Examining ipConfigure's Hybrid VMS Appliances

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 10, 2010

ipConfigure has released a series of Hybrid VMS appliances that pre-load their VMS software, integrate analog cameras with on-board encoder cards and supports direct connection of IP cameras via PoE input cards.

The appliances come with Intel multi-core CPUs, 4GB RAM and dual GB network interfaces. The appliance supports 7 expansion slots (6 PCI and 1 PCI Express). Users can specify combinations of 4 port and 8 port H.264 encoder cards and 4 port PoE cards.  MSRP pricing ranges from $2699 - $3199 for the appliance alone plus $350 for the 4 port PoE cards and $899 for the 8 port analog encoder cards.

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