Dedicated Vs Converged IP Video Networks Statistics

Author: 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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  • "**% ***** ** ********* ********. ** *** ******** ********** ********** cabling *** *** ****** *** ** ******** *** **** ** keep **** ********* *** *** ********* ***."
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  • "** ** ****** ** ****** * ********* ******* *** *** have ** **** **** * ******** ** ******, *******, ** previously ******, **** ** ** *****."
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  • "***** *%. **** *** ** *** ********* ** *** **** to *** *** *** ********** **** ** ********** *********. **** would ****** *** ***** *** *** **** ***** *** ** Personal **** ********* ** **."
  • "***** *** ** *** ******* ** ***** ********* *** ******* is *** **** ******, ** *** ********* ******* ** ****** capital *** *********** *****."
  • "** *** ***** ***** ** ***** ****** *** *** ******** network *** ********* **** ***'* ******** *** ** ****."
  • "** ** ****** ** ****** * ********* ******* *** *** have ** **** **** * ******** ** ******, *******, ** previously ******, **** ** ** *****."
  • "**% ** *** ****** ******* *** ** ********* ********. ** prefer ** ***** ***** ** ********* *** **** ******* ******* due ** ****."

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  • "**% *********. **** ********* *** ***** *** ******* ************** *** prefer ** ****** *** ******** *** *** ******* **********."
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Larger ************* ***** *********

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  • "********* ** *****, ******** ***** ***** *** **** ** *** lots ** ******* ** *** ***** ** *** *** ******."

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Comments (15)

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