State Center Community College District Selects Security Management System

The State Center Community College District (SCCCD), based in Fresno, Calif., has selected AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System to provide its security needs across all of its campuses, according to a press release. SCCCD will install the organization’s Symmetry Access Control, Symmetry Intrusion, and Symmetry Bluetooth readers, and DCL Technology will serve as the integrator to deploy the system.

“We chose the Symmetry platform because of its dynamic ability to meet our growing needs,” said Vincent Fries, SCCCD Security System Specialist. “Symmetry’s built-in intrusion system provided an added convenience for us, as we did not have to look for a third-party intrusion system. AMAG’s Symmetry Blue readers will also help SCCCD to transition to smart cards while allowing us to still use our current access cards.”

SCCCD consists of four community colleges and two educational centers: Clovis Community College, Fresno City College, Madera Community College, Madera Community College at Oakhurst, Reedley College, and the Career and Technology Center. The first phase of the project involves installing Symmetry in buildings on two of the campuses and expanding to all of them later on. The district-wide upgrade process is expected to take about three years.

“We are thrilled to be working with SCCCD and AMAG Technology and look forward to a long partnership as SCCCD expands and upgrades to an Enterprise-level system over the next several years,” said DCL Technology President Keven Smith.

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