RedCloud Awarded Patent for Pioneering Technology that Integrates Physical and Logical Security Systems
March 27, 2012 --
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 27, 2012
ISC West 2012 RedCloud, formerly known as PlaSec, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent by the US Patent Office, recognizing and protecting core, underlying technology and intellectual property pioneered by RedCloud that enables the integration and convergence of physical and logical security systems.
Patent no. 8,122,497, Networked Physical Security Access Control System and Method, covers foundational RedCloud technology, development and implementation frameworks that allow access control appliances to consistently maintain, replicate and share identity, policy and system configuration information among distributed and redundant network appliances.
RedClouds revolutionary access control platform was engineered from the ground up by IT and security veterans to seamlessly integrate with logical identity and security information management systems, said Dave Basil, Chief Executive Officer, RedCloud. This patent recognition reaffirms the groundbreaking vision of our technology platform and further extends RedClouds industry-leading convergence capabilities.
RedClouds Convergence Platform and Security Management Software is the industrys first and remains the only web-based, physical access control system (PACS) that synchronizes identities, roles and policies across all peer-to-peer network appliances and door controllers in real-time. This patented approach ensures security settings are always up-to-date with Identity Access Management (IAM) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems and correlates physical and logical security event information throughout the enterprise to form a unified cyber-security response to system alarms, policy alerts and unauthorized activities.
The ability to manage identities, set policy and report activity across physical and logical security systems is the future of access control, said Terry Neely, President, Founder and CTO, RedCloud. This patent is a watershed moment in the growth of our company, validating many years of hard work, dedication and commitment to reducing industry-wide barriers to convergence and is personally very rewarding.
Unlike legacy, client/server-based physical access control systems, RedClouds patented, web-based access control network appliance system eliminates the need to support and maintain separate, stand-alone application and database servers, enabling organizations of all sizes to secure their facilities, people and assets at anytime, anywhere from any standard web browser.
RedClouds Security Management Software runs on the RedCloud Convergence Platform and is available on all of RedClouds web-based, access control network appliances, including RedCloud Express, RedCloud Enterprise and RedCloud Virtual, all of which are exclusively available through a nationwide network of authorized integrators.
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