This report provides the most extensive comparison of Video Management System software in the world. Inside the premium section, members may watch 1 hour of video screencasts, review 20+ comparison tables and benefit from dozens of recommendations on strength and weaknesses.
This collection provides a broad range of global VMS system from basic to advanced, from free to very expensive. Additionally, we will continue to test more VMS systems on an ongoing basis and those systems to future versions of this report.
We identified 9 elements important to many specifiers where VMS systems materially differed:
3rd Party IP Camera Support
3rd Party Security System Support
Alarm / Event Management
We analyze each of these elements and assess the relative strength of each VMS system in all of these elements.
Comparison by Vertical / Segment
We identified 5 verticals / market segments, providing recommendations on best fits for each. These segments are:
Small / Medium Business
Single Site Corporation
Municipal / Government
Restrictions on Use
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Preview of the Competitive Comparison
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