Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, published a new whitepaper titled “The Current State of Access Control,” which explores the potential of access control systems to help organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of physical and virtual security.

“Continuing technology advances, along with integration between systems and the Internet of Things, have changed the ways in which security systems can be utilized and deployed,” said Robert Laughlin, president, Galaxy Control Systems. “This whitepaper outlines these changes and provides examples to help integrators capitalize on new opportunities.”

With the release of this free whitepaper, Galaxy Control Systems has taken a key role in providing information and clarity about today’s access control technology so industry professionals may better understand its growing importance in operational security. Along with the whitepaper, Galaxy Control Systems is continually developing training seminars and best practices that are based on real world issues gathered from input received directly from installing dealers and customers, the company reported.

“In any technology-based industry, education is of vital importance to help organizations utilize the technology to its fullest potential,” Laughlin added. “We’ve made this a priority as part of our continuing commitment to serving our customers and community.”    

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