Lenel’s systems are installed at the most secure mines, refineries, petrochemical and nuclear power plants around the globe.
In an environment where people work under hazardous conditions, are exposed to potential risks, and are located in remote areas, prevention is first on the list for security managers. A robust system is required to handle remote operations, multiple databases and multiple technologies. A system must be reliable enough to respond to emergency events, account for people, and identify employees, contractors and visitors moving throughout the facilities.
Lenel offers comprehensive security for people, assets and property through a wide array of security products seamlessly integrated into a single, robust system.
Secure Multiple Facilities
Energy production facilities often encompass remote locations and multiple sites within them. OnGuard enables corporate security and IT managers to have central control over the entire integrated security system, while allowing regional offices to maintain independence and operate their individual security systems. At predetermined intervals, all regional databases can synchronize with the enterprise master server to ensure that the most up-to-date information is available at all locations. In an OnGuard multi-server environment, each cardholder can carry a single credential that can be used across all regions within the enterprise. Regional system administrators can specify the individual readers to which a cardholder will be allowed access. For example, a particular employee might be allowed free access to an entrance or his specific work area, but might have restricted access to stored precious metals, expensive equipment or highly sensitive areas.
High Performance & Reliability
OnGuard is certified to operate on NEC Express Fault Tolerant Servers. The NEC Express server offers a unique, fully redundant server system with online serviceability and hot plug replacement of all major subsystems. The server is designed for use in applications where high performance and high levels of reliability and compatibility are expected, such as zero downtime hardware that allows total hardware redundancy. That is a common requirement in the oil and mining industries. When operating in high risk areas, prevention is imperative. OnGuard’s mustering feature uses entry and exit readers in specific locations to provide an automated method of accounting for on-site cardholders in the event of a dangerous incident. Another important OnGuard feature that’s beneficial for high-risk environments is destination assurance, which generates an alarm if an access card has not been presented at a specified reader or readers within a predetermined length of time.
Single Point For ID Management
It is critically important to manage and track employees, visitors and third-party contractors throughout a facility, particularly in high-risk environments such as energy production facilities. OnGuard uses standard desktop technology to enroll employees, visitors and their visits, as well as temporary workers. It offers real-time cardholder activity status, reporting and auditing capabilities. All work is done within a single security system capable of importing data from existing databases and other subsystems. That’s the power of OnGuard.