Dedicated Vs Converged IP Video Networks Statistics

By: IPVM Team, Published on Sep 12, 2017

'Convergence' has been a major industry theme for many years. All organizations have IP networks today with laptops, tablets, phones and more running on them.

But how many actual IP video surveillance systems are running on converged networks with those other devices? There are definitely pros and cons as we explained in our Converged vs. Dedicated Networks For Surveillance Tutorial.

Now, IPVM has the stats on actual usage based on ~150 integrator responses. Their comments, and our analysis of trends in preferences are in this report.

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***, **** *** *** stats ** ****** ***** based ** ~*** ********** responses. ***** ********, *** our ******** ** ****** in *********** *** ** this ******.

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Results ********

********* ******** *** ** video ************ ******* ******** by **** **** * to *, ** ***** below:

*******, ********* ******** **** more ****** ** ****** organizations **** ****** ****** counts ** *** ***** number ** ******* ******* on ********* ******** ** at ***** **** ****** to, ** *** ******, than ***** ** ********* networks.

Slow ******** ***** ****

** **********,** ****, *** ***** was **% *** ********* vs **%*** *********. ***** *** gap *** ******, ** has *** ****** **** over **** * **** period.

Dedicated ******* *** - ********* ** *********

******** ********* **** ** departments *** *** *** reason ****** *** ***** dedicated ********. *********** ****** that ********* ******** ********** concerns **** *********/**********, *** made ** ****** *** them ** ***** *** troubleshoot:

  • "***** **% ** ***** surveillance ******* * ****** are ** ********* ********. The ****** ** *** target ****** ******** *** use ** ****** ********* networks. *** ****** ******* includes ********** *** *** Banking ******** , ***** require **** ****** *** dedicated ********."
  • "***% ********* ******** *** performance *******"
  • "********* ********. ********* **** bad ********** **** ********* consumption ** ***** ******** and **** ** ***** that ***** ****** *******."
  • "*********. ** ********** **** not **** ********** ********* on "*****" ********* ********"
  • "**% ***** ** ********* networks. ** *** ******** installing ********** ******* *** the ****** *** ** managers *** **** ** keep **** ********* *** the ********* ***."
  • "**% *** *********. ** like ** ******** *** selves **** ********* ****** and *****. **** ****** for ** ** ****** to *** ** *** trouble *****."
  • "***** **% ** ********* network. ****** ***** *******, maintaining, ** ******** **** IT ********."
  • "** ** ****** ** deploy * ********* ******* and *** **** ** deal **** * ******** IT ******, *******, ** previously ******, **** ** an *****."
  • "**** ****** ***** **% are ** ********* ********. It *** ****** **** easier ** ******** **** a ********* *******, ***** to ******* **** ****** pointing."
  • "**% ** *** ******* our ** ********* ********. We ** **** ** there ** ** ****** pointing *** ** ****** us ** **** ****** since ** ***'* **** to **** *** *** customers ** ********** ** spin ** * ******* port **** *** ******** team ***** ** *** more ********."

Dedicated ******* *** - ********* ********

********* ******** **** **** associated **** ********* ********/********** in ******* *** ******* potential. **** *** * new ***** **** ****, when ***** ******** ********* was ********* ***-********:

  • "****** ***% ********* ********, primarily *** ******** *******, but **** ** ***** bandwidth ********* **** ** departments."
  • "********* **% *** **** Security ********."
  • "*********... ******* ********* *** security ********** ********** ********"
  • "**% (********** *****) ********** dedicated - ****** *** small ******* *** **** secure ***** ***** ******* often *** *** ** Dahua-based ****."
  • "**%, ****** ********* ******* for ******** *** *********."
  • "********* ******** *** ******* the **** ** *** network **** *** ********* attacks, ***** **** ****** it ****** ** ****** and ************ *** *** to *** **********."
  • "**% ** *********. **** prone ** *****'*/*******."
  • "**** ******** ********* *** always ** * ********* network."
  • "****** **** ** *** deployments *** ** * dedicated ******* *** ******** and ********* ******"
  • "***** *** ******** *** highly ******, ** *** dedicated *******"

** **********, **** *********** / ********* *** ****** increasingly ******* *** ***** cost ******* ******* **** poor ***** ******** ***** records ** * *** to ****** ***** ** those *******.

