Information related to your Access control systems

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Dear Ulster University,

Under the Freedom of information act, I am seeking information related to your entire University’s Access control system, this would likely be information known easily by someone in Estates, facilities or Security.

1. What electronic access control system/s do you currently have in place? (e.g. SALTO, PAXTON, ASSA)
2. How many Doors have access control fitted?
3. Please provide a breakdown of the quantities of different types of Access control setups you have? (e.g. maglock doors, electric strike doors, battery operated electronic handle set, battery operated electronic cylinders etc.)
4. What are the names of the suppliers of your existing access control system?
5. How old is your system?
6. Who manages your sites access control and please provide a direct e-mail and phone number?
7. Do you have a support/maintenance contract for Access control and if so when does this contract expire?
8. How is your access control system Integrated with ID card production (if at all)?
9. What plans for the next 3 years does the University have related to the installation or support/maintenance of Access control?

Yours Faithfully,

Mr Harker

foi, Ulster University

Dear Mr Harker

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT – Ref: FOIA/18/237

We acknowledge receipt of your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, reference number FOIA/18/237. Your request is receiving attention and we hope to have a response to you no later than 11 January 2019.

Yours sincerely

Elinor Byrden
Office of the University Secretary

Elinor Byrden
Policy Co-ordinator
Office of the University Secretary

Ulster University l Cromore Road l Coleraine l BT52 1SA
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3354
E: [email address]
www.ulster.ac.uk

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foi, Ulster University

Dear Mr Harker

Further to your FOI request, reference no. FOIA/18/237, please see response below from Ulster University.

1. What electronic access control system/s do you currently have in place? (e.g. SALTO, PAXTON, ASSA) - Salto
2. How many Doors have access control fitted? - 1933
3. Please provide a breakdown of the quantities of different types of Access control setups you have? (e.g. maglock doors, electric strike doors, battery operated electronic handle set, battery operated electronic cylinders etc.)
Geo Cylinder Online – 6
Hardwired – 24
Locker – 15
Offline Hardwired – 12
Offline Standalone – 26
Online Hardwired – 151
Wireless Cylinder – 4
Wireless Escutcheon – 682
Wireless Online – 143
Battery operated - 865
Turnstile - 5
4. What are the names of the suppliers of your existing access control system? – G4S, and Ambar Solutions
5. How old is your system? – 9 years
6. Who manages your sites access control and please provide a direct e-mail and phone number? – Head of Facilities Services, Estates Services, Judith Hamilton, +442870123274
7. Do you have a support/maintenance contract for Access control and if so when does this contract expire? – Yes, it expires in 2021
8. How is your access control system Integrated with ID card production (if at all)? – ID cards operate as access cards for access controlled doors
9. What plans for the next 3 years does the University have related to the installation or support/maintenance of Access control? – some expansion of access control doors to replace cylinder locks, quantities and locations are yet to be determined.

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Yours sincerely

Elinor Byrden
Policy Co-ordinator
Office of the University Secretary

Ulster University l Cromore Road l Coleraine l BT52 1SA
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3354
E: [email address]
www.ulster.ac.uk

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