Guaranteed Video Storage Calculation? Iomnis

Author: John Grocke, Published on Aug 20, 2013

Calculating video storage can be daunting, presenting a dilemma for integrators: underestimate storage and then eat the cost or specify too much storage and risk losing the project with too high a bid. One video storage supplier, Iomnis, claims to solve this problem with a money-back guarantee that video storage calculations will be correct when using their design tool and hardware. In this note, we look at how they do this and whether it is a good deal.

Iomnis *********

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Optimizer **** ***********

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  • *** ********* **** *** ***** *** **** ****** (*** ******* installations ** ** ******* ** ****) **** ******** ****, ********* & *****.
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  • *** ****** ********* *** **** *****, ****** ******* ***** ***** *** *** of ***** ******* ********, ***** ***** ** ********* *** ** integrator ******* ** ** * **** ********.

Iomnis ******** & *********

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Field **********

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Is *** ********* ***** **?

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Comments (7)

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- *************** ** **** *** ********* : ******** *** *** cameras ******* ********** ***** ** ** ***/** *** *** ******* with ** **** ****** *****...***** **** ***'* ******** *** ******* way (**** ******* *****

- ***** ********** ** ********* ** ****** ********* .. (*** to ***** ******** *** *** *********** ** ***** ** *****)

****** ** *** ****, ** ******* *** ***** ** **** estimate ** ** ** % ***** *****, *** *** *** it , ** ********. ** **** **** ** *** ****, money ***'* ******** *** **** ** *** ***.

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** * **** **** ******** **** ** **** **** *** VMS *********, *** *** *** ** ****** **** ***** ** that *** * *** ***** **** *** *** ***** *** horribly ********. ***

**** ****** **.

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*** *** ****** **** *** ****** *** ** / '****' drive ************ ******* ** '**** **** *******'? * ** **** trying ** ********** *** *****.

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