Field Devices

Technical Assessments – Field Devices

Dana M. Frentz, CHPA Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security System Lifespan Management

In this second installment, we will be looking at field devices. This information comes from practices we have found when conducting a technical assessment. Multiple hardware components make up a security system. The term “head-end” equipment often refers to the server-based computers, client monitoring stations, and security panels. The “head-end” hardware devices communicate with the “field devices” of a particular …

Technical Assessments – Installation and Maintenance Issues

Dana M. Frentz, CHPA Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security System Lifespan Management

This is the first of three blogs concerning the installation and maintenance practices we have found when conducting technical assessments. There are three principal parts of an integrated security plan: people, processes, and technology. As a result, each of these components serves to augment the effectiveness of the other. Looking at technology, there are dozens of electronic security management systems …

Oak City Cares

Ribbon Cutting for Oak City Cares

Protus3 News, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Oak City Cares. For this project, Protus3 provided Wake County with design and project management services for new electronic security devices. The new electronic security for the interior space was typical of similar projects throughout Wake County. Due to the location and type of facility, another key element in this design were the …

new Broughton Hospital

Security Design of New Broughton Hospital Completed

Protus3 News, Security Schematic Design, Security System Bid Process and Evaluation, Security System Budget Development and Estimating, Security System Concept Development, Security System Construction Document Development, Security System Design Development, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 has completed a security system design for the new Broughton Hospital. This facility will have 382 beds and over 477,000 square feet of space. It will replace the existing Broughton Hospital. Protus3 was part of the original design process and has been working on this project since January 2009. Protus3 also completed a similar project for new Cherry Hospital. …

OhioHealth

Grant Medical Center Electronic Security Functional Testing

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey, Security System Testing and Commissioning

Protus3 completed a technical assessment, functional test, and inventory of the Grant Medical Center Campus of OhioHealth. This project included access control, duress alarm “buttons”, security video systems, intercoms, panels, servers, and workstations. OhioHealth awarded the project to Protus3 in November 2018. A functional test ensures that these systems have been installed, maintained, and operating to meet any local and/or …

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Protus3 Awarded City of Raleigh Security and Systems Assessment

Protus3 News, Security Assessment, Security Survey

Protus3 will conduct a comprehensive security and systems assessment for the Raleigh Convention Center (RCC), Raleigh Performing Arts Center (PAC), Red Hat Amphitheater, and surrounding parking facilities. This project was awarded to Protus3 by the City of Raleigh. Systems Assessment Scope of Work This assessment will include: a review of all aspects of security related to the identified facilities, identification …