Large Video Surveillance Systems Guide

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 29, 2015

This 14 page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the large system surveillance market.

A global group of 80 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining video surveillance systems in the 100+ camera per system market.

Note: this is a companion to our Favorite Large System Cameras and Favorite Large Scale VMSes reports. For more market survey results, see our School Video Surveillance GuideHospital Video Surveillance Guide, and City Video Surveillance Guides for similar vertical reports.

Questions Answered

We share these core insights on large-scale surveillance systems:

(1) Who Are Typical "Large System" Customers?

(2) What Is The Typical Resolution of Cameras On These Jobs?

(3) How Often Do These Projects Replace Cameras?

(4) Which "Large System" Features Are Most Popular?

(5) Are these Systems Always Awarded To Low Bidders?

(6) Do Large Systems Use Converged or Dedicated Networks, and Why?

(7) How Can Large Systems Be Improved?

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** ***** ***** **** insights ** *****-***** ************ *******:

(*) *** *** ******* "Large ******" *********?

(*) **** ** *** ******* Resolution ** ******* ** These ****?

(*) *** ***** ** These ******** ******* *******?

(*) ***** "***** ******" ******** *** Most *******?

(*) *** ***** ******* Always ******* ** *** Bidders?

(*) ** ***** ******* Use ********* ** ********* Networks, *** ***?

(*) *** *** ***** Systems ** ********?

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Key ********

*** **** ***** ********** the *** ******* *** patterns *****:

  • *****-********: ******* ****** *********, government, ** **** ***** private ***********, **** '*****' systems *** *****-******** **** when ******-**** ** **** campus.
  • **** ** *** ***********: ** *** ******, camera ****** ******** *** - *** **** **** commonly *****, **** ***** cameras **** ******** ****.
  • ******* *********** *********: ** *** *********** factors, ***** ******* *********** and ********** *** **** frequently *****. ***** ***** systems ***** * ******* on *** *********, ******** and ********** **** **** commonly ***** ** ****** elevated ********** ******** ** smaller *******.
  • *** ***** ********** **** Common:** *******, ***** ************ projects *** ****** ***** RFPs/RFQs *** ******* ** the ****** *****, ******* many ********** ********** ***** result ** ****** *******.
  • ****** ************ *******: *** ******** ** large ******* **** *** integrated **** ***** ******** systems *** **** **** access *******. 
  • ********* ****** *********** ****: ** ** ** uncommon, **** ******* ******* are ***** ******** ****** they *****, **** **** lasting * - * years ** ****** ****** becoming ** *****.
  • ********* ******** **** *******: ** ***** ** frequency *** **********, ****** a ******** ********* ******* for ***** ************ ** common. *********** ********** **** if *** **** *** be ********, *** ******* is **** ******* *** better ***********.
  • ****** ******** ** ******: ** ***** ****** users **** ****** *******, they ****** ******* ******** them, *** **** ****** the ******* ******** *** also ****** ********** *********** and ******.

*** ******** ****** ********* *** examined ** ***** *****:

Typical ******** *****

********: **** *** *** **** common ***** ** ********** or ************* **** *** install *** ******* ** more ** * ****** site?

*******: *** ******* ******** seldom *** **** *** building, *** ********* ******** buildings ** * ****** campus ******* *** **** network. ******** ******* ***** universities, *********, *** ********** buildings ** *** ******* customers ** '***' *******.

