Genetec's Expanded Hardware Examined (SV-PRO)

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 19, 2012

Historically, VMS provider Genetec has been a software only, hardware agnostic provider. This has made small and mid-sized deployments more complex and expensive, reducing Genetec's competitive positioning. Now, Genetec has significantly enhanced their own appliance line, introducing a larger scale appliance and integrating access control and video surveillance in a single 'box'.

In this update, we will look at these changes, how the compare to existing models and competitive options from Dell, Milestone, NLSS, Intransa and Pivot3.

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