Our monitoring and security systems began throwing RED alerts. Within minutes the LMI Tech Systems Managed Services team, led by our Senior Project Engineer, George Copeland confirmed our worst fears. We were amid a massive Ransomware attack. Remotely, we shut down all servers and internet access.
Many business owners might assume that building out networks in large commercial buildings would be easy. After all, these large structures often have considerable “dead space” in walls and ceilings that can be leveraged for running cables. In addition, wide, open spaces present a blank palette, right? In reality, nothing [...]
With acts of violence on campuses and in school buildings on the rise, educational institutions are seeking more effective ways to monitor activities and pinpoint suspicious individuals. In the pursuit of these goals, surveillance systems have become a primary line of defense, allowing educational institutions to identify and stop questionable [...]
Although advanced video surveillance is fast becoming standard in industries ranging from education and healthcare to utilities and transportation, one market where highly sophisticated platforms are seeing strong adoption is retail. Not only do “brick and mortar” (physical) retail locations require a safe shopping environment, but merchants are realizing they [...]
Very large facilities, from school campuses and corporate offices to plants and large retail establishments, face a visibility challenge due to their sheer sizes. Staff cannot be everywhere within the facility, making it more likely for intruders to penetrate the perimeter—or for other problems to occur undetected. An increasingly practical [...]
When LMI Systems, Inc. opened its doors, more than 50 years ago, our technicians were serving the metro Atlanta area as a regional electrical contractor. As the years passed, Atlantans grew accustom to seeing our bright white vans clearly marked with the original LMI logo on the street. These vans [...]