STOPware Adds More Technology Partners Bridging Visitor and Access Systems

San Jose, CA (November 28, 2006) – System integration is changing the face of physical security systems, not only by uniting related security technologies on a single platform, but also by uniting manufacturers in technology partnerships to deliver integrated solutions.

STOPware, a leading developer of visitor management solutions including the award-winning PassagePoint software system, offers a value proposition to their partners that has resulted in a successful collaboration for the delivery of fully configured security systems.

“We have taken a leadership position in driving visitor management and access control convergence in the marketplace,” said Paul Terschuren, VP Sales and Marketing, STOPware, A Brady company. “Our open architecture allows the interoperability of these two technologies and positions our partners to provide businesses of any size with the tools they need to help ensure a comprehensive security strategy.”

In keeping with this corporate undertaking, STOPware recently entered into a partnership agreement with MAXxess Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of electronic access control and security systems. The company, headquartered in Anaheim, CA, provides solutions from two-door systems to large campuses with multi-buildings and to multi-sites managing hundreds of doors and thousands of badges.

“STOPware’s visitor management solutions enhance and differentiate our market offering and allow us to provide the optimum in access control,” said Ladd Nelson, Director of Business Development, MAXxess Systems, Inc. “Their comprehensive product line gives our sales channel the flexibility to custom configure systems and to address the need for businesses to evolve their security systems into more defensive and cost efficient designs.”

Developed for IT-centric system platforms, PassagePoint Enterprise v4.5 showcases the following features: increased speed and efficiency with the capability of operating across several servers with delivery verification and registration up to 30% faster than other systems in similar environments with scalable operation; integration with IT infrastructures to link to any ODBC or LDAP directory systems, as well as Oracle and SQL database servers; centralized management to allow remote installations, configurations and automatic updates of large deployments in multiple buildings with numerous servers and workstations; redundancy protection to assure continued operation even if other supporting programs fail; and federal security links to stay current with links to Homeland Security and other government watch lists.

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