Video Surveillance Buyer's Guide 2012

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 05, 2012

With so many manufacturers and so many new products, deciding what products to buy can be overwhelming. Last year, to make this easier, we released our first ever Video Surveillance Buyer's Guide - a huge success. Now, we are updating the guide to help you understand the most impactful new products changing buying decisions.

We reviewed nearly 100 products since the last guide including:

From those, we picked a dozen that most significantly shift competitive market positioning. These are the products that most likely merit changing from an existing product to a new one.

Our previous Video Surveillance Buyer's Guide contains rankings of video surveillance manufacturers. This new Guide complements that one with updates on new products.

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