Security Today highlights how Pref-Tech successfully migrated Travis County from an outdated network to a streamlined, efficient system.
For the County of Travis in Austin, Texas, research, dedication and the right team resulted in the perfect integrated security solution for its sprawling campus and multi-location facilities. The Security Division of the Facilities Management Department (FMD), which governs security projects for the County, realized its goal of a consolidated and upgraded access control, surveillance, intrusion and life safety platform with networked power that provides data on system integrity and assists with uptime and proactive monitoring and maintenance.
Travis County stretches some 35 miles and includes 81 different buildings ranging in age, size and overall purpose, encompassing more than three million square feet of office space. Some locations are historical buildings where project execution required a delicate hand. Occupied spaces also dictated detailed coordination so staff and community members would not be inconvenienced. The County’s footprint includes courthouses, correctional facilities, community centers, clinics, data centers, labs, forensic center, fleet services, stadium, show barn and park ranger facilities. The city of Austin is growing dramatically, continually expanding the need for new facilities and services.
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