Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Panasonic announces the availability of the first cameras in its new “6 Series,” and Genetec offers AutoVu, a license plate recognition solution.
IP SECURITY MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs
The SMB market is huge, technology has never been better, and budgets are there for the taking.
Retail Advice You Can Take To The Bank
Retail experts share their advice on the most significant trends facing retail IT VARs in 2014.
Navigating The Changing Restaurant IT Landscape
Experts advise VARs on the most significant trends in restaurant IT.
IP VIDEO & ACCESS CONTROL EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
The Top 3 Things To Look For In A Partner Program
IT distribution isn’t just about products anymore — there’s an increasing focus on leading with services and solutions to drive results. Distributors are going beyond their name and becoming trusted advisors to resellers.As part of this evolution, it’s more important than ever to develop strong relationships in the channel and engage in events that provide collaboration, networking, and education. Every recipe for success looks different, but here are a few things to consider when looking for a partner program.
What IT Channel Executives Can Learn From Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden
The legendary John Wooden, arguably the greatest basketball coach of all time, once said, “Never confuse activity with accomplishment.” Whether you’re a vendor or a reseller, that statement resonates — because one of the most difficult aspects of managing a start-up is dealing with the excitement level of the new venture and reining in the tendency to believe that activity for activity’s sake is critical at all times.
IP Video Provides Multiple Benefits For SMB Customers
There are specific benefits SMBs can achieve by migrating from a conventional analog video system to an IP video surveillance platform using megapixel cameras. The top four benefits for SMB users across every vertical market are: lower total cost of ownership (TCO), increased image quality, ease of installation, and reduced maintenance.
IP Video: How To Keep Your Customer From Buying From A Big Box Store
The first major difference is the quality of the equipment and the warranty behind it. When you buy a video surveillance solution from a systems integrator, you are generally purchasing professional-grade equipment that is designed to operate 24/7/365. The video systems sold in big box stores have a much shorter life expectancy because of lower-quality components. The chips, circuitry, hard drives, and other components within these products are not professional grade. Most often they carry a one-year warranty.
Nobody Wants To Be Your Guinea Pig
Testimonials can show you are an established, successful solutions provider.
IP VIDEO & ACCESS CONTROL WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
Urban Campus Fired Up About Network Surveillance
Central Piedmont Community College uses IP video as crucial link between IT, campus security, facilities managers and local police.
Axis And Intelligent Video
Video surveillance is a booming business, and installations become larger and larger. At the same time, several studies have highlighted the hit and miss nature of human intervention to spot change in a surrounding environment. And the challenge becomes larger as systems expand. In addition, a massive amount of video is being recorded, but never watched or reviewed, due to lack of time.
Total Cost Comparison Study Of Analog And IP-Based Video Surveillance
The shift towards IP-based video surveillance solutions has been going on since the first network camera was introduced in 1996. Despite the benefits of going IP, analog technology is still entrenched in some markets and segments.
PHYSICAL SECURITY EVENTS
|SYNNEX Spring VARNEX Conference||April 13-18, 2014||Orlando, FL|
|Channel Transitions West||April 29, 2014||Santa Ana, CA|
|Smart VAR Healthcare Summit||May 6, 2014||New Brunswick, NJ|
|ESX||June 23-26, 2014||Nashville|
|Channel Transitions East||July 22, 2014||Boston|
|ASIS||Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2014||Atlanta|
|Channel Transitions Midwest||Oct 7, 2014||Chicago|
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Axis' HDTV 1080p 20x-Zoom Camera Captures License Plate Of Car 275 m (900 ft.) Away
Video recorded in HDTV 1080p using AXIS Q6035-E PTZ Dome Network Camera. This outdoor-ready security camera provides high-definition surveillance of large areas and great details when zooming in.
AXIS Q1602-E Network Camera - Field Tests With Deutsche Bahn, Germany
Axis Lightfinder Technology helps to increase public transport security. Field test of AXIS Q1602-E Network Camera with Deutsche Bahn, Germany. The camera basically sees in darkness. Compilation of photos and video clips to demonstrate the capabilities of Axis Lightfinder Technology.
ASCII Discusses Membership Benefits At Channel Transitions 2013
Trevor DiGirolamo, director of membership recruitment with The ASCII Group, shared the benefits of his organization with attendees at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
GFI MAX Highlights “RemoteManagement” At Channel Transitions 2013
Kelly O’Bray of GFI MAX discussed cloud-based GFI MAX RemoteManagement at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions 2013 VAR/MSP Executive Conference.