Should Stolen DVRs Motivate a Move to VSaaS?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 21, 2010

While some propose hosted video as a solution to stolen DVRs, the risk is low, steps to avoid are easy and the negative impact of such a transition is high.

From our experience and discussions with numerous integrators, the risk of a stolen DVR is statistically quite low. Since there are more than 5 million DVRs deployed around the world, DVRs will get stolen. Even if there have been hundreds of DVRs stolen, it's still statistically very low. We would be shocked if it was more than .1% of DVRs. (For background, you can see an anecdote on SSN).

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