Favorite Electrified Locks 2018

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 14, 2018

Electronic lock manufacturing is dominated by 3 conglomerates (alphabetically) Allegion, Assa and Dormakaba holding numerous electronic lock brands. But which do integrators most prefer?

In this report, we rank the 3 conglomerates, examine which brands are most popular and share 150+ integrator commentary explaining how integrators choose made their decisions.

********** **** ************* ** ********* ** * ************* (**************) ********, Assa *** ********* ******* ******** ********** **** ******. *** ***** do *********** **** ******?

** **** ******, ** **** *** * *************, ******* ***** brands *** **** ******* *** ***** ***+ ********** ********** ********** how *********** ****** **** ***** *********.

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Favorite ***** **********

*** ********* ** ********** ***** *****:

*** *** ****** *********** ***** *******:

  • **** ***** ** **** *******, *** **** *** *** **** number ** ******
  • *** *********** ***** **** ***** ** *** '********' ****** **** *****
  • ******** ******* ******-*****, ******* *********************** *********** *******
  • ********* ***** ** *****, ****** (********** ********)*** * ****** *********
  • *********** ******** *** ******** ******

Assa ***** *******

**** ******* *** ** *** ******** ******'* ******* *********, **** $*+ Billion *** *******. ***** ***** ****** ** ********** ****** ******* maglock, *******, ***** *****, *** **** ******** ************* ******** * wide ***** ** ***** ****** **** '*******' ** ******* ************* and ******** *****.

**** ****** *** ****** ********** ** *** *** *** ******, but *** ************'* ****** ******* ***** ****** *** *****:

  • "**** ***** - **** ******* *'** **** **** *** **** and **** *** ** *******/******* **** **** **** *********."
  • "** ** **** **** ***** *** *** ***** **** ************ pricing."
  • "*** ******** **** ** *** **** ***** **** ******** ***** something **** * ****** ******* ** **** ******* *******."
  • "** **** ** *** **** ***** *****. **** *** ********, and **** **** **** *******"
  • "*** / **** ***** - **** ***** ****** ****** ******* edge ********** *** **** *******! ********* ********..... ******** ** * very ***** ****** *** *** **** ******* ** ** *******."
  • "*** *** ***********, ***** **** *** *****."
  • "********** *** ******** *** *** *** ******** *******. ** **** had ***** ******* **** **** *** *** ***'* **** *** warranty *** ********** ********."
  • "**** ***** ******** ** *****, ******* * **** *** **** familiarity **** **** *** **** ******* **** *** **** ** expected."
  • "* ****** *** ****** ***** **** ** ** ****** *** has * **** ****."

***** ***** ******-******** ****** **** ****,*** ******** *** * **** ************ *** *** *********** ******-***** ** credentials, *******, *** **** ******************** ******** ** ******* ********** * **** ********* ** $*** ******* *******.

Assa *********: *********, **** *****, **** ******

*******, *** *** **** ******** **** ********. **** *********** **** a ***** ** ******** *** *********** ** * *******, ****** poor *******, *********, *** **** ***** ** ****'* ********* ** a ******* *********:

  • "***** ******** ** **** ***** ******** *****, **** *** ** ass *********, * **** ******* **** ****."
  • "*** ******** ***** ****'* **** **** ***. **** ***** ** most ********, ******** ** ******, **** *** **** * *****, they *** *** * **** **** *********** ******** ************* **** access ******* ********. ** *** *** *********** ******* ******** ** a ********* ****, *** **** *** ****."
  • "**** ******* *** **** **** ***** ******** ******** *******. ******* crap ** **** ************."

HES ******* ******** *****

** *** ******** **** ****** *********, ****** ***************** ** ******** ******* *** **** *** ******** *****, ********** for ~**% ** *** **** *****:

  • "** ******** ***** ** ********** ***** ** ***. *** ******** a ******* **** ** * **** *****. *** ******* ** their ***** *** ****** **** ****** ** *** **** ** years *** *** **** *** *** **** *** **** ****** you ***'* **** ** ***** ** **** ******."
  • "*** *** ***** *****, **** *************, *** **** *******. **** said, * ****** *****'* *** * *** ********** **** *** electronic ****."
  • "*** *******. ****'** ******* ******** *** **** **** * **** number *** **********."
  • "***-** *** * *** ** *** ****** ** **** *** in **** **** ***** *** **** * ******** ********."
  • "***. *******, **********, ***** ** ********. "
  • "***. * ***** ******* ** * **** *****, *** **** to *******."
  • "******* ******* ** **** **% ** *** ************"

*************, *** ** *** ****'* **** ******** ****** *****, *** also***** ****,********, ******** ************** **** ******** ***** ***, *********** ********* ********.

Assa ******

*** ****** ** ****'* ********* *** *** **** *** ************ owns * ***** ****** ** *****, ******, *** **** ******** related ******,******** **** *** ***************** ****. ****'* ********* ** ** ***** **** *** ****** taker ************ ********:

"****'* **** *** ***** ** **** *****?"

