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Case Study: Arthur Phillip High School’s Textbook IP CCTV Security Solution

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Electronic security integrator Independent Locksmiths & Security has installed Milestone IP-based video management solution incorporating Axis and Mobotix cameras, along with Crow AcNet Pro access control at Arthur Phillip High School in Parramatta.

Article by John Adams, Security Electronics & Networks Magazine



IF there’s a classic application in which networked electronic security solutions leverage existing infrastructure it’s educational facilities including schools and universities. The key element is the significant investment schools make in their educational computer networks and Arthur Phillip High School in Parramatta is no exception to this rule. 

With more than 1500 students, many with laptops, Arthur Phillip High School (APHS) has its own wireless network as well as a 1GB fibre LAN supplemented by a laser link connecting its central server room to remote buildings across split campuses on either side of Macquarie St. 

APHS’ decision to go with an IP security solution coincided neatly with the NSW Department of Education and Training’s investment of nearly $A1 billion in the Computers in Schools Program. This investment saw powerful new IT infrastructure installed at APHS. Important too, it meant that as the new network was installed, the legacy network could be populated by IP surveillance and access control devices. 

Supporting the IP security solution at APHS was a grant from the national Secure Schools Program which was set up to help at-risk schools offer safe and secure environments for students and teachers. Given APHS’s situation in what is now a buzzing business and recreation hub, enhancing security was vital to the school.   

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