hfx launches innovative cloud-based Access Control solution supporting local data with the resilience of the cloud

New Solution-as-a-Service hfx Access Control available standalone or fully integrated with Flexitime Management, HR and Workforce Management

hfx, a long established provider of workforce time management solutions, is one of the first UK based companies to develop a cloud-based Access Control solution. hfx Imperago Access Control provides hardware, software and services wrapped up in one simple monthly payment in a Service-as-a-Solution package. The new solution provides a ‘light touch’ approach that requires very little infrastructure and significantly reduces the amount of cabling required. The door controlling devices offer the option of either biometric (fingerprint) or proximity readers.

Imperago Access Control provides the best of both worlds, with details of who is able to pass through which door stored locally on the smart devices, so that should the network fail, the doors will still operate. A copy is backed up in the cloud, together with location details for each member of staff, so that when the site needs to muster staff either in an emergency or for a drill, there is an accurate roll call.

Nick Whiteley, MD of hfx commented; “This latest product from hfx further strengthens our family of Imperago workforce management solutions, enabling organisations of all sizes to manage staff time. It offers a highly resilient solution using the versatility and power of the cloud together with the practicality of data held locally on smart devices. This combination means that should one aspect of the access control system fail, the organisation is still able to operate safely and securely.”

Imperago Access Control can be fully integrated with Imperago Flexitime Management, which is available via the G-Cloud  8 and 9 digital marketplaces, or it can be installed as a standalone solution.  Imperago Access Control can also integrate with Vanquish T&A and EveryOneCloud as well as all major third party HR and personnel solutions, payroll and time & attendance solutions.

EveryOneCloud is an integration portal where anyone, anywhere can use any device to clock in.  This includes card, biometrics, phone, tablet, proximity cards/devices, apps etc. Can be used for timesheet purposes, and cloud/T&A.


About hfx

Founded over 40 years ago, hfx has a proven history of developing innovative staff time management solutions. The company introduced the concept of flexible working hours in the 1970s with its Flextime® system, and has continued as a leader in the delivery of flexible working solutions.

The latest generation of products, hfx Imperago, provides cloud-based solutions which incorporate access control, photo ID, time and attendance recording, flexitime management, and workforce design (optimising shifts and rotas).  Highly customisable, hfx Imperago can be configured to meet exact requirements, can support unlimited numbers of work patterns and provides seamless integration with all major HR and payroll systems.

Based in the Home Counties just north of London, hfx services clients across the public and private sectors throughout the UK.  High profile customers include Home Office, Merck, Methodist Church, Dartmoor National Park, adidas, Buhler Sortex Ltd, The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), Eaton Limited, MoD, National Farmers’ Union, North Lanarkshire Council, Exeter City Council, MoJ, Met Police, Office for National Statistics, UK Intellectual Property Office, NHS Business Services Authority, Science and Technology Facilities Council, and many more.

For more information please visit: www.hfx.co.uk or call 01438 822170

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