************** ******* ** ******* include:

  • "**************- ********, ************ ******* systems ******** ******* ** refineries ******* - *-** and ********/ ********** ***** hospital ******* **********- ****, state *** *******."
  • "********** / ********* / Education. * **** ****** on *********** ** ***+ camera ******* ** *** airports, *** ****, *** police *******, *** ******* and *** **********. *** airports, ******* & ********** were *********** *** "****" each, *** **** *** police ******* ******* **** remote ***** **** * - ~** ******* ** each."
  • "**** ******** *********** ** organizations: **** ** *****, manufacturers ** **************, ******* grow-ups (***** *****). *********, large *********** ******* **** parkade. ******* ******* *** engineering *****. *** ******"
  • "********, ******'* *** **-**** buildings. ********* ****** **** have * ******** ***** in *****. ** **** also **** ***** ******* - ***** ********* ** not **** * ******** force *** *** **** interested ** ********** *** forensic ******."
  • "** *****'* ***** ** includes ****'*, *******, ********, Hospitals, *** ********* *************. K-12 ****** ********* **** been ****** ******* ** a **** **** ****."
  • "***** ********** *** **. We **** *** **** any ******* ** ****** companies **** **** ***+ cameras ** * ***** roll-out."
  • "********* ***** *********, ********* for *** ********** ** Veterans *******. **** ** sites **** ***-**** ******* per ********, ********* ** budget, ******** ************, *** of ****** *********."

What ********** ** **** ******?

********: *** *** *******, **** is *** ******* ********** of ******* ********? **** drives ****?

*******:  ***** **% ** the ******* ***** ******* with *********** ******* *** (1080P) ** ***. *******, 720P ** ***** *********** were ****** ** ******, with **** **% ** all ******* ****** *********** between **** *** ***.  The ******* ****** ******* the ***** ******** ** cost, **** **** ****** they ******* ********** ** a ******** ** ******, not ***********.

*****, **** ***** ******** from *** *** **** common ******:

*** - *** ***********

  • "* ** * *********, mainly ****. ********* ***** 5 ** ** ********* cameras ***** ****, *** few *** ******** ** pay *** *** ****** associated ****** *****, *** even ***** ******* *** storage *** ******* ************ and ********** *****."
  • "******* ********** ** * megapixel . ********* ****** to **** ****** ********** almost ** *** *****, still ****** ***** ** an ********* ********* ***** them ** ** *** 2 ********* ** *****"
  • "*** *** ******** *** 5mp *** ********. ****** by **** ** ******* decrerasing."
  • "* ********* ********* *** cameras, ****** *** ******** specifies ********* ****. * find **** *** ******** the **** **** *** image ******* ***** ***** allowing *** ******** ********* that **** ******* *** 3-5 ***** ******* ********* immediate ******** ***** ********."
  • "*-* ** *** ******. It ******* ** *** budgets *** ***** ****** on *** *********** ** the ****** ******* ** the ******** (******** ****)."
  • "******** **'** ******** **** head ** * *****-**** camera ************ (***** ****'** not ****** ** * "panoramic" ******), *** ******* would ** * ** 3 **. **** **** for **** **** (**** price/value *******). ******** **** restricts *** **** ** the ***** ** *** cover **** **** ******* too ****, *** ******** more ***** ** ** overkill ****** *** **** specific *********."

**** - ***** ***********

  • "****-*****. ** ***** **** to ****-*******. ***** ******* are ****** *********** ***, and ***** **** ** the ******* **** ** mounted ** ** ** 12 **** ********, *** can *** ***** ******** for * *** ****. An ********** ****** ** that ***** ***** ********** devices *** ** *** to * ****** ***** rate **** **** ** an ****** ** ******* and *********, ** ****'** good *** ******** ***** you're ******* *** *****, small *****."
  • "****-*****. ***** & *** ability ** *** ******* zoom ** ******** ***** and ***** *** * decent *****."
  • "**** **** **** ****** 720P ** *****; **** than ******** **'* *** storage ************."
  • "* ** /**** ***** to ** *** ***** spot ***** ** *********** to ****. ***** ** becoming **** ********* *** storage ******** ******* **** into ****."

**** ****

**** ********* ********* **** resolution *** ****** ** job *********, *** ******* practice. ****** **** ****** a ******** ********** ******* of ********** ** ********* effort, ** ** ********** based ** ***** ************.

