VMS Vs NVR Usage Statistics

By John Honovich, Published Apr 07, 2017, 08:57am EDT

What is used more often? VMS software or NVR appliances?

160 integrators told us what they most commonly use and why.

Key ********

*** ******** *** **** commonly **** **** *** appliances *** ********** *** a *********** ******* ********:

Own ******** - *** ******

***** ***** *** ******** with *** ********, ****** of *** **********'* ** end ****'* ****** *** a ****** ****** *******:

  • "******* *** ********, ****** a ******* *********** *** scalability, **** ******** ** to ******** *** *********** with *** ******** ******"
  • "******* *** ******** ** most ** *** ********* are ******* ** ******* Server ************ *** ****** to **** ****** *******."
  • "******* *** ******** *** sure. ****** ******* ** the **** ************ *** it **** ****** *** customers ** ****** ***** own ****** ** ****."
  • "*** ******** ******* *** customers ********* **** ********** ****** resources."
  • "*** ******** ** ******** market ******* (****/**). **** versatile, **** ******* **** spare ***** *** * can **** ******** ******** replacements ******* **** ******."

Virtual ******* *** - *** ******

******* ** ******** ******, were *********** *** ********* users ****** ** *** VMSes ** ***** ******* machine **************:

  • "******* ***** ***.. ********* setting ** ** * VM ** ******** ********* or ** *** ******. windows ** ****** *** all *** ******* **."
  • "**** ******* **** ***** own ****** ******** ** IT ***** **** **** a ******* *** ** doing ****** ** ****. Also, ** **** ******* run * ** ***********, the ******* *** ******** method ******* **** ** take ********* ** *** available ********** *** *********** you ***'* ****** *** with ******** *** **********."
  • "******* *** ******** ******* most ** *** ********* are ********** *** ****/**** to ****** *** ******** or **** **** *** VMS *** ** ***** virtual ******** ***********."

Replace / ****** - *** ******

**** ******* *** *** ability ** **** ****** repair / ******* *** hardware ** ******:

  • "******* ***** *******. ** are * **** *** so ** *** ****** the ****** **-**** & reduce *** ********. **** some ******** ***** **** have ** ** **** to *** ************ *** repair"
  • "****** *** ******. **** can ********* ** ******** without ****** ** ****** to *** ************ **** an ******** ******."
  • "******* *** ********. **** gives *** ********* **** flexibility ** *** ** virtual ************ ***. **** if * ****** ***** fail *** ******** *** move *** ***** ** another ****** ******* ******* for * ***** ***."

Storage ********* - *** ******

******* ********* *** ******* common ******:

  • "******* *** ******** *********** on ********* *** *******."
  • "******* *** ******** ******: Storage *** ***********. ( raid * *** **** 5 )"
  • "*** ******** *********** ***** on *** *******, ******* it ***** *********** *** control. **** **** ** our ********* *** ** IT, ** **'* **** efficient."
  • "******* *** ********. ** like *** **** **** we *** ****** *****, remote **** *** ****, update ******** ******, *** hard ****** ** ******** hard ****** ***** *** easy."

Remote ****** - *** ******

****** ****** ******** *** Windows ***** *** *****:

  • "******* *** - **** ***** us * ***** ******* to **** ****** *** monitor *** ********'* ****** remotely. ** *** ********** IT ***** **** ******** the *** ****** ******** and *** ****** ****** along **** *** ***** programs ** ***** ** running. ** ** **** offline **** *** ****** and *** ******** **** an *****."
  • "******* ***. ** ** easier ** ******* ******** via ********** ** ************ anything ** *** *******."
  • "****** *********** ******* ***** VMS. ** ****** ** a ***** **** ** flexibility **** ** ***** to ***** *** ** site ****** ** ******* the ******'* ****** ********, monitor *** ****** ***. Windows ** ****** ****** at **** ***** **** it ***'* * ******* like *** *** ****."
  • "******* *** ********, **** out ****** ** ******** and *** ****** ****** built **."

