Ocularis 2.0 Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 10, 2011

This spring, OnSSI announced a new major product release, Ocularis 2.0. In this release, OnSSI not only changed product names but restructured their overall product tiers. While this can be confusing, we believe this is a major shift of the company that changes their competitive positioning. While the technology is similar, the way OnSSI is offering the technology is significantly different.

The most fundamental change in Ocularis 2.0 is that all versions of Ocularis support simultaneous viewing of multiple sites and unlimited cameras. This is a significant change from industry practices and previous OnSSI versions. Like most VMS systems, OnSSI's previous entry level versions, ProSight and NetDVR, limited live viewing to only a single server at a time.

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