March's Command VMS Software Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 06, 2011

In this note, we examine the new VMS software offering, Command, from March Networks. This is a notable milestone for the company as it marks a major step forward from their historical position as primarily a DVR appliance provider.

Let's start by reviewing the key elements of Command:

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