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Contract Hardware & Commercial Integration Under Tremendous Consolidation

Furious Forward Future Technology has advanced so rapidly that entire industries are rethinking their business models. The status quo go-to-market strategies are being upended leaving folks wondering where the momentum is heading. There’s a blending of Division 8 and Division 28 product, service, and expertise resulting in a total security solution at the physical [...]

By |2020-10-23T09:53:00-05:00October 22nd, 2020|AccessNsite, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on Contract Hardware & Commercial Integration Under Tremendous Consolidation

Finding the Best Subcontractor for Quality & Price

Why Hire 2 When 1 Will Do It All? Scope gap can not only wreak havoc on your schedule, it can be costly as well. When a GC solicits bids from subcontractors, it’s more than 3 bids and a buy. In a field where projects go off course and over budget, American Direct is [...]

By |2020-10-28T14:11:51-05:00September 29th, 2020|AccessNsite, Multifamily, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on Finding the Best Subcontractor for Quality & Price

Top 5 Factors for a New Access Control System

Credential technologies have come a long way since first introduced over 30 years ago. Despite the availability of newer, more secure options, many facilities are still using antiquated and vulnerable access control technology. Whether it’s a physical key, fob, card or mobile credential, facility administrators may need to analyze their security ecosystem and prioritize [...]

By |2020-09-09T09:49:37-05:00September 9th, 2020|AccessNsite, Commercial, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industry Insights, Multifamily, News, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on Top 5 Factors for a New Access Control System

One Subcontractor. One Access Control Solution.

A Seamless Experience What began as a Division 8 job resulted in a Division 8/28 job that landed Ventana by Buckner with a total openings solution. Read more about how American Direct and AccessNsite worked seamlessly to provide a custom security solution for the luxury retirement community. Ventana by Buckner Services [...]

By |2020-07-21T13:19:14-05:00July 21st, 2020|Multifamily, Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on One Subcontractor. One Access Control Solution.

Latest News In The Access Control Industry

New issue 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 the New Issue Industry Changes Are Fast & Furious Read about the latest developments in the access control industry including rethinking business models and focusing on [...]

By |2020-07-20T16:38:44-05:00July 16th, 2020|Total Access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Latest News In The Access Control 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

Belmont Village Senior Living

by Juliette B. Bradley It used to be that when senior Chicagoans could no longer age in place at home, or when they were ready to live in a more social environment, they had to look for options in the suburbs. Today, the majority of Chicago’s high-end senior living communities are in or near [...]

By |2020-01-22T09:26:29-06:00January 22nd, 2020|AccessNsite, Healthcare, Multifamily, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on Belmont Village Senior Living

St. Anthony’s Senior Living

by Juliette B. Bradley St. Anthony’s Senior Living is located in Brookside, a charming historic neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, MO. The neighborhood is within a few blocks of the quaint Waldo and Country Club Plaza shopping districts. The building is on Troost Avenue, one of the major streets in Kansas City, [...]

By |2020-01-21T09:14:05-06:00January 21st, 2020|AccessNsite, Healthcare, Multifamily, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on St. Anthony’s Senior Living

University Of Houston: University Officials Prefer A Holistic Approach To Campus Security

by Juliette B. Bradley Founded in 1927, the University of Houston (UH) is the leading public research university in Houston and the third largest university in Texas. In 2018, UH enrolled 46,324 students per semester in 261 undergraduate and graduate academic programs — both on campus and online. The UH System comprises four universities and [...]

By |2020-01-13T10:38:32-06:00January 13th, 2020|AccessNsite, Education, Project Profile, Total Access|Comments Off on University Of Houston: University Officials Prefer A Holistic Approach To Campus Security

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!