First PSA Security Business Solutions Partner to Provide Mobile app and Cloud Based Tool for Security System Design and Life Cycle Management
Austin, TX, March 15, 2016 – PSA Security and System Surveyor today announced that they have entered into a partnership to offer System Surveyor through the PSA Security Network. System Surveyor is a Mobile app and Cloud-based tool that simplifies the design, installation and maintenance of electronic security systems. The partnership provides PSA integrators with a breakthrough, innovative tool that reduces system design time by up to 50% and improves the efficiency of ongoing system life cycle maintenance resulting in better customer service and higher margins.
System Surveyor’s intuitive iPad-based Mobile app and Cloud Workspace provides system integrators with the ability to collect detailed survey and design information; capture, annotate, and associate photos to floorplan design elements; collaborate with technicians and project managers; and securely access plans back at their office. The all-in-one tool allows for more efficient design, maintenance and an established, accessible system of record.
PSA Network P is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America who are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire and life safety installations.
“PSA is thrilled to be working with a very new kind of business solutions partner,” said Ric McCullough, vice president of sales and customer service. “There is a lot of excitement about simplifying and improving system design using innovative mobile apps and cloud technology that our industry has yet to truly leverage. System Surveyor is going to have a big competitive impact for our members and their businesses.”
“We provide a way for integrators to eliminate expensive cumbersome CAD drawings, outdated system records, and "blind" service calls by pulling together floor plans with device placements, technical device details, photos and administrative system information on a single, secure, and accessible platform,” said Lisa Hugman, co-founder, System Surveyor. “The PSA partnership is important to reach more integrators with a revolutionary solution that we’re confident will benefit integrators and end users alike.”
System Surveyor highlights:
- All-in-one iPad™ based tool and Cloud Workspace
- Secure collaboration among team members and across departments
- Import floor plans or capture them from the camera
- Easy and intuitive “drag & drop” system element placement
- Elements include all system components for video surveillance, intrusion detection, access control and IT systems
- Take photos and automatically associate to an element, annotate and label for designs
- Area of coverage control indicates direction and angle of coverage for fixed cameras, motion detectors and other devices
- Intelligent scripted site surveys and ability to duplicate elements
- Powerful reporting tools
About System Surveyor:
System Surveyor simplifies the design, installation and lifecycle maintenance of electronic security systems and IT assets. The result is improved quality and accuracy of system design, faster implementations, better system reliability, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and reduced project risk. The award-winning System Surveyor app is available for download on the iPad at the App Store. Basic subscription is free and Professional and Team subscriptions are available for enhanced functionality. System Surveyor is based in Austin, Texas and can be found at http://www.SystemSurveyor.com.
About PSA Security Network
PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. By combining purchasing power and resources of the largest vendors with the strengths and personal attention to detail of locally-owned companies, PSA members are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. In addition to exceptional equipment selection, PSA offers industry leading education and training as well as vetted solutions and services that can enhance any security company’s operations. www.psasecurity.com.