Many people read the term "pacs" somewhere in a specification and wonder what it actually means. Most commonly people refer to an electronic physical access control system that allows programming of access rights via software.
Implementing the PACS in the case of Homeland Security allows that "Every time an employee
crosses a physical security boundary using a PIV card, the card reader at that location collects the
employee’s full name, PIV card number, and the time, date, and location of entry and logs the
information in PACS" read about it here.
PACS For Businesses
PACS for businesses are definitely different from PACS for homes. For one, the size and complexity of the access control system will increase dramatically. As a result, the features and prices for PACS products will differ for commercial and residential purposes. You will also want to look out for different features in PACS for businesses.
Does it help in achieving compliance?
How easy it is to get it set up to minimize any downtime, if needed?
Will the total cost of implementation and maintenance be lower than the potential benefits it will bring?
Kisi offers a comprehensive suite of PACS products. In particular, we are a cloud-based access control system. If you are looking to secure your office seamlessly, get a quote or contact us. Otherwise, you could also see how it works for yourself.