Physical Security Executive Commentary

  1. 3 Access Control Trends That Drive The Convergence Of Physical And Logical Functions
    1/21/2016

    The government has sought to create a standardized access control and identity management approach for physical and logical security across its agencies. Advancements in technology have transformed a seemingly impossible vision into an achievable goal, which a variety of industries can take stock in how this model benchmarks against their security strategies.

  2. 4 Best Practices Integrators Need To Know About Video Surveillance And Cybersecurity
    12/21/2015

    With the focus on cybersecurity so high and the risks increasing, it’s imperative that integrators ensure they are taking proper measures to avoid the proverbial hot seat. Here are four best practices relative to video surveillance and cybersecurity risk mitigation to get you started.

  3. IT Solutions Providers: 4 Opportunities In Video Surveillance In 2016
    12/21/2015

    There are big opportunities for channel partners who are ready to help organizations get a handle on a new era of video surveillance — especially the new data management challenges that come with it. 

  4. Video Trends In 2016: Reaching For The Cloud(s)
    12/21/2015

    The video surveillance market evolution continues, with cybersecurity, business intelligence, service-based solutions, and the cloud, becoming top-of-mind issues for integrators and manufacturers to address.

  5. 6 Things Integrators Need To Know About Video Surveillance
    12/16/2015

    When planning a video wall setup to aid with video surveillance, there are a number of things to consider including working with a design team that offers knowledge and experience can help maximize the long-term ROI of the investment from both a system performance and financial perspective.

  6. The Top IP Video Trends (Or Challenges) Of The 2015 Holiday Season
    12/10/2015

    Many retailers are taking time to evaluate their surveillance systems to figure out how they can become more efficient and more secure: Essentially, do more with less, and leverage the intelligent capability afforded through technology today. 

  7. Top 7 Predictions For SMB Cloud POS In 2016
    12/10/2015

    As SMBs look for faster and easier access to social and mobile analytics and more processing power and storage, cloud adoption has boomed. According to The SMB Group, cloud is the new IT infrastructure for SMBs, with 92 percent using at least one cloud business solution and 87 percent using at least one cloud infrastructure solution.

  8. 5 Trends In Education Technology That VARs Should Know
    11/4/2015

    The education market is one of the most complex, challenging verticals in the IT industry. It can also be one of the most rewarding. On one hand, many school districts face shrinking budgets and tighter controls. But on the other hand, implementing the latest technologies can help schools save money – and be more productive. It’s what makes the solution provider channel so valuable!

  9. The Top 5 Access Control Trends VARs Need To Watch In 2016
    11/2/2015

    While the access control market typically moves at a near glacial pace, the security industry is still seeing advancing technology and a move into increased integration, increased lockdown capabilities, and mobile applications.

  10. 3 Video Trends Integrators Need To Watch In 2016
    10/26/2015

    Whether you are a small business owner or a security professional working for a large corporation, your options for leveraging video surveillance solutions will increase in many ways in 2016, but in some others, it will actually decrease. Hopefully you will fall into both categories as each one will provide measureable return on investment, while moving video surveillance from a reactive technology into one that proactively mitigates risks as they unfold.