Vanderbilt SMS — Enterprise Security Management

The Vanderbilt Security Management System (SMS) is designed for large, multi-site or global organizations. With fully scalable support for cardholders and readers, SMS delivers a powerful, single source solution for integrating a facility’s access-control, digital video, visitor management and alarm monitoring systems.

Security Management System (SMS)

The Vanderbilt Security Management System delivers a powerful, single source solution for integrating a facility’s access-control technologies, digital video, and alarm monitoring systems. This enterprise solution is scalable and perfect for large, multi-site and global organizations. SMS provides unparalleled flexibility by supporting networked, wireless and standalone devices within a single platform.

System management can be done either onsite or remotely from any location with internet access and provides real-time monitoring and audit trails. With the SMS Web application, administrators have convenient access to critical system functions such as granting or denying cardholder access, facility lockdown and more.

Video Management System (VVMS)

The Vanderbilt Video Management System is a powerful, yet intuitive, video surveillance solution that is easy to use. Features like the VVMS mobile app and web client allow for remote management at your convenience.

Vanderbilt provides a versatile line of NVRs including for small-to-medium sized systems as well as state-of-the-art video storage servers for large, multi-site or global installations. VVMS can be standalone or fully integrated with the Vanderbilt Security Management System (SMS).

VI Connect for Data and Workflow Integrations

VI Connect is a custom-configurable data management system that integrates Vanderbilt’s Security Management System (SMS) with third-party applications by automating business workflows between disparate systems. Perfect for enterprise and higher education facilities, VI Connect dramatically reduces the time it takes to update records in multiple systems.

Users can automate management of door access, meal plans, One Card transactions, event management and privilege control systems. VI Connect is flexible and custom-tailored to fit your business and administrative practices. 


  • Integrated alarm management with graphics
  • Networked, wireless and standalone lock integrations
  • Regional views and user privileges
  • Web application for remote access
  • Calendar events scheduling
  • System reports and auto-scheduling
  • Unlimited holidays and time zones
  • First Card In capability
  • Anti-passback options
  • Two-man rule and occupancy rule support
  • Pop-up Portrait Monitor
  • Universal triggers
  • Integrated badge design and management
  • Programmable flash for downloads and firmware updates
  • Integrated Visitor Management (optional)
  • Full video integration tied to access control events (optional)
  • SMS API and Advanced Importer (optional)

This release originally ran in June 2019.

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