Favorite Software For Remotely Supporting Video Surveillance Systems

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Feb 07, 2018

Being able to remotely support video surveillance systems is important both to reduce costs (eliminating truck rolls) and for expediting problem-solving. There are a variety of applications and services available to facilitate report support.

150+ integrators told IPVM what they use and why. 5 options were most cited, in alphabetical order, GoToAssist, LogMeIn, RDP/VPN, ScreenConnect, TeamViewer. However, the 1st place choice received more votes than the other 4 combined.

See our statistics and analysis inside.

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#1 - **********

*** **** ****** ****** ***** **************** *********, ********* ****** ******* ** ********, ****** ******* ** video, ***** ********** ** ******* *** ******* ******* ********* ************ when ********** *********.

  • "**********..** **** *****! **** *** ** ********** ** ******* ******** from ****** ************ *******. ****** **** ******* ** **, *** just *** *** ** *** ******* ****** **** ***** ********* remote ******."
  • "** *** ********** ******* ** *** **** ** ***, ******** features, *** *** ** ******* ********** ** *** ** *********** we *** *********** ****"
  • "********** ****** - *** *** ********* *** ****** *** *** it ****** **** ******* ***** ******* ***** ******** ***** **** lock ** *** **** ** ********."
  • "**********. **** *****, **** *** ******* ** *******. ********* ** even *** ** ** ***** ******* ** ******* ******. **** vms ************ **** *** ******* ******** **********, ** ****** **** not ******."
  • "** *** ********** ** *** ******* ****** ******** *** ********** customers. ** ***** *** ** ******* **'** **** ************* ** since ******* * *** ** ****'* **** ** *** ********** money *** ****** * *****. **'* **** ******** **** ** the **** *** **** ******* **** ** ****."
  • "********** - **** **** ** ********* **** *** *******. ****** easy ** ******** ****** *** *****/********** *******. **** ********* ** upgrade ***/** *** ********** ******** ******; *** **** ******, ** are ***** ***** ** ******* ** *** *** **** *****."
  • "** *** ********** ** ****** **** *** *******. ** *** TeamViewer ******* **** ***** ** ****** ** **** ** ***** download ***** *** *** *********. ** **** ***** **** ********** is **** ** * *** ** *** ** *********** ** work **** ** **'* ********* ******* ****** ** *** ******* PC's. ** *** ********** ** ***** ****** ********, ** ************** and **** ********* ******* ********* ********."
  • "********** - **'* *** **** ******** *** ***** ** ***, Windows *** *****"
  • "********** * *** *** ** *** ******** ** * ****** to ********** ****** *** *** ** ** *** **** ******. I **** ** **** *** ** ********* **** *** ******** to ** ** *** **** ****** ** *** **** * have ***** **** ***** *** ******** **** *** ***** *****."
  • "********** - **** ** *** *** ****. *** ****** **** uses * ***** ********** ** *** ** *** *******."

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#2 - *******

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  • "******* ** *** **** ******* ******** ** *** *** **** all ** *** *******. ** ** **** ** *** *** deploy *** *** * *** ** ***** ********, **** ** which ** ******** ****** ** ***** *** ****'*. * **** say ** ** * ****** ****** ****** *********** ** **** access * *** ******** ** * ******* *****."
  • "*******. **'* ***********, ********* *** ******** ***."
  • "** *** ******* *** ****** ******* ** ******* *** *******. Mostly ******* ** *** **** ** ***, *** **** ******* it's *** *** **-***** ** ********** **** *** *** *******."

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  • "** **** ** *** *******, *** ***** **** ******* ** more **** ****** ***** ****** ** * ****** ****, ** found ** ***********."
  • "* **** ** *** ******* ***** *** ***** ****. **** I ******** ** ************* *** **** ** ** * ******* Ocean ******."

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#3 - ***/***

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  • "*** & *** - ****** ********* **** ***'* ******* *****."
  • "** ********* ******* ******* ******* **-******* *** ********* ****** ********** clients **** ** * ***."

#4 - **********

************* **** **** *********. *** **** ********* **********'* ******* ********* and ******* ********* ** * **************, ***** ****** ********* ** acceptance ** *** **** ***** ** ******** (***********/***********). **** **** GoTo ****** **** ******* ** ******** ****, *** ** ** writing, ******* *** ********** ****** ********.

  • "********** ***** ****, ******** * ***** ** ****** ** *** complete *******. **** **** **** ** ******* ** ****** *********."
  • "** *** ********** *** **********. ****'** **** ** ***, **** offer ********* ******* **********, *** *** *********** *** ********. ****, we **** ** *** **** ****-**** **** ** *********** ***** GTA *** ** *** ********** ******* ** ***** *****."
  • "*** ******** ** *** ********* ***'* ***** ****** ******* ******. For ***** **** *** ***** ****** ******, ** *** ****** GoToAssist."

#5 - *********** *******/*************

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  • "************* (*** *********** *******) ** ** ****, ********** ******, ******. All **** ******* ******* **** *** ***** ******* ** ***** encrypted *** ********* **** ************ ****** ** ** ****** **** the ***** ** **** ** *** ***** ** ***-***** ********."
  • "** *** *********** ******* *** ********. ******* **** ** ******* remote ******* *** ****** ****** ** *******. ******** ****** ** to ******* ****** ******, ****** ***** *** ******** ********* ** our ********* ******."
  • "*********** ****** ******* ******* ** ***** ****"

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* ****** ** *********** **** **** *** *** *** ****** support ******** (~*%), ******* ** ******* ** ***** ********** *******, VPN, *** **********. *** **** ****** ******* ***** **** **** customers *** *** ***** ****** ******* ** **** ****** *** not **** **.

  • "****, ** ********* **** ****** *******."
  • "****. **** ** ** ******* **** ****** *******."
  • "****, *** ***** ** ********** ** **** ***."
  • "****. **** ********* ** *** **** ****** ******* **********"

Others *********

***** ******** ** *** "******" ******** ******** ***** ** ***** mentions, *** ********:

Comments (35)

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