Access control convergence firm PlaSec expands management team

PlaSec, a Virginia-based company specializing in solutions for converging physical and logical access control, announced today that it has hired Bill Moran as vice president of sales and Kevin Wine as vice president of marketing. Moran and Wine both served at Lenel Systems (both started in 1996 and left shortly after the sale to UTC), and bring experience from Lenel in managing channel sales.

Moran has a direct background in the channel, having handled marketing and sales for DEI, a systems integrator/VAR based in the Baltimore/Washington area.

PlaSec's founder, president and CTO Terry Neely said the hires of Moran and Wine demonstrated that "PlaSec is committed to selling its unique and highly valued products through channel partners".

Neely himself is a veteran of the access control industry, having worked as vice president of engineering at Honeywell Access Systems, the team which developed flagship Honeywell access control products WinPak and Prowatch.

The company lists among its products the "PhysiLogical Access Control Systems", which the company says is "fusing logical to physical access control." PlaSec also offers a "Collaborative Platform" and "Fusion Access Appliance" for creating interoperability with identity management, network access control, event management and network monitoring systems. According to a statement from PlaSec, the Fusion Access Appliance is accessed simply by a web browser interface and uses standard hardware that is "available from prominent independent manufacturers".