by Brianna Crandall — April 7, 2017 — Brivo, a global provider of cloud-based physical access control systems and mobile credentials, and Mercury Security, a global provider of OEM access control hardware, announced last week the integration of the Authentic Mercury open platform into Brivo OnAir, the company’s flagship access control system.
Steve Van Till, president and CEO of Brivo, stated:
We have always believed in open standards for our physical access control system, and lately we’ve heard a growing desire among our customers for an open hardware solution. Many of our customers have a preference for Mercury hardware, and want to leverage the Mercury training they’ve already invested in their installation teams. We also appreciate the scalability of the Mercury platform, because it extends our reach into more enterprise customer applications.
A multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, Brivo OnAir combines access control technology, video surveillance and mobile credentialing in a unified cloud-based security platform. Brivo pioneered the popular service in 2002, and it currently serves over 8 million users. Brivo OnAir provides centralized security management for global enterprises, while retaining ease of use for small and medium-sized businesses.
The company added a mobile solution in 2015 that is compatible with all installed Brivo systems, as well as the newly supported Mercury hardware. OnAir will support Mercury within both new and existing OnAir accounts, and presents the same user interface that Brivo customers already use and like.
Matt Barnette, president of Mercury Security, commented:
Mercury is pleased to welcome Brivo as a valued Authentic Mercury Partner. With Mercury’s proven open hardware and Brivo’s scalable products, we look forward to jointly addressing the market demand for fully interoperable, flexible access control platforms and cloud-based solutions.
The Authentic Mercury platform is a dominant open hardware solution (with over 3 million panels sold since 1992) for access control with advanced features that are optimized to meet the full range of customer requirements in today’s dynamic market.
Mercury product availability for the Brivo OnAir system is set for the summer of 2017.
To learn more, visit Booth No. 23109 at the ISC West Exposition being held this week (April 5-7) in Las Vegas.