Security Systems News

OCT 2018

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Page 10 of 32 O CTO b ER 2018 SECURITY SYSTEMS NEWS news 6 Jeff Smith Principal, VP, TEECOM Oakland, Calif. Learn more about our Authorized Dealer Program 855.677.3598 | When you choose Guardian's Authorized Dealer Program, you're working with an experienced industry leader who has a track record in coaching dealers to prosperity. Choosing Guardian means choosing success, through funding, mentorship, incentives and support. CHOOSE SUCCESS PARTNER WITH GUARDIAN Competitive Packages & Sales Incentives Customer Equipment Financing Dedicated Resource Daily Funding Selling Only and Traditional Options Equipment Pricing Program Specifically Speaking • Commissioning/acceptance testing services • Request for proposal develop- ment • Product research and selec- tion services • Development of maintenance agreement programs • Development of security sys- tem design standards/guidelines • Project drawing services (AUTOCAD, BIM, REVIT) Systems • Access control and alarm monitoring system • Video surveillance system including license plate recognition (LPR) and analytics • Intrusion detection system • Security communications sys- tems (intercom, entry phones, blue light phone) • Visitor management system • Programmable logic control (PLC) systems • Wireless duress and alarm systems • IT infrastructure (cabling, pathways, IDF/MDF room) • Design of active network (Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches, servers, storage, unin- terruptible power supply (UPS)) • Turnstiles/mantraps • Asset and people tracking sys- tems • Security operations center (SOC) design including furniture • Security system and soft- ware integrations and interfaces to: Electrical power; IT network; parking controls including gates/ coiling grilles; electrified locking door hardware; elevators; and human resource databases What vertical markets does the company specialize in? Any inter- esting projects that you can men- tion? Our security systems design services serve the following mar- kets: Corporate office space and campuses; health care; education; courts including criminal justice; data centers; parking structures; transportation; and civic/govern- ment. Some notable projects include the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Expansion and the Oakland International Airport Terminal 1 renovation, as well as work with UC Berkeley, Airbnb Headquarters and 390 Main Street BAHA Headquarters, to name a few. How did you get started in secu- rity, consulting, designing and specifying? I worked for an electrical con- tractor wiring commercial projects after high school, and attended and graduated from DeVry Chi- cago. After college, I held vari- What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide? Our security design/engineer- ing/consulting service offerings include: Services • Physical threat/risk assess- ment of facilities • Survey/assessment of existing security systems and mitigation strategies • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) assessment of design documents or physical locations • Peer review services • Project design/build criteria • Detailed project design/bid/ build packages • Project specifications • Opinion of probable con- struction cost (OPCC) develop- ment • Value engineering services • Project management Continued on next page

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