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Humberside Fire and Rescue Service

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for the fire and rescue service across the East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, and North and North East Lincolnshire, serving a population of almost one million people. The Fire & Rescue Service required an access control solution that could secure multiple sites on a single system.

Type of site:
Public Sector – Emergency Response

Location:
Hull, UK

Number of users/doors:
• 12 sites
• 260 doors
•300+ users

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SBE Logistics

SBE Logistics is one of the leading European organisations in electronic service, repair and aftersales support. With 600 employees, the group’s factories handle more than three million devices a year from across Europe, from mobile phones to digital cameras and TVs. SBE has three European technical centres, each with a call centre and several high-tech production facilities.

Type of site:
Commercial

Location:
Saint Léonard, France

Number of users/doors:
• 3 sites
• 50 doors
• 600 users

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Lake Oconee Academy

Lake Oconee Academy is one of the highest performing schools in the state of Georgia and one of the best performing public schools in the United States. The school uses Net2 to manage access control and provide an extra layer of security on campus.

Type of site:
Education

Location:
Greensboro, GA

Number of users/doors:
• 110 staff members
• 973 students
• 37 doors
• 8 buildings

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CORMETECH

CORMETECH, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, develop environmental catalysts and technologies that reduce emissions from industrial processes.Recore Electrical Contractors Inc. were contracted by CORMETECH to update and reconfigure their existing security system at their head office facility in Charlotte, NC.

Type of site:
Manufacturing/Commercial

Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Number of users/doors:
• 4 sites
• 36 doors


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Islington on the Green

Islington on the Green is a residential complex consisting of 70 modern, high specification apartments. They required an access control solution that would be simple to use, and could enable the Concierge and residents to grant access to visitors from the reception, and their individual apartments, respectively.

Type of site:
Residential

Location:
Islington, London

Number of doors/users:
• 71 doors
• 150 users


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Study Studio Park

Study Studio Park is a new student accommodation complex in Breda, Netherlands. Each studio apartment includes a spacious room and en suite, and access to a communal garden and shared facilities. They required an access control solution that would secure the main entrance and the individual studios, with the ability to monitor who was on site at any time.

Type of site:
Residential

Location:
Breda, Netherlands

Number of users/doors:
• 224 apartments
• 235 users


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Vauréal Council Buildings

Vauréal is a town located in a suburb of north west Paris. The council own and manage four sites in Vaureal including the local school, three leisure facilities, plus a number of socially run charities and arts centres.

Type of site:
Multi site - Public Sector

Location:
Vaureal, France

Number of users/doors:
• 25 sites
• 45 doors
• 850 users


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Cougar Monitoring

Cougar Monitoring operates a state-of-the-art alarm receiving and monitoring centre based in Birmingham, UK, providing a wide range of monitoring and response services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

They required a solution that would both improve the management of access to the monitoring centre and offer a convenient and reliable system for the management and staff on site. An additional requirement for the improved system was to provide an extra layer of security with biometric authentication.

Type of site:
Commercial – Security Services Provider

Location:
Birmingham, UK

Number of users/doors:
• 12 doors
• 75 users

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Park Terrace Condo Association

Park Terrace Condo in downtown San Diego, US, is conveniently located across from Petco Park, home of the major league baseball team, the San Diego Padres. The beautiful condo features two towers, 14 storeys, and houses 223 units. Park Terrace now uses Net2 to provide a secure community for their tenants.

Type of site:
Residential

Location:
San Diego, CA

Number of users/doors:
• 223 condos
• 27 doors
• 2 buildings

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Blok Developments

Blok Developments is an urban property developer operating in Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard and CBD. Their thoughtfully designed and detail orientated apartments are built to make a lasting contribution to the neighbourhoods they develop in. Security is a priority for Blok and their residents. They required a system that would allow them to control who could access the developments, and had the functionality to easily assign, update and bar access tokens, from a simple, reliable user interface.

Type of site:
Residential

Location:
Cape Town, South Africa

Number of doors:
• 12 doors
• 4 developments


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Marino Institute of Education



Marino Institute of Education is a unique third-level education environment based in Dublin. The campus comprises the College of Education, the Conference Centre and other continuing professional development and support services.

Type of site:
Higher Education Facility

Number of users/doors:

  • 49 doors
  • 4 buildings
  • 250 staff
  • 1000 students

Solution required:

St Patrick's House

St Patrick’s House, Cardiff, is a large site that is home to several businesses, with over 500 employees in total. The building recently underwent complete refurbishment, including a contract to replace and upgrade the security systems throughout.

