Cloud systems have immensely grown over the past years. Ease of use, limitless access, and extreme flexibility, all these features have made it the first choice of organizations. But still, such businesses exist that are stuck with on-site systems ignoring the fact that they could be hurting their business.
If you are one such business, it is high time you consider your options carefully. This is a curial decision because it is going to impact your daily business operations. Let’s have a look at both and see why cloud systems are the right choice.
The on-site systems
Traditional access control systems mostly provide a different level of access to different users. The best thing about having an on-site system is you will have complete control over it. You can build a solution that is tailored according to your business needs. You can upgrade it as and when you like. But there is a downside of these systems too. You will need sizable initial investment to buy the right software, hardware and other equipment. You might have to spend between $2500 and $3000 per door and that includes the prices of locking mechanism, cables, controller units, power supplies and a control panel. That’s not it you will also have to pay for the ongoing maintenance that requires periodic site visits for upgrading the firmware and adding new features to enhance the security. Overall, you will be recurring an annual fee of 20 percent of the purchase price. Then, you will …