Schlage and Access Smart Form Technology Partnership

CARMEL, IN – Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless cards and readers, and Access Smart, LLC., a leading provider of secure password management solutions, are partnering to offer customers secure password management combined with access control.  These solutions provide users with the convenience of never having to remember or type another password and freeing IT departments from the cost and hassle of continually resetting passwords.

The offering provides customers with options to use their contactless credentials for more than just access control, Access Smart’s products enable customers to have an easily deployed solution for secure network authentication with a low cost of ownership.  The flexibility of Access Smart’s solution combined with Schlage’s multi-technology readers, which read both proximity and smart cards, provides customers a truly powerful solution.

“End users are looking for innovative solutions for password management and Access Smart is a leading provider in this space.” said John Menzel, Director of Business Development for Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies. “We’re pleased to partner with Access Smart to bring, pioneering solutions to the market.”

“Combining Ingersoll Rand’s card technology with ours was a direct response to our customers’ need for a multi-functional secure badge,” said Dovell Bonnett, founder and CEO of Access Smart. “We provide businesses with a low cost of ownership solution that protects both network and physical perimeter security.”

About Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Ingersoll Rand’s Security Technologies is a leading global provider of products and services that make environments safe, secure and productive. The sector’s market-leading products include electronic and biometric access control systems; time-and-attendance and personnel scheduling systems; mechanical locks; portable security; door closers, exit devices, architectural hardware, and steel doors and frames; and other technologies and services for global security markets.  Website is www.securitytechnologies.ingersollrand.com.

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is a sector of Ingersoll-Rand Company plc, a global provider of products, services and solutions to industries as diverse as transportation, manufacturing, food retailing, construction and agriculture. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

About Access Smart, LLC Headquartered in Ladera Ranch, California, Access Smart, LLC removes the burden and cost of internet security on employees, IT administrators and business owners. Dedicated to empowering businesses and consumers to securely regain control over their digital information, Access Smart offers unique, high-quality, integrated hardware and software packages that securely manage important data over wired and wireless networks, computers, Point-of-Sale devices, kiosks, and any other device that can accept and communicate via smartcard technology. For more information about Access Smart, please visit www.Access-Smart.com.

For more information, contact: Jana Lasch Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Phone: 317-810-3791

Tom Brigham Brigham Scully Phone: 207-941-1100