Top 5 Problems in Video Surveillance Storage

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 20, 2008

Storage is one of the most confusing and debated aspects of video surveillance solutions. Continuously rising expectations for TV or HD quality combined with falling storage prices only makes the issue more challenging.

While I think the future for inexpensive, super high quality surveillance video is promising, the present is much more challenging.

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