Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2022

By Brian Rhodes, Published May 09, 2022, 11:19am EDT (Info+)

Customer preference continues to drive growth of integrators deploying access on a mix of network types.

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In this report, we examine the responses of 250+ Integrators to the question:

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

Results *********

**** *********** **** **** ******* **** converged/shared *** *********/********** ******** *** ****** control, **** *** ****** **** ********* on ******** **********. **% ****** * 'mixed' ********:

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  • *****: **% **** **** ****** ******** preference ** ** *** ****** *** type **** *** *****.
  • *********: **% ******** **** ****** *** install ******/********* ******** *** ******** ** the ****
  • *********: **% **** **** *****, ***, and ******** ******** ******** *** ****** or ******* ******** ******* ****.

Compared ** ******** *******

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

*** ****** *******, *********** **** ******** answered **** ******** ********** ** *** driving ****** ** ***** ********* ** converged ********, *** **** ******* ******** of **** ***** ** ******** *********:

  • "**% ****** **% ********* **** **/******* folks **** ***’* **** ******* ***** to ******. * *** ** ** functions *** *** ********** ** ***** enterprises. ** **** **** *** ******** vendor ** ********* *** ** ** everything ** ***** ***."
  • "**'* *** **** ***** ** *** design *** *** ***** ** *** customer."
  • "**% **** **** ** * ********* network. ** *** ******'* ** ********** prefers * ******** ******* **** ** work **** **** ** * ********* network. ** **** **** *** ** a ********* ******* ** ***** *** a ***** ****** ** ***** ** we *** *********** **** ************ *** have **** ********* *****."
  • "* ***** *** **** ** ***** 75% ********* ******* *** **% ********* network. **** ** *** ********* ****** to **** *** ****** ********* **** way ******* ** ****** ** *** for ********** ************** ** *******. ****** our ********** ******* **** ******* * separate *******."
  • "**/** ********* ** *** ********'* ***** and ******* *****."
  • "**% ** * ********* *******. **** to ** **** ** * ****** network *** **'** ****** **** ** this. ******* *********** *** ****** ******** with * ********* *******, ************ ** larger *******."
  • "* ***'* ****** **** ***** **** the *******'* *******, *** *** **** of ******* **** ** *** ******* that * ** ** **** ******* of *** *******. ***, ** *** company ** ** * ***** ******, sometimes ** ** ************ ** ** onto *** *******'* *******."
  • "* ****** ********* *** ********* **** decision ** ******** ** *****/**************."
  • "** ** *, ******* ** ** not **** * *** *********** ****** into *** ****."
  • "**%, *** ****** ** ****** ** the ******** *** *** ****."
  • "**% *********, **% ********* **** ****** have ******* ****** **** ** *** access *******."
  • "**% *********, **% *********. *** **** dedicated ******** **** ***** ***** *** no ******** ******* ** *******."
  • "**/**. ******* ** *** ********'* ** dept."
  • "**% ** **** *** ** * converged *******. ** ***** ***** **** a ****/******** *********** ** ******* ********** is *** ****** ** ******* **. Additionally, ********* **** ******** ***** *** use *** ******** *** **************."
  • "**% *********, **% *********. ** ****** prefer *** *** ******* *** **** of *** ********* ** ***. *** only ***** ** ***'* ** **** the ******** ***** ** ****** ***** entire ******* ************* ** *** **** to *** * ********* ******* ********* outweighs ****'* ** *****."
  • "**% ********* / **% *********. ***** companies ***** **** *** ********* ****** of ** *******, *** ** ******* to ********* ******* *******."
  • "***** **% ** *** ******* *** on * ********* ******* *** ***** are *** **********-***** *******. ** ****** managed ** *** ******* ******* ** dedicated ********."
  • "**% ****** / **% *********. ***** access ******* ******* *** **** ****** bandwidth *** ******* *******, ****** ** access ******* ****** ** * ********'* network ** ****** ****."
  • "* ***** *** **'* **/**. ******* jobs ***'* ******* **** *** ** resources *** ******** ********. ********** ******* always *** ** * ********* ******* for ********."

******* ****** ******* ** ********* * low ********* ***********, *** ****** ** shared *** ********* ******** ** **** less ** ** ***** ******** ** video *******.

Dedicated ********

***** **** ********* **** **** ******* on ********* ********, *** ********* *** that ** ***** ***** ** ******** policy, *** **** **** *** **** of *** ********** ****** ****:

  • "** ****** ******* *********** ******** ******* from ******** ********. *********** ****** *** customer *********** **** ** * ****** practice."
  • "****** *********"
  • "* ********* ****** ** * ******** preference."
  • "*********, *** ******* ******** *** ***-********** work ** ** * ********* *******."
  • "** ** ************* **% ****** ******* only. **** ** ***** ****** ** customer ********, *** **** ********* ** the ******. **** ** ***** ** an ****** ** ********* **** *** customer ********* *******, ** ****** ** keep *** ******** ******* ** *****-***** as ******** ****** *** ******** ******** otherwise."
  • "***% ** **** ******* ** * dedicated *******"
  • "***% *********. ** ****** **** *** own ****** **** ***** *******, ** is *** **********. ** *** ***** a ***** *** *** **** ** for $ *** ******* *** ******* at ***."
  • "** ****** ******* *********** ******** ******* from ******** ********. *********** ****** *** customer *********** **** ** * ****** practice."
  • "***% ********* - ****'* **** ** do"
  • "** **** *** ** *** ******* on * ********* ****** ** ** not ******* ** ****** ********* ********. This ** ******* ** *** ******* the ******* *** ****** ** **** full ****** **** ****** ** **** changes. ****, ** ***** **** *** potential *************** **** *** ******** ** cloud-based *********. **** ***** ** **** our *** ******* ** *** **** to ******* *** ** *** *******. We *** ********** **** *** ******* contracts."
  • "***% *********. *** **** ***."
  • "*** ** *********."
  • "** ** **** *** *** ** the **********, ** *** *** *** dedicated *******."
  • "***% *********."
  • "********* ***% ** ***'* ******* *********."
  • "*** *********. ** ***** *** *** closed *******."

Security ********

****** **** *****, **** ***** **** using ********* ******** ********* ******** ** cyber ******* **** ***** ***** **** using ********* *********:

  • "********* ******* ******* *** ****** ** the ********"
  • "***% *********. ** ****** ******** **** practices ** **** ** ******* **** allow. **** ******* ****** ****** ** create * ********* ****** *** ***** security ******* ****** *** ** **** had ** ******** ** **** *****."
  • "*% *********, **** * ******** ***** of ****, ********* ** **** *****."
  • "*** *** *********. *** ******** *******."
  • "****** *********, *** ** ********."
  • "** ****-**** (***** ********* ***** ***-*****) countries ******** ******** **** *** ********** to ****** ***** ******** ******** ** the ********."
  • "*** ** *** ****** ******* ******** are **** ** * **** ********* network. *****'* *** **** **** ** leave ******** ******* ********** ** ****** networks, **** **** **********. * **** to ***** ***** ******** *************** ******* my ******* *** ******* **** **** my *******."
  • "****** *** *********, *** ***** *********** of ***** ********* ******* **."
  • "***% ********* *******. ******* *** ***** private ******** *** *** ********* ****** corporate *******."

Converged ********

*** *********/****** ********, *********** **** **** their ***-***** ** *********** ******** **** to ****** ***** ******* *** ********* of *** ******** ** ****** ******* networks:

  • "***% *********. ** **** *** *** the *******, ** **** ** ** on * ********* ******."
  • "**%+ *** ** ********* ******** ***. I've **** * ***** ** **** away **** * ******** ******** ******* due ** **** *******, ********* ******* security, *** **** *********** **** ********* IT ******."
  • "***% *********, ****** ******* **** **** little *********/****** *********** ** *** *****."
  • "********** ** ** ********* ********, ****** want ************ *** ***'* **** ** waste *** ***** ** *** ************** for * ********* *******."
  • "***% *********. ******** ************."
  • "******, ******* ** **. **** *** be ***** ********* *** ************ *** control ** ***** ** ************** *** the ******* *** ** ****** **** economies *** * ***** **** **** we *** ** **** ** ** IT ******* ***** ** *** ******* our ************** ** **** ** *** control *** *******."
  • "*********. ***** ***** ** **** **** to ***** *** ******* ** *** to *** ********."
  • "****** *** *** ** * ********* network. **** * ****** **** ** the **** **** **** ****** ******* they **** * ******* ****** ** control **** *** *******, ** **** video, *** ****** ** **** ******* easier *** **** ** *** ** handle **."
  • "**** *** ** * ****** ******* because ******* **** ** ****** *** ease ** ****** *** **********."

VLANs ******

***** ********** ****** ** * ****** network ** ** ****** *** ****, doing ** ***** ***** *********** *** system ** ***** * ****. ******** 'converged' ********* **** ******* ********* ***** become ******** ** ***** ******** ******* in ******* ******** ********:

  • "*** "*********" ******* *** ********* ******** VLANs. *** **** ** *****-***** "*********" networks, *** ***** *** ***** ********* based ** ******** *** ***."
  • "***% **** **** ** * ********** shared *******, **** ***** **% ***** a ********** **** *** ******** **********."
  • "***** **-**% *** ********* ** *-*** for ****** ** *****. ** ********* also **** *** *** ******** ********** to **** **** ** **** ********** off *** ****** *******. ** *** in ***** ********* ******* ******** *** keep ********** *** *** ******* **** is *** ******."
  • "*** ** **** *** ** * shared *******, *** ********* ********* (****, VPNs ***). * ******** ********** ** a **** ****** ********."
  • "**** *** ** * ********* **** dedicated ** ********. ** ***, ** use * ********* ******* *** ********."
  • "** ******** ********. **** ** *****."
  • "** *** ** ******** **** *** Access ******* ** *** **** *******"
  • "********* *** ** * ********* **** and ******."
  • "****** *** ** *********, ***** ****."
  • "**** *** ******, **** *** ** their *** ****. ** ******* **** use **** *** ** ** ** to *** ******** ** *** *** if ** ***'* ****** *** *******"

Cloud's ******

* *** ***** *** **** *** impact ** ****** *** *****-***** ****** on *** ******* ****.

*** ***** ******, *** ********* *** internet ****** *** *** ********** **** risk ** *****/****** ** *** ******** stance ** ****** ******* ***** ******** using ********* ********:

  • "** **** **** ******* ****** *** the **** ***** ** *********** ** the *****-***** ********** *********** (******* ***) so **** ******* *****'* ******* * security *******."
  • "** *** ***% ** * ****** network. ** *** ******** *****-***** ** it ********** *** **** *** * server *** *** **** ** ******** the ******."
  • "*** ******** ** *** ******** *** cloud-based ******* ** ** ****'* ******* on *** *******. *** **** **** is ******-***** *** ** ** ****** control ******* ************* ** * ****** that ** ** *** ********* *******."
  • "***% ******, ** ***** ** ** need *** *********** **** ********."
  • "********* **% ********* **%. ********* **** multiple ********* ****** ******* *** ********* systems, *** ******* ********* **** * single ******** ***** ******* *** ***** systems ******* ** ********* ** ***** data ******** *** ****** ** ********."
  • "****. ** ** ** ******; ** never *** * *********** **** ******** to **** ********* *******. ** ** is ******/*******; *** ******** ******** ********* VLAN ************* ** ******* **** *****."
  • "***** ** *****-***** *** ** ********."
  • "***% ********* *** ** *****-***** ******** and ****** ****** ******** ***** *** on ****."
  • "**** **** *** **/**. ****** ******** were *****-***** *** ****** **** ******-***** systems ** ******** ***** **** ****** adds ** *** ***** *********. ***** always **** ** * ** ** a ******** ****** ** * ********* environment *** * ***** *** **** access ** *** ******** ** *** point. ***** **** *** ** ** add **** ** *** ********/***** ** they **** ***** ******** **** ********* trips **** ** ****** ******* *** final ****** **************. **** *********** *** in * ***** ** ****** ******* work, *** ***** **** ** *****."
  • "******* **** ***** ********* ** ***** business ** * *** ** **** and ****. *** ****** ** *** large ****** ** ******** **. **** possible ****** ** **** ****** ** they **** ** ********* *** ****."

Comments (6)

* ** ********* **** *** ********* percentage ** ** **** ** ** is. ** **** ** ******** ** push *** ********* ******** *** **********. The ******* ** **** ** ******* much *********. *** ****** ** ********** devices *** **************** ******** *** ****** control ******* ********** * ********* ******* from *** *******. ******* **** **% with ********* ******* ** **** ** small *******?

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Funny

******* **** **% **** ********* ******* is **** ** ***** *******?

** ****'* *** ***** ****** **** and *** ** *** ****** *** answer, *** * ******* *** *** correct, ** ** ****** ******* **** are ****-******** ***********. * *** ******* elaborated:

  • **/**, ******* ** *** ******** ****** and ***'* ********* *** *******. ********* for ******* ********, ***** ** * dedicated ******** *******. ** ****** ********, it's * ********* *******.
  • **% *********. ***** ********* ***** **** the ********* ****** ** ** *******.
  • *********, *** ******* ******** *** ***-********** work ** ** * ********* *******. Converged ******** ******* *** **% ** our ****** *******.
  • **% ********* ** **%. *** ******** of *** ******** *** ******** ********* or ***** **********.

*******, *** *** ****** **** *****:

  • ***% ******. **** ******** *** ***** and ***** ** ** **** ******** threat **** ****** ****** ******* ******** on * ****** *******.
Agree
Disagree
Informative: 2
Unhelpful
Funny

*****. * *** ********* *** ** see *** ******** ******* ** ********* concerns. ** ** ********** ****** * problem **** ******* ********* ************, ***** may ** **** ********* *** **** loss ******* ** *** **********, **? I **** *** *** *** ******** related ** ******* ******* ***** *** responsibility ** *** ***** (****** * good ***** ** *** *****). ***** frankly, ****** * ****** ******** ** the ********* *******, * **** ** talk ** *** *** ** ***** to ********** ***** ********* *** ************. Sometimes *** *****'* ******* *****, *** I ***** ****** *** **** *** security ****** ** * **** ** it.

Agree
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Informative: 1
Unhelpful
Funny

** ** ********** ****** * ******* that ******* ********* ************, ***** *** be **** ********* *** **** **** falling ** *** **********, **?

**'* ** *********** *******. * ***** for **** ** *** ********* ****, blame *** ** ****** ****** ** an ****** ****** ***** ***** **** on *** **-***** **/******* ***** *** letting **** * ********* ** *** LAN.

**** *** ***** **** ***** ***** integrators *** ********* *** **** ********* productivity?

Agree
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Funny

********, **. *** *** *** *******, the ********** ***** (*** **** ******* so) ****** *** ***** ** *** network (**** ** ******). ** **** often ** *** **** *** ***** of ******** *** ** ****. **** example ** **** ** *****: *** IT *** ****** ** *******; *** security *** ****** *-* *****. ****, this ** ********; *** ****'* *** reason *** *** ** *** *** I **** ** **** * ************.

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Informative: 1
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Funny

** **** ******* **** *** ********* is *** ******* ********* *** *** construction ****** ********.

* ***** ****** ********* *** **** likely ** ** ********* ** **** would ****** ** * ***** ** item ** ***** ** * ******.

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