Dedicated ******* *** - ********* *****

**** *********** ******** ********* dedicated ********, *** ***** them ** ***** **** prohibitive ** *** ***********:

  • "********** ********* ******** *** rare, *** ** ***** and *********** ** ******* WiFi/IoT ****** ** **** networks. **** **** *%."
  • "**% ** ********* *******, due ** ********* ******* by *** ******** ** implement * ********* *******"
  • "***** *%. **** *** of *** ********* ** not **** ** *** for *** ********** **** of ********** *********. **** would ****** *** ***** own *** **** ***** own ** ******** **** ownership ** **."
  • "***** *** ** *** willing ** ***** ********* and ******* ** *** high ******, ** *** converged ******* ** ****** capital *** *********** *****."
  • "** *** ***** ***** we ***** ****** *** own ******** ******* *** typically **** ***'* ******** due ** ****."
  • "** ** ****** ** deploy * ********* ******* and *** **** ** deal **** * ******** IT ******, *******, ** previously ******, **** ** an *****."
  • "**% ** *** ****** systems *** ** ********* networks. ** ****** ** quote ***** ** ********* but **** ******* ******* due ** ****."

Robust ********* ******** **** ******

******* *********** ***** **** converged ******** **** ******, generally *** ** ******* availability ** ****** ********* and ******* ** ***********:

  • "****** *% ** *** vms ********* ** ******* are ** * ********* network. **** ** *** customers **** ****** ******* infrastructures **** ********* ** place *** **** *** model ** ******** ** be ****."
  • "**% ** **** *** dedicated ******** ** ** have **. ** **** if *** ***’* **** the ******** ********* *** have **** ** ******* in *****."
  • "**% *********. **** ********* use ***** *** ******* infrastructure *** ****** ** manage *** ******** *** the ******* **********."
  • "**/**, ***** ****** ** a ********* *** * lot ** ******** *** mandated ** ******** ** use ******** ************** *** have ***** ** ***** manage *** ******."
  • "**% (********** *****) ********** dedicated - ****** *** small ******* *** **** secure ***** ***** ******* often *** *** ** Dahua-based ****. **% (********** trend) ** ****-********** *******"
  • "*********. ** *** * networking ******* *** ******* that ******** *** ******* of ******** *** ***** of ******* *** ****. We ****** *** ** leverage ******** ************** ** deployments."
  • "**% ********* *** **% dedicated. ********** ******* ********** have ***** *** ******, pricey ******* ** *****. As ****, **** *** less ******** ** ****** twice."

Larger ************* ***** *********

****** ************* / ******* clearly ****** ** ***** converged **** ********* ******** since *** **** *** complexity ** ******** * dedicated ******* ****** ****** footprints / ********* ** much **** ****** / complicated:

  • "**** ***** ************ * work **** ******** ***** existing ******* **** *** infrastructure ** ******* *** security ********* ********* *******."
  • "**** ******. **** ** our ******** **** ***** in ***** ************ *** have ******* ******** ***** switches *** ********* ***** rackspace."
  • "****** ******* ********* *** on *** ********* ******** network **** ********* *****, as **'* ********* *** cost ********* ** ******* a ******** ******* ** the ********."
  • "********* ** *****, ******** sites ***** *** **** to *** **** ** cabling ** *** ***** it *** *** ******."

** ********, **** ******* organizations ** ******* **********, it ***** ** ** relatively ****** *** *********** to *** *** ***** number ** ****** ********* for *** ******* / surveillance ******.

Potential ***** ******* **** *********

******** ** ****, ******* gigabit ******** *** **** cheaper *****, *** *********** the ******* *** *** corporate ** *******. ***** switches **** ******* ** VLANs, *** ******* **/ Security/Telephony *** ** *** same ******** ******* **** more ********* **** ** was ** *** ********* of *** ******. **** may ******* *** ******** in ********* ******* *****, and ***** **** ******* toward ********* ******** ** the ******.

Remote ****** ** ***? **** **********

**** ****** *** *** ask / ******** **** percentage ** ********* ** video ************ ******** ***** remote ****** *** ****** viewing. ** **** ** cover **** ** ** upcoming ******.

Comments (15)

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***** * ********* ** ****** ******* *** * **** ******** back ** *** *** ****** ***** ********, *** **** ** leaves *** ** **** ***** ** * ********* ******* ***** can ******* * **** ****** *********. ** *** ******* ** how *** **** ** **, **** ** ********** ** ***** security. ********* ********** *** ** ******** ***** **** *** ********* can ******* **** **** ** ***** ******* ** **** ***** if ******, ** *** ******* ** *** *** **** *** surveillance *** *** **/******** ************.

*** ******** ** *** ** *** ****** *** ***** *** of *** ******* ********* ** **** ********* ******? *** ***'* unless *** **** *** ****** ** ***** *** ****** ************* Port ******** ** * ****** ***. *** *** **** *********** tens ** ********* ** ** ******* **** *** ****** ***** with ****, *** ****** **** ** *** *** ******** ** provide **** **** ** ****** ********** ******* ** *** ** truck ***** ** **** ******** ** ******* *** ********* ******* and **** *******. ** ****, * ****** *** *** ********** plug ***** ***-*********** ********* ****** **** *** *** ****** *** longer ******* ** *** ****** *** ***** ********, ******* ** have * *******! ** ** ***** **** **** * ** potentially *** ** ********** **** ****** *** **** ** * NO **!

