Magazine Article | March 17, 2014

IP Video And Access Surveillance Control: A Profitable Combination

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By Jay McCall

This systems integrator’s expertise selling video surveillance and access control solutions to education and other leading verticals is leading to a projected $8 million in growth this year.

According to research from IHS, by the end of this year the global market for networkbased video surveillance will reach $7 billion, surpassing for the first time analog-video system sales, which are forecasted to be $6.5 billion. As the IP surveillance market continues to grow, VARs and systems integrators like Global Data Systems (GDS) are discovering that achieving success with this technology requires a combination of IT and vertical market expertise.