Magazine Article | March 18, 2011

Business Solutions Integrator's Guide To Access Control Biometric Systems

Blake Kozak, market analyst for IMS Research, says that, according to the latest statistics from the analyst firm, the global access control market reached more than $1.8B in 2010. He adds that the biggest trends gaining traction in the market are SaaS, Web-based systems, and electronic cylinders, all of which utilize the capability of an IP (Internet Protocol) infrastructure. Because IP networks, SaaS, and Web-based systems are being used for access control, there is a strong need for networking and IT expertise.