industry in a pivotal position to become not just a product supplier but a total security solution provider. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2XmI5ZU View all of our press [...]

By |2020-04-08T14:44:13-05:00April 8th, 2020|AccessNsite, Industry Insights|Comments Off on Navigating Business Innovation in the Contract Hardware Industry

3 Definitive Trends for Contact Hardware

by Byron Whetstone, American Direct President and CEO For some time, I have commented on the catalytic transformation in business from what Thomas Friedman has called the “4th Industrial Revolution” and another phrase he has coined as the “age of accelerations”. The reference is at once an allusion to the amazing changes that have [...]

By |2020-01-22T13:56:34-06:00January 22nd, 2020|AccessNsite, Industry Insights, Total Access|Comments Off on 3 Definitive Trends for Contact Hardware

NEW Issue of Total Access Magazine Available Now!

Total Access Magazine is your source for the latest news, resources, and insights on totally integrated security solutions at the door opening. Read about the latest developments in the access control industry. The convergence of Division 28 and 8 is opening opportunities for a new type of security service provider capable of [...]

By |2020-01-09T13:31:00-06:00January 9th, 2020|AccessNsite, Industry Insights, News, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NEW Issue of Total Access Magazine Available Now!

Who Owns The Door?

Let’s be honest, doors can be a real pain. For each door opening, there are dozens of mechanical and electrified components, specified and sourced from multiple manufacturers. The end product must meet the design, form, and budget of the architect, security consultant, and end user. The general contractor has to coordinate [...]

By |2019-10-07T10:25:52-05:00October 7th, 2019|AccessNsite, Industry Insights, News, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who Owns The Door?

Is DISRUPTION And GAME CHANGING The Same Thing?

We all are reading about AI, and the benefits of using algorithms to predict outcomes, and automations that will displace humans, and do jobs that will make humanity obsolete. Is that disruption or game changing? Driverless cars, flying taxis, robotics, is this the Jetsons or what? Read the article: http://bit.ly/32kJGPY [...]

By |2019-07-29T10:09:40-05:00July 29th, 2019|AccessNsite, Commercial, Industry Insights, News, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is DISRUPTION And GAME CHANGING The Same Thing?

The New Total Access Magazine Issue Is Here

Total Access Magazine is your source for the latest news, resources, and insights on totally integrated security solutions at the door opening. Read about the latest developments in the access control industry. The convergence of Division 28 and 8 is opening opportunities for a new type of security service provider capable of [...]

By |2019-07-29T10:00:03-05:00July 29th, 2019|AccessNsite, Commercial, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industry Insights, Multifamily, News, Project Profile, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Total Access Magazine Issue Is Here

Look Beyond the Door

The entire industry of access control is evolving minute by minute and companies are taking note. Those that have sat idle with their existing security systems are now perking up. They are not only intrigued by the kinds of technology now being utilized, but they are buying and implementing the most [...]

By |2019-07-29T09:59:50-05:00July 29th, 2019|AccessNsite, Commercial, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industry Insights, Multifamily, News, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Look Beyond the Door