  • "****** **** *** ** 10MP ********* **** *** FOV *** *** ****** needed. *******: ** *** FOV ** ******* ** the ********* ** * marine **** *** *** goal ** ** ******** if ** ********* ***** is ***** ****** ** an ******* ** ****** a **** ********* ****** but ******** ************** ** not ********* **** **** camera **** * ***** resolution *** ** **********. But ** *** **** coverage ** ******** **** identification **** **** ***** be ********."
  • "** ** **** ***** per *** ****** (***) - "*** **** ****** do *** *** *** your ******?"
  • "*'* *** **** ***** is ** ******* **********. Resolution ** ***********. ***** every **** *** **'* one *************** ** **** to ******* **** **** resolution ****** ** ****. I ***** *** ** are *** ********* ******** under ********."

Most ******* ********

********: **** ***** ** ******** or ******* *** ********* to **** *** ****** per **** ********* **** your ******* ********* ** not ******* ** **** about?

*******:  *** ***** **** common ******* ***** **** network ***********, *********/********, *** system ***********. ***** **** smaller ******* ***** **** factors *** *** *** attributes ** *** ***********/****** decision **** ****** ****** play * *** **** in ***** ****** ***********.

******* ***********

*** ************* ***** ******* the ******* ** ***** of *********, ********, ** device ************* *** *** single **** ****** ******:

  • "****** ** ***** *** domain ** ****. ********* is ***** ** *** feeds *** ********* ** multie *********, ***** ******** or ********* *** ****** security."
  • "******* **********, *.*. ******** network, ****** ** *** system."
  • "********* ******* ** **** usually * *********** ** most ********* **** ******** locations ****** ***-***** *** links."
  • "********* ** * *** one. ********* ** *** largest ***'*. ******* ** tune ****** ******** *** bandwidth *******"
  • "******* ************ "******" *********** with ********* ****** ** permissions **** ************* (*** cameras **** ********* ****** under *** **** ****)"
  • "********* ****** ***** ******* one *** **** ***** or *********** **** **** at ***** **** * different ***** (*.*. ***** system ****). ***** ******** used ** **** ***** analogue *** *** *** pushing ** ***/*** ***. Still *****, **** ****** resolution. ***** ****** **** typically **** ** *** tey ** ****** ** worth *** ***** ****** or ******* ****. * lot ** ***** ***** use ****."

********** ***/** ********

  • "***** ***********, **** ***** most ******. **** ****** electrician ******** ******* ** cameras. *** ******* **** how ** *** *******."
  • "********* ******* *** ******** recovery *********"
  • "**********, **** ** ********* more ****** **** **** view ******. ******** **** management."
  • "**** ********** ** *******: RAID5 *******, ********* ***** supplies, **** **** ******* recorders, *********** ** ******, easy ** ********** *** supervise ****** ******."

***********

  • "*********** ** ******* *** primary ************* ** ****** sites, ********** *** ******** of ******* ******* ** running ** ******* **** from *** ******* ******* of ******* *,*** ******* well. ** **** *** a *** ***** ********* require ****** ****** *** the ****** ****** (*******, recorders, ************, ***. **** all ************ ** *** same *******) ** ********* compatibility, **************** *** *******. Many **** **** ****** by *** ********* ********* arguing **** ***** ****** is ** ***** *** pointing ******* ** **** other ***** *** ********'* system ** ****. ** the (*******) ***** ** one ******** *******, "* like ****** **** *** throat ** ********."
  • "*********** & *********** ** the ********. *** ******* to **** ********. *********** of *** ******* *********."
  • "******* *** ****** ** multiple ***** *** ******* camera ****** **** **** is * *** ******.  Systems **** *********** ** 16 ******* **** **** do ** **** *******."

Most ****** ********** ******

********: *** *** ***** ************ (100+ *******, ****** ****) jobs *******? ***/***? ****** ***? **********? ***** ******** ** ****?  Why?

