Physical Security In Business Solutions Magazine

  1. Build Your Business On An IP Video Foundation

    Unlike larger competitors that are entrenched in analog video, this IT solutions provider’s decision to sell and support IP-based solutions is leading to another year of triple-digit revenue growth.

  2. 5 Common Mistakes That Can Sabotage IP Video Success

    Once you decide to make the jump into IP video surveillance, there are a handful of common mistakes to avoid.

  3. Finally! Profits From IP Video

    It’s been three years, but this VAR is finally seeing IP video surveillance sales take off and is projecting 33% revenue growth this year.

  4. A Minimalist Guide To Retail Trends In 2013

    Retail experts share their advice on the most significant trends facing retail IT VARs in 2013.

  5. The Top Opportunities In Education

    Digital textbooks, physical security, desktop virtualization, and mobility are just a few of the hot topics and trends driving this $20 billion market.

  6. IMS Research: State Of The Industry 2013

    The transition from analog to network equipment has been an established trend in the CCTV and video surveillance market for some time now. However, this trend is driving another transition that is gathering pace according to IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc.): the IT land grab of the video surveillance market.

  7. Q&A: ISC Advises IT Integrators On Security

    Providing information in real time. For a user, the investment in technology is about easily obtaining comprehensive information. The more accurate, more comprehensive, and more accessible the information is, the better and more effectively decisions can be made and the right response/action taken. Today, technology is providing this capability through IT-based solutions and open and cloud-based systems, allowing for faster and lower cost storage to mobile applications while giving access to information to those who need to know, wherever they are located in the world.

  8. Access Control Biometric Systems

    Scalability And Interoperability Are Key — “Today’s access control systems should be scalable and capable of evolving with the client, not locking them into one specific technology. Additionally, the system should be capable of supporting different access control panels and card technologies.” Francois Brouillet, product specialist, Genetec

  9. DVRs/NVRs Video Storage

    All Signs Point To A Growing Opportunity — “Demand for open, IP-based solutions and related storage systems are growing more rapidly than closed, proprietary ones. Additionally, HD cameras are replacing lower resolution ones, driving greater storage requirements. At the same time, end users and regulatory authorities are driving requirements for longer data retention times, resulting in greater storage requirements. This drives the need for converged storage appliances, which are beneficial over alternative systems, based on their simplicity, scalability, energy and rack space footprint, and value.” Rich Bravman, CEO, Pivot3

  10. IP Video Cameras

    HD Means Fewer Cameras — “The most important development in IP video is megapixel resolution. Megapixel allows systems integrators to design systems that cover more area with fewer cameras and higher resolution to zoom in for details (virtual PTZ [pan-tilt-zoom]). This reduces total cost of ownership and delivers better return on investment for the end-user customer.” Mark Espenschied, director of marketing communications, Arecont Vision