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Monday, 09 October 2017 10:40

What’s Up Next for Power?

LifeSafety Power what you powerASIS 2017 is over, but LSP’s innovation of the product category continues

The landscape of security technology is changing more rapidly than one could ever have imagined. More systems and solutions are integrated in a full-solution approach, with sensors and devices tied to the internet of Things entering the fray with new data and information collected from connected points throughout the protected premises.

Downtime simply isn’t an option. Power provides the piece of the puzzle that optimizes security and access control, yields comprehensive data for proactive services and gives the end user and installer numerous efficiencies from unified, tested and certified platforms.

LifeSafety Power highlighted its FlexPower®Unified Power Systems at ASIS 2017 and technology partnerships with Mercury Security; AMAG Technology; Software House; Paxton Access; Brivo; Feenics; and others. We continue to seek out and collaborate with leading manufacturers in the development of power solution configurations that address the rapidly changing physical security market.

Our new ProWire™ Unified Power Solution was front and center at the show—featuring streamlined access control and allowing users to standardize their installation across the campus or enterprise. ProWire provides the highest level of integration between a power system and access control, in a pre-wired UL/CUL solution that is ready to install and comes in standard or networked configurations for intelligent power monitoring. Integrators and end users appreciated the fact that ProWire precision factory wiring eliminates field wiring variability and allows equipment installation standardization for uniform operation, maintenance and servicing of the security system.

Also demonstrated at the show, LifeSafety Power’s next generation FlexPower® Multi-Site Manager Enterprise now includes the ability to manage an unlimited number of power-connected systems across the enterprise and extract data and critical information for proactive site management. It gives users and installers insights into their power solutions and connected devices – so potential issues can be handled well ahead of a possible loss or outage.

LSP Power Has Critical Integrations with Leading Industry Manufacturers

In addition, we showcased the NetLink®/Software House CCURE 9000 integration with LSP’s intelligent power systems as well as Authentic Mercury Security integration which allows technology partners to integrate power system status and control into their user interfaces for peak power visibility.

Helix Armour™ also got its share of attention at the show. With both AC and DC redundancy, it offers power system resiliency for high-security access control installations where loss of continuity is not an option. LifeSafety Power continues to change the paradigm of power from static hardware to network connected solutions with predictive analysis and deep reporting that’s imperative for the most robust access control and security solutions. For more information, contact LSP today.

Thursday, 14 September 2017 13:06

LifeSafety Power at ASIS 2017

It’s time for LSP to empower you.

Security tradeshow season is in full swing, with the ASIS Annual Seminar & Exhibits scheduled for September 25 through 28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. LifeSafety Power is excited to show the industry what we’ve been working on with live demos of all the innovation at booth 1341.

We have single-handedly changed the paradigm of power. We have even coined the phrase: “What you power is important; how you power it is critical.” And that mindset is prevalent in the products and partnerships we will highlight during this major security event.

Power and continued uptime and connectivity is critical to the facility manager and executive. Intelligent, pre-engineered solutions also assist the systems integrator with a new value proposition and greater efficiencies in the field. LifeSafety Power has been instrumental in developing advancements that assure reliability in access control system solutions across the enterprise while helping systems integrators standardize their power solutions to save time and labor.

LifeSafety Power has continued to revamp its product line to enter into the world of proactive managed services and intelligent networking power – power is definitely not a dumb piece of hardware any longer. We also have some of the most high-profile technology partnerships in the industry, with Mercury Security, Software House and other leading access control manufacturers. Here’s a preview of what you will see at booth 1341:

  • The next generation FlexPower® Multi-Site Manager now has the ability to manage an unlimited number of power-connected systems across the enterprise and extract comprehensive information and other critical data for proactive site management.
  • New ProWire™ Unified Power Systems for Mercury and Software House include preinstalled wiring harnesses to eliminate hours of panel wiring, lock control and communication wiring, for a standardized installation platform that improves system uniformity and streamlines service and maintenance.LifeSafety Power ProWire September 2017 resized 50 percent
  • NetLink Network Communications Modules with Authentic Mercury Security Integration allow Mercury Security technology partners to integrate power system status and control into their user interfaces, giving integrators and end users unprecedented power visibility.
  • NetLink/Software House C•CURE 9000 integration allows iSTAR controllers to seamlessly monitor, control, and configure LSP's intelligent power systems directly within C•CURE 9000.
  • Helix Armour offers AC and DC redundancy to provide the ultimate in power system resiliency to high-security access control installations where failure is not an option.