*******: **** *** ***** projects *** * *********** or ****** *** ******, generally * ******** ** RFP/RFQ ** ***** ****, while ********** ** ******** systems *** ********** ********** or *** ************ ***** by *** **********/*********, *** customer:

*********** *** *** ***/***

  • "****** ** ** ****** bid ** ******* ** response ** ***'*, *** you **** ** **** a **** ******** ** make * ****** *** more *** *********** *** benefits"
  • "*** ******** *** **** RFPs, ***** *** ****** has ** ******* *** best ******** **** ***** the ****** **** *********** at *** ****** *****. the **** ******** ** to **** *** ********** done ***** ** **** technical & *********, **** equal ***** *** ****."
  • "*** ***** ************ **** are ******* ****** **** RFT (****** ****** *******). I ******* **** ******** is *** **** *** only ** ***** ** not *** **** ******. I ******* **** ******** should ***** ** ***** 60% ** ********** ******* and **** **% ** less ** *** ***** offered."
  • "****** ***/***, ******** ********* these *** ******** ** and *** ******* *** industry ***** *** ********* pricing. ** *** ** lowest ***, *** ***** terminology ** **** ******* value ** *** ********. This **** ***** **** the ********** **** ***** in *** ****** ****, although ** **** **** bids ******* ****** *** best ******** *** ** cost. *** **** *** generally **** ********** **** we *** ******* *** solution **** *** ********."
  • "**** *** ** **** a *** ** * bids. **** ****'* **** what **** ******, ** each ********** *** ** propose ***** *** ********."
  • "***** ************ **** *** awarded *** *********** ***/*** and **** **** ********. As **** ******** ********* for ********** *******, ******* monitoring *** **** ******* important. *** ** ******** technology ********, **** * person **** **** *** knowledge *** *********."
  • "********* ***, *** **** we *** *** **** the ******* ***** ****** we **** *** ** through ***** ********** ********"
  • "* ***'* ***** ** one **** *** *** RFP'd. ********* *** *** necessarily ******* ** *** lowest ******, *** ***** to *** **** *****: Reputation, ********** *** ****** all **** ** **** into *** *** **** these ***** ********* *** awarded, *** ********** *** sway * *** ** the ****** *** *** close. ****** *** ********* leads ** ************* *******, as *** *** ****** the *** *** ******* has ** *** ******* to *** *** ***** down. **'** **** ***** to *** * ****** of ***** ******** *** they *** ***** * mess ** ***** **."

********** *****

  • "**********/****** *** **/**. **** pricing ******** ********** ** terms ** ******* **** of * ****** ** the ******** ******** ******, and ****** ***** ** the ******. ********* ****** fall *** *** ****** bid **** ********* *******, as **** ****** *** not ********* ** ***** of ******* **** ** hardware. *** **** ** explain *** ******* ** your ****** ** **** expensive **** ****** ***, and ** ***** ** the ****** *** *** are ***** ****** **** to ******* **** ** lacks **** *** **** expensive **** *******. ********* negotiation, **** ******** ******* with *** ******."
  • "********** ** **** ** we *** *********** *** relationships **** ******** *********."
  • "************. **** ** *** time ** *** *** / **** ******* ** price, *** ******* ** competence. *** **** ******** that ****** *** **** important ********* ** ****** leads ** ************ ******* and *********** *********. **** sometimes **** ** "**** is *** ** *********"-******* even ** *** **** is ********* **. ** learned **** ********* ********* to *** ***** *** preparing * **** ******* plan **** **** ******** features ********* ******* ** very **** ******* ** win."
  • "********** ****** ***** ** best ******* *** *** paid ** ** * comprehensive ******** *** ******. Then, **** *** ** agreed **** *** *** user, *** *** ** in *** *** **** on * ********** ********** scope. **** *******."
  • "**********. * ***** ** better **** *** **** contacts ****** **** ******* to **** ** ********** on *** *****, *** a ******* ** ***."

Most ****** *****-***** ************

********: **** **** ** ***** party ************ (****** *******, intrusion, ********* ********, ***.) are ******* **** ***** surveillance *******?

