Genetec Adds Free Cloud Cameras / Storage

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 19, 2015

How do you get surveillance users to buy in to the cloud?

Perhaps you can give it away for free.

That is the new offer that Genetec is adding for their many of their most loyal customers.

In this note, we examine how this works, what its potential value is and how it might impact Genetec's cloud success.

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