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June 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2008, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p52
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The article focuses on the effort of Texas A&M University (TAMU) to impose a specified centralized system that enables decentralized control in College Station, Texas. Careful research helped TAMU to accomplish access control while avoiding additional implementation expenses. The system uses Matrix Systems equipment offered by Windows Frontier software package. Through the system, academic departments will be able to have a unique capability to view and control access in their own buildings.


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