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Access Control and Video Integration Statistics 2020

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Video Surveillance and Access Control are two of the most common security systems, but how frequently are they integrated? ~200 integrators told us how often they integrate video systems with access control, and what factors impact doing that...

By Brian Rhodes - 13 days ago

Average Hard Drive Size Statistics 2020

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Hard drive sizes keep increasing (up to 18TB announced recently) but what hard drive sizes do integrators most typically use? ~200 integrators responded: What hard drive size do you most commonly use? Why that size and not larger or smalle...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago

Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2020

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200+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why? Inside we examine the results, analyze the key themes at play, and share integrator commentary explaining their selections. Plus, we reveal one co...

By Brian Rhodes - 23 days ago

Mobile Access Control Usage Statistics 2020

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Most smartphones can be used as access control credentials, but how frequently are they actually being used? 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends with the key reas...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2020

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Credential choice is more debated than ever, with hacking risk for 125kHz and coronavirus driving demand for touchless solutions, what credentials would be the favorite? More than 150 integrators told us their preferred credential format, the...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Risks Of Managing End User Passwords (Statistics) 2020

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Alarmingly, most integrators used spreadsheets to manage passwords, IPVM statistics showed in 2017. However, since then, backdoors and hacks have emerged as a major problem for video surveillance. Has this changed in 2020? 175+ Integrators an...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

Dedicated Vs Converged IP Video Networks Statistics 2020

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Running one's video system on a converged network with other devices can save costs. On the other hand, hand, doing so can present a security risk as well as increase troubleshooting challenges. In this report, we share responses from 170+ integr...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2020

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Access control is a crucial system where the network used can impact life safety. So given the importance, which type of network is more commonly used: dedicated or converged/shared networks? In this report, we examine the responses of 150+ I...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Network Cable Usage Statistics 2020 (Cat 5e vs Cat 6 vs Cat 6a)

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Integrators are split between using Cat 5e, 6, and 6a but 2 of them have gained at expense of the other, in new IPVM statistics. 175+ integrators answered "What category of cable do you install the most (e.g., 5, 5e, 6, 6a, etc.)? Why?". Insi...

By John Scanlan - about 2 months ago

Worst Products

Security integrators periodically report on their favorite and worst products to IPVM. These are known integrators who IPVM pays to answer surveys. Integrators respond with detailed comments on their selections. IPVM incorporates integrator feedba...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Integrators Rising Against Coronavirus

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IPVM integrator statistics make it clear - Coronavirus's impact on business is lessening and many are anticipating even better news in weeks ahead. Compare to our April report, Bottom: Integrators Start To Stand Vs Coronavirus and March report ...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Manufacturers Doing Better Than Expected Against Coronavirus

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Coronavirus impacts are not hitting manufacturers as badly as they feared, and the situation is modestly improving for many, new IPVM survey results show. Inside this report, we share statistics and dozens of manufacturer comments to show wha...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Bottom: Integrators Start To Stand Vs Coronavirus

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Good news - IPVM integrator statistics show that while coronavirus has hit integrators hard, it is now bottoming out and starting to improve. Inside this report, we share these statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going ...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Manufacturers Not Interested in October 2020 ISC West Show

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Manufacturers overwhelmingly say they are not interested in going to the twice 'postponed' ICS West now tentatively rescheduled for October 2020. Inside this note, we examine 175 manufacturer responses, looking at statistics, key themes and sha...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020

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The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014, 2016, and 2018. In this report, we examine responses from 200+ integrators, examining their reasons f...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

IR Surveillance Camera Guide

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Integrated infrared (IR) cameras are everywhere in 2020, but not all IR is created equal, with many differences in coverage, overexposure, underexposure, handling moving objects, and more. In this guide, we examine these elements in detail to h...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Open vs End-to-End Systems: Integrator Statistics 2019

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Preference for open systems is on the decline, according to new IPVM statistics. We asked integrators: For video surveillance systems, do you prefer open architecture or end-to-end (i.e., cameras and recorders/VMS from different manufacturer...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Remote Access (DDNS vs P2P vs VPN) Usage Statistics 2019

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Remote access can make systems more usable but also more vulnerable. How are integrators delivring remote access in 2019? How many are using dangerous port forwarding? We asked integrators: What do you typically setup for customers for remot...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Integrated IR Camera Usage Statistics 2019

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Virtually every IP camera now comes with integrated IR but how many actually make use of IR or choose 'super' low light cameras without IR? In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from 150+ integrators and examine the trends th...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Security Integrators Outlook On Remaining Integrators In 2025

The industry has changed substantially in the last decade, with the rise of IP cameras and the race to the bottom. Indeed, more changes may be upcoming with AI and cloud. What does that mean for security integrators? 180+ integrators told us i...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019

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Biometrics are commonly used in phones, but how frequently are they used for access? 150+ integrators told us how often they use biometrics, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons for and against them.

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Responsibility Split Selecting Locks - Statistics

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A heated access debate surrounds who should pick and install the locks. While responsible for selecting the control systems, integrators often struggle getting locks to work when others supply them. So we asked integrators 'What percentage of you...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

Mobile Access Usage Statistics 2019

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The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access and the 3 key limitations hold...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

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