STERLING, Va. – March 20, 2012 – RedCloud, a provider of web-based physical access control systems, today announced that iHerb.com, a rapidly expanding domestic and international supplier of nutritional products, has selected RedCloud Virtual, the industry’s first and only physical access control system (PACS) that is VMWare ready for deployment in a virtual environment, eliminating the need to maintain separate, stand-alone servers or dedicated workstations.
The RedCloud selection was endorsed by the IT and Security departments as well as Securitas, iHerb.com’s security services provider and the world’s largest security services firm. For the IT user, RedCloud Virtual provides a seamless fit with their virtual infrastructure, private cloud and web-based system requirements, while meeting the Security department’s needs for enterprise-grade security and robust support of FDA Section 306 compliance for access control. For Securitas, RedCloud’s web-based interface and centralized management features provide ease of use that improves policy administration and enforcement.
“iHerb.com domestic and international growth places a premium on security solutions that deliver enterprise scalability with cloud-based technology and web-based management,” said Joe Boykin, Director of Security at iHerb.com. “RedCloud Virtual was the only solution in the market that fully supports our system and security requirements, making it the clear choice in terms of technology, access control features and total cost of ownership.”
“iHerb.com’s selection of RedCloud reinforces the clear technical advantages of a system that was conceived, designed and built to meet the needs of a new generation of IT and Security stakeholders,” said Dave Basil, Chief Executive Officer. “With the system integration capabilities of Convergint and the industry leading services of Securitas, RedCloud is proud to be a part of a complete solution that will meet all of iHerb.com’s access control needs today and grow with them in the future.”