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Entry-Master® Software and DGO Access
Entry-Master L.L.C. specializes in card access control security systems for small through large businesses with multiple locations. Its keyless access control software may be integrated with other card access systems, mobile apps and is highly customizable. Entry-Master software is a great choice for medium to large sized businesses with high volume card use and the need for instant response times and because it is scalable it is also an affordable choice for small businesses.
Features and benefits of Entry-Master
Virus-proof and hacker-resistant
Entry-Master software utilizes a secure filtering environment in its Web server, which is impervious to viruses because of its internal design. It is resistant to hackers because of enhanced security measures built into the filter and the proprietary nature of the filter itself - factors that are significant when analyzing network and system security. In addition, Entry-Master software is very stable; systems failure rates are infinitesimal, when compared to typical Windows® based platforms.
Long history of implementation with very prestigious organizations
Entry-Master software has a long history with some prominent East Coast locations, from Miami/Ft. Lauderdale to New York City, and as far West as Indianapolis. Most of these systems have been in place for more than 15 years, and have grown and evolved as technology has progressed.
System was designed for medium to large sized systems
High capacity - (Three  or more simultaneous users; 60+ card readers, 5000+ cardholders)
Although Entry-Master software was initially designed for larger systems, with high card traffic volume the need for instant response, it has been scaled such that it is affordable for smaller sites as well. Once installed, it can be scaled upwards to meet the needs of a larger platform. This is a major benefit as opposed to other systems as it will not lose any of the functionality, speed or reliability which is what Entry-Master is known for.
It remains easy to program and configure upon growth
Unlike most other systems Entry-Master does not become cumbersome with the addition of additional readers. The Entry-Master System design allows a 300-reader system to be as easy to program as a 3-reader system. Other systems which might work well for up to 8 or 10 readers become more complicated to program as the needs expand and may also become sluggish in operation. Assigning cards to specific readers at specific times of operation is a task that Entry-Master software handles easily with large installations, not just small installations.
Entry Master becomes more cost-effective with growth
Entry-Master System components do not become obsolete as the system is designed for scalability.Many "starter systems" have been designed to be as inexpensive as possible with few frills. As a result their use becomes a limiting factor over time. As opposed to Entry-Master, expanding them to accommodate more readers and cardholders can be an expensive proposition.As a result, many of these components must be "refurbished", "upgraded" or simply thrown out when adding additional capabilities to the system. Entry-Master was built from the ground up with expandability and scalability in mind.
Database redundancy between server, sub-servers and controllers
Database redundancy is a vital ingredient of an smart security system. Redundancy refers to having an easily accessible copy of the data /programming in the event of catastrophe. In the event that the primary system is rendered unusable for any reason the system can be resored from backup. A complete copy of all essential system databases is retained on each and every controller in an Entry-Master system. In the unlikely event of a main system failure, the controllers continue to make intelligent decisions, uploading their buffers when the Main CPU is back "on-line." Furthermore, if the Main CPU has a catastrophic failure (i.e. hard drive crash), virtually all of the critical data necessary to bring the system back on-line can be downloaded from any of the system controllers. This configuration also allows for partitioning of the data (e.g. parking can have control over parking access, and building management can have control over building access, but the databases can be shared nonetheless).
IP-based network capability is built-in to server and controller architecture
All Entry-Master System components (main server, sub-servers and controllers) have network capabilities built-in and are "intranet" or "Internet" ready. Most other systems advertise themselves as "network-ready", but really are just using some sort of third-party "terminal server" device to extend their devices onto the network. This configuration is not only more cumbersome, since typically there has to be a device on each end of the communications link, but also more costly, since a single set of terminal servers costs about as much as one of our controllers, which can accommodate up to 16 readers and is already network-ready.
Controllers are "software-based" – so customization is much easier
All Entry-Master System controllers are based on the Intel® chipset, running the same software that has run Entry-Master applications for over 15 years. This tried and tested technology, since it is software-driven, allows for customization without the need for drastic hardware or firmware modifications.
Master Controllers have built-in Web Server
Entry-Master master controllers are the only stand-alone controllers on the market to have a built-in web server! These controllers are truly "plug and play", allowing easy setup and deployment onto your network. No client software is necessary, since the system comes"out of the box" ready to use with either Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer! Read more about the web-based solution at Entry-Master Web-based Access System.
System can accommodate virtually any wiring configuration
Entry-Master software was designed to allow maximum connectivity. System user consoles can be connected by most common forms of communication. For example, you could have a Macintosh running Netscape accessing the system, while another Windows user accesses through Internet Explorer; still another could use a Unix workstation to access the system via Telnet. And finally, a fourth user could use a dumb terminal to access the system via RS-232 … all at the same time! Every user would have full capability, and record and file locking integrity would remain intact. Chances are, no matter what kind of wiring you have in place, Entry-Master software can accommodate it.
"Disk on Module" technology allows controllers to have virtually unlimited memory
Entry-Master "disk-on module" technology is utilized on all Entry-Master controllers, allowing the controllers to have as much virtual (disk) memory as needed to accommodate as many cardholders as necessary (in the millions, if necessary).
DGO Access is experienced in installing access control and security systems. Call us today at 303-485-1700 to arrange for a free consultation regarding your security needs, large or small. Our client list for Entry-Master includes: