Last year, IMS Research presented a snapshot of the video surveillance
industry. The article highlighted two key points: The adoption of network
video surveillance equipment in North America was growing quickly;
and the video surveillance market represented a solid opportunity for
IT systems integrators and other IT channel partners. Twelve months on,
is the video surveillance market still an attractive proposition for IT systems
Self-Assessment: Are You Ready To Sell IP Security?
In the past, video surveillance and access control solutions were analog, but now things are shifting to digital (IP). The traditional sales channels for analog solutions are the alarm and security dealers out there who pretty much just stick to security. With the advent and adoption of IP, the potential sales channel opens up dramatically to include people like you who read Business Solutions magazine.
Access Control Biometric Systems
Select vendors that provide strong hardware and software products that allow easy development of applications or integration into existing databases. Consider vendor software applications to ease client deployments and avoid costly and time-consuming software development efforts.
DVRs/NVRs Video Storage
Integrators looking to sell and install IP video surveillance solutions should have a good understanding of DVR/NVR technologies to ensure solutions meet their maximum potential. The following technology guide offers integrators actionable advice from a variety of experts.
IP Video Cameras
Unlike CCTV or analog, the variety of IP cameras available today will aid you in solving your customers' specific needs with an optimized solution. You now have many more options to effectively meet your customers' needs in a way that works best for them.
Video Management Software & Analytics
Customers want to maximize their return on investment, and a security solution becomes much more attractive if end users are able to use their security system for both business intelligence and security purposes.
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