Mix - *** *** ****

*** ******* ***** *** that *********** ******** * mixture ** **** **** VMS ******** *** ****** end ************ *** **** for ***** ****, ******* projects:

  • "****.. *** ******** (**% or ****) *** ******* VMS ******** ***? ****** scalability, *********** *** ********"
  • "******* *** ******** *** the **** ****. ** do **** ****. *** larger ******* ** **** utilize ******* *** ********."
  • "****. ******** *** **** cost *** ******* *** for **** *******"
  • "** **** ** ***** scale *********** ** ** is *****. ******** ***** well ** ******* ************, retail ******, ***. *********** servers *** **** *** HQs *** ************ *******."
  • "*** ******* *********, ******* NVR ********** ** ** more ****-********* *** *******. For ****** ********, **** usually ****** *** ******** as **** **** **** features."
  • "******* ******** *** ********** for ******* ***** **** up ** ** *******, mostly *** **** *** ease ** *** **************. For ****** ************* ***** multiple *** ********** ***** be ******, **** ******* VMS ******** ** ***********. Based ** ** ******** requirements *** ******* ***********."
  • "*** ** *** ***** and ****** *********. ***, PSIM ** *** ** better *********, ******* ** is ****** *** ****** projects."
  • "*** *** ***** ******* less **** ** ****** we ****** ******** ***. if ****** ****** ** cameras **** ** **** go **** ******* *** software."
  • "*********** ****** ** ********* an ******** *** *********, but **** ********* ********* and ****** ******* ****** we **** ****** * system **** * ******* VMS *********."

Lower **** - *** ******

***** **** *** *** primary ****** ***** *** using ****:

  • "**% ***. **** ** our ******* **** *** a ******* ********"
  • "******** ***, ******* *** more ******** (** **** OS *******), **** ******** & **** ** *****."
  • "******** ***. **** ** configure *** **** *********."
  • "******** ******. ***** ******** related ********"
  • "** ****** **** *** boxes ****** **** **-***** solutions **** ********** ***** and ****** ******* ** they **** ****, *** more ****** (***** ******) and ***** ******* ******** functionality."
  • "**** *** *** ******* as *** *** ** expensive *** *** ******* are ** *** ********** sector *** ***'* **** to *** ***** ******* of *****"
  • "*** ** *** **** of *** ********* ***** either *********** ** ***, most ** *** **** systems ** ****** *** embedded ****/****, ** ********** Hikvision *** *****, *** a *** *******/******."

******, ** ** **** with **** *** ******** in *** *** $*,*** range, ********* **** ****** and ********* ********, ***** is **** *** *** software ********* ** ******* cost ****, ***** ***** software ***** ** ***** more **** *** ****** appliance, **** ****** * COTS ****** / ******* is *****.

******* ****** - ****

******* ** *** *** cost ** **** *** the marketing investments ** ********* *** Dahua, *** ********** *** gaining ****** ******* *** software:

  • "**** ** ** ******* base ***, *** *** past * ***** ****** more *** **** *** embedded ********** *** ** versatility *** **** *******."
  • "** *** ***** ****, we **** ** ***** that **** ******* **** and **** ***********, *** power ********, *** **** etc. ** ** ***** is ** *****, *** could ** ** ***********."
  • "** **** ******** ******* quoting **** ** *** embedded *** ********** **** have * *** ****** built ** ** *** device ******."
  • "** *** **** ** installed *** ** *******, but ****** ** *** switching ** ******** *********. Usually *** **** ** lower *** ****** ** setup."
  • "****. *** ******** *** ******* moved ** **** ********* - ** ***** *** vendors ****. ********* ******* are **** ** ********* and ***** **** *********."
  • "******, *** ** *** priced ***********, ** **** started ** ******* **** of *** ******** **********. We *** ******** ******** **% Windows *** ********. ***, it's ******** **% ******* / **% ******** ********."

***** ********* *** ***** recorders **** *** **** as ******* **** *********** as ***** *******, ***** extreme ***** ********* *** often '**** ******' ******** software ************ ******** ** grow ** * ****** to *** ********* *** providers.

Comments (2)

Great report but no comment? What a shame.

...but no comment...

here you go :)

Embedded NVR vs Windows VMS but where does Windows NVR goeth?

Like most of the Milestone Husky line?

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