How to Replace VMS Software

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 15, 2012

The uproar over Milestone's unprecedented new support charges has motivated many to replace existing VMS software with new ones. However, how can this be done? While it may be less expensive to replace VMS software than DVR appliances, many factors still come into play. This guide reviews the key considerations providing a checklist of issues to verify and work through.

Migrating from one VMS software to another faces two categories of issues: (1) potential dealbreakers and (2) logistical challenges. Here are the potential dealbreakers that could make migration untenable:

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