 Also, we are asking all our supporters and followers to vote for LifeSafety Power’s ProWire Unified Power System in the ASIS-sponsored People’s Choice Accolade. ASIS will have voting mechanisms set up in the Accolades Showcase and on the 2017 mobile application to allow attendees to vote for their favorite submission—which of course we know will be ProWire! Voting will open on Tuesday, September 26th with the open of the show floor and end on (September 27th) Wednesday evening. We will be sending updates and reminders via Twitter—follow us here.

Looking forward to seeing you at booth 1341 during ASIS 2017!

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LifeSafety Power provides the latest information for power specs

One of the most important responsibilities of manufacturers is to provide ongoing support and documentation to assist security dealers and integrators in specifying the latest intelligent power networking. LifeSafety Power has a robust website with a variety of information to keep installers up to date – such as downloads, calculators, web training, white papers and application notes.

We have completed newly updated application notes for all the Unified Power Systems, including: Software House by Tyco; Paxton Access; Brivo; AMAG Technology; HID; Mercury; Kantech; Keyscan; and others. These documents provide in-depth examples of wiring required between the power system and the controller, complete with diagrams for optimal connectivity for single- and dual-voltage systems, as well as potential lock power configurations.

These application notes and other collateral is included in the Support dropdown on the home page of the LifeSafety Power website. Other support materials include:

  • Installation manuals
  • Troubleshooting guides
  • Calculators
  • Custom product configurations
  • FAQs

The Learning Center also includes short product training modules on the FlexPower® System and NetLink™ Network Communications Module networking; PowerProTV video training; software and firmware downloads; and exclusive white papers showcasing the return on investment for networked power, managed services and remote monitoring.

Of course, we’re always a quick phone call or email away to answer any questions you might have before you specify power or respond to a Request for Proposal. Here’s how to contact our headquarters, distributors of LifeSafety Power solutions, the sales team and product reps in the U.S. and Canada.

New Mercury Unified Wired™ system and groundbreaking integrations get rave reviews

LifeSafety Power®, a Gold Sponsor of PSA-TEC 2017 in Westminster, Colo., and a Premier Vendor Partner for PSA Security Network generated significant attendee buzz over new intelligent networking solutions and also received awards from the organization during the annual networking and educational event.

The reason for so much excitement over LSP during exhibit hours? New integrations and greater possibilities for proactive power analysis, remote system management, system reliability and cost savings, thanks to key development partnerships with globally specified Authentic Mercury Security controllers, Software House by Tyco CCURE 9000 and the Unified Wired™ Mercury system.LifeSafety Power PSA TEC 2017 booth thank mercury

The Unified Wired system fully and completely integrates power and access control in a pre-wired solution connecting lock and system power to Mercury terminal strips. This equals time and labor savings in the field and expedites physical security access power specifications. In addition, LSP showcased native software integrations with Mercury Security hardware, bringing predictive analytics seamlessly to the Mercury EP controller family. Another native integration, this one with the Software House CCURE 9000 solution was also highlighted during PSA-TEC. This connectivity allows users to receive and centrally manage alerts for comprehensive monitoring and control of the Software House Power Distribution System. Helix Armour™ a new category of DC and now AC redundant power management systems were also on display – emphasizing operational efficiency and the ability to maximize system uptime.

Awards and accolades

LifeSafety Power was honored to receive a Vendor Star Award for outstanding support of the PSA Security Network community and Customer Service Representative Damien January was a nominee and finalist for the Customer Service Individual Excellence Award, recognized by PSA membership for outstanding customer support.

It’s clear that progressive systems integrators recognize the importance of power as the brain and continuity of every system solution as we continue to redefine the product category from static hardware to mission critical device. Stay tuned for new developments in the coming months and as we head to ASIS 2017, September 25 through 28 in Dallas (Booth 1341).

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We’re off to the premier education and networking event for systems integrators and security companies.

LifeSafety Power will be participating in PSA-TEC 2017, May 7-11 in Westminster, Colo., educating attendees on the advantages of proactive network-managed power solutions and demonstrating the new Unified Wired™ Authentic Mercury system and other groundbreaking solutions at A36 during exhibit hours on Wednesday, May 10.

