Monday, June 19, 2017

Who's In Your Facility?

John Larkin Featured in Facility Executive Magazine on Access Control & Visitor Management.

Recently John Larkin, Senior Partner with Electronic Systems Consultants LLC of Greater Ohio, was featured in Facility Executive magazine, an end user publication. The story is about the connection between access control and visitor management. Larkin is a SME (Subject Matter Expert) on both issues.

“Access control is very popular in large corporate environments as well as government settings. One of the reasons is that it provides a means whereby only pre-qualified individuals can automatically enter without special, individualized attention. It also assures that there’s an audit trail after the fact for security personnel to follow when an event occurs that requires further investigation,” says Larkin.

John has many, many years in engineering design work and project management where he's been instrumental in the design and installation of many access control and visitor management systems. There was a day when both of these functions required totally different subsystems in a facility, but not anymore.

"Today both access control and visitor management resides within a single system. Not only does this reduce the overall cost associated with ownership, but it streamlines the process of creating photo badges as well as the credentials that both regular employees and visitors require to come and go during the time they spend in your facility," says John.

Another benefit that comes from consolidation of access and visitor management is the use of a data processing center in the cloud. Here the main host servers and data storage resides in a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution.

Not only does this reduce your initial up-front cost, but it assures that when more processing power is needed, or when it's time to scale back, the cost of doing so lies with someone else. Not only that, because the PaaS solution belongs to someone else, the bill for maintenance, upgrades, support and other issues is no longer your concern.

To read this informative article: go to http://bit.ly/2sgn7vx. To discuss the need for access or visitor management in your own facility, call John at 614-754-1393, or use our contact form below.


Contact ESC:

Name:

Email:

Comment:

Newsletter: Yes No

Copyright©2017

TpromoCom

Thursday, June 8, 2017

John Larkin Attends Facebook' s 'Boost Your Business' Training Event

John Larkin, Senior Partner with Electronic Systems Consultants LLC of greater Ohio, recently attended a social media training event in Columbus, Ohio, called Boost Your Business. The event, put on by the Facebook Boost Your Business Team, provided the latest information in how businesses, like ESC, can get the most out of Facebook for the least investment. A follow-up program, which Larkin subscribes to, called Facebook Blueprint, offers a wealth of additional online material that businesses can use to further their Facebook experience.

Larkin's social media director, Al Colombo, applauds Larkin for attending educational events in order to better understand today's online, connected social world.


Contact ESC:

Name:

Email:

Comment:

Newsletter: Yes No

Copyright©2017

TpromoCom

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Knowing Fire Code is Essential to the Proper Installation and Maintenance of Fire Extinguishers

ESC of Greater Ohio works hard to get and keep your business. One of our big sellers is fire extinguishers and it’s certainly one area that you need to know about. If you have fire extinguishers in your business, you must follow fire code or risk the wrath of a local city or county fire inspector or a State of Ohio Fire Marshal.

From a service and maintenance standpoint, here’s the meat: 

  • NFPA 10, Section 4-3.1, requires that fire extinguishers be inspected when initially installed and thereafter at approximately 30-day intervals. 
  • Section 4-4.1 on maintenance says that fire extinguishers should be maintained at intervals of not more than 1 year, at the time of hydrostatic test, or when specifically indicated by an inspection. 
  • In addition, Section 4-4.3 requires that stored-pressure fire extinguishers that require a 12-year hydrostatic test shall be emptied and subjected to the applicable maintenance procedures every six years.
This is only part of the story you need to know about. Just as important is the type of fire extinguishers you buy and where you install them throughout your facility. Here’s a short list of all the major types of portable fire extinguishers and what they are designed to do, meaning the types of fires they are engineered to fight:
  • Class A: Fires that involve wood, cloth, rubber, paper, and some types of plastics.
  • Class B: Fires that involve gasoline, oil, paint, natural and propane gases, and flammable liquids, gases, and greases.
  • Class C: Fires that involve all the materials found in Class A and B fires, but with the introduction of an electrical appliances, wiring, or other electrically energized objects in the vicinity of the fire.
  • Class D: Fires that involve combustible metals, such as sodium, magnesium, and potassium.
For additional information on fire extinguishers and the fire code that regulates their installation and on-going service, go to: http://bit.ly/1QBV0y4, or call 614-754-1393, or send an email to electronicsystemsconsultants@gmail.com. We’re ESC, we have your back!

Contact ESC:

Name:

Email:

Comment:

Newsletter: Yes No

Copyright©2017

TpromoCom

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

ESC Sponsor’s 3rd Annual Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo

Electronic Systems Consultants LLC (ESC) of Greater Ohio is once again sponsoring the Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo. The event gives ESC a unique opportunity to meet and become familiar with important local, Summit County, and State of Ohio officials as well as other business executives.
“We’re proud to sponsor the 3rd Annual Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo. This is the 3rd year that we’ve participated,” says John Larkin, Senior Partner with Electronic Systems Consultants LLC of Greater Ohio. “We routinely partner with several other prominent area organizations, such as Summit Magazine with whom we cosponsored last year’s event. This year we’re teaming up with Black Pages Ohio, FirstEnergy, EATON, and many others.”
Featured are the following free workshops: 
  • Building Sustainable Partnerships (networking) 
  • Doing Business with The State of Ohio (business-to-business tradeshow) 
  • Key Drivers for Small Business Success (recruitment fair)
This year ESC has a booth at the event where John will meet with tradeshow patrons, other sponsors, in additional to government officials. John also will interview the owner of Black Pages OHIO, another prominent sponsor of this year’s event, as part of ESC’s new video publication initiative for 2017.



This year’s event is hosted by the University of Akron and Quaker Station. The location of the event is at135 S. Broadway St. in Akron. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 26th,

For more information on the Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo, or to reach John Larkin for comment or other purposes, call ESC at 614-754-1393, or visit ESC’s information-packed website at http://bit.ly/2oGy8kT.


Contact ESC:

Name:

Email:

Comment:

Newsletter: Yes No

Copyright©2017

TpromoCom