Cloud-based Access Control System
An Access Control System (ACS) monitors and restricts flow of people, allowing only authorized personnel to enter specific areas at specific times and according to specific rules.
With increasing security concerns, more and more small offices are installing ACS. However, operating a full-fledged conventional access control system, capable of alerting owners and generating reports, presents significant challenge to small companies. This is not due to the initial startup cost, but the difficulty of operating and maintaining such a system. For example, it requires regular system administration such as data back-ups, card activation and report generation. Often, a small company does not have the human resource and capabilities to competently handle this.
As a result of the high total cost of ownership, small-office owners typically opt for simple stand-alone ACS which are not connected to a PC. Unfortunately, such stand-alone systems represent a severe compromise in functionality as it cannot provide critical features access reports, nor can it alert the owner when there are security breaches.
Benefits to Customers
- Manage the system 24/7 from anywhere
MAPLE is a web-based security product that allows customers to access and manage the system from anywhere 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Reduced IT Infrastructure Cost
No PC is used, so there are no expenses related to PC upgrades, OS updates, and anti-virus software.
Software upgrades are automatically performed via ELID Cloud Services and clients are always assured of getting the latest software.
MAPLE is easy to use. Smartphone apps (Android or iOS) are intuitively designed so that anyone can learn to use them in minutes.
MAPLE behaves like a stand-alone system and so no in-house IT expertise is required.
- Minimum Cost In Hardware Upgrade
MAPLE supports all ELID controllers, thus existing ELID clients are able to upgrade to this new system at minimal cost.