Data Centres

A Layered Approach to Physical Security

In the digital-first age that we now live in, the ‘cloud’ is becoming the main storage solution for information and knowledge - meaning that it is packed full of incredibly vital data. Protecting the security and privacy of that data has become a major concern - both in the digital and physical world.


Data centres are highly valuable and important areas when it comes to protecting sensitive data. Our increasing dependence on data centres in the modern day results in them being at risk of attacks - either by terrorists or criminals. We know that this means that much of a person’s time can be spent worrying about the security of a facility. Boon Edam are here to help relieve that stress.

Risk Mitigation in a Digital World

The successful implementation of security entrances within data centres must be executed with a layered approach. This means that, if an intruder were to breach a building outer perimeter, or gain access to an initial lobby, additional barriers would be in place to protect the data stored internally.

A data centre, along with many other types of buildings, is typically surrounded by a security fence. This can be outfitted with a robust full height turnstile, providing both a visual and physical deterrent against unauthorised access. This is the first line of defence when it comes to protection.

Moving past this initial touchpoint, the use of security speed gates is well suited to the lobby of data facilities. These employ sensor technology to detect objects moving through, and can prevent tailgating due to the use of an alarm - alerting security staff to a potential breach.

If the unlikely arises, and someone manages to unlawfully make their way through each of these security stages, it is important to engage in the highest levels of protection around the internal data systems themselves. This can be through the use of high security portals, which use biometric scanning and overhead sensors to ensure the credentials of each user. This is the ultimate security front line - essential for protecting data at its hub.

The Benefits of a Boon Edam High Security Entry

  • Premium material and attention to detail
  • Easy integration with most access control systems
  • Combat piggybacking and tailgating
  • ‘Level Up’ where it counts most to you – in security, safety or aesthetics.
  • Rapid technical trouble-shooting for reduced downtime
  • Safe and comfortable for a pleasant user-experience
  • Collaboration with an entry expert from project conception to installation and beyond into service and maintenance

We understand the level of worry and planning that can arise around the protection of data at a data centre. It is because of this understanding that we are able to offer reliable, high security entry solutions that are designed to mitigate risks without impacting efficiency.

Not only do our data centre security systems ensure that only authorised staff are able to enter, but they also ensure that your data is protected at all costs.

Boon Edam are proud to offer high security portals, turnstiles and security revolving doors and speed gates that have stood the test of time - first introduced to the market decades ago. Our security solutions have consistently proven their quality and reliability in a variety of settings where protection is of the utmost importance; from government facilities to defence buildings.

The Most Up-to-date Innovations Where You Are

Our high security offerings are constantly evolving, with features and functionality that put the needs of the facility first. In the case of data centres, we’re proud that our high security portals and access solutions are some of the most technologically-advanced on the market - making them well placed to protect valuable information.

Thanks to our global distribution network, extensive maintenance and repairs services, and sales offerings across the world, we are able to ensure that your global entrance needs are met no matter where your data centre is based.

Entry Solutions for All Requirements

Find out more on how you can integrate high security solutions into data centres over on our blog. Alternatively, get in touch with our team of entry experts today to discuss the requirements for your data centre.

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