Milestone Access Control 2014 Released

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on May 28, 2014

Milestone has announced an update to its first venture into integrated access interface. When we tested the platform previously, it had some marked shortcomings. Were these addressed is the new update?

We examine what improvements have been made in this note and how it impacts their competitive positioning.

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** ******* **** ************ have **** **** ** this **** *** *** it ******* ***** *********** positioning.

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Position *********

*******, **** **** *******, Milestone's ****** ******* ****** is still ****** ** **** suited *** ********* **** interested ** ****-******* ****** management *** ******* *** an *********** ********** ********* between ***** *** ****** control. ******** **** ********** management, ***** ********, *** door ******** ************* ***** take ***** ******* *********'* interface *** ** *** underlying ****** ********.

**** ******** ******* *** four ********* ******** ******** ********** *********,******** ****** ******* **** ********:

  • **** ****:******* ******, ********, *** alarms *** ** **** from *** **** ***** viewing *********.
  • *********:** *** **** ********, this ******* *** *** single ******* ********* *********** and ******** **** ********* *** report ********** *** ******** in *** ******** *******.
  • **** **********:**** ****** ** ********** is ***** *********** ******* from *********'* ***********.
  • ********** **********: ** ** **** one, ***** *** ******** aspects ** *********** *** access ****** *** ****, is ***** *** ******** but ****** ** *** underlying ****** ********.

** ***** ****,************ ********* *** ** the **** ************ ** a ****-******* ********** ******.

What's ***

*** **** ******* ******* in **** **** ******* are:

  • ********** *******: **** *******, ***** on ****** **** ****** the ****** ******* *** are *********. ******, *** reporting ******** **** ******** to ******** **** *** controls ** *** ********** platform.
  • ******** **********: ******* *** ******* a ***** ********* **** related ******* **** *** event ********.
  • **** ******: *** ******* ***** of *** **** *** be ****** **** ****** the ****** ******* ***. Previously ** **** *** was ********* ** **** tab.
  • *** ******** *********: ****** **** ********** and ********* ******** ********* access ******* ********, *** all ******** ********* ******** ******* *** ***** **** support *** ******.
  • ********** ***: **** *** **** release, ********* *** ***** access ******* ****** ************* to *** *** *** *** *********** ***********.

************** ****

** ******** ** *** access ******'* ****** ******* can ** ****** ** the ***** ***** *****:

New ******** *******

***** *** ****** ** platforms *** *****, *** platform ***** ***** *********** with ******* ****** ********* such ** *****, *************, ** **** S2 **** **** ********* competing *** *********.

**** **** ******, *** ********* access ********* **** ******** ****** only**** ***** ******* *** the ***** **********(***** ** *** ******). The ***** ********* *******:

  • *****: *** *******'* ****** platform [**** ** ****** available] ******** ************ **** HID ****, **** *******, and **** ***********.
  • *****: *** ***** ************ has ********* **'******* ************ ***************** **** ******** ****** 2014.
  • ******: **** *********** ******** the *******'*** *********** *** ****************.
  • ***********: *** ***** **** Mercury ******** ******** ***** platform (*** ******) *** **** *****
  • ***** ********: ***** *** [link ** ****** *********] integration *** **** **** by * ***** *****

** **** *** ****** the ****** ** *********** with ***** *********, ** we ****** ***** **** they *** *** ******* interoperable ** **********.

*******

*** ****** ******* ** no ******* ** ****** pricing, ***** ** ****** as ~$*** *** *** base **** ******** *** doors, *** **** ** expanded ** *** **** bundle ******** *** ~$***. 

***********

******** ** ******** *********, **, *** *******, ******** ****** **** lacks *** ****** ** cardholder *** **** **********. Those ***** ******* ******* core ****** ********** ********* that ***** ***** ********** from ***** ********** ** needed. *********'* ******** ** *********** a ***** ********* ******* that ******** * ****** of ****** '**** ****' controls *** ***** ******** * companion ****** ******** *** operational ***.

 

 

Comments (1)

Can anyone briefly share their experience with integrating Milestone Xprotect Corporate VMS with CEM (Tyco) AC 2000 Access Control system? What worked well? What was a challenge? Have the forecasted benefits been realized?

CEM AC 2000 Milestone Access Control Interface Product Overview

Milestone don't seem to promote this partnership/product. I assume that is because the product is sold by CEM.

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