Vanderbilt Industries, an ACRE company

Parsippany, NJ 7054


About Vanderbilt Industries, an ACRE company

Vanderbilt Industries creates access control technology by designing, manufacturing and distributing systems that make environments safe, secure and easy to maintain.


2 Cranberry Road
Parsippany, NJ 7054

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Vanderbilt Industries is a global leader in creating state-of-the-art security systems. We innovate access control technology by designing, manufacturing and distributing systems that make environments safe, secure and easy to maintain. Vanderbilt’s products range from single-user systems so simple that they can be installed in one day to highly customized applications that fit the unique requirements of leading multi-national corporations.

Today, Vanderbilt Industries provides security systems used in dozens of industries: banking, telecommunications, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, education, legal, accounting, government and more. The thousands of systems installed throughout the world attest to the effectiveness and dependability of our components. Going beyond what’s expected, Vanderbilt Industries’ customer service teams ensure customer satisfaction for years from the initial installation.

Products and Press Releases

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Access Control

Vanderbilt launches next phase of popular VCredential management platform

Oct. 4, 2021
New release simplifies authorization process that allows customers to use a Bluetooth credential
Powered by WaveLynx Technologies, Vanderbilt Mobile ID communicates directly to each platform for authentication to help streamline access across the Vanderbilt U.S. platforms, including lite blue®, bright blue®, ACT365 and Vanderbilt Security Management System (SMS).
Access & Identity

Vanderbilt Mobile ACT ID

Oct. 15, 2020
Powered by WaveLynx Technologies, Vanderbilt Mobile ID communicates directly to each platform for authentication
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Access Control

ACRE partners with WaveLynx Technologies to drive mobile access control growth across its brands

Oct. 14, 2020
RS2. Vanderbilt and Open Options to launch ACT ID leveraging WaveLynx’s multi-technology readers
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Hosted/Managed Access Control

Vanderbilt ACT365 Cloud-based Access Control and Video Management

March 10, 2020
Vanderbilt ACT365 is a complete cloud-based access control and video management solution that enables end users to manage their security system from any device at any time. The...
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Vanderbilt announced today that the award-winning SPC system has been accredited to the NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard from the CNPP.
Alarm Systems & Intrusion Detection

Vanderbilt’s SPC system receives NF A2P Cyber accreditation

Feb. 6, 2019
SPC intrusion system was tested by CNPP to ensure that it meets the latest needs for cybersecurity
Access Control Software & Management Systems

Vanderbilt partners with Allegion to enhance facility protection

Sept. 24, 2018
Integration of Vanderbilt SMS with Von Duprin remote undogging and remote monitoring options allows increased lockdown, remote monitoring functionality
Video Management Software/VMS

Vanderbilt announces technology integration with Genetec

Aug. 23, 2018
Company’s SPC Intrusion panels now compatible with Genetec Security Center
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Access Control

Vanderbilt's VR Mullion Readers

Aug. 7, 2018
New readers designed for today's bright, clean interiors
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Sensors & Detectors - Motion Detection

Vanderbilt SPC Wireless Devices

June 5, 2018
Range of devices includes detectors, panic buttons, fobs and a transceiver

Articles & News

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Joe Grillo is the CEO of ACRE.
Access & Identity

ACRE charts new course in wake of acquisition, pandemic

July 20, 2021
A conversation with company CEO Joe Grillo
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Moving from the world of physical access cards to mobile credentials has been fraught with challenges, many of which the industry is still working through. Despite the hurdles that remain, nearly everyone recognizes that mobile is the future of access control and with each passing year, the technology moves that much closer to gaining more widespread adoption.
Access & Identity

Roundtable: The state of mobile access control

July 20, 2016
Industry experts weigh in on how the technology has progressed in the market
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The Bradford County Sheriff's Office, located about 45 miles southwest of Jacksonville, Fla., has relied upon the Vanderbilt SMS platform to safeguard all of its facilities for over 20 years.
Access & Identity

