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New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

This report provides a summary of key announcements and news being made related to or around the ASIS 2011 show.For each product or change, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and then a link to our...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Owning the End User

Integrators routinely block end users from the best solutions, steering users to offerings that maximize the integrator's probability of success and profit. However, end users rarely understand the dynamics involved. In this report, we explain the...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) Comparison 2010

This report provides the most comprehensive analysis available of the growing video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market, examining the benefits, challenges and impact of these offerings including 22 leading providers. This is the second versi...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Surveillance Pricing: MSRP and Discounts

To compare prices in video surveillance, one must understand and factor in discounting variances. Significant differences exist between manufacturers in how and what level of discounting they offer. Making it more challenging, manufacturers tend t...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Winners and Losers Spring 2011

Now that the dust has settled from the numerous new announcements of the last month, we can better understand the impact on the overall video surveillance market. This Spring has been highly active. While overall new product announcements were re...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Online Surveillance Market 2011

Online sales of video surveillance products is already a sizable market growing at a robust rate. We estimate the global market size is over $200 Million USD, growing at an annual rate of over 25%. In this first ever study of video surveillance ec...

By Marty Major - over 9 years ago

Distributors Dealing Direct to End Users

While the typical role of security distributors is facilitating sales of products between manufacturers and integrators, significant evidence points to a number of distributors dealing direct to end users. Among industry people, this is a controv...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Channel Sales Harm Security Users

The standard security sales model encourages bad system designs and poor integration skills. Specifically, manufacturer's varying discount levels to integrators creates incentives that work against the needs and interests of security users. While ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Casino Video Surveillance Guide

Casinos break most of the 'rules' in video surveillance. With their large camera counts, high risks, frequent threats and numerous regulations, casinos operate by a different set of rules than their commercial and industrial counterparts. Here ar...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

The End of Integrators?

By the end of the decade, security and IT integrators are likely to be displaced and replaced by the forces of Internet services, commerce and information. While integrators solved a clear business need over the last half century, more efficient w...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Surveillance Recorder Standards Examined (PSIA / ONVIF)

Security managers suffer from no standards for surveillance recorders. Even large organizations with thousands of cameras and hundreds of sites rarely use more than 1 or 2 manufacturer's recorders (even if they use more than a dozen manufacturer's...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Emerging Video Surveillance Guide 2009

This directory examines the benefits and risks of emerging video surveillance technologies for security managers and integrators. Special emphasis is placed on identifying the risks. They are regularly ignored yet critical to success of deploying ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Security Manager Statistics and Surveys 2009

The needs and constraints of security end users are key elements in determining the selection of security technologies such as video surveillance. This is even more important over the last year as significant economic changes have occured. In thi...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Recommendations for Surveillance Startups / Investors

While there are many startups in video surveillance, many of them have under-achieved, especially the most prominent, VC backed companies in the market. Indeed, this has caused VentureBeat to symbolize the security startup market as a sinking ship...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

VMS / NVR / DVR 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

Over the first half of 2009, improvements in deployment simplicity was the strongest theme for video management systems. While few to no groundbreaking features were introduced, more than a dozen manufacturers took steps to reduce the complexity o...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Coming Battle Between DVR and IP Video Manufacturers

In the next 18 months, DVR and IP video software companies will compete head to head. They will add in each other's key functionalities and the distinction between these manufacturers will largely disappear.  This will be a major industry shift th...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Why Cisco Video Surveillance has Struggled

Despite the great hype for Cisco's entrance into video surveillance, Cisco has not demonstrated significant success in the market. They have won only a limited number of projects and many, if not most, of those are tied to larger Cisco deployments...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Economic Meltdown Rocks Security Industry

This is no ordinary recession. Dramatic and permanent changes have already begun. In conversations with over 30 end users, integrators and manufacturers over the last 2 weeks, the changes are happening faster and deeper than even I predicted a few...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

How much does Video Surveillance Cost?

This report provides rough estimated prices for video surveillance products and systems including cameras, video management systems, video analytics, storage and installation. While such numbers cannot be precise without choosing specific componen...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

How to Cut Costs Using the Internet

The recession is forcing broad reductions. Worse, the era of excess consumer spending is over. In response, most business around the world, whether they buy or sell video surveillance, will have to tighten their belts. Even if your company was gro...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Should Manufacturers Sell Direct to End Users?

An insane idea today will become reality over the next 10 years. Driven by the Internet and accelerated by the recession, the role of the integrator as powerful intermediary will diminish greatly.  This will be a slow and gradual process but one t...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Should You Use Software-Only Video Management Systems?

Software only has lots of the momentum. But should you use software only? While DVR/NVR appliances are increasingly viewed as antiquated, over 80% of end users still chose traditional appliances over software only.  Are those buyers wrong? Here a...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

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