Should Smart Integrators Lead with Access Control?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 02, 2012

Video gets all the hype but should savvy integrators lead with access control instead? Recently, some integrator members advocated this as a strategy to overcome the ongoing challenges in the video market. In this note, we examine why this is being considered and what the advantages and disadvantages are.

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