The Ahrtal Residence in Bad Neuenahr, Germany, is a senior citizens’ residence in charming surroundings. The residents remain independent in their way of living here. At the same time, they enjoy a high level of security and comfort. However, the existing fire alarm system had become outdated, did not comply with regulatory requirements and had to be renewed. One of the main specifications was to avoid cabling work so that the tenants would not be disturbed by construction and the according noise and dirt. (more…)
Electrical power supply is a central part of mission-critical infrastructures. Outages or disturbances of these infrastructures have severe consequences and immediate effects on the other sectors and therefore on the state, economy and society. That is why they have to be secured safely and reliably so that outages can be prevented before they even occur. The new IT Safety Act has established a legal basis for the IT security of mission-critical infrastructure. Municipal utilities all over the European Union are now facing the challenge of fulfilling these compliance regulations. (more…)
Kenya Kazi Services Ltd. is the largest security company in Central Africa. Around 24.000 employees work here to provide security for companies or at official receptions in all of Eastern and Central Africa. The ever growing IT infrastructure of the company is, however, faced with many threats in Africa. That is why Kenya Kazi Services Ltd. has decided to install a system for 360° environmental monitoring and therefore secure its IT which is so important for the daily workflow and business processes. (more…)
The building company Steffen Holzbau with its head office in Grevenmacher, Luxembourg, is, according to its slogan, building the future. Since the foundation in 1991, the factory premises have been continually expanded. By now, in addition to an arch model house serving as the office block, there are a workshop and a passive house as well. In order to secure the high-quality sites against burglary, theft and tampering, Steffen Holzbau is now counting on the smart access control system by Kentix, the Kentix DoorLock®. Due to the overall integration, all critical areas are now protected against non authenticated access with only one system, from the parking lot with its gate all the way into the server room.
With more than 120 vehicles the logistics company Alistair Group transports consumer goods for the mining and oil industry within East, Central and South Africa. For a smooth as possible workflow, all trucks are equipped with tracking systems that are connected to the company-owned Control Center. With the Kentix MultiSensor alarming systems, the logistics expert ensures 24/7 availability of the Control Center. The monitoring solution observes physical threats that put the IT environment at risk such as fire, leakage or unauthorized access and sabotage. (more…)
Connecting people is the mission of TeliaSonera. The telecommunications provider with roots in Sweden operates in the areas of landline, mobile communications, broadband services and infrastructure. In order to further optimize its own infrastructure, TeliaSonera relies on holistically networked systems, thereby implementing a 360 ° concept. It consists of ambient monitoring, video surveillance and access control solutions from Kentix, Kaba and Axis. The system warns, e.g. early about fires, leakage or access by unauthorized persons.