LifeSafety Power is a Gold Sponsor of the event and Premier Vendor Partner for PSA Security Network. On Wednesday, May 10 at 8.m., Vice President Joe Holland will conduct a BICSI-certified course: “LifeSafety Power System Certification,” discussing tangible and attainable recurring monthly revenue from remote services now possible thanks to the new breed of intelligent solutions the company has single-handedly developed for the security and life safety industry.

Focus on networked managed services

Patented proactive analytics from LifeSafety Power also provide enterprise users maximum system uptime and reliability. New functionalities in products will be highlighted from recent partnerships with Mercury Security through a native integration with the Mercury EP controller family and the Software House CCURE 9000 software from Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls.Mercury Security

In addition, LifeSafety Power will demonstrate its Unified Wired™ Mercury systems, a plug-and-play solution that boasts pre-configured and wired access control and power and options for network monitoring services. This solution provides substantial time and labor savings to installers, with infinite possibilities for collecting real-time data analytics.

LifeSafety Power has shifted the paradigm of the power supply industry from a static product to a new category of proactive analytics and performance that adds overall system health and reliability for every customer. Visit LifeSafety Power during PSA-TEC or contact us at (888) 577-2898.

Record-breaking attendance brings show-goers eager to learn about networking capabilities 

Time to Empower

Predicting – and gathering – data on the analytics of the health of systems solutions was the theme of the LifeSafety Power® booth at ISC West 2017 and the response was overwhelming.

The crowd at the annual security conference was predicted to be the largest ever recorded according to Reed Exhibitions. For LifeSafety Power it was an extremely successful event, and the enthusiasm and understanding of the new value proposition for power in system health, reliability and reporting from intelligent solutions was duly noted by visitors to the booth. 

 

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We showcased our proactive analytic solutions and breakthroughs in connecting intelligent power management to leading software manufacturers directly through Authentic Mercury Security hardware. LSP’s predictive analytics-based technology solution is now supported through the Mercury EP controller product family. With this native integration, Mercury OEM partners now have the ability to access real-time data, including power system status into the controller for display through their specific graphical user interface, fostering further direct software integrations.

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In addition, we announced a groundbreaking new integration with the Software House CCURE 9000 solution from Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls. Also a native software integration, LifeSafety Power’s intelligent network monitoring modules now allows CCURE 9000 users to receive and centrally manage alerts and notifications through the software, for seamless monitoring and control of Software House power distribution.

These critical integrations are core to current and future technology development as LifeSafety Power continues to provide the industry with the most flexible, predictive and proactive power systems. With real-time data and analytics on the viability of connected solutions, LifeSafety Power ensures maximum uptime and system reliability.  

 

Other new products unveiled at ISC West included the Unified Wired™ Mercury systems – an intelligent, prewired solution that neatly combines all components for substantial installation savings and Helix Armour, a standout family of DC and now AC redundant power management systems designed to maximize operational efficiency and reduce the risk of system down time or outage.

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2016 Sales Performance Awards

Award As part of our annual sales meeting held in the nearby Venetian, we also presented our 2016 Sales Performance Awards to outstanding individuals and rep firms who helped make 2016 the most exciting year ever in the history of the company. 

Power Pro is awarded to those outstanding individuals who dedicate themselves to understanding our value proposition and who promote our products, services and solutions to their customers day in and day out.

Power Pro Eastern Area—Congratulations to Bob Peach, Owner/Founder of Rep Marketing Solutions Inc., New York/New England

Power Pro Western Area—Congratulations to Jordan Ramadan, Field Sales Osborn Sales Solutions, Pacific Northwest

For Highest Sales Growth in 2016 we congratulate Craig Jones and his team at Tech Sales & Marketing for a tremendous job last year.

Our 2016 Sales Rep of the Year Award goes to a firm of dedicated security industry sales professionals who once again were the top performers for the company.  Congratulations to 1 Volt Associates in the Mid Atlantic region! 

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LifeSafety Power is proud to lead the industry in the development of innovative, intelligent power solutions used in mission critical applications for thousands of customers around the world.