******, *** *********** ***** **** **** ** ********** ************* ****** including:

Second *****: ********

********** * ******** ******** ** *** ***** ******* *** **** market, **** ** * ********** ******* ** **** ************* **** **** *** ********. ** *** ******* ****** ******** ********* **** *** ******, best ***** ** *** ********* ** **** *******, *** *******, a ***** ********** ** **** *** *********** *** ********** **** segments:

  • "******** ( ******* ) *** ******* ** *******."
  • "*** ****** *** ****** **** ***** *** **. ** **** with ** **** ** *** (********, ******, **** *******)."
  • "*** ****** ** **** ** ********* ***. **** *** ***** hardware **** ** ***** ** **** *** * **** **** and ** **** ** ***'* **** **** ******* *****."
  • "******* *** *** ****** **** ** ** **** ******** *** built **** **** *******."
  • "******* ***** *** *** ** ** *****."
  • "*** ******...**********, **********, *********** *** *******-****. ***** ******** **% **** on ******* ***/****. ** ** ***** *** ******* **** **** well ***** **. ** **** **** * **** **** ** schools *** ************ ** **** * ***** **** ********** ******. Dont **** ***** *** ******* ***** *** ** ****** **** strike ** ******** ** ****. "
  • "******* *** *** **** *******."
  • "**** ** *** ******** ******** ******* **** ******** *** ******."
  • "********: *******, *** ******. ***** *** *** ************* * **** come ** **** ******* ************* **** ******** *********."

Allegion's ******

***** ********'* *********** **** ****** ****** *** ********************** ******, *** *********** **** ***** **** *** **** ******** ********* such ** *** (**** *******),**********(********** ***** *****), ********(****** ******* *** ***********):

Dormakaba *****

*** *****-***** **** ** **** ***********, * ******* ****** ** ******* ****** ** ***** ******** *** **** ********, ** * **** ** ******** **:*** $* ******* ****** *****. ******** ********:

  • "**** ******. *** **** ****** ******** *******. *** **** ** is *** **** *********** **** ** ********** ********."
  • "* **** **** ****** **** ****** ******* ******** *******. * had *** ***** ****** **** **** ******."
  • "******* ***** **** **** ****** ******, ****** ********* ****** ******* degree ** **** *** **** ****** **********"
  • "*****, ******* ** ******* *************"
  • "**** ** **********, **** ******* ** * ************* ******** *************."

RCI **** ******* ********* *****

*************, *** **** ******* ********* ***** ***** ************ ******** (***), ****** * ******* *****, *********** ************ *********** ***** ****. ** **** **% ** ********* ****** *********, ***** ******** specifically ***** ***:

  • "*** *** *****. * **** *** ** ********* * ********* where ******* *** ******* * ******** *********, ******** ******* ***. The ***** ****** **** **** ****** *****/*** *** **** *** can *** ***** ****** * ********* ********** *** **** ******."
  • "** ****** *** *** **** *******, ** *** *** ** our ******** **** *** **** ******* **** ******* ****** *** readers. *** **** ******* **** ** ** ****** *** **** have * *** ** ********* *******. ** ***** ******* **** a *** ***** ********* *** *** *********** ****** **** **** to ***. * ***** ****** **** **** **** **** ** install."
  • "**********. ******** ****, **** *******, ********** *****, ********* **** ** product *** ****** *** ************."
  • "** ** *** ** *** *** ************ **-*****, *** *** guy ** *** ****** **** **********, *** ****'** **** **** reliable."
  • "*** ***** ** *****, *** ** **** **** **** ****** they **** ****** *** ** ****. **** ******** ** *** them ***."

Dormakaba ******

******, **** * *********** ****** ***** *** ********* ******** *** access ********, *** ********* ** ******* **** *** ******* *** conglomerates, *** ***** ***** **************,****, *** *** ******** ***** *** **** ******** ******* ******** forming ******** ********** ********* ****** **** ** ***** *******, ******, and **** *******.

Other ****** *****

*** *** ******* **** **** ********* *********. ******, ~**% ** answers ********** ** *********** **** ******* ** ***'* ****** ******* vendor **** ******** ********** ***** ******* *********** *** ***** ***** in ****:

  • "****-****, ******* **** ************ ** ** *******."
  • "** *** ** **** ********** *****.***** *** ********* ****** ** market **** **** *********** **** ( * *******, ** ******* and * ********)."
  • "** *** *************** ***** *** ******** ***** **** ** ***** because *** ***** ****** ** ************* ******´* ******* **** ***** very *** *****. ** ***** * **** ** ***** *** the ********* ****** *** **** *** ********* *** **** ********* for *** ******."
  • "**'** ****** * ***** ******** **** ***** *** ** ***** have **** ** *****. **** ** *** ****** *** ** still *** ****!"
  • "** **** ******** ******* ** ***** *******."
  • "******** **** ******** - **** ********** *********** *** ******* ******** on *** ******, *** ***** ***** *** *************** **** ** in **** *** **** *****."
  • "* **** ***. ****'** ****** ******** *** **** * **** time. ** ****** **** ** ******* **** ** * ***** date."

