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Amy Coulter

Amy Coulter is the Senior Marketing Specialist at Boon Edam. She has been with the company since 2012.
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Recent Blogs

How to Properly Clean Your Revolving Doors & Security Entrances

It’s possible that cleaning and disinfecting a full height turnstile or security revolving door hasn’t been at the top of your to-do list. However, as we face global pandemics as well as annual flu seasons, it’s important to address the cleaning of something that hundreds to thousands of hands touch each and every day – your entrances.

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Security Integrator Roundtable: Should You Sell Security Entrances?

Security entrances have been successfully used in enterprises for years to mitigate security threats and risks through the elimination of unauthorized entry and tailgating, control of employee and visitor traffic, maximization of human resources, and overall, the protection of people, property and assets.

For an integrator, selling security entrances provides multiple opportunities to not only build your business, but it can also be a way to create and build a strong relationship with a user. But, is it right for everyone?

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Types of Biometric Authentication Devices and Integration with Security Entrances

Here at Boon Edam, we manufacture security doors and turnstiles that integrate with virtually any access control device. Still, security professionals are curious – what biometric authentication devices are we seeing installed in the field?

We’ve compiled a list of the top biometric devices that are being integrated with security entrances to mitigate the risk of unauthorized entry. We’ll also discuss how biometric devices measure up when coupled with each type of security entrance.

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Security Entrances for Indoors or Outdoors – or Both

You have a team of security guards, an ID card system in place, and a top-notch video surveillance system. Your facility is secure, right? Not so fast. While those security solutions are solid and necessary to help you to mitigate security risks, it is important to ensure that your entrances are secure, as well. After all, every door or entrance is an opportunity for someone to get in to your facility and cause harm.

Security entrances have become an essential tool to secure people, property and assets. This is true whether they are used indoors or outdoors, but not all entrances can handle both applications. Here are some types of security entrance solutions that can function indoors, outdoors – or both.

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9 Reasons Organizations Select Security Revolving Doors to Protect their Most Valuable Assets

Security revolving doors are the entrance solution of choice for the Fortune 500. An IHS report on Pedestrian Entrance Control Equipment released in 2017 shows that the market for these solutions has increased from $25.9 million to $35.1 million in just two short years. Why are security revolving doors gaining so much momentum? Explore 9 reasons below.

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Do the Math! Why Calculating Throughput is Essential to Entrance ROI

It’s the third installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. blog series! This unique decision methodology provides a framework for selecting the best security entrance and provider. Click here to learn more by reading the S.T.A.R.T.S.S. series introduction.

Today we’re discussing: Throughput.

The C-suite approves security entrances because they are an effective way to manage risks, ensure safety and security, secure physical and data assets, and prevent liability issues. It’s up to you to make a solid decision as to the type of security entrance product to choose, install and maintain to ensure a solid ROI. But once that selection is made, you have another decision that could make or break your project: what’s the right number of entrances necessary to handle your traffic needs? And how do you calculate that?

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