Cloud Lock™  
Our most advanced product is also our simplest and easiest to use, thanks to the latest in cloud-based technology.

 

If you’ve never thought about working in the Cloud, now’s the time to discover the benefits of moving to a cloud-based access control system.

 
What is the Cloud, exactly?
The Cloud refers to software and data that you and your customers can access remotely through the internet, instead of locally on a computer. There’s only one instance of the software on a cloud server and the latest version is immediately available to all customers as soon as it’s released. Because remote servers handle the computing and storage, there’s no server or client software to buy, install or maintain, and customers can manage their system from anywhere they have internet access. Customers pay only for the resources they use via a monthly subscription fee.
 
Cloud Lock: When the Cloud meets access control
Cloud Lock offers the combined benefits of a cloud-based access control software solution, and those of our MAP1 controller. The MAP1 is a perfect complement to Cloud Lock as it can be provisioned for 2 or 4 doors, which builds on the concept of only paying for what you need. You can start with 2 doors and upgrade to 4 doors by simply purchasing a new provisioning code. For ease of deployment, the MAP1 has an onboard RJ45 network connection and is equipped with 27 status LEDs to facilitate commissioning and support.
 
 

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How can Cloud Lock make your life easier?
Being a Cloud Lock Partner means you get to enjoy a number of benefits:
  • Manage systems from anywhere. With traditional access control, software runs from a computer on site and you manage the system from that computer only. Cloud Lock allows you to fully administer a system from anywhere you have an internet connection – even from your smartphone.
  • Systems are always current. Many of your customers’ systems are probably running old software that’s never been updated. With Cloud Lock, you’re always using the latest version: updates are applied to all systems as soon as they’re released.
  • Customer data is safer and more secure. You’re probably not a fan of constantly backing up system data and being at the mercy of a temperamental server, and neither are your customers. Cloud Lock is hosted on IBM cloud servers, which means data transfer is fast and secure, while system backups are automatic.
  • No more complex configuration. Forget about asking IT for help with things like IP address configuration during a system setup. Start using smart control panels that connect automatically without any configuration. Simply add the controller’s MAC address into your Cloud Lock environment and the controller will be online within seconds.
  • You collect ongoing subscription fees. When you sell and install at least one Cloud Lock system per year to a new subscriber, you collect a portion of the subscription fees for as long as you’re a Cloud Lock Partner. And as your customer’s system grows, your revenue grows with it.
Your customers will thank you, too
You’re not the only one who benefits: Cloud Lock offers just as many advantages to your customers. Some of these include:
  • No server hardware required and no software to install
  • No extra IT personnel costs, initially or ongoing
  • No up-front software costs
  • Customers can manage their system from anywhere, even their smartphone
  • Cloud Lock software is constantly updated automatically
  • System data is automatically backed up on a regular basis
  • Subscription based – customers pay only for what they use
  • 100,000 cardholder capacity; unlimited number of readers
Want to know more?
Download the Cloud Lock brochure.