Many multi-national companies are embracing centralised IT services. This is either on their hosted data-centre or increasingly, on a virtual data-centre provided by AWS or Azure. Conversely, the audio-visual industry has focused on localised solutions with “central control processors” that extend to a dozen rooms at most. Today, this is rapidly changing as the decision maker for building and AV control is likely to be an IT professional and not the traditional AV manager.
At ACA we focus on solutions that conform to IT standards and consequentially take advantage of IT trends and opportunities. It’s a natural fit for us as our smart building control platform is built on open web-standards.
Centralising your control platform in the same why you might centralise your email support can create new value in your building. There are the three inconvertible benefits of a centralised web-based control platform across your multi-national company: