Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2020

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 10, 2020

Access control is a crucial system where the network used can impact life safety. So given the importance, which type of network is more commonly used: dedicated or converged/shared networks?

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In this report, we examine the responses of 150+ Integrators to:

In the past year, what percentange of your access control installs are on a converged vs a dedicated network? Why?

Results *********

**** *********** ******* **** install **** *********/****** *** dedicated/standalone ******** *** ****** control, *** *** ****** type **** ******* ** the ***, **** **% reporting **** '*****' ********:

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***** ******** ****** '*********' followed ** **%, ***** was ************** ** *** **% registered ** ***********. ** ***** *****, those ***** '*********' ******** for ****** ********* *** 20% ** *****.

'*****' ********** **** ****** Compared ** ****

*********** ******* ********** '*********' have ******* ** ****** years, **** **** ****** a **** ***** ********** based ** ******** **********, especially **** ***** *** customer ** ***** ********** is ****:

** ******* *** ****** of ******** ** ****** and **** *** ** separate ******** **** ******:

Customer ********** ******

*** ****** *******, **** integrators **** **** ******** preference ** *** ******* factor ** ***** ********* or ********* ********.

***** **** ****** ******* is * ********** *****-******/*** bandwidth ***********, *********** *********** to ******/********* ******** ** much **** ** * problem ******** ** ***** surveillance.

  • "*** *** ********* ****** Control *******. ****** ********** and ******** *********** ** the ****** ***."
  • "**% ********* *** ** the ********** ******* ** manage ** *** ***** local *******."
  • "**** *** ** * converged ******* ******* *** owner's ** ********** ***** things **** ***."
  • "********* ** ********* ******* per ******* *******"
  • "****, ** *** ***, of *** ****** *********** are ** * ********* network ******* *** ******** does *** **** *** added ******* ** ******** a ******** ******* ** support *** ******** *******."
  • "**% *********, **% ********* client **********"
  • "*** ********* - ** person ********"
  • "** / ** **** customer **********"
  • "**%, ** ****** ** install ********* ***** ********. Only ** ********* **** requested ** *** ******"
  • "***% ** *** ******* were ****** *** ********* access *******. * ******* the ****** ** ******** demands"
  • "***** *** ****** ** devices ***** ** *** network ** *** (**** for * ***** ******) compared ** *** ****** of ***** ******* ** the *******. ** **** IT ********* ** *** want ** ******** *** resources ** *** ** and ****** ** ********** VLAN."

********* *** ***: ***** Security, **** ** ***************

*** ** *** **** commonly ********* '****' *** dedicated/stand-alone ******** ** *** security ******** *** ********** troubleshooting ****** ****** *********.

********** *** ****** *******, concerns ***** ***/**** *** access ** *** ******* and *** ** ******* diagnose *** *** ******* problems *** ****** ****** to ******* ***** ********/********* networks:

  • "**% ** * ********* network. ****** ******* **** to ** ** ***** own ******** ******. ** believe **** ******** ******** should ** ******** **** the ******** *******/***** ********."
  • "**% ** *** ********* network ** **** **** single ***** ** ********* that **** ******** ***** the ** ******* ******** made ** **** ****** managed *** ****** ****** than ***** * *********** server ***********. (****** *** as ****-*********)"
  • "****** * ****** ******* makes ** ********* *** us ** ** ***************."
  • "***** **% ** * dedicated *******. ** ******** suggest **** ** *** customers ** ** ***** reduce *** **** ** IP ********* ***** *** cause *********** ** **** offline ***** ***** ******* and ** ****** *** risk ** ******* ********* their ****** ******* ****** over ***** ********* ******* as **** ****** **** be ***** ** *** IP ******/******* ** * network ***** **** **** daily ******."
  • "*** % *********. ******** purpose."
  • "****** ********** ******* **** Detention ********."
  • "**% *********. ******** **** practice."
  • "*** ** **** *** on * ********* *******. We ****** * ****** or ******* ** *** end-user *** *** ********* one. ******** ********* ******* and ***** ******* *** mess **** **** ****** control *********, ** ** turn ***** ***."
  • "**% ** ********* *** security."
  • "**% ********* ****** ******* makes *************** ******."
  • "**% (*********). ******** ********** usually *** ** ******** concerns."
  • "** ** ********* **** and ***** *** ****** dedicated ********"

********* *** ***: ***** Customer ** *********** **** Control

*** *********/****** ********, *********** cite **** ***** ***-***** IT *********** ******** **** to ****** ***** ******* and ********* ** *** security ** ****** ******* networks:

  • "**% *** ** * shared ********* *******, *** IT **** ***** ******* & ***** ** ********** anti-virus & ** *******"
  • "****** *** ** *** installs *** ** ********* networks. ********* **** ***** networks **** *** ********* and ******** ******** ** place ** ****** ****** control. * **** **** that ** *********** **** to ******** *******, ** they ***** ********** ** themselves."
  • "**% ********* *** ** the ********** ******* ** manage ** *** ***** local *******."
  • "** ***** ** *********** are *** ******* ***** another ******* ** ******* so ** ******* * network *** **** ** off *** *********** **** the ********* *******. **** the **** ** *** working **** ** ** use *** ********* ******* to ********* ****** ******* signals ****** *** ** we ** *** ***** the ******* ** **** to ********** ****** ******."
  • "**** ********* **** ********* IT **** *** **** how ** ********* ******* traffic ** *** **** cable ***********, *** **** are *********** **** ****."
  • "**%. ***** ********* *** Education ********* ******* **** a *****-******* ******* ******* many ***** ** *** devices. ******** ** **** another ***** ** *** wall."
  • "** *** ******** * few ********* **** **** to ** ** * converged ******* *** ** department ** ****** **** ownership."
  • "***% ****** ********* ** the ******** *** ******* by *** *******."
  • "**%. *** **** ********* have ** ****** **** give **** ********* **** converged ********."
  • "**% *** ** *** corp *******. ** ****** that ***** ******** ***** forward **** ****** **** and ** *****."
  • "**% ** * ****** network. **** ***, ********* don't **** ** *** for * ******** ******** network, ******* **'* ******* only *** ** *** network ***********, *** *** IT ********** ********* ***** think **** *** ******* than ** ***********."

***** **** *** *********

******** **** ***** * problem *** ******* ******, **** *********** **** that ***** * ********* network **** ****** ** using ******** ************** **** is ******* ******** *** and ********* ****** **** buying ***:

  • "**%/**% ***** *** ********** are ************ *******, **** higher *** ********* ********."
  • "**** ** *** ************* do *** **** ** spend *** ***** ******* for * ******** ****** control *******. "
  • "**% ********* - ***** the ****** ** ******* going ** *** ******* is *** (**** *** a ***** ******) ******** to *** ****** ** other ******* ** *** network. ** **** ** directors ** *** **** to ******** *** ********* to *** ** *** manage ** ********** ****."
  • "*** ****** ******* ******* we ******* *** ******** IP ******** ******* ** building * ********* *** as ***** ** ** sense *****-****. "
  • "****, ** *** ***, of *** ****** *********** are ** * ********* network ******* *** ******** does *** **** *** added ******* ** ******** a ******** ******* ** support *** ******** *******."
  • "*:* - **** *** customers ** *** **** the ********* ********* ** manage *** ******** *******."
  • "**%. ****** **** ********* requesting ********* ******** ** provide ***** ******** ** manage."
  • "***% ** *** ******** are ** ****** ******** as * ******** ****. this ***** ** ****** the ******* ** *****."
  • "**% ********* ***** ** requires **** **********"

***** ***** ******

***** ******* ****** ** a ****** ******* ** an ****** *** ****, doing ** ***** ***** segregating *** ****** ** using * ****. ******** 'converged' ********* **** ******* explained ***** ****** ******** to ***** ******** ******* in ******* ******** ********:

  • "*** **** *** **** from ********* ******** ** VLAN ** *** ********* network **** ***** *** ability *** ******* ************ and ******** ****** ********* mobile ******* **** ******* internet."
  • "** *** *** ********* their ****** ******* ******* be ********, **** ****."
  • "* ***** *** **% of ******* *** ********* on ****'* ********. **** of *** ********* *** large *** ******* *** most ** ***** ******* mainly *** ** ******** concerns."
  • "***% ********* ** ** is *** **** *** one ******** *******. ****** to ******."
  • "**% ** *** ***** and ********* **** ********* access ******* *****. ** are * ******* ********** and ***** ********* ** having * ****** ******* infrastructure ** ***** *** systems ****."
  • "********* *** ****** ******* system ** ** *** own **** *** *** more ********** **** ****."
  • "***% ** *** ******** are ** ****** ******** as * ******** ****. this ***** ** ****** the ******* ** *****."
  • "* ***** *** **** of *** ********* **** sliced **** ***** *** us ** *** *** equipment **. ** **% I ***** *** *** on ***** ** ********* networks."
  • "** ****** ******* **** provide * ********* ** on * ****** ****, the ******* *** ** the ********* ****** ********, and ** ***** **** to **** * **** from **** ****** ******* to *** ****** ******* VM ."
  • "** ****** *** ********* to *** ******** ** a ******** **** *** security"
  • "**** ***** ******** **** shared ******* *** **** separate ****."
  • "****** ** *** ****** corporate ****** *** ** can *** ** ** a ******** ****."
  • "****** ********* ******* **** a ****** ******* ** at ***** **** *** cameras *** ****** *******."
  • "**% ** * ********* network. ********'* ** *********** are **** ********* ** physically ***** *** ********. They ***** ******* ** VLANs."

*** **** ** ******** integrator *** *** *************, see ******** *** ***** ************ Tutorial.

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