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**** ***** *** *** **** ****** ********** **** (***** ** pretty **** **** ***) *** **** *********** **** ****** **** camera ********* ****** ******* ****** *** ***** *** **** *****, and **** **** **** ********* ******* **** ******* ***** ** blocked. *** *** ******** *** ****** **** ***, ** ****** already ********** *** ******* *** *** ** ******* ****. *** manufactures **** **** ** **** ** ********** *** ****** * Universal ********** ****** ********** ******* **** *** **** **** **** just ******** *** ******* ******, *** ***** *** ** **** cameras ***'*, **** ** ***** ****** *** ****** *** ******** Image/Recording ******** **** **** **** *****.

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*** *********** * **** Server *** **** ***** be * **** ** have * ** **** for **** ***** *** not ********** ** ** application. * ***** **** to *** ******** ********** tools ** ****** *** devices ** ******* ******** via * ****** **/****** platform. ** ***** ** similar ** *** * tool **** **** ****** Manager **** ** ********* after ********* **** **** tweaks. **** * **** changing ******* ******** *** configurations *** ******* ********* to **** ********** ***** to ****** *** ******* with ******* ****** *** manpower.

* **** *** *** you *****! * **** be ******** **** ** with ** ********* *** at **** ** ****** but * **** * feeling **** **** **** already **** ***** **** post ** **** ******** manufacturers ** *** **** at *** *** ******* of **** (** ***** that ** ** **********).

** **** ***** ***** for * *** ** have **** *******. ********* would **** ** ********* the **** ** *********** and ***** ****** *** maintain *** ****** ** an **********.

**** **** ****** * feature ** *** **** future, * ** *********. Which *** **** ** the *****?

**** *******. * ** happy **** *** ********* network **** ** ****.

***** ** *** ********* on ********* ******* **** close ** **** *******, the ********* **** ********* us ** **** ** dedicated ******* ******** ** complain **** *** ******* are *** ********* ********. There ** ********** ** conflict **** ** ********** and **** *** ****** ready ** ** *** changes ** *** *** supplier's **************. ***** ********** system ***** **** **** than ******* ********* ** available *** ****** *** is ****. ********* **** giving ***** ******* ** separate *** ******* **** as ********, *********, ****** management *** *** ******** we ******** ** ********** in *** *********.

* **** ** ********** why **** *** *** trying ** ******* *** real ***** ****** **** pin ******** ** ***** things.

**** *** ***'* "***" the ******* ** ** not **** ** ************ issues. ** ****** ********* dedicated ********. **** *** there ** ** ****** pointing ******* ** *** security. **** ** *** world ******** ***** **** an ***** ***** **** need * ****** ********* right **** *** ** might **** ***** ****** more ********* ** **. When ** **** *** own ******* ** *** get ******* ********* ** fast ** ******** ***** them.

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**** **** **** **** if ***** ** ********** no ******** ** ********* or ******** ***** ******* IT *** ********, ********* network ** ****. **** I ********** **** **** response ** **** ** is *********** *** ***-********* reasons ** ** *** dedicated *******.

** ** ** ********* to ***** ******* **** and ** *** ****** is ****** **** *** it ***** *** ********* on *** ********* ******** LAN ***/** ***** *** a ********* ****** *******. All ******* ** **** the ****** ******* ** being **** ***. ** the ****** ******* ***** to **** *** ****** I ***** ******** ********* the ** ********** ** handle ** **** *** client ** ***** *******.

* ***** **** ** note **** ******** ** not * *** ********* network *****. **** **** likely *** ********** ****** are *** ********* *** anyone *** **** ** without ******. ** ** notices ******* ** *** dedicated **** **** ***** not ***** ******** ** it ***** **'* *** theirs. ******** ******* *** not ********* **** ** the ********* *********.

********* *** ** ******, but ** ****** ********* security (******** ** *** primary ******* ****!). *** lack ** **** ******** link **** *** **** it ** ****** ** even **** ******.

** ** ******* ******* on *** ********* **** they ***** *** ***** anything ** ** ***** it's *** ******.

**** *****, * *** of ***** ** ***'* capable ** ********. ******* when ** ** **** Advertising, ** *****, ** HR.......

"*********. ** *** * networking ******* *** ******* that ******** *** ******* of ******** *** ***** of ******* *** ****. We ****** *** ** leverage ******** ************** ** deployments."

* ***** ******* ******** in.

** *****'* ******** **** applications *** ********** **** dashboards, ******** **********, **/******* etc ***** **** **** security ****** *** ** flow **/***. ** **** security ** *********** *** one *******, ** **** not ********* **** ***** network **** ** ********** safe.

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* ***** ** *** *** * ****** ********* ****** *** separating *******.

**** ***** *********?

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** *** **** ** used ** ** ***** when ** **** ****** bottleneck ** ******** **** copper *****.

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