*******: ** *** *** specific ************ *********, ****** control *** ****** ***** or ******* **** **** 75% ** *** ****. Other ***** ********** ******* include ********* ******, ****/***** alarms *** ******** ** mass ************ *******.

*******, *** *** ***** systems ********* ***** ******* or **** *** ***** to ** **; * trend **** ******* ********* indicated ***** ** ******** in ***** ***** :

****** *******, **** ************, and *********

  • "****** ******* *********** **** video ** *** **** common, *** ** *** also ****** ***** ***** integration ** ********* **** may "*****" ** * certain **** ** *** day. **** ** *** common ** ***** ****** environments, ******* ***** ** almost ****** ******* *** is ** *** ******** at *** *****. *** integration ** ***** *** most ****** *** ** easily ******** **** **% of *** ***** *********** are ******* ******."
  • "**** ** *** **** an ********** ****** ** Access *******, ***** ************, intrusion *** ********. **** there *** ******* ***** peripharal ******* ** ******* and ******* **** ** vehicle ********, ********** **** fire ****** *** ********* situations, ******** ********** ******* for ******** ******, ******* management *******, ***** ************** systems, *** *******, ********** screening *******."
  • "****** ******* *** ********* control *** ******* ********* third ***** ************. ** few ********, ** **** control ******** ** ******* detect **** ********"
  • "****** ****** ******* ********* have **** **** ** integration, ****** ********* */******/**** notification, ****** ******* *** door ******."
  • "****** *******, *********, ********* dispatch, ****, **** ************, building **********, ********* ******* for ******** *** **** control, ******* ******* *** on *** ** *** on."
  • "****** *******. ********* *** becoming **** ********* ** a *************, *** **** not **** * *** of ******** ***."

*** ********* * ******, Or ********

  • "** ** *** ****** a ****** ** *** business."
  • "*** ****** **** ** have ****."
  • "** ******* ***** ***** integrations - ******* ** adding ****** ******* *** guard **** (******* ******** Centre)."
  • "********* ***** ** *********** to ****** ******* *******, but **** ** *** time *** ******* *** not ********** ** ***** systems."

*******, ******* ********* ********* that ***** ************ *** not ********* ****, ******** and ******* *** ****** work ** **** *** coming ********:

  • "**** ******** ** ** world. **** ******* ****** control *** *********."
  • "** **** * ****** of ****** ******* ************ but *** ******* ** for **** *********."

Camera *********** ********* *** ******

********: *** ***** *** ******* ******** due ** ******* ** ************?  ** * ****** is ******** ****** ** fails, ***?

*******: ******* *** *** ******** replaced, *** ******* ***** are *** *** *****, with **** ***** ******* 5 - * ***** or ****** ****** *** issue ** * ******. The **** ******** ** responses ********** *** ****** of *** *****, **** only * *** ****** a ******** ********** ** deployed *****.  **** ********** was ****** ***** ** minor, ******* *% ** less.

"**** **** **** ****" 

  • "**** ** *** **** people ******** ** *** cameras ***** **** **** or *** ********. ** one ***** ** ***** money ** **** ***'* have **."
  • "******* *** ******** ******** only *** ** *******. Obsolecent ******* *** **** installed *** ******* ***** they ****. ****** ** customers **** ******* ******* unless ** ** **** in * ******** **** that ***** ******* **** newer **********. ** ******* would ** ** * lobby **** ***** *********** dome ******* **** **** but **** *** ***** 360 ****** ******* *** customer *** ******* **** with ****."
  • "********* *** ****** **** as **** & ***** cameras ***** *** **** years, **** ** *** times ******* *** ******** only **** **** *** customers ***'* **** ** invest ** *** *******."
  • "** *** ****** *** only **** * ****** is ******** ** **** it *****. * ** not **** *** ***** IP ******* **** *** I **** **** ****** cameras **** ******* *-* years."
  • "******* ***** *** **** than *%. ************ ** not * ****** ***** after * *****. ** a ****** ** ******** before ** *****, ** is ********* *** ** space ********** *** ******** are **** ** *** budget."
  • "* ** * ***** is **** ** ******* clients. ***** ** *** in * * **** warranty. ** ** ******* a ****** ***** *** infant ********* ******, **'* generally ******* ** ** environmental ****** - **********, water ******* **** ******/*******, rodents."
  • "** *** ****** *** only **** * ****** is ******** ** **** it *****. * ** not **** *** ***** IP ******* **** *** I **** **** ****** cameras **** ******* *-* years."