Fla. sheriff deploys access control for security, compliance

March 23, 2016
Vanderbilt SMS platform ensures protection of sensitive data for the Bradford County Sheriff's Office
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Industry experts discuss trends expected to impact the access control market in 2016 and beyond.
Access & Identity

Gazing into access control crystal ball for 2016

Jan. 13, 2016
Industry experts discuss trends expected to have the greatest impact on the market
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Developments in converged back-of-house technologies are enabling strong authentication and card management capabilities for computer and network logon while also ensuring that physical and logical identities can be managed on a combination of plastic cards, smartphones and other mobile devices.
Access Control

Roundtable Q&A: How Standards and Technology are Shaping Access Control

July 14, 2015
Converged responsibilities, network security, authentication set the tone for advancements
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Access Control

Access Control: Keep Your Options Open

March 13, 2015
The importance of open architecture in the changing landscape of access control
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Vendors Want You!

Nov. 5, 2014
SD&I’s inaugural dealer/reseller and integrator recruitment program roundup

Videos & Resources

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Access & Identity

7 Reasons Why Your Business Should Adopt ACT365

May 31, 2017
Cloud-based system integrates access control and video management solutions into a unified option
Video: An update on Vanderbilt's acquisition of Siemens SPB
Access & Identity

Video: An update on Vanderbilt's acquisition of Siemens SPB

May 5, 2015
Vanderbilt's Joseph Grillo provides an update on the company's acquisition of Siemens SPB

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Access & Identity

Vanderbilt to showcase upcoming ACTEnterprise solution at IFSEC 2018

May 11, 2018
Latest version of ACTEnterprise will be released in August
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Access Control

Vanderbilt's SPC Connect 2.6

April 18, 2018
Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announces the release of SPC Connect 2.6
Alarms & Monitoring

Vanderbilt announces technology integration with Triplence Technologies

March 28, 2018
Company's SPC intrusion system now compatible with Triplence's Aperium box
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Security Industry Services

Vanderbilt announces distribution partnership with Access Hardware Supply

March 6, 2018
AHS will offer Vanderbilt's lite blue, bright blue, and new ACT365 cloud-based access control and video management solution
Alan Nydes is hired as Vanderbilt's Northeast Director of Sales.
Access Control

Vanderbilt enhances sales team with new hire

Jan. 29, 2018
Alan Nydes is selected as company's Northeast Director of Sales
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BDI Security Solutions Ltd has installed access control equipment from ACT Vanderbilt at sites in Burnaston, Derbyshire, and Deeside, North Wales, for car manufacturer Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. The project saw ACT Vanderbilt developers create a tailored solution after their closest competitor proved unable to operate from a virtual environment and respond promptly to client requests.
Access & Identity

ACT Vanderbilt enables unified access control at Toyota manufacturing facilities in the UK

June 20, 2017
Installation replaced legacy system that was no longer future-proof, did not allow access control listings to be integrated with corporate database
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Access Control

Vanderbilt's SPC Connect

May 4, 2017
The Vanderbilt SPC series of hybrid intrusion detection systems offer a cost-effective design and installation concept
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Vanderbilt joins with Citel Spa for greater security in Italy’s financial sector

April 18, 2017
Designed with ease of use in mind, SPC’s built-in flexibility means that it is perfect for use in the financial sector
Simple to set up and operate, Eventys network video recorders offer powerful, seamless, reliable, yet inexpensive video recording of up to 16 IP cameras. Now, ACTEnterprise allows cameras connected to an Eventys EX NVR to be associated with access control doors. Any events recorded in the access control log such as “access denied” or “door forced” can be linked with the associated footage stored on the NVR. Events on a door with a camera associated will display a camera icon which allows clicking on the camera icon to replay the footage.
Video Surveillance

ACTEnterprise from Vanderbilt

March 29, 2017
ACTEnterprise allows cameras connected to an Eventys EX NVR to be associated with access control doors