European Mega Security Firm Verisure Pushing Security Fog

Author: Dan Gelinas, Published on Sep 17, 2018

The European mega security firm Verisure (Securitas Direct), with a reported 2 million customers, is pushing security fog, as shown in this BBC clip:

Security fog has been around and debated for many years but never with the push of such an established and large provider.

Indeed, Verisure tells IPVM that security fog adoption has been great.

In this note we look at:

  • What Kinds Of Solutions Are Available
  • What Are The Problems
  • What Do Central Stations Think
  • Is There A Demand

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