Building Management made Simple

Net2 is Paxton's class leading networked access control system. It can be administered using one or more PCs and can be monitored and managed from a central location. It is a complete solution that encompasses wireless and door entry.


Why do you need it?

Net2 is designed with simplicity in mind and is easily scalable depending on your current or future needs. Our systems have been developed so that you can add one door at a time using a wired or wireless controller or door entry for versatile security and building management.

Paxton design their products to be easy to install and make the management of any building very simple. The software is intuitive and comes with a range of features that move beyond the basics of locking or unlocking a door.


Net2 Software

There are two versions of the software: Net2 Lite, which is ideal for most sites and is free of charge, and Net2 Pro, which offers extra features for more flexible and advanced access control. Developed to be straightforward and intuitive, the Net2 software is easy to learn.


Why do you need Net2 Software?

Net2 is an advanced PC based access control solution. Paxton's Net2 software offers centralised administration and control of sites with up to 1,000 doors and 50,000 users.

Perfectly tailor access privileges to groups or individuals quickly and easily using the intuitive, user-friendly software. Event reports can be generated in a few clicks and the single-door architecture makes specifying, installing and maintaining the system easy. Advanced features such as site graphics, IP camera integration and ‘Triggers and Actions’ further extend the capabilities of this cutting-edge system.


The Power of Net2

Software Features

Paxton's intuitive software has been developed to be straightforward to use. Discover the benefits of Net2 Lite and Pro software and how these could be used in your building to unlock more benefits.

Unlimited client workstations

There is no restriction on the number of users who can have access to your software, it can be installed for free on multiple PCs.

Multiple operator levels

An unlimited number of people can manage a system with different levels of security applied.

Live events

View events in real time or as a full event log so that you can review historical events.


Pre-defined reports allow you to review the most relevant data quickly. Build custom reports based on individuals, departments or doors.

Open door function

Use the software to open individual doors from your PC.

Site graphics

Import 2D images of your site to give a graphical view of door open or alarm status.

Triggers & actions

Easily create rules based on system events. These include sending emails, texts and controlling doors in response to access events or alarms.

User image verification

Enables you to visually confirm the identity of every user.

Custom days

Create a time period in the software for special events and occasions, such as school open days, or extended opening hours.

Temporary access rights

Temporary access permissions can be used to automatically upgrade or downgrade a user’s access permissions for a set period of time.

Turnstile mode

Control bi-directional turnstiles with a single door controller saving wiring time and hardware expense.

Timesheet & timeline

Use proximity readers for clocking in and out to log the working hours of employees. You can also note planned and unpaid leave. Reports can be exported for use with HR applications.


Areas make it easier to set up access levels on larger sites by grouping multiple doors into a single access controlled area. It also allows the use of anti-passback.


Anti-passback prevents a user from passing their token back to a second person to gain entry into the same controlled area; for example, a car park.

Security lockdown

Ideal for buildings or sensitive sites that need to secure the premises in the event of an emergency, allowing only specific security personnel free movement during lockdown.

Landlord-tenant / advanced operator permissions

It is possible to restrict users to only administer tokens within a specific area, for example when more than one business is sharing a building.

Roll call & muster reporting

Create reports listing all users currently within a specified area. This is primarily used in the event of an emergency, such as a fire alarm, when it can be used to check that everyone is out of the building.

Who is in?

Displays the last known location of a user based on the last reader they presented a token to.

Card designer

Personalise access control tokens with employee pictures, details and company information

Customisable welcome page

Your installer can customise the welcome screen of your Net2 system with your organisation’s logo, additionally, they can add their contact details if you ever need to contact them for support.

Paxton Connect

Paxton Connect for Net2 makes remote site management even more simple and flexible from any location.

The updated version features a brand-new design, easy site search functionality, and improved biometric login.


Net2 App

The Net2 app, Paxton Connect Admin provides easy and flexible site management. The app contains five features and enables you and your customers to manage multiple sites remotely from a smartphone.



Wireless access control is a great way to secure a system quickly and with minimal disruption. The PaxLock range can be installed as part of a networked system or standalone for sites that do not require extra functionality. We have several designs which can be installed on internal or external doors.

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Door entry allows you to recognise a visitor calling at the main entrance before granting them access to your building. Our door entry system is simple and comprises three components: external panel, door control unit and internal monitor.

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Door entry allows you to recognise a visitor calling at the main entrance before granting them access to your building. Our door entry system is simple and comprises three components: external panel, door control unit and internal monitor.



We offer an extensive range of Paxton readers and keypads to suit any site requirement, with all Paxton readers and keypads are suitable for external use unless otherwise stated.


Want to find out more?

Contact your Net2 Expert – For more information on how Kingdom can deliver a total security solution to meet your unique needs please complete the form below or call our specialist team who will be delighted to help on 0800 612 0935.