AMAG Technology

TPC Group deploys AMAG Technology's Symmetry platform

Torrance, CA, April 25, 2012 – AMAG Technology’s  Symmetry  Homeland Security Management System has been chosen to secure TPC Group, Inc., a leading producer of value-added products derived from niche petrochemical raw materials such as C4 hydrocarbons.  Symmetry Homeland is designed for organizations needing a security management system that meets stringent government requirements and certifications.  AMAG Technology is a security management solution provider that specializes in converged access control, IP video and intrusion management solutions for the commercial and government markets.  

AMAG’s Symmetry Homeland SMS will integrate with Codebench’s PIVCheck Software Suite to provide the three factor authentication necessary to comply with Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) requirements, and NEC’s ExpressCluster High Availability and Disaster Recovery application to ensure system availability and reliability.

“By leveraging AMAG’s experience in the petrochemical industry, the Symmetry Homeland Security Management System is designed to provide the robust platform necessary to secure our customer’s critical infrastructure, people and assets, as well as meet stringent government requirements and future expansion needs as their system evolves,” said AMAG Technology, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Matt Barnette.         

Transportation Security Associates, LLC is a  special systems planning and design firm focusing on  security, business continuity, emergency response planning, and security system design services for the Maritime, Aviation, and Chemical Industries. TSALLC provides Program Management for TPC Group and designed a technologically advanced security system that meets today’s needs, as well as will grow with them as they face tomorrow’s security challenges.  The solution will encompass four sites, starting with Houston, Texas, and will continue with Lake Charles, LA, Port Neches and Baytown, Texas.

“We designed a state-of-the-art security management system for TPC Group that we believe will help them manage their security demands for years,” said Transportation Security Associates, Managing Partner, Jeff Brown.

Symmetry Homeland is a physical access control system (PACS) designed to provide powerful integrated access control and security management solutions for those users that need to comply with Federal regulations such as FIPS 201, FIPS 197, SP800-116, and HSPD-12 in support of smart card programs such as PIV, CAC, TWIC and FRAC.

Based on .NET architecture from Microsoft, Symmetry Homeland provides a comprehensive range of standard features, including alarm monitoring and routing, visitor management, badging and graphical map interfaces, database partitioning, and more. Convergint is the installing integrator.

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