Type of site:
Commercial – offices

Number of users/doors:
• Up to 500 users
• 24 doors
• 2 carpark barriers
• 2 lifts

Solution required:
• Multi-tenant solution with Landlord Tenant permissions
• Scalable solution
• User friendly interface

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Sky Deutschland

Sky Deutschland is a German media company which operates a Direct Broadcast Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, offering a collection of digital subscription television channels. Sky Deutschland is part of the international Sky PLC. The Sky Deutschland Customer Service Centre, located just outside of Berlin in Teltow employs over 400 staff who work onsite.

Type of site:
Commercial – offices and call centre

Number of users/doors:
• Over 400 users
• 15 doors

Solution required:
• User friendly interface
• Simple to manage
• Control the movement of people


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Howley Grange

The Howley Grange Scout Group, founded in 1959, has been in residence in Halesowen for over 50 years. The Scout Group has over 120 members, aged six to 19, who join the organisation to develop skills including teamwork, initiative, communication and commitment. The Scout Headquarters are also used by a further 450 children every week, that attend various clubs and groups, including a playgroup, dance club, and pre-school, who hire out part of the site.

Type of site:
Leisure – Howley Grange Scouts

Location:
Halesowen, UK

Number of users/doors:
• 45 staff/470 children
• 12 doors
• 2 gates/9 buildings

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London Legal

London Legal is the number one supplier to London’s top law firms, specialising in providing legal and litigation support services. Due to the collection and storage of sensitive data, the security of their offices is of vital importance.

Type of site:
Commercial - Legal Support Services

Location:
London, UK

Number of doors/users:
• 4 doors
• 100 users

Solution required:
• Read-in / read-out access control
• Increased control over movement of staff
• Multiple access level permissions


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Rush Fitness


Rush Fitness are a modern gym that offers 24/7 access to their members, in a variety of locations across the UK. Providing an abundance of state of the art equipment, dedicated teams of fitness professionals, and a wide range of exercise classes, Rush Fitness are dedicated to giving their members the best fitness experience possible.

Type of site:
Health & Leisure Facility

Number of doors

  • 5 doors

Solution required:
  • Prevent members sharing access credentials
  • Self-enrolment system for members


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Powerscourt Estate


Based in the Wicklow Mountains of Co. Wicklow, Ireland, Powerscourt Estate is a leading visitor attraction with approximately 500,000 visitors every year to the house, estate and golf club. The gardens were voted number three in the World’s Top 10 Gardens by National Geographic magazine.

Type of site:
Commercial – leisure and heritage

Number of doors/users:
• 11 doors
• Golf Club - 900 members
• Hotel guests – between 50-60 per week
• Gardens – 1,000 - 1,500 visitors per day in peak season

Solution required:
• Control access to the estate gardens, golf club and properties
• Integration with the tilling system

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Building Schools for the Future - Yorkshire

Building Schools for the Future is a nationwide scheme and the largest school building programme since the 1800s: worth £55bn, the Labour government’s aim was to rebuild or refurbish every secondary school in the UK. Rochdale Council implemented a five year plan from January 2010 to December 2014 for 11 schools, costing the local borough council £160m. Every school had to comply with the local educational authority’s regulations for securing children and staff.

Type of site:
11 Secondary Schools, including Special Educational Needs and a Behavioural Difficulties Educational College

Number of doors:
• 383 doors (across the 11 sites)

Solution required:
• Secure school buildings and property
• Restricted access to visitors, i.e. deliveries
• Networked security solution to control the movement of children during lesson time

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Graze

Graze is a healthy and nutritious mail-order snacks service. Subscribers tailor their orders by telling graze their likes and dislikes, and subsequently receive a monthly, fortnightly or weekly delivery in a letterbox sized container. Founded in the UK in 2008, graze now have three sites in the UK and one in the USA with a steadily increasing work force.

Type of site:
Commercial – production, distribution, head office and fulfilment

Number of users/doors:
• 400 users
• 31 doors (across the 4 sites)

Solution required:
• To be completely keyless
• Networked solution to control and restrict the movement of different workers
• Ensure staff safety

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Gyron Internet

Gyron are a leading provider of data centre services. Established in March 2000, the dynamic company has consistently grown, leading them to require more space than they had available at their London Docklands facility. The decision was made to open a new data centre at Hemel Hempstead, which will give Gyron the capacity to continue growing their business. The 50,000 square feet “Centro” facility has been set up to offer customers the highest standards for colocation and managed hosting.

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Conquest Hospital



Conquest Hospital is a modern District General Hospital serving East Sussex and employing over 5,000 staff. The previous access control system at Conquest Hospital failed and could not be recovered.

Type of site:
Healthcare Facility

Number of users/doors:

  • 83 doors
  • 6,500 users

Solution required:

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