Is ADT Over-Selling IP Video?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 08, 2009

In perhaps the most over-stated marketing piece of the year, ADT's "Network Video Benefits and Guide" whitepaper provides a flawed case for moving to IP video.

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