March Cloud Service Reviewed

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 31, 2012

Historically, video surveillance recorders and the cloud did not mix. Now, March Networks is adding a cloud service to their existing product lines. In this note, we examine why this is a strong move for them and how we see this as a template for what we expect many other incumbents to do in the next three years.

Backwards Comptability

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