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Recent News

Back to School: 1-on-1 Training, Overrides and a “Ghost”

Back to school means back to training, with a number of schools bringing in Open Options for not only equipping groups of system users, but also one-on-one sessions for extra hands-on training. No two sessions are the same since Open Options tailors training material to meet the system administrator’s specific needs.

No DNA Fusion, No Active Directory Integration, No Problem

To secure their schools, a large school district on the gulf coast of Florida could not take any chances with a migration to new, enterprise-level access control to replace their existing access control hodge-podge that ran on five separate servers. They needed assurance that the installation of DNA Fusion with Active Directory integration would go smoothly. The customer saw value in calling in Open Options’ Professional Services.

Customer Appreciation Event Honors School’s Maintenance Department

The maintenance department of a school is rarely acknowledged publicly for a “job well done,” but the Open Options sales team, along with our partner GC&E, hosted a “Thank You” luncheon for the maintenance department of a large K-12 school district in the southeastern region of the United States to show appreciation for the work they do in the community.

Customer‘s Frustration Roared until Professional Services Created Hakuna Matata-like User Satisfaction

Open Options Professional Services is accustomed to being proactive…

Ninja Course Brings Out the Best in Open Options Tech Support

The mystery of why the access control system was having problems…

No Need for DIY When Training Makes Improvement Painless

A large end-user customer with a household brand name had been having employees take a DIY approach to access control. It was a flop. Each department was making DNA Fusion function differently because of a lack of understanding, causing pain for colleagues in other departments at other locations. Training from Open Options was the answer to doing it themselves.

How Is Technology Reshaping the Security Discussion for K-12 Schools?

How Is Technology Reshaping the Security Discussion for K-12 Schools?

Business Growth Opportunities + Training = Satisfied Customer

An integrator had a dilemma. As the increasing end-user demand for Open Options’ DNA Fusion platform created more and more growth opportunities for their business, they realized that they didn’t have enough of their personnel trained to help end-users from start to finish across hardware and software components. Open Options’ Training department came to the rescue.

Large School District Opens Up about the Key to Improving Access Control

One of the 40 largest school districts in the United States has a five-year plan for expanding its use of access control technologies to accommodate growth and change, but it also had an existing, proprietary access control system that was complex, limiting and change-resistant.

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