Don’t know where to get started with IP video -- or if you even should? In the last few weeks, we’ve collected more than a dozen actionable articles free of promotional bologna. The goal is help educate you on IP video surveillance. In speaking with readers, it’s clear that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about video surveillance. Whether we’re talking cost or capabilities, it seems like many solutions providers are out of the loop concerning the latest surveillance technology.
3 Ways To Uncover New Cloud Sales Opportunities
A renewed focus on selling managed services is helping this MSP develop more profitable customers and a second year of double-digit revenue growth.
How Small Integrators Become Big ISVs
Integrator-turned-ISV ExtenData didn’t experience real success until the company put stock in its own intellectual property.
Meet The Retail POS VAR Of The Future
This retail and restaurant VAR returned from the brink to grow and prosper by embracing the sale of recurring revenue services.
Rugged 4-Inch Mobile Label Printers Product Review - Table Of Contents
A value-added reseller (VAR) evaluates three 4-inch mobile label printers and shares the pros and cons of each.
Today, there’s no doubt that video surveillance is moving to IP networks for a number of reasons such as superior image quality from IP cameras, ability to easily integrate video with other systems such as access control, the need for accessing video from remote locations and the added value from video analytics.
Retail is a dynamic market, constantly changing and evolving due to the economic climate, buyer behavior, and the rise and fall of criminal activity. It's also a challenging market, where thin profit margins make cost control not just a useful strategy but a daily and constant requirement of doing business.
There are many advantages to choosing IP cameras over standard devices. Megapixel cameras provide high-resolution images, and the higher the resolution, the more accurate the detail of the image. Therefore, megapixel images are much more valuable from a forensic standpoint than lower-resolution images. With analog technology, a recorded image has around 0.3 megapixel, but a network camera with 3.1 megapixels records 10 times more detail.
I think most business owners would agree in theory that disaster recovery is important. In practice, however, it’s a little too easy to cut corners. There are so many options, it’s easy to settle on something simple and cheap. But if you haven’t taken the time to understand the kind of disaster recovery solution your business needs, you could be missing something big and paying for a solution that will let you down in the end. By Matthew Rayback, StorageCraft
For those who already sell ERP, shop floor data collection, or physical and intellectual access control solutions the leap can be easier than for others. VARs who already know the benefit and pay back from these applications can more easily envision WFM working for their clients. The best place to look is at a WFM company whose products are designed to be sold by a VAR.
Rapid growth using limited available resources presents plenty of challenges for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB), and the challenges extend to their choice of video surveillance systems. In contrast to large companies that can target personnel and resources to specialized areas, SMB customers often have to make do with less and call on their employees to wear “multiple hats.”
Viewing video on a smart phone is common today in the consumer market. Remote access to video — from anywhere to anywhere — is also an expectation among security end users. The security benefits are undeniable, including greater productivity for security officers, who no longer have to sit at a desk to view video. Easy availability of real-time video of remote locations can help protect a company's people, facilities and assets — and even offer operational benefits.
In today’s complex and ever-evolving security landscape, traditional antivirus software must be viewed as a critical component of a comprehensive security solution that forms the foundation of a strong cyber-defense strategy. Understanding the sophisticated nature of today’s malware attacks and security breaches requires extensive knowledge and the ability to leverage tools that are not as seamless to deploy as an AV signature.
AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet.
Tigerpaw Software, Inc.
For more than 25 years, Tigerpaw has designed industry leading, business-building software to help people manage technology businesses more efficiently.
Established in 1972, Honeywell Scanning and Mobility is a leading manufacturer of data collection and communication products designed specifically for mobile, on-site, and transaction processing applications.
KineticD, an early pioneer of cloud backup technology, has set a new industry standard by providing small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with the same level of security and protection for their irreplaceable digital assets as large enterprises rely on.
Whether you’re an experienced IT managed services provider (MSP) or an hourly rate one-man shop, LabTech can help you significantly improve your operational productivity and efficiency by leveraging the power of IT automation. LabTech’s functionality can take care of any repetitive IT maintenance task or process, monitor mission critical network components and automatically run auto-remediation programs, and so much more! At LabTech Software we proudly say, “If you can think of an IT task, LabTech can automate it!”
CognitiveTPG is a leading provider of on-demand barcode and point-of-sale transaction printers to the retail, healthcare, manufacturing, service and financial sectors worldwide. For over 35 years, CognitiveTPG has supplied its customers with compact and ultra-reliable printing solutions.
PrehKeyTec GTK86 Keyboard
The GTK86 is a unique, touch capacitive input device housed under a glass surface. The product’s alphanumeric layout is ideal for use in medical applications where infection control is critical.
AXIS Q16 Network Camera Series AXIS Q16 Network Camera Series comprises of indoor and outdoor-ready fixed cameras that deliver outstanding image quality in demanding video surveillance conditions, such as poor light or highly variable lighting.
LabTech's commitment to deliver innovative and vendor-agnostic solutions has caused them to team up with some of the most widely used and top-rated threat management solution providers. This provides you the ability to choose exactly what you need in order to provide the level of protection your clients need. LabTech's single-pane-of-glass Multivendor Antivirus Management Dashboard reduces administrative burdens to ensure you enhanced service quality, productivity, and profitability.
3VR P-Series SmartRecorder 3VR’s P-Series SmartRecorder™ is the most powerful, versatile, reliable, and supportable hybrid DVR/NVR on the market today. The P-Series provides the enterprise features you expect with the simplicity of a hybrid appliance for ease of installation and network manageability in a system that lets you connect to and leverage your existing security infrastructure.
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