HID Global has two product lines. The newer product line is called EVO, and the older one is called Legacy. There are two product families in each product line: VertX and Edge. Products from different families cannot mix. Security Center supports them all.
About HID controllersThe Access Manager communicates directly with HID controllers over an IP network. Therefore, all HID controllers are called access control units in Security Center.
Platform differences between EVO and Legacy
|Processor / Speed||ARM9 / 200 Mips||ETRAX / 100 Mips|
|RAM||64 MB||32 MB|
|Operating system||Linux 2.6||Linux 2.4|
|Secure shell and protocol||Yes||No|
|Maximum event buffer||99,999||5,000|