When selecting a PoE switch for an IP surveillance network, system integrators should be aware that not all switches are created equal. PoE switch manufacturers offer a variety of different features that can impact functionality and pricing.
The themes for VMS product development can be summarized as bigger, better and faster. In 2015, look for capabilities that range from those which deliver more information to architectures that optimize VMS performance on purpose built hardware offerings.
In a recent Hollywood comedy, Jason Segel’s character uttered the famous line, “Nobody understands the cloud. It’s a mystery.” And yet, all of us have been using the cloud for years: for online banking, online shopping, social media, email, sharing family photos and a host of other activities.
Today’s integrated systems are generating more data than ever before. For some perspective on just how much data we’re talking about, consider that from the dawn of civilization to 2003, humankind created two exabytes of data.
The best way to make any decision is by collecting as much data as possible. The more information you have, the better your decision will be.
The network-based physical security industry has matured rapidly over the past few years. As the technology and other components of security solutions have advanced, so too have the customer’s expectations.
All security decisions are based on data. So, it would stand to reason that the more data organizations are able to collect, the more informed their security teams will be and, by extension, the better the decisions they make will be.
Often taken for granted—as video surveillance cameras and systems can be found in virtually any public space—the ability to deliver quality live and recorded video is a complex mechanism requiring hardware, software and networking.
The past few years have been unlike any period we’ve experienced in the professional security industry. The journey from the first IP cameras to the present day is now rapidly accelerating.
Robust assortment of premium HDMI solutions to satisfy many in-room and in-wall HDMI connectivity needs of integrators.
The machine-to-machine (M2M) movement. The Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Everything (IoE). Each term may have its subtle differences, but at their core, they all involve connected devices that share information to enhance their intelligence, capabilities and operation.
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In the physical realm, video surveillance is among the most effective methods for safeguarding property. With 24/7 monitoring, companies ensure that trusted insiders have access to the premises, and that criminals do not.
The amount of data we generate on a daily basis is astounding, and it’s only growing larger with each passing day.
Fiber optics makes delivering data much easier, and the network that this information rides on is able to do the job.
The impact of flexibility when working through BYOD on businesses, where an employee is able to access the corporate network anywhere, anytime, has brought many benefits—increased productivity, less wasted time on travel and saving on overhead.
With so many applications riding on today’s networks, bandwidth consumption on Wide Area Network (WAN) connections, particularly over the Internet, creates real challenges for network professionals on a budget.
Today, there are countless manufacturers that claim to have a clear migration path toward an open architecture platform; however, there is simply no clear path that applies to all applications.
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It’s time to stop lecturing about cyber security and transform it into a topic of conversation, a give-and-take discussion, so that an effective battle against cyber malice can wage, and hopefully, win out over cyber criminals. Our perceptions must change; we must take the time to make safety and security into habits when it comes to the cyber world.