How to be the Leader of Your PACS

Address Physical Access Control System consolidation head-on by making security a business enabler.

Are you saddled with a mix of legacy Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) as your company has expanded and grown through mergers and acquisitions — and you’re challenged with figuring out how to integrate various PACS across geographical locations?

If that’s your situation it’s time to think differently and
turn that challenge into an amazing opportunity to
enhance your security posture and get a seat at the
table with critical decision makers. Rather than focus
on PACS consolidation as simply a technical conversion,
consider the ways the process can become a true business enabler — with data and information that streamlines security while lowering overall support costs.

Contrary to conventional thinking, consolidation of PACS is not your first and only step. Instead it’s an opportunity to review the entire business process and value of converging your security under a Physical Identity and Access Management (PIAM) solution — and watch the budget dollars flow.

AlertEnterprise Solutions

Security as a true business enabler.

Investing in the AlertEnterprise PIAM solution prior to approaching PACS consolidation turns security into a true business enabler, delivering value that includes:

  • Streamlined security administration and
    support costs
  • Improved workforce and workplace efficiency
  • Improved compliance and enforced policies
  • Reduced costs of breach, risk and damages


AlertEnterprise not only buttons up PIAM in a holistic
solution that touches the entire enterprise, but it serves as an exceptional business enabler addressing people and processes with the right technology fit.

Extending a single digital identify that can be authenticated across logical and physical environments has ramifications far beyond security. For users it means unified security, automation, greater productivity, and the ability to focus on high-value tasks rather than time-consuming manual processes.

Unify your PACS through Physical Identity and Access Management.

Leading corporations leverage PIAM as a bridge to save time, money and resources so they can integrate and eventually consolidate their PACS at their own pace. They want a converged solution across physical and logical that secures cyber and physical access, closing gaps in performance. AlertEnterprise is the only unified security and operational systems software platform that consolidates PACS across the enterprise to effectively integrate HR, IT, OT and Physical systems, enabling better security, risk management and business processes.

If you only approach PACS consolidation from a technical
perspective, you’ll miss the opportunity to address your
organization’s key business requirements and may find it
difficult to secure the necessary funding for the process. A better way of approaching the challenge is for enterprise security leaders to review the entire problem with a business-based way of thinking.

Do more while staying compliant.

Yogesh Ailawadi
Vice President Product Management & Solution Engineering, AlertEnterprise

The AlertEnterprise security convergence platform helps you integrate key cyber and physical systems in line with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. With a new level of identity and access governance, you build better capabilities for the detection, mitigation and prevention of cyber-physical threats, while automating compliance to regulatory standards related to security, safety and data privacy.

Ask the right questions to solve the PACS dilemma.

1. Do you have aging and end-of-life PACS and can’t keep pace with rising technological demands of physical security access management governance and self-service needs?

2. Are you having difficulty applying consistent standards to maintain security operations, processes and protocols? What about complying with audit, regulatory and reporting requirements holistically?

3. Is data synchronization and integrity impossible across all your current disparate systems?

4. Are you faced with continuous upkeep and compartmentalized knowledge banks on different PACS?

5. Are your critical business processes for identity and physical access management at the mercy of the
capabilities of underlying access control systems and
manual work-around?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s time to revise your consolidation approach.

Other considerations

Manual migration

Manual migration and data cleanup is costly, time consuming and error prone. It is difficult to be aware of all security, safety and data privacy regulations and then implement them manually.

Manual consolidation

Manual consolidation gives control to those who may be unfamiliar with advanced and automated migration technologies. Automation simplifies consolidation and ensures compliance with built-in industry-specific controls.

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Solution summary

With the award-winning AlertEnterprise platform, you can overcome the challenges of PACS integration, lower maintenance costs and yield value above and beyond security and into daily and critical customer processes and operations.

Streamline security administration & support costs

Improve compliance &
enforce policies

Improve workforce &
workspace efficiency

Reduce costs of breach,
risks & damages

Ready to lead your PACS consolidation to success?

David Cassady

Chief Revenue Officer

David Cassady has been selling and leading sales teams in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years. During that time, he’s led a mix of established software players and startups. Cassady has also been involved with five IPOs — and at least as many acquisitions.

As Chief Revenue Officer, David leverages his extensive experience helping software businesses drive growth through skill-building for cloud and SaaS-focused teams. Together with the AlertEnterprise team, David is focused on the intersection of a repeatable sales process, a predictable pipeline and a multi-channel go-to-market strategy that includes physical security system integrators and SAP — all with the goal of driving explosive growth for the company.

Mark Weatherford

Chief Security Officer
Senior Vice President, Regulated Industries

Mark Weatherford brings years of high-level cyber-physical expertise to AlertEnterprise, and as Chief Security Officer (CSO), he guides the strategy of data management and protection by advising cyber-physical security policies and procedures within the company. Weatherford also works in liaison with businesses and executive professionals in the cyber and physical security industries to further accelerate security convergence adoption.

Mark has held numerous high-level cyber-centric positions, including Vice President and Chief Security Officer at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Department of Homeland Security’s first Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity under the Obama administration, California’s first Chief Security Officer, and the first CISO for the state of Colorado.

Harsh Chauhan

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of AlertEnterprise, Harsh Chauhan is responsible for the company’s engineering technology innovation and solution delivery. A 20-year technology veteran and leader, Chauhan is focused on the growth of the company’s 3D Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) hyperscale cloud platform.

He also continues to develop integrated solutions with leading technology partners like SAP, SAP NS2, and ServiceNow. Before AlertEnterprise, Mr. Chauhan held multiple CTO positions, as well as Product Owner and Head of Development at SAP GRC 10.0, delivering targeted solutions to high-profile SAP clients.

Ruby Deol

Chief Operations Officer

Ruby Deol oversees all business units at AlertEnterprise. With more than 20 years of experience in global sales and support services, Deol nurtures existing client relationships with a customer-first approach. As AlertEnterprise continues to grow in industry recognition and stature, Deol is charged with developing and implementing methods to meet organization goals and facilitate the company’s ongoing transformation.

Kaval Kaur

CFO and Co-Founder

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Co-Founder of AlertEnterprise, Kaval Kaur leads all finance and administrative back-office operations. Kaur is a member of the national professional organization American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California State CPA Society.

Prior to joining AlertEnterprise, she was the CFO and Co-Founder of Virsa Systems, a position she held until its acquisition by SAP.

Kaur is a philanthropist at heart, embracing the diversity of the San Francisco Bay area by assisting with and promoting special cultural events. She recently sponsored 2,000 public schools in rural India to advance computer literacy skills for children and is a foster mother to a 10 year old.

Jasvir Gill

Founder and CEO

Leading the charge of digital transformation and security convergence is Jasvir Gill, Founder and CEO of AlertEnterprise, Inc. An accomplished engineer by trade, Gill is driving the long-overdue digital transformation of the physical security industry.

Prior to launching AlertEnterprise, Gill was the founder and CEO of Virsa Systems, where he grew the company into a global leader of application security software. An early pioneer in establishing governance, risk and compliance as a software market segment, he drove exponential growth at Virsa, facilitating its acquisition by SAP in 2006.

In his free time, Jasvir helps drive social and economic empowerment in the community. He’s also a trustee at the American India Foundation.