By David Strickland, Vice President of Kenton Brothers
The Power of the Pyramid
One of the things we talk about all the time at Kenton Brothers is, “How do we educate our Customers on all the things we can do to support them”. We have thousands of customers that know us as a 120 year old Locksmith located in Kansas City. Their impression of us is that we are a tried and true locksmith organization with unparalleled experience and awesome technicians. However, they have no idea that we are one of the largest network based (IP) access control and video surveillance integrators in the Midwest. We also have thousands of network based (IP) access control and surveillance customers that are shocked to learn that we also integrate hundreds of mechanical and locking hardware systems every year.
Our goal is to show you the Power of the KB Pyramid and help you understand the complete Kenton Brothers solution.
Mechanical Locking Hardware – The Foundation
The foundation of our pyramid is the mechanical locking hardware that we sell, install and maintain for thousands of customers all over the Midwest. No physical space is secure without the doors, frames and locking hardware that control access to the space.
High Security Cylinders and Masterkey System Implementation
The first step toward securing your people, property and possessions is through the use of a patent controlled and well managed masterkey system. Kenton Brothers creates and helps you manage your masterkey system through a web application that keeps the system organized.
Legacy and Stand Alone Access Control and Analog Video Surveillance Systems
Kenton Brothers can help your company maintain your legacy access and surveillance systems. We can also help you modernize and convert those legacy systems over to a modern system that takes advantage of newer technology, and reduce cost of ownership due to maintaining aging systems.
Network Based (IP) Access Control and Video Surveillance Systems
The powerful surge of IP based access control and video surveillance systems, and their continued development, has increased their capabilities well beyond the traditional role of security. These devices allow for advanced reporting, business process analysis, workflow management, liability and risk reduction and SIGNIFICANT RETURNS on personnel and financial investments. Kenton Brothers can help a business to plan, implement, and maintain a system as well as gather and implement the information the system produces.
The benefits of security and business process systems are dramatically increased if they’re able to integrate seamlessly into existing tools. Kenton Brothers provides services that tie together the best of class physical security and IP systems with common business process tools and other building automation systems.
Hosted and Managed Services
Hosted and Managed services are designed to improve the speed to value for clients as well as reduce the resource load for system administration and monitoring. Kenton Brothers can host your IP based access control and Video surveillance systems and manage the day to day operation and administration of those systems.
Video analytics are advanced tools that dramatically improve the ability of IP based video surveillance systems to not just record but to help users prevent accidents, measure customer behavior, and catch would be offenders before something bad happens. These analytics include, infrared detection, facial recognition, License plate recognition, motion detection, point of sale, production counts and heat mapping.
Each of these systems on its own contributes to the security of your people, property and possessions. However, the Power of the Pyramid comes into play when all of these systems work well together. Kenton Brothers can help you create a plan that incorporates each level of the pyramid to reduce risk and increase security and protection.