LifeSafety Power is single-handedly changing the paradigm of the power supply industry, evolving into a technology and solutions company focused on delivering exciting, software-based integrated analytics for superior uptime and reliability. Stay tuned for new developments as we head to PSA-TEC, May 7 through 11 in Westminster, Colo., (Booth A36) and ASIS 2017, September 25 through 28 in Dallas (Booth 1341). 

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LifeSafety Power is at ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas April 5-7 at booth 5097. Here’s a quick summary of what you can expect to see, as we continue to innovate the power category and bring it into a new era of predictive analytics and smart system monitoring:

 

  • LifeSafety Power continues to solidify its partnership with global controller hardware leader Mercury Security, bringing to market a new native firmware integration that effectively connects intelligent power management analytics to leading software manufacturers through Authentic Mercury Security hardware. Read more here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14194215.htm
  • Continuing the Mercury partnership theme, LifeSafety Power has released the new Unified Wired™ Mercury systems. Engineered for easy system set up and configuration, Unified Wired systems pre-wires all lock and system power connections to Authentic Mercury Security terminal strips for quick set up and deployment. Unified Wired systems direct-connect to controllers for reliable panel connection and come in our award-winning modular design for 4-, 8-, or 16-door configurations. Read more here: http://www.lifesafetypower.com/docs/pr_lsp_wsd.pdf
  • NetLink V8 and the PowerCom® System Manager offers smart monitoring, reporting and management for connected power solutions. NetLink™ Communications Modules now feature groundbreaking and patented battery management that gives integrators and users predictive tools to automatically manage power solutions and receive alerts in advance of a potential issue for predictive reporting.

Stop by the booth for a demonstration and to see all the continuing innovation that makes LifeSafety Power the highest performing intelligent product and solution provider in the market. If you aren’t attending the show, call LifeSafety Power at 1-888-577-2898 for more information.

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The category reached new heights, offering intelligence and analytics

What’s new in power? Everything! Here are six trends that benefit the end-user with greater reliability and lower total cost of ownership.

1. Network Migration

Power solutions are no longer static commodity products. They’ve evolved into intelligent networking and management appliances capable of providing detailed analytics and data that aid the end-user in continued uptime and ongoing connectivity. For example, network communications modules with intuitive software and easy to use interfaces, provide predictive analysis, history reports and documentation that keeps solutions healthy and viable for the long haul.

2. Predictive Analysis

Wouldn’t it be great if an end-user knew, ahead of time, of impending lock failure or battery fatigue –offering the ability to replace components in a timely manner and maintain system uptime? It’s possible today with proactive power system management and predictive analysis data from networked components. For the end user, being able to budget for new products and services is also a big benefit, as upgrades and new hardware specifications can be figured into monthly operating expenses. With intuitive software and easy user interfaces, end users have at their disposable some of the best predictive tools available.

3. Remote Serviceability

Remote power networking is part of a bigger solution. When integrators don’t have to roll a truck to a site for a system reboot or other servicing issue, that’s a big savings to both installer and end-user customer. Not only is there an ongoing cost savings to the integration business, but the user is assured of greater uptime, connectivity and the possibility of avoiding a major business disruption. Many times a simple system reboot or battery test can be accomplished off-site quickly before any real issues or challenges arise. In addition, ongoing health reports provide a comprehensive history of power activity and proactive statistics on real-time, ongoing system status. Giving customers better service and greater peace of mind is also an end result.

4. Enterprise Lower Total Cost of Ownership

In vast, connected enterprises and campuses, any down time to a system solution can be devastating, costly and unwieldy. As the internet of Things continues to proliferate and 6.4 billion devices are connected to the internet daily, systems solutions will become increasingly co-dependent with all networked parts of the facility, including building automation/management, HVAC and security. Solutions protected properly with intelligent network monitoring ultimately bring more efficient processing and analysis of data, so end users can leverage information to detect risks proactively, react to situations in real time and stay ahead of a potential compromise while also increasing the overall efficiency of deployed safety and security measures. This results in a lower total cost of ownership and more efficient operations and business processes.

5. Cyber Security Enhanced

Everything that rides on the network must be protected from data theft or compromise. Cyber security is the industry’s next challenge and opportunity, and power solutions riding on the network are being created with hardened postures in communications designed to prevent surreptitious takeover. Testing and certifications which validate inherent safeguards in network communications products need to be established and followed. System interfaces, instrumentation and infrastructure safeguards should be designed from the ground up to prevent attacks to networked solutions.

