Genetec Partners With Access Giant

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 27, 2013

Over the last few years, Genetec has expanded from simply being a VMS to offering access control, and now increasingly being a 'unified' solution. Indeed, the ability to unify access and video is heating up, as Avigilon's recent access control acquisition shows.

Now, Genetec has partnered with Assa Abbloy, the 800 pound gorilla of access control. What does this partnership mean and what does it consist of? How will it impact the market? In this note, we break down the technical details from speaking with Genetec and analyze its strengths and weaknesses.

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