Continuous Availability

3 Tips for Ensuring Continuous Availability of Smart Building Infrastructure

By | Application Availability, Blog / Post, Building Automation, High Availability, Smart Buildings

The state of the art in building automation and security is evolving with incredible speed. But one thing is certain: Construction companies and building owners will become increasingly reliant on digital systems to keep their buildings safe, secure, comfortable and energy efficient. Focusing on the issue of fault tolerance right from the blueprint stage of any new construction or major renovation project is becoming increasingly important.

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Cost of Downtime

Smart Buildings – The “Hot Topic” of the Week at IFSEC London

By | Blog / Post, Building Automation, everRun, High Availability, Smart Buildings

Having spent three days at IFSEC with our partner Tyco and 33,000 plus global security professionals, it was clear that Smart Buildings was the topic of the week. Are Smart Buildings just hype and the buzz word of the week that the bandwagon is jumping on, or are they a reality? Buildings today are varied, complex structures with equal systems and technology.

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Building Security Systems

The Path to Smarter Buildings

By | Application Availability, Blog / Post, Building Automation, Cloud, Cost of Downtime, Edge, everRun, Fault Tolerant, High Availability, Smart Buildings, Virtualization

The buildings we sit in or public spaces we visit (like airports) today are getting smarter all the time. A simple case in point is the lights that automatically turn on when you enter your office. A more advanced example is when your badge reader is tied to your company’s HR database and provides secure access to a room.

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EHR System

Customer Spotlight: Columbia Memorial Hospital, EHR Systems

By | Blog / Post, Building Automation, Healthcare & Medical, High Availability, V Series

For this month’s customer spotlight, we’re taking a look at how downtime can affect hospitals. Tasked with implementing a new EHR system to include ambulatory care, Columbia Memorial Hospital needed to come up with a way to serve over 200 clinicians, in more than 25 locations, giving them access to patient records over a secure Web interface on a 24/7 basis.

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Preserving In-Flight Data

Customer Spotlight: Protecting Emergency Response Applications at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

By | Blog / Post, Building Automation, Fault Tolerance, ftServer, High Availability, Smart Buildings, Transportation

For this month’s customer spotlight, we’re taking a look at how downtime can affect travel and transportation. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, with nearly 90 million passengers traveling through the airport annually.

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