Newsletter | September 9, 2013

09.09.13 -- IP Video For SMBs

Business Solutions
Leverage Your IT Relationships To Win IP Video Business
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
The pages of Business Solutions have been loaded in recent months with articles about how IP surveillance could be a great addition to your line card. The bottom line is that IP surveillance has improved in every way possible in recent years — lower price, easier to setup, increased functionality, etc. Despite the awesome opportunity for you, I wouldn’t be surprised if you’re still a little hesitant. If your mind automatically presents all the obstacles you’d face if you wanted to take on IP video, let me remove one — identifying the decision maker.
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Technology is evolving at light speed, and the way we work is changing with it. Capabilities that were unimaginable 10 or even 5 years ago are now commonplace, and this has driven efficiency and productivity by leaps and bounds. Learn more.

IP Video For SMBs
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.” Full article.

How To Build A Powerful, Budget-Friendly Surveillance System For SMB Retailers
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. Full article.

Beginner's Guide To Selecting The Right IP Camera
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. Full article.

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