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Re: WinDSX - anyone know this stuff

On Jul 13, 2:28=A0pm, "Bob La Londe" <nos...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Crash" <robos...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> >news:68c4a257-b74d-4b84-8db2-cb300b3fbea6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx=
> > Access control windsx.com ? Friend asked me to look into it for him
> > (I'm not bidding on this job)...judging by the rest of the bid he
> > received I think the bidder is in trouble. But, I was wondering if
> > anyone has used this WinDSX? Looks like a small company which would
> > make me nervous if it's proprietary stuff. Also, the bidder seems
> > incredibly high on the WinDSX and ridiculously low on other stuff.
> > Thoughts?...ew...that may not be a good question on this ng.
> > :-)
> Never heard of WinDSX, but that doesn't mean anything. =A0There are some
> industry specific access systems out there that you would not hear of unl=
> you had done work in that specific industry. =A0Some of them are pretty g=
> Others have just succeeded at marketing to that industry.
> For example: =A0Storage facilities. =A0There are some access managament s=
> that integrate directly with accounting and operations management softwar=
> They tend to be on the expensive side for what they do, but because they
> plug directly into other systems they tend to sell.
> I would ask what that particular access system does that is special.
> I tend to go with Napco now that they have good access integration or for
> larger stuff Continental which of course integrates Napco controls as
> needed. =A0Its good flexible stuff at pretty reasonable (in the access ma=
> pricing, but it doesn't necessarily have a software integration patch for
> XYZ airport automation, 123 stoage accounting, or whatever. =A0Except for=
> controllers themselves you can use a variety of industry standard reads (=
> or Weigand) or if you prefer you can use Napco's proprietary readers and
> cards. =A0Just about any locking hardware is compatible as well.
> WinDSX may not be worth more in general, but it may be worth more for the
> application. =A0This is one of those areas where you really need to get p=
> for consulting as to do it right you need to do some real research. I am =
> belittling your efforts, desire to help your buddy, or you asking in ASA.

Guardian Protection here in Pittsburgh is a distributor for the stuff
apparently they like it I see a lot of it around here.

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