******** *********** ****, *** When *****

  • "****** *.* - *%.  We ***'* ******* ** before *******."
  • "**** *** **** * years, ** **** ******** maybe *% ** ******* previously *********."
  • "*** ********* ** *** expect ** ******* ******* cameras.  ***** *% ** the ********** ** ***** lensing ** ** *****."
  • "** ******* ***** *% a ****."
  • "***** ** ***, ***** 2% *** ****....? ******* lighting. ****'* **** ****** very ******** ** *********."
  • "** ***** *** *%-*% failures *** **** *** no ***** ****** ***** than * ********** ** MFR *******. ********* ** have ****** ********* ***** or ********* *** *** often."

Dedicated ** ****** ********

********: *** ***** ************ systems ********* ***** * dedicated (************ ****) ** shared (************) ********? **** are *** ******* ******** with **** ********? 

*******: ** *******, ********* ** Separate ******** *** ******** prefered *** ****** ** large ************ *******. ** previously ***** ** ************ **. ********* ******** For ************ ****, **** ********** ****** always ** ***** ** simplifying ***************, ***** *****, and ********** ********* ********* even ** *** **** of *** ******* *******.

*** ********* ********** ********* or ****** ******** ******, the **** ****** *** the ******** *** ****, not ***********, *** ******* noted ******* * ******* only ******** ** *********** strategies **** ***** *** used:

********* ********

  • "************ ******* ** ******** from *** ********** *******. This ** ***** ******* issues ** **** ***** are ********* ** ******* maintenance ********. * ******** system ******** *** ******."
  • "********* ***** ******** *** required ** **** ******* for ********** **** *** authorities. *** ********** ** dedicated ******** ** ******* of *** ******* ******, selection ** *********** ********, quality ** *******, ********* throughput."
  • "** *** **** *** surveillance *********** ********* ********. This ******** ***** ** avoid *********** **** ***** applications *** ** ** easier ** ****** *** to ********* *** *** back-up (******* ********), ** it ** ********* *** for **** ****** ******* it ** *******."
  • "********* *******, ** ***** systems *** **** **** is ***** **** *** is ********* ** **** a ****** **** ********** this *** **** ** (something **** * *****/***** arquitecture)"
  • "** **** ***** (**%), the ****** ** ****** to **** * ******** security ******* (*** ************ and ********** ******* **** ACS, *********, ***..). *** this ******* ****** ** separate **** *** ******** computing *******."
  • "*** *** ****** ******** running ** ********* ***** Networks. ** ***** ** no ***** *******, **'* much ****** ** *** in ******** *** **** issues. ** *** ***** side, ** ***** ** harder ** **** ****** access ** **. *********, end **** **** ***'* allow ****** ****** ** all, ** *** **** always ** ** ** site *** ***************."
  • "**** *** *** ** dedicated ********, *** ***'* does *** **** ***** sytems ******* ***** "******" network."
  • "******* **** **** *********** say, ** ****** ********* a ******** ******** *******. This ****** ****** *** video ** **** *** of *** ********* *******, improving **** *********** *** security. *** ******* ********** with **** ******** ** often *** **** ********. Nearly *** ** *** security ******** ** ***** use ***** *********, ***** is ****** *** ********* often ******** *** **** for ******* ************ **** writing ****."

********* ********

  • "***** ******* ********* ***** an ********** ******* **** is ********* ** *** customer's ******* ************** ****. While **** ********* *** cost ** **********, ** introduces *** *********** ** "finger-pointing" **** * ******* outage ****** ***** *******. It ** ****** ** have ****** ****** ***** for ******* ****** ***** network ************** *** ******** in ******* ************ ****** outages."
  • "** ******* ***** *******, *** **** dedicated ****. ***** ********* network **** ******** *** number ** *** ******** switches, ***** ******, ***. Share ******* **** ******* more ***********."
  • "****** *** ********* ********.***** has **** ** ******** as ** *** ** a ******** **** ****** the ****."
  • "************ **** ** **** we ***** *** ****** with ****** ****** ** deploy **********. *** ** most ** ******* *********** sites ****** ****** ** have. ************ ******** *** cost ******. ******* ******* in ************ ******* ** the ********** ** ** support **** *** *********. And **** ********* ******** to ****** *** ** very ****."
  • "******* ** *** ****** network, *** ** ****** on ****-*. ** ****** of ******* ******* **** do * ******* *************."
  • "****** ******** *** **** more ***** *** ***** systems. ********** ********* *** network ************ *** ** ideal *********."
  • "**** *** *** *****, I ***** ** * LAN **** ** ***+ routers *** ******** ** size, **** ***-*** ********* sites. ** * ******* this *****, ** ** difficult ** ********** ******* surveillance ******* **** *** general ******* ******* **** you **** ** **** nearly ****** *** *********. And **** ** *** ideal ** *** *********. A ******** ********** ******* combined **** ****** **********, is *** * ******* in **** *****. * good ******* ************* ** network ************** **** ****** easily ** **** ** keep *** ******** "********" at *** *********** *****, thus ******* *** *** prying ****."

Improving ******* *** ******* *******

********: ** *******, *** would *** ******* *** 100+ ******, ****** **** surveillance ******* *** **** worked **?

*******: ***** ******* ******, two **** ****** ******* - ****** ******** *** better ********.  ***** ******* like ****** ******* *** more *********** *** *****, but *** **** *** regularity *** *********** ** these *** ******:

****** ********

  • "********, ******** *** **** planning, ******** ** ****** implementation ********. *.*. ** install *** *******, ******* and ************** ********** *****. Followed ** ********** ** all ****** ******, **** test ******** ************** ***** to ********** *** *******. Only **** ************** ** stable ** ** ***** provisioning *******. ** ******* that ** *** ****** to ******* **, *** most ***** ******* *********** is **** *** ******* connectivity , ******* *** VMS *** **********, ********* these ******* *** **** improvement."
  • "*** ***** ********** ***** should ** ******* ***** from ********* ***** *** at *** ***. ****** should ** *********** **** other *******. ********** *** Disaster ******** ****** ** considered."
  • "****** **** *** *** components **** **** ** the ****** *** ** fully ********** ** **** all *** ************* *** be ********. ********* ** is * ********** ***** full ************* ****** ** achieved ******* ** ********* systems ********** ** *** provide ********** **** ***** they ***."
  • "**** ************* **** ****** end ***** ** ******** states. *** *** ***** are ******** ************ *** end-user ********. **/** ***** tend ** ***** *** much ** *** ******, network *****, ****** ******. When *** **** *** system **, ********* ***-***** start ****** ** **** all ***** ** ******* needs, ** *** ******** folks ***** ****** **** locations **** **** ******** issues *** ** *******. Typical, ********* **** ***** to *********** ****."
  • "****** ********/*********** *** *************, shop ********, *** ********* that *** ***** ****** are ********* ****** ********* delivery *****."
  • "**** ** ***** ******* understands **** **** **** in **** *, **** less **** **. ****** planning ** ******."

****** ********

  • "*** ***** ******** ********. Avoid **** ****** ***** is ** ********* "***********" Have ********* ***** ******** on *** ********. "
  • "****** ******** ** *** disposal (********** **** **** than ** **** ****** is *** ********* *** monthly ***) ****** *** users ** ******** ** slow *** ** **** view."
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