Physical Security Articles

  1. IT Professsionals Need To Build Better Relationships With Other Departments, Report Says
    10/31/2014

    IT professionals need to pay more attention to the relationships they have with people in other business units and be less concerned about resources, according to a recent report by Information Week.

  2. IT Channel Advice For Hiring And Managing Exceptional Salespeople
    10/25/2014

    Salespeople are the front line in the fight to gain — and retain — business for IT solutions providers.  As such, you need to choose the right people for your team and manage them with particular care. 

  3. Educate Yourself To Capitalize On The IP Video Security Market
    10/25/2014

    There has been a recent surge in the development and use of IP video systems for security, which is providing some unique opportunities and challenges for integrators. The transition from legacy analog systems to network-based IP video management systems (VMSs) has produced tremendous market growth over the past few years. Randy Montelius, VP of engineering at Communications Engineering Company (CEC) and a systems and technology integrator, tells Business Solutions magazine, “As a culture we’ve made a 180-degree change in our attitude toward having cameras around us in the workplace and in public — our YouTube and reality TV generation readily accepts it,” he says. So how do integrators capitalize on this recent expansion in the market? 

  4. You Have Questions? CompTIA Probably Has The Answers.
    10/16/2014

    When asked to give advice about how solutions providers can improve their businesses, I’m always sure to include joining industry organizations.

  5. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From September 2014
    10/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in access control and video surveillance news, Genetec offers a new security center communications management module, Milestone Systems adds support for edge storage and enhances its customer dashboard, and Exacq Technologies introduces an automatic IP camera connector feature.

  6. What To Look For In New IT Employees
    10/8/2014

    When you are interviewing potential new IT employees, are you biased toward a certain personality? A new study by IDG “Introverts vs. Extroverts: Is There an IT Personality?” researched personality types in among IT professionals and sheds light on the perception that they tend to be introverted.

  7. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From August 2014
    9/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Panasonic Systems Communications Company expands its i-PRO camera line, Samsung Techwin America releases a retail heat-map analytic solution, and Staples partners with ERI to offer a recycling service for old electronics.

  8. ONVIF Launches Education, Enforcement Campaign, To Ensure Product Conformance
    8/26/2014

    Campaign designed to educate manufacturers about requirements to comply with standardization initiative for IP-based security products .

  9. When Peeping Toms Go High-Tech, Could VARs Be Held Liable?
    8/21/2014

    As legislation catches up with surveillance technology, could IT solutions providers be required to run background checks?

  10. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, WavestoreUSA releases a new version of video management software (VMS); Genetec expands a partnership enabling the company to resell BCDVideo servers and storage equipment; and OnSSI introduces a new licensing structure that requires only one license for each encoder IP address, regardless of the number of analog cameras. Also, D-Link expands its IP camera line and offers a new access point, and Pivot3 upgrades its virtual SAN software.

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