Reflecting on 2019


As 2019 comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished together

Jeff StanekBy Jeff Stanek

Jeff Stanek is President of LenelS2


October marked our one-year anniversary as LenelS2. Over the past year, my appreciation for this business, our employees and the entire LenelS2 community has continuously grown stronger. As 2019 comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished together.

It has been a busy but exciting year of integrating the LenelS2 business while launching an impressive number of new products and services. While it is impossible to mention them all in this brief column, here are some of the highlights.

Together, the Magic Monitor unified client and new VRx video management system enable object detection capabilities using AIbased technology. Browser-based OnGuard Monitor, Surveillance and Access Manager clients provide mobile-friendly options for use in daily security operations. NetBox software now offers an end-to-end OSDP solution when used in conjunction with the new access control blade and OSDPenabled readers such as BlueDiamond. Updates to the BlueDiamond mobile app for both Android and iOS make a frictionless security experience possible with new features such as Pathways, Phone-as-a-Badge and turnstile support. We also offer virtual versions of our systems as options for users who want to deploy NetBox, OnGuard or VRx in a virtualized data center or as a cloud service.

On the services front, we’ve expanded offerings from the Advanced Services team to include new Hardening Services as part of our ongoing focus on cybersecurity. The Custom Solutions group is now packaging popular integrations and solutions to make OnGuard implementation faster and easier.

I have great admiration for my LenelS2 colleagues. They demonstrate commitment, passion and hard work in support of our mission to make the world a safer place. Every day, I see them making a difference. They develop new software features in response to specific customer needs. They troubleshoot technical issues to get systems back up and running quickly. They organize educational events to keep our community informed and up-to-date with the latest security technology. Most importantly, they support one another and find ways to accomplish all of this as a team.

This teamwork has resulted in LenelS2 achieving record sales in 2019, independently for NetBox and OnGuard ecosystem products and services, which takes into account the combined LenelS2 business. But we did not make it to this point without your participation and support. All of you, members of the community that partners with and supports LenelS2, are integral to our shared success.

You are on the front lines, designing, installing and using our solutions. You keep people and assets safe, provide better experiences with security and enhance business operations. Your dedication and enthusiasm inspire us to do even better.

I am honored to lead LenelS2 and to be a part of this remarkable community. Thank you for an incredible year. On behalf of the entire LenelS2 team, I wish you and yours a joyous holiday season. I look forward to working together to make 2020 a great success.

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