Favorite Large Scale VMSes 2015

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 10, 2015

If you have 100+ cameras in your system, what should you use for recording? What is used for recording?

This report shares the results of IPVM's integrator survey focused on integrators deploying 100+ camera systems and is the counterpart to our Favorite Large System Cameras.

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*******, *********, ***** *** ******** **** ******* *** ******* ********* with *********** ********** **** *** ****. *******, * ***** ************* received ******* *************, **** *** **** * ******** ******* ~**% of **********.

**** *** *****, *****, ******, *******, **** *** *****. *** of ***** ********* *** ****** ********** ** ** ********** ** the *** *******. *******, *** ** ***** ********'* ******** *** pricing ** **** ********* *** ***** ******* **** ***.

Missing - ***** / *******

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*********** ********** *******'* ******** ************ *** ********* *** ***** *******:

  • "** ******* **** **** **** *******. *****, *** ************ ***** we *** ********* ***** ****** ******* **** **** * **** or ******** ****** **** *** ****** *******, ** ** **** with * ****-**** ********"
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  • "*******. **** *** *** ******* ** ***** **** ****** **********, as **** ** ****** * ******* ******** ********."
  • "******* - *** **** ******** *** ****** ********* ************, *****-*******, and ***** ** ******. ** **** *******'* **** ***** ***** is **** **** ********* *** ***** *******. *** ***** ******* we're ******* ** ***** *** **** **** *** **** ** elsewhere."

Common *************** ** ***** ***** *****

*** ** *** ***** ******** ** *********** **** *********** *** ********* *************** ********* *** ***** ** '*******' ***** recorders:

  • ******** **** ******: **** ***-*** ********* *** **** ********* ** **********. *******, most *****-***** ***** **** *** *********** ** *** *** ********* application ** ***** *** ****** ** *******.
  • *** ***** ****** ***********: **** ***-*** ********* **** ******* ****** *******, ***, *********, PSIM, ***. ************. *******, **** *****-***** ***** **** *** ** many ** ***** ***** *******, ******** *********** ******* ****.
  • ***** *** ***** ** ****** *******: **** ***-*** ********* **** ******* ***** *** ******* ** best-effort *** *****. *******, *****-***** ***** ***** **** *** *********** to ********* ******* *******, ****** *** ** *********** ***** ** changes ** ********** ********* **** ****, ***. ** ** *** surprising, *********, **** *** *** ******* *** **** *** *** of *** **** ** ***** *** **** *** ***** ************.
  • ********** **********: **** ***-*** ********* ******* ******* **** **** **** ************ to ********* ******* ** **** ** *********** ****** / ********* for **** ********. **** *** ** **** ****-********* *** ********* to **********. **** *****-***** ***** ***** *********** ************** *** ********.
  • ******* ***** ****:**** ***-*** ********* ** *** ***** ***** ** ***** ** push ***** ** ***** *****, ** **** ** *** * common *** **** *** ***** *******. *******, **** *****-***** ***** will **** ******** ************ ******** / ***** *** *** ******* from ***** **** ** *********** ***** ***** ***** ** ****-****.
  • ***** / *******: **** ***-*** ********* **** ******* *****. *******, ****** ******* often **** ******** ********* ** ** ***** ** ****** ******. Most *****-***** ***** ***** ************** ** ****** *****, **** ** if ****** * ******* ****** ******* ******** *** ***, **** PTZ * ** ******** * *** ******* * ***** ** the ***** *****.
  • ****** **********: **** ***-*** *********, ** ******* *** *** ******, **** lose ***** *** **** ******. *******, **** *****-***** ***** **** not ***** ** ****** ****. ** ****, **** *****-***** ***** allow * ********* ******* / ******** ** ******* **** **** for * ******* **** *********** **** *******.

Comments (27)

*'* **** ** ********* ** *****'* ****** ******* ** **** list. **** ****** ****** ** ** ***** *** ***-****** *** the ****** ***** ********.

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**% ** ************* ****** * ***** ************ ***** **** ***** / ******** was *** ***-******.

**** ****, * ***'* ***** ***** ******* ** ******* ** Tyco. *** *** ******* * ***** ********* *** **** ***:

  • ***** *** * *** ** ******* *** **** **** ********** ******** ** ****(****** *** ****** *****). **** ****** **** ** *********** ***** your **** ********* *** **** **** **** *** *********** **** it *** ******* ** ***** ** ** ****** *********.
  • ***** *** ******* *** ************* ****** ****** ** ****** *** features **** *** **** *** *****, ****** ** * ****** solid ******** *** *****-***** *****.

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**, *** **** *********** ******** *** ** ** ****** ** integrators? *** **** ************* ** ***** ***** *********.

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