Genetec Declares "Lead With Synergis" Access Control

By: IPVM Team, Published on Mar 04, 2019

Genetec started with and is best known for its video management software. However, the company is now imploring its partners to lead with Synergis, its access control software, as this LinkedIn post and video clip shows:

Why would a 'VMS company' advocate this? Inside this note, we examine Genetec's software offerings and explore the logic of leading with access control over video surveillance, including its potential advantages and downsides.

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****** ******** ******, *******'* original *********** *** ********, a **** ************ *****-******* VMS. ******** ** **********, though ***** *********.

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******* *** ********* **** long **** **** ****** most ****** *********** *** Genetec's **** **** *********** the ***** ** *********** strategies ******* *** ***. While ******* ** ********* leading **** ****** ******* and ********* ******* ** its *** *** ** end ********, ********* ********* to ****** *** ***** on ***** * ******** for *** ***** ************.

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******* ***** ** ******* difference ******* *** ***. With ******* ******* **** its *** ****** *******, other ****** ******* ************* will ** ********* ** compete ******* *******. ** contrast, ********* **** *** offer *** *** ****** control ****, ***** ***** them **** ********** ** Genetec's ****** ******* ****** (e.g.,*** **** ********* / Lenel ****** ***********).

Downside - ************** *** *** *****

***** ** * ********. A ******* **** *********** access ******* *** ********** themselves ** *** ****-*** where **** *********** ** valued. *******, ** ******* to ***-**** *******, ***** there ** ** ****** control ** * ******* integration, ** * ***** cost, **** *******.

**** ** ********** **** Genetec's ******* *********** *****, such ********** * **** *** a ***** *** ************ ******** ** ********* "Sense" ****** (******,*******,*******) ************. **** ** likely * ******** *** Genetec's *********** ** *** mid-market ***** **** ******** are *** ****** ******.

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**** ** ********** **** what ** **** ***** from ******. ***** ******* is ************ **** ** 'run ****' ** *** projects *** ******* ******* continues ** ********** ** enterprise ************. ***** ******** 'lead **** ****** *******' is ********, **** ************** approach ** ******* ** the **** ***.

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**** ***** ******* ********* Lenel/UTC ***** **********. ** Europe *** *** ****** East, **** *** **** selling ***** ********* ***** Management ****** ********* ***** access ******* ** **** of ***** "******* **********" strategy **** ***** **** SMS ***** ***** *******.

** *** ****** ************* well *** ** ** terms ** ******** *** projects **** ******** (**** of *** ******* ******** actually ***** ** ****** control ********). **** ** the ***-**** ** ********* using ******* ***, ** does *** **** ***** currently, ***** **** *** potential ** ******** **** video **** ****** ******* (along **** *** *********** benefits ** ****) ***** it * *** ****** to *********** ** ******** right *** *** *** and **** *** ******** in ***** **.

*** **** **** ******* of ****** ******* ******** that ** ********* ** Synergis **** ***** ** easier ** ****** ******* the ***** ******** *** the *******, ****** **** "the **** ** *** limited ********* *******." ****** all **** ************ ******** also ***** ** ****** to **** *** ***-**** how **** *** ********* against ***** "****** **" to *** ****** ** specific ********.

* ****** ***** *** vendor ****-**. **** *** Genetec, *** *** *********.

*** **** ** *** up **** ****** ****-** with *** ** *** hardware ***** **** ************? You've *** ********* **** the ********** **** ******** VARs ** ***** *********, and *** ******* ** change ** ********* ********* without ****** ** ****** out *** ***** ********

****** ******* ******** ** an ****** ****. ******** access ******* ******** ** a *** **** **** a *******, ******, *** user ***********... ******* (*** authorized ******* *********** **** you) **** **. ***** on *** *** ***** coy.

***** ***'* ******** *** about ****; **** ***'* anything ******** ***** *******- every ****** ******* ******** is *** ** "****" replacement. *******, ** *** several ***** ***** ****** system ************ **** * have **** ***** ** a **** ********** ** difficulty *** **** ** replacing * *********** ****** like *********** ******** **** replacing ** **** ************ system **** **** ******** (I **** ********* ****** control ************ *** **** architecture ******* ** * single *** ****** ** just ********* *** ********** from *** *** ****** and ********* **** *** new; ******** **** ******* weeks/months ** ********* ******** for * *** ****-************ system).

*** ******* ** ****** "Genetec ******** **** **** Synergis ****** *******" ***** de-emphasizes ***** *** ******** and ********** ***** ****** control ***** ** ************* more ********* ** ******* away **** ******** ** the *** ********.

#*, ******* ********, *** don't *** ******* / add ****** ****** ******** then?

* ***** **** **** fundamental ******* - ****** control ** * *** lift, **** ** ******, etc. ** ******'* **** approach **** *** *** as ****?

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*'** ***** *** **** overwhelmingly ********** ****** **** by ***** ******** ***** sergeants.

******’* ******* ****** *** video ******** ****** ** added ** *** **** of ***********. **'** ****** lead **** * ******* platform ** ****** *******, alarms/intrusion, *****, ********, *********** dispatch *********, *******/****** **********, biometrics, ********** ******** ********, and ********. *** ** the *****, *** ***-*********** hardware *** **** **** CHOICE ** *********, *******, Exacq *** ******** *** recorders.

*******, ** ** **** to ******* ****** ** they *** ** **** segment. ** *** ******* of **** *******, ** focused ** ******** *** S2 ***** **** *** more *********** **** ** the ******* *** ***** side.

**, **********.

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