Favorite Network Switches for Surveillance 2012

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Mar 08, 2012

Today's IP surveillance systems depend on reliable, quality network switches to connect cameras and VMS servers. Which one should you choose given the vast number of switches available in the market? As part of our Winter 2012 Integrator Survey, we asked 100 integrators what was their favorite network switch for use in surveillance. Interestingly, a strong consensus existed with over 70% choosing between 3 manufacturers.

[UPDATE: New results - Favorite Network Switches for Surveillance 2015.]

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