Using ******** ******

* ****** ************ ***** *********** ** **** ******** ****** *** adapted *** ******** ***** ** *****, *** ***** ********** *** not ******* ** *** ************'* *********. ******, ** *** ***** in * ****** ** ********* **** *** ******** **** ****** factors ** **** ***********, ***** *********, *** ******** ************:

  • "** ****** ******** *****. ******* *** ******** *****. *****-**** *** Von ****** *** ***** ****. *****-**** *** ******* ****** (***** front *****). *** *** ******** *******."
  • "* *** *********, ********* ****** *** *******, ****, *** ********** locks, *******, ******, ***."
  • "*** *** **** **** **** *** *****, **** *** ********** and **** ***** *****, ***** **** *** ****** (**** *********** and ********** ******)"
  • "***** ** ** ******** ******** *****. *******, ** ****** ** use **** ***** *** **** *** ******** (**: *** *****) and ** ******** **** **** ******* ***** ***** ******* *** commercial ***. ** *** ** ****."
  • "**'** *** ******* **** **** **** ***** *** ********. ** will ****** * **** **** ***** *** ********* *********** ************ and **** ********* **** ** ******** ** ** *** ***** over *** *****."
  • "*'* ******** *** ******** ** ***. **** ****** *** ***, Assa *****"

Comments (17)

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**** **** *** ** ********* *** **%?

**, ** **** ***. ** ******** **** ***+ ********* ** this ******, *** *** *** *** ****** ********* **** *** only ****** ******** ** ***** ******.

* *** ********* ** *** ***** ****** ***** ******** ***** up ***** ******** ** **

***** ****** *** ** ****** ******* ********* ***** *** **** confused ** ********* *** **** ******** ******** - *** ** they ***** **** ** ***** *********** ***** ***-******? ** ** because **** *** *** * *** ****** ***** *** *** are **** ****** ** **** *** ****** ****** **** ***** down *** ******* ****** ******* *** * ***** ********** ***?

* *** ****** ** ****-*********, ***** * *** ****** **** device *** **** ** *** ****** ***** ****, *** ** Allegion **** ****** ** *** **** ** *** *** **** heard **.

****, ***** ** ************ ******/***** ***** ** ****-**** ******* ************ hardware ** *********** *** *&* **********. *'** ******** ***** **** ~90% ** **** ******** ************* ******* **** *** *** ** the *** *************. (* ***** ** ******* ******** ************* ***** *&* *****?)

**** **** *****'* *&* *****, ***** '******** *' ************ **** to **** ****** *** *** ******/***&****** **** *** **** *****, and ************* ** *** **** ** *** ********** *** ** a ****** **** ****'** ********* **** *** ******* ****** ** consolidating ******.

*** ***** *** *** ******** **** ***** ****** ***** ***** are **** ** **** ***** ** ***** *** **** ******** put ** *** ****. ********** ***** ******** *** ******** *****. Once ** ***** ***** ** *** *** *** **** ******* to ********* **** ** *** ******** **** *** **** *** usually ***. **** ******* ** *** ******** **** *** ********* that ** ***** **** **** ******* *** ***** ** *** project **. * ***** **** * *** *** ******** ***** the **** ** * ******* *** *** ******** **** *** changed *** ****** *** ** ** *************** ********* ****** *** customer ***** *** ******* *** ***** ***** ** *** ***** time ** *** ***.

******* * ** ******* *** ************ **** *** **** ***** access ******* ********* *** *** **** ******** ***, ****** ** the ********** *** *********, ** ******** *** ** *** ****. Some ******** *** *** ****** ********* ****** ** ********* ***** schedule. ***, **** ****** ** ********* ** **** *** ** rarely ***** *** **** ***.

**** ** *** ******** ***** ** *** ********** ********; **'* electrified ********. *** ******* ******** ******* *** *** ***** *** electrified ********.

***** *** ****** *** *** ************ **** **** **** ***** own ********.

******, * ***** **** ***. * ******* *** ***** ** 'Favorite *********** *****', ** ****** ***** **** **** *** ****** for ****, ** ********* ***'* ** ******** ** ****.

** * *&* **** (******** **********) **** ****** ******** *****, Allegion ** **** ** **** **** *** ***** **** ******** schedule ** **** ** **** *** **********. **** * **** both ********* **** ******* ** ** ****** **** ****** ** part # **** *** **** **** ** ****** ***.

**** ******** ****** ******** *** ******** ******** *** ***? * was ***** ** *** ** * ******** ****** ** ***** was *** ******** ********* **** ** *** ******** **** ** security *********.

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***** ** ****, ****** *** ********, **** **********...****'* *** ** like.

**** ** * *** ** ****** ** ** **** ***** that's **** *** *** ******* **** *** ******** *** ****** brands. ** **** *** *** ****.

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