Cohesion Receives LenelS2 Factory Certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

JAN. 27, 2021

Cohesion Interfaces with LenelS2's OnGuard Access Control Security System

CHICAGO, IL [January 27, 2020] — Cohesion, a smart building SaaS company, today announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2™ OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Cohesion’s intelligent building platform interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system and allows a touchless entry process into commercial real estate buildings by generating mobile credentials.

“Cohesion has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. Office tenants who use Cohesion’s platform benefit from a frictionless experience moving throughout the building,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, LenelS2. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program.”

“Cohesion is delivering better tenant experiences through the platform,” stated Nik Patel, Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering at Cohesion. “Tenants are requesting touchless access throughout their office buildings, and this certification from LenelS2 allows us to meet that demand in buildings using the LenelS2 OnGuard system.”

About Cohesion
Cohesion’s IoT and AI-enabled platform integrates building systems, streamlines operations, and connects tenants and operators to deliver actionable insights. Cohesion allows for real estate operators to make their properties “smart” to enhance the tenant experience, while also creating cost efficiencies. Founded in August 2018 and headquartered in Chicago’s Central Business District, Cohesion is a spin-off venture of ESD, a leading Chicago-based global engineering design firm at the forefront of next generation building design. For more information, visit and follow @CohesionIB.

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