Transforming Office Building Access for Today's Needs
Since the pandemic hit, office building security has come to have a new meaning, and Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce member Datawatch Systems is an expert in access control, transforming the commercial office environment. Managing access to over 100,000 doors nationwide, Datawatch is an industry leader. With a multi-point program designed to manage and address the concerns of the modern office building, Datawatch helps its customers by providing the latest and best options to keep tenants and visitors safe and comfortable.
It Matters More than Ever
Building access control and monitoring systems have always addressed multiple priorities. From personal safety to physical and intellectual property protection, commercial office buildings owners and property managers need to adapt to their tenants' unique needs and concerns. Health has become a priority as well. "Our clients need to help their tenants with social distancing and other safety protocols, and we need to have accurate, immediate information to be able to trace exposure to the COVID-19 virus so we can inform occupants and visitors," says Joe Leightner, Vice President Of Sales, for Datawatch. Since Datawatch has decades of experience in this business, "We were able to leverage our unique blend of hardware, software, and processes to provide solutions to the challenge facing businesses operating in the pandemic."
Among the challenges Datawatch has addressed are the hybrid office, touchless access, and scaling from hyper-local to national operations. "Datawatch is based in Bethesda, but our clients need to offer management and protection throughout the United States," says Stephanie Doggett, Datawatch Customer Service Manager. Datawatch works with some of the most recognized names in the commercial real estate industry and brings its knowledge and skill to all of its relationships with a constantly advancing collection of sophisticated solutions.
Commercial Real Estate & Tenant Solutions
Today's commercial office space requires a sophisticated collection of solutions to manage the comings and goings of anywhere from dozens to thousands of people a day. Each building has unique challenges, like physical configuration that require custom solutions. Does a building have a visitor desk, elevators dedicated to specific floors, retail and office space, or public parking? All of these elements and more can impact a Datawatch design. Datawatch offers these work place solutions:
According to Ted Low, Senior VP Business Development, "Office building owners don't want to have to go to multiple vendors to find solutions to each of these issues and then have to manage the integration of these various systems." A single source for all of these needs, supported by trained, professional staff, allows buildings to offer peace of mind and convenience to their tenants, which increases the value of the space. Datawatch is able to offer design, installation and operation of the most technologically advanced systems, and its teams provide training and facilitate integration of systems for new construction, suite and building remodels, or replacement of outdated systems.
Located in the Bethesda area since 1981, this business has come to be synonymous with quality and safety in the Washington, DC Metro area. "We are proud members of the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, which has always been an important organization for us," says Paula Crosby, Marketing Director for Datawatch. To learn more about Datawatch, visit their website.
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