6. Critical Data for Optimizing Solutions

Data and analytics are no longer reserved for video surveillance streams. In fact, every device on the network is capable of yielding important information to the end-user, when designed in an easy-to-use and interpret interface. With server-based systems, users have access to data over time that can be charted to see a trend analysis, making the data useful and highly interactive. Data that simply reports baselines with no history or predictive monitoring isn’t smart or intelligent and ultimately does nothing to better protect the enterprise.

Friday, 30 December 2016 10:21

Happy New Year!

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Thanks for a great 2016!

As 2016 draws to a close and we prepare for greater successes in 2017, LifeSafety Power® wants to sincerely thank our security industry colleagues and technology partners who helped us carve a new category in intelligent networked power management.

Thanks to you, it’s been a great year, as we’ve raised awareness of the critical data that can be collected from networked power communications and announced new, exciting partnerships with more high-level manufacturers and technology providers. We’ve worked with the best sales representatives, consultants, systems integrators and other key collaborators – and it shows in all we’ve accomplished together.

New Year—New Innovation

Our team is dedicated to innovation. We’ve been working non-stop on new solutions to take power to yet another level – with the kind of data, ease of use and controls that benefit the installer with additional managed services opportunities while giving the end-user intuitive interfaces and greater connectivity. In 2017, we’ll show the industry additional ways, through product, software and communications, to further strengthen the value proposition of power.

Look for our 2017 catalog coming shortly and as always, reach out to us at 888-577-2898 with questions, comments or suggestions. The future is in all our hands!

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:33

Want a Stronger Value Proposition?

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Specify intelligent, networked power solutions

We understand your goal is to be your customer’s best service provider and deliver targeted safety and security integrations that yield tangible results. And at LifeSafety Power®, Mundelein, Ill., we have similar aspirations, focusing on providing the type of technologies that will assist our integrator customers and fulfill their security challenges across all vertical markets served. One of the most critical categories for successful systems integration deployments is power – because no solution can start, or survive, without it.

We’ve forged a new category in power centered on intelligent networking capabilities. Because in addition to providing uptime 365 days a year, systems integrator’s specifications need to bring additional value through remote monitoring and managed security services that ultimately result in predictable recurring monthly revenue and a satisfied customer.

LifeSafety Power is proud of the fact that our solutions are professionally designed and manufactured in the U.S.  Our award-winning solutions have garnered numerous industry accolades, proving that innovation, quality products and the needs of the systems integration community always come first at LifeSafety Power.

We believe in your voice as our primary customer and consult with integrators in the field regularly to gather the information we need to produce life safety and security solutions that are so much more than simple power systems.

In our increasingly IT centric world, the best value proposition is one that lets your technicians manage, control and service – remotely -- power solutions across the business or enterprise seamlessly and securely. Another critical part of this value proposition and your profitability is the ability to reduce the number of costly truck rolls to a customer site.

Lower total cost of ownership (TCO)

Your end-user customers demand constant connectivity and uptime and this trend will intensify with the growing number of installed sensors and data expected to emanate from the internet of Things (loT). Customers require business process improvement and can’t afford down time, which could result in a devastating loss. The intrinsic value in the intelligent networking proposition from LifeSafety Power also yields a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) to the user, and the ability to proactively manage and assess power viability 24/7. It’s a better way to conduct business and another way to differentiate projects and services in the competitive marketplace. Read what leading systems integrators are accomplishing with LifeSafety Power solutions here in our free white paper on remote monitoring as a managed service.

Here are four key features you can offer customers with LifeSafety Power solutions:

1. Remote battery management and testing,

2. Remote device monitoring and restart/power cycle functionality,

3. Proactive detection and assessment of problems, and

4. System solution health and connectivity reports generated on demand or any at any desired schedule or interval.

We also have a fully Underwriters Laboratories listed (U.S. and Canada) system, with industry-leading Authentic Mercury Security controllers, as well as the award-winning iSCAN™ Rack Mount Series that solves small footprint concerns and installs seamlessly in data center environments or IT closets.

Technology is changing rapidly, much faster than Moore’s Law original mandate. Intelligent power and networking solutions can help you keep up with all the new challenges and maintain a satisfied customer – for life.

For more information, contact LifeSafety Power today.

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