ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions is the preferred partner for Gallagher Security and Aperio® has proved to be the perfect choice for access control at the University of East Anglia’s latest student accommodation.
Crome Court is the newest residence for the university, offering 231 ensuite rooms in flats of 8 to 13 people. The design of the student accommodation is environmentally advanced and CO2 emissions have been kept as low as possible.
ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s Aperio® solution is fully integrated into the Gallagher Command Centre, which is an industry leading critical business platform, delivering organisational security and operational continuity.
Gallagher’s integration with Aperio® provides the university with a cost-effective solution that is suited to doors which require some level of security. The integration is available and supported worldwide and is applicable for all industries.
Jason Boyce, Sales Manager at Gallagher, said: “We decided to offer the Aperio® solution to University of East Anglia because of its outstanding reputation within the security industry.
“Unlike other systems, Aperio® provides audit trails online, allowing for the real time monitoring of doors.
“In addition, the fact that Gallagher and Aperio® systems can operate with the same data on the card has allowed for a tighter, seamless integration, which saves the customer money, as they do not have to code cards twice.”
Christine Beveridge, Head of Campus Services at University of East Anglia, said: “ASSA ABLOY Access Control have extensive experience within the education sector and we are pleased to be piloting the system in our student accommodation and hope to roll out Aperio® across all new and existing residential estate.”
Wayne Dyble. Installation & Support Manager at Check Your Security, said: “As the service provider to University of East Anglia, we found ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s service faultless, their team provided useful training to carpenters on site to assist with the installation of Aperio®.”
David Hodgkiss, National Sales Manager at ASSA ABLOY Access Control, said: “University of East Anglia have been one of Gallagher’s customers for ten years, therefore it was essential that they partnered with a company they trusted when it came to extending the Gallagher Command Centre system. Having worked with us for six years – Gallagher knew we would deliver with Aperio®.”
For further information on the complete Aperio® product portfolio, please visit www.assaasbloy.com/aperio.
For more information on the University of East Anglia, visit www.uea.ac.uk