WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. XX, 2012 – BridgePoint Systems, a leading provider of smartcard readers and enrollment software for Physical Access Control Systems (PACs), today announces its membership in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). BridgePoint Systems’ TrustAlert Enrollment system integrates with Lenel’s OnGuard access control system to offer customers a suite of tightly integrated hardware and software solutions that authenticate and locally enroll Common Access Cards (CACs) and compliant Personal Identification Verification Credentials (PIVs). With support for government-issued credentials, the system can import stored data to eliminate manual data entry, increasing efficiency and ensuring accuracy. The typical enrollment process takes nearly 10 minutes to complete, but with one touch of a button, BridgePoint’s TrustAlert Enrollment system provides seamless enrollment in less than 15 seconds.
“We are excited to have BridgePoint Systems join Lenel’s OpenAccess Alliance Program,” said Gidon Lissai, director of strategic alliances, Lenel. “Integration of our products and technology provides a sophisticated solution for customers who recognize that validated identity is fundamental to enterprise security. We look forward to BridgePoint Systems’ continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.”
“We are pleased to be recognized as a new member of the Lenel OAAP partner program,” said Thomas E. Corder, president and CEO, BridgePoint Systems. “The Lenel OAAP will allow us to expedite enrollment for federal government facilities that use the OnGuard platform for physical access. We look forward to a long partnership with Lenel, allowing us to achieve our mutual goal of providing reliable, end-to-end physical access security solutions.”
Lenel’s OnGuard is an advanced access control application that includes a feature-rich alarm monitoring module, IP-enabled controllers for enterprise-wide security and built-in support for all card technologies; as well as biometrics and wireless access control devices.
The TrustAlert solution supports desktop enrollment stations and a software application running on a Windows based PC server or client. Both 2-Factor and 3-Factor enrollment stations are available. Each station is self-contained and plugs directly into the USB port on a client’s PC workstation. The integrated all-in-one design makes the station easy to use and expedites the enrollment process, saving time and money.
The TrustAlert Enrollment application can be integrated with BridgePoint’s Certificate Repository and Validation application to provide a full enrollment and validation suite that is capable of performing recurring validation updates for compatible PACS.
Lenel provides enterprise software, integrated systems and access control systems to manage multiple security systems, real-time intelligent video content analysis, biometric access, smart card applications, and visitor management systems for corporate and government security customers Lenel is part of UTC Climate Controls & Security Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). More information about Lenel can be found at www.lenel.com.
For over a decade, BridgePoint Systems has delivered solutions to help security managers face an ever-changing landscape of threats and challenges. Located at the edge of Silicon Valley, the company offers innovative technology that embeds public key infrastructure in an agile, user friendly way for assuring identity. Among other pioneering efforts, BridgePoint Systems was the first U.S. company to develop smart card readers, employ smart cards in its technology, meet 2010 U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) requirements for a fully integrated Federated Physical Access Control System (PACS) and integrate the Department of Defense’s Common Access Card (CAC) with biometrics in a real world deployment. The company was also first to install a Personal Identification Verification reader in a government, multi-tenant facility.
Some of the nation’s largest government contractors and security integrators such as the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marines, Army Corps of Engineers, General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) use BridgePoint Systems’ technology. All of BridgePoint Systems’ products are securely designed and built in the United States. For more information, visit BridgePoint Systems’ website at www.BridgePointsystems.com or call (510) 346-1510.
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