Significant upgrades to the e3 Series firmware were announced for the Linear Essential, Essential Plus, Elite and ProControl commercial access control systems. The firmware updates employ technology to provide improved security and web services protection against the rise in cyber threats for businesses of all sizes.  The upgrades to the Linear e3 Series also include improved encryption, smart reporting and card types access control functionality.

“After listening to our dealer partners, this firmware upgrade is the first of several planned that will help address ongoing commercial security and access control needs for organizations large and small,” said Mark Prowten, director of product management for Nortek Security & Control’s Linear brand. “With tens of thousands of systems installed, customers depend upon the proven managed access and convenience of our systems, and we remain committed to constantly improving our security technologies to guard against the growing list of internal as well as external threats. Plus, the Linear e3 Series firmware upgrades we’ve engineered open new customer opportunities for our dealers to offer market-leading capabilities along with added security peace-of-mind.”

The scalable design of Linear e3 Series is engineered to minimize future costs and help lower total cost of ownership (TCO) as organizational needs evolve and more functionality is needed. Based on a single hardware design, a single software code base and integrated features, the Linear e3 Series can scale up to 128 doors.

All Linear Essential, Essential Plus, Elite and ProControl commercial access control systems include the upgraded e3 Series firmware. Each is out-of-the-box ready to install, designed to match customer-specific needs and are readily upgradeable with a license key

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