Entries by Kayla Kelly

ACRE Dealer Days Announcement

New year, new opportunities, and we are excited to announce the ACRE Dealer Days 2022  virtual meetings! Dealer Days is an exclusive virtual conference where ACRE brands will gather to network, have interactive sessions, exciting giveaways, and more. We will be discussing ACRE solutions like Access It!, DNA Fusion, and the dealers that support and […]

Glancing Back: ACRE’s Year in Review

No matter where you were in 2021, we all shared some very similar experiences to what we experienced in 2020 — ones that redefined the way we worked, lived, and supported each other. This year, for ACRE, we continued to highlight our resilience as an organization, our ability to adapt, and how we came together […]

Throwback Thursday: The Challenges of Securing a City

The Open Options and City of Belluve Success Story Bellevue is the fifth-largest city in Washington, with a population of about 120,000, and is the high-tech and retail center of the Eastside. The city spans more than 31 square miles between Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish and is short of the Cascade Mountains. The population […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

On behalf of the Open Options and ACRE Family, we want to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!  Before we all take a break this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends, family, and loved ones, we want to send a quick message to let you know how much we appreciate your support and partnership. As […]

Security for Higher Education: Access Control on the College Campus

An Open Options and Young Harris College Success Story Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires, and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The college currently […]

Hiking, Biking, and Access Control

An Open Options and Specialized Bicycle Components Success Story Located just south of San Jose, California, in Morgan Hill, Specialized Bicycle Components has grown into one of the most successful bicycle manufacturers in the world. For more than 40 years, their business has operated from the ground up on a campus that includes three facilities […]

The Art of Security

An Open Options and Worcester Art Museum Success Story Located just an hour west of Boston, the Worcester Art Museum is world-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculptures, photographic prints, drawings, new media, and more. Spanning more than 5,000 years of art culture, the permanent collection includes paintings by some of the most well-known […]

Open Options Partners with Invixium Biometrics

Open Options is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Invixium that will allow DNA Fusion customers to access Invixium’s biometric solutions. The foundation of this partnership is the integration of Invixium products with DNA Fusion through Invixium’s software platform, IXM WEB. What makes this integration possible is IXM Link, allowing automatic synchronization of cardholder […]

The Benefits of Open Platform Access Control in Educational Environments

Article First Featured on ISC News As we return to a post-COVID society, the need for stronger, more streamlined security solutions in educational facilities has never been greater. Open platform access control solutions have numerous benefits, including monitoring several systems through a common interface, and integration with other systems.  In addition to access control, it's […]

Introducing the DNA Fusion Recertification Course

Has it been a while since you first purchased our access control solution, DNA Fusion? In need of a refresher? We’ve got you covered. Open Options is thrilled to announce the DNA Fusion Recertification course! The Recertification course is specifically designed to serve as a reminder for those who completed the Essentials Course for DNA […]