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Posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Wine + Security Technology Event

Posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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By Forrest Walker, Director of Operations & Marketing, Rinkor Technology Solutions

Life moves fast, and technology seems to move even faster. In an attempt to stay up to speed with the advances of technology, especially in the high value area of security, it can be interpreted as a losing battle that can get out of reach. For example, we are constantly bombarded with talk of “cloud”, “IoT” and more terms that sometimes business owners and property managers don’t have time to fully understand or apply to their daily workflows.  

Good news—the reality is that the most advanced, cloud-based security platforms are not out of reach or beyond anyone.

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Posted on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 01:20 PM

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Brivo Mobile Pass

Posted on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 01:20 PM

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If you are using Brivo Mobile Pass to access your office or home, you already know how easy it is to open doors with your smartphone, and how it eliminates the hassle of carrying around keycards and fobs. Here are three additional features that help to personalize and organize your mobile application to improve the overall Brivo Mobile Pass experience:

  1. Easily Reorder Your Doors

When passes or credentials are redeemed, you can rearrange these site passes and door listings to perfectly match up to your expectations of the site. For example, maybe your front door (that happens to be the most frequently used door) is at the end of a long list of available doors.

solarus

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Posted on Thu, May 19, 2016 @ 10:16 AM

The Daily Perks of Brivo Mobile Pass

Posted on Thu, May 19, 2016 @ 10:16 AM

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According to Matthew Nikravesh the President of Solarus Technologies Inc, an information technology and managed services provider, Brivo Mobile Pass has positively changed his business by providing his employees with added value, the ability to open doors with their smartphones, and managed to simplify his own day-to-day activities.

In February of 2015, Solarus Technologies moved to a 22-floor New York City building and was faced with utilizing a keycard to access its office—which happened to be a technology upgrade from Solarus’ old office that was secured by lock and key. Solarus is a forward-thinking company that wanted to access their new and modern office with new, but yet familiar technology.

Executive Summary: A Standard Response to IoT’s Security Challenges

Posted on Tue, May 10, 2016 @ 02:19 PM

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Executive Summary: A brief recap of Steve Van Till’s, President & CEO of Brivo Inc., Chairman of SIA Standards, recent article: A Standard Response to IoT’s Security Challenges.

Prepared by Jennifer Skipper, Marketing Communications Manager of Brivo

Steve’s article summarizes why technology standards are becoming even more important now that the Internet of Things (IoT) is causing an explosion in the number of connected devices deployed across both residential and industrial settings. This increase in connected devices has made both physical and network infrastructures more exposed to vulnerabilities such as cyber crime, identity theft, invasions of privacy and even terrorism.

As technologies evolve, standards need to evolve to account for new vulnerabilities. 

edge devices blog

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Posted on Fri, Apr 29, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

A Five Minute Lesson on Edge Devices in Access Control

Posted on Fri, Apr 29, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

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By Charles Wheeler, Chief Security Architect

I love attending ISC West for the exposure to new technology. Frankly, if not for the technology and a chance to connect with our fantastic dealers, I wouldn’t make the trip. But the show itself always comes through—and this year was one of the best.

What impressed me most this year was seeing the industry finally embrace the power of computing at the edge. Edge based computing devices have been in use for a while on the IT side of the house, but not as much in access control.

Want to know how you can get in on the action, but you don’t have time for a dissertation?

A Day in the Life of a RSM_Blog

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Posted on Thu, Apr 21, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

A Day in the Life of a Brivo Sales Manager

Posted on Thu, Apr 21, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

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Blake Albertsen, Regional Sales Manager for the Northwest & British Columbia

I was born into sales—everyone in my family and extended family works in some sort of a sales capacity. From real estate and banking to automotive and time-share sales conversations flooding the dinner table, I remember hearing about the different types of sales strategies that have worked for my various family members. This background gave me a great education and helped to nurture my own sales skillset.

Unlike others in my family, I chose to work in the security industry.

I was about 18 years old when my grandfather said to me, “Blake, listen to your customers needs.

Paving the Way for Our Dealers & Channel Partners at ISC West 2016

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2016 @ 02:25 PM

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By JuliAnn Tuleya, Director of Channel Marketing

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Brivo has attended ISC West in Las Vegas for a number of years, and the event consistently proves to be an opportunity to build relationships with dealers, channel partners, analysts and press that cover the security industry. Year after year, each ISC West tradeshow seems to blend together — a whirlwind of familiar faces, spaces, technologies, immersed in the twinkling, trilling Vegas strip. It’s easy to emerge from the conference a little dazed and confused. This year was different.

Walking through the exhibit hall, and speaking with attendees and exhibitors alike, three themes stood out:

  1. Cloud
  2. Mobile
  3. IoT (That stands for “Internet of Things” to those that don’t speak Cloud)

Brivo has been shouting “Cloud!

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Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 @ 12:50 PM

Dealer Success Spotlight: Shore Systems, Inc.

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 @ 12:50 PM

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Chris Guido founded Shore Systems, Inc., located in Roslyn Heights, NY, in 1996. As a technology firm and physical access control system (PACS) integrator, they had been reselling Brivo since 2007, but not very aggressively. With their eye on the market they noticed a shift taking place as customer demand for cloud-based PACS began to increase. This led Shore Systems to make the decision to lead with Brivo as their go-to-market partner for cloud-based security solutions. In 2015, they sold a record amount of doors with Brivo OnAir® and have been enjoying the monthly recurring revenue stream ever since that comes with selling a subscription-based cloud solution.

Five Ways I Have Become a Better Software Developer By Working at Brivo

Posted on Thu, Mar 24, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

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By, Uy Hoang, Software Developer

When I was recruited to come work for Brivo, I was told it would be like working for a start-up with none of the trappings. Almost four years later, I find it to still be true. I get to work on interesting and cutting edge projects, without having to worry about limiting restraints. I get to work on cloud-based technology while surrounded by modern and forward thinking individuals. We are challenged on a daily basis to solve issues and implement new features into constantly evolving technologies—how rewarding!

Below I have outlined how Brivo has created a working environment where I am challenged on a daily basis to improve technology and I can honestly credit my team for empowering me to grow my professional skillset.

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Posted on Fri, Mar 18, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

What to Expect at ISC West 2016—April 5-8 in Las Vegas, NV

Posted on Fri, Mar 18, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

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By Jennifer Skipper, Marketing Communications Manager

As we prepare to exhibit at ISC West again this year at booth #30050, I am personally excited to be a part of it. It will be my first year attending this one of a kind security event. In looking at the agenda for the show, there are a few sessions that sparked my interest and will certainly be on my radar to attend: