Netgear Surveillance Reviewed

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 17, 2012

Netgear is one of the biggest IT brands in the world, with over a billion in annual revenue. Now, they are finally moving into the surveillance industry, with the ReadyNAS Surveillance Suite, what they call "The Industry's First Small Business Video Surveillance Suite." Can Netgear truly distrupt the surveillance industry? In this note, we investigate this release, what it consists of, and how it compares to current surveillance offerings from NUUO and Synology.

Overview

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