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Dropcam Sales Surge and Amazon's Growing Power

VSaaS's weak ROI has caused considerable debate over the future of cloud based video surveillance. Now, one upstart, who recently received over $18 million in funding and released an HD version, is claiming surging 2012 sales. Is this finally a sign of VSaaS coming of age or does it better demonstrate other important growing forces in the industry?

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