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2019 IP Networking Book Released

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The new IP Networking Book 2019 is a 285 page in-depth guide that teaches you how IT and telecom technologies impact modern security systems, notably updated and expanded since 2018. The book will give you the knowledge and the confidence to make...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Spring 2019 IP Networking Course

You can register for the Spring 2019 IP Networking course here. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals.  Lots of network training exists but none of it really explains how it relates to ac...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

Last Chance - Security Sales Course 2019

This is last chance to register for the IPVM sales course: This sales course is customized for the needs and challenges specific to professionals selling video surveillance and access control systems. Plenty of general sales training exists, b...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Cable Strapping For IP Camera Networks

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Many say using zip-ties is asking for problems. And BICSI prohibits them. But many video surveillance integrators use them regularly. What should you do? In this note, we contrast and explain the tradeoffs between: Zipties (often Nylon) Hoo...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Cybersecurity Insurance For Security Integrators

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Most security industry professionals carry insurance to cover themselves in the event of a general loss. However, most are not carrying cyber insurance. Insurers and industry groups IPVM spoke to say it is a 'no-brainer,' however, for integrators...

By Dan Gelinas - 3 months ago

Ubiquiti Protect Video Surveillance Profile

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Ubiquiti has now been in the video surveillance market for 7 years (see our first coverage back in 2011). In that time, the company's revenue has tripled from ~$350 million to more than $1 billion for the past year. Ubiquiti's growth has mainly b...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Huawei To Be “Top Three Global Position” in Video Surveillance

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Huawei - China’s biggest networking gear and smartphone maker - plans to become one of the top three global video surveillance manufacturers in the next 3 to 5 years, it has announced at a conference in China. Huawei is effectively saying that ...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

IP Camera Cable Labeling Guide

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Labeling cables can save a lot of money and headaches. While it is easy to overlook, taking time to label runs during installation significantly speeds up troubleshooting and maintenance. In this guide, we examine this practice and the ways tha...

By John Scanlan - 5 months ago

Access Control Course Fall 2018

Registration IS CLOSED ends this Thursday. Register now. If you are looking to strengthen your ability to design and deploy access systems or expand into access control, this is the course for you (or your co-workers).  More IPVM Courses Octo...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Ligowave Wireless Profile - Ubiquiti Competitor

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Ubiquiti has become the most common choice for wireless in video surveillance (see Favorite Wireless Manufacturers) but not without controversy and debate, as Ubiquiti's no sales reps, no phone support model contradicts industry norms. In recent ...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Directory of Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known entity in the market. 2018 State of Security Startups Today, most of the major companies in the industry...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Axis Guardian - Cloud VMS And Alarm Monitoring - Released

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Axis has struggled to deliver a cloud-based managed service video platform. Video service providers have utilized AVHS for over a decade, and have gained minimum traction as IPVM warned 7 years ago. Primarily because of its overly complex business...

By Sean Patton - 8 months ago

Powerline Networking For Video Surveillance Advocated By Comtrend

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Powerline networking, using existing electrical wiring, has been around for many years. Indeed, over the years, some video surveillance providers have offered it as an alternative to coax, category cable and wireless. However, it has never really ...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Top Benefits Of Attending Trade Shows (Statistics)

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150 integrators told IPVM: What are the top benefits of going to trade shows? The clear top 2 responses in order: (1) Networking (2) New Products The most notable answer not given was education, something that trade shows routinely mark...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

IP Network Hardware for Surveillance Guide

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Video surveillance systems depend on IP networking equipment. In this guide, we explain the key pieces of equipment and features, explaining where and why they are typically used. The topics covered include: Fast / Gigabit / 10 Gigabit Ethern...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Wireless Networking For Video Surveillance Guide

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Wireless networking is a niche in video surveillance applications, but it can be a difficult one to understand with proper wireless design, equipment selection, interference, and other factors impacting it usage. In this guide, we break down the ...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Network Addressing for Video Surveillance Guide

The goal of this guide is to explain addressing devices on IP networks, focusing on how IP cameras and recorders are used in those networks. For even more IP networking basics, see our IP Video 101 Training. Inside, we cover the following topics ...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Cellular (4G / LTE / 5G) For Video Surveillance Guide

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In this report, we explain using cellular for video surveillance including: 4G vs LTE vs 5G 4G standards 5G future Advantage: Placing cameras "anywhere" Advantage: Quick deployment Disadvantage: Recurring costs Disadvantage: Bandwidth cap...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Dynamic vs. Static IP Addresses Tutorial

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While many cameras default to DHCP out of the box, that does not mean you should use it. This may seem basic for some, but those new to the industry may not know there are other options. In this note, we review: Dynamic addressing Static addre...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Aruba Networks Profile

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Aruba Networks' presence in the video surveillance market has historically been limited. With a company focus on Wi-Fi first and switching practically an afterthought, security integrators would have little reason to take a second look at  their o...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Multicasting Surveillance Tutorial

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Network bandwidth can be a concern for some surveillance systems. While improvements in video codecs, such as smart codecs for H.264 and H.265, have reduced bandwidth needs significantly, large systems still encounter issues with large amounts o...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

2018 IP Networking Book Released

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The new IP Networking Book 2018 is a 228-page in-depth guide that teaches you how IT and telecom technologies impact modern security systems, notably updated and expanded since 2017. The book will give you the knowledge and the confidence to make...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

QoS for Video Surveillance

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Along with VLANs, QoS is one of the most misunderstood topics in IP surveillance networks. Many purported "experts" claim it is required in any and all surveillance systems, but little clear guidance is given about why, leaving those new to the ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

NVRs - Embedded vs Separate PoE Switch (Statistics)

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Many NVRs now offer PoE switches embedded, allowing IP cameras to be connected directly to the recorder. On the plus side, these units can simplify installation as it eliminates the traditionally used separate PoE switch as well as allows addin...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

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