For car park operators the motto is: Always draw on the latest resources. Always remain at the current state-of-the-art. Always have critical information at a glance. Always be one step ahead. Welcome to SKIDATA Online. This new solution consistently provides direct added value in the form of increased efficiency, cost reductions and higher revenues.
Internet-based information systems make resources more accessible to car park facility operators
To stay one step ahead of the game, parking facility operators require convenient access to the latest information, state-of-the-art resources and business-relevant data. In the digital age, operators can access all of this online and this infrastructure comes with a host of benefits. For example, web-based solutions make important data and useful applications freely accessible from any location, while relevant information is provided in real time.
This results in cost efficiency and reduced effort in terms of IT, as the online system are administered and secured by experts. With high system stability, these solutions can also connect different business fields and segments for optimized operation.
Access and infrastructure
A successful parking management system consists of reliable hardware and supporting software and services. SKIDATA hardware convinces with reliability, speed, design and durability. In terms of software and services operators can rely on the new web-based SKIDATA solution, SKIDATA Online. It contains all the applications and data relevant to a car park operator, as well as the infrastructure and software portfolio required.
As IT services are available online at any time, the operator can obtain help from any computer rather than just one central machine. This means that the responsible staff can access the system from home, all they need is a web browser. Like this the whole parking system can be controlled and monitored from any place. The operators can receive business-related information about their parking facility, such as sales data, capacity rates and entry irregularities. And on top of this they also enjoy secure remote controlled operation. It´s simple to adapt for example the parking fees. Furthermore management information is provided at a click of a button. This way business decisions can be made wherever it is necessary.
Additionally operators have the opportunity to merge various business areas. For example a car park can easily be integrated for example with the access for stadiums so that guests only require one card to use both services.
To implement this solution, SKIDATA uses the software as a service (SaaS) model. This means that everything is administered in the company´s data center. This includes the local network, storage, database and application server, web server, disaster recovery and backup services.
Furthermore SKIDATA provides operative services such as authentication, high availability, monitoring and upgrades. Operators do not need to install any software themselves.
To sum up car park operators enjoy with SKIDATA Online a comprehensive management, sales and operations tool. This way they profit from a strong finance and operation instrument, they enjoy advantages of local and online sales cannels, plus they control and monitor their facility in real time, anywhere, anytime.
SKIDATA is an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management. Almost 10,000 SKIDATA installations worldwide in ski resorts, shopping centers, major airports, municipalities, sports stadiums, trade shows, and amusement parks provide secure and reliable access and entry control for people and vehicles.