21 Oct 2015

Vanderbilt to Collaborate with Heartland Campus Solutions


Companies to provide customized access control solutions to the higher education market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., October 21, 2015Vanderbilt Industries, a global leader in the delivery of innovative, highly reliable technologies that help organizations ensure safety and security, announced today it has agreed to work with Heartland Campus Solutions, a division of Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE:HPY), to deliver customized solutions and integrations to the higher education market. Vanderbilt will provide its award-winning access control systems to Heartland customers in the Midwest.

As part of the collaboration, Vanderbilt will provide its award-winning access control solutions to the higher education facilities with which Heartland works.

Heartland works with the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU) that gives WAICU members the option to purchase a Heartland system without undergoing the request for proposal (RFP) process. Vanderbilt’s access control solutions will be available to WAICU members at a discounted rate as part of this agreement.

“Vanderbilt is a well-known name in access control for higher education facilities, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to work with them to provide comprehensive solutions for our customers,” said Ron Farmer, Senior Vice President, Heartland Campus Solutions. “Working with Vanderbilt offers us a variety of access control solutions that can meet the unique needs of our customers and integrate easily with existing hardware, software and security management systems.”

Heartland delivers forward-thinking solutions to the higher education community. For decades, the company has worked with colleges and universities to customize a solution that fits each institution’s needs to run a more efficient business, better manage payments and refunds, improve business processes, secure access, streamline loan servicing, manage tax documents and create a better student experience throughout the campus.

“Our collaboration with Heartland enables our technology to be deployed widely throughout the Midwest, allowing us the opportunity to reach new higher education customers,” said Mitchell Kane, President, Vanderbilt. “At the same time, this strategic alignment allows Heartland’s customers to realize stronger access control through the delivery of cost-effective, integrated and comprehensive technologies.”

About Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt is a global leader in the design and delivery of innovative security solutions. A variety of organizations benefit from Vanderbilt’s various access control technology offerings, from small-to-medium businesses to enterprise-class customers. Intrusion alarm, readers, credentials, power supplies and video surveillance solutions complete the company’s robust technology portfolio, which is designed to ensure a high level of security and safety while enabling users to realize new levels of intelligence. The company is focused on designing systems that are easily integrated and offer intuitive functionalities, reducing the complexities normally experienced with installations and system administration. Thousands of Vanderbilt technologies are deployed across the globe in a variety of environments, including education, healthcare, government, transportation and enterprise. To learn more, please visit www.vanderbiltindustries.com.

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