Although they reviewed other products, the SSDE staff decided on the apC panel from Software House, familiar to them from past experience.
In addition, SSDE staff met with representatives at Software House and received assurances that the company was committed to the C-Cure software and was planning upgrades in the future.
The SSDE had to decide whether to change and standardize the access control and alarm monitoring systems used at the field offices.
The SSDE staff considered the possibility of standardizing the access control systems so that employees in the field office would have the same barium ferrite ID access cards as employees in Connecticut.
After reviewing several technologies, the SSDE decided on magnetic stripe card technology for the field offices.
For that purpose, the security team purchased Ademco downloader software, which was installed on select SSDE desktop computers.
The evaluation, planning, design, and implementation effort of SSDE has produced a sophisticated, integrated electronic security system and program.