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DDNS vs P2P vs VPN Usage Statistics

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Cyber security concerns are escalating, even in the video surveillance industry which has historically lagged in its attention here. A key element of cyber security is what remote access technologies is used. In particular, DDNS has come into p...

By John Honovich - about 6 hours ago

ADI Favorability Results

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150 North American integrators provided feedback on 6 distributors, and why they do (or do not do) business with ADI. ADI is clearly a big name in security distribution with 100+ North American branches and an aggressive sales approach. But how ...

By Brian Karas - 8 days ago

Top Trade Shows For Security Integrators

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100+ North American security integrators told us what trade shows they attend and why. The most well known shows are ISC West and ASIS but there are also a host of local and regional shows.  In this post, we examine how attendance broke down amo...

By John Honovich - 14 days ago

CSC / Wesco Distributor Favorability Results

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  IPVM has conducted favorability statistics for distributors, based on 100+ integrator responses, covering ADI, Anixter, Scansource, PSA, Tri-Ed, Alibaba and more. In this edition, we share the results for CSC / Wesco.

By Brian Karas - 17 days ago

Positive Video Surveillance Outlook - 2017 Statistics

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376 manufacturers and integrators revealed their outlook on the future of the video surveillance industry in a recent IPVM survey. Both groups are strongly positive about the future with integrators even more so: Factors cited as influencing o...

By Brian Karas - 23 days ago

Favorite Social Media Sites for Video Surveillance

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapshot, Pinterest, Google+, etc. 150 integrator respondents answered: What, if any, social media websites do you regularly visit for video surveillance information? Why? The Results There was a cle...

By John Honovich - 29 days ago

20 Manufacturer Favorability Ranked

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20 security industry organizations' favorability was ranked based on direct feedback from over 100 integrators. In-depth comments revealed insights on which brands were well regarded for value or support, and which were viewed as out of date, over...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

Avigilon Favorability Results

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One of the fastest growing companies has turned into one of the rockiest, as cooling growth, management turnover and a roller coaster stock price shakes Avigilon. So how do integrators feel about Avigilon? 100+ integrators told IPVM in detail, re...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Exacq Favorability Results

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For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g., see Favorite VMS Manufacturers 2016). However, approaching 4 years after being acquired by Tyco, things are changing, with the 3 co-founders e...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

Integrator's Top Selling Cameras 2017

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8 manufacturers accounted for 80% of the top selling camera lines for ~150 integrator responses. This report demonstrates which brands integrators typically lead with. While this does correlate to overall sales, this post does not attempt to dete...

By Brian Karas - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Best Alternatives Picked By Integrators

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While Hikvision has driven the market with an unprecedented combination of low cost, support, sales and marketing expenditures, integrator opposition to Hikvision is rising (see Hikvision's favorability results). To that end, 200+ integrators tol...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Integrator Service Vehicle Guide

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Few assets are as commonly used by integrators and installers as their service vehicles. 125 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their service vehicles, including: Which Vehicle Types Are Most Popular? Which Vehicle Brands Are Pre...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Genetec Favorability Results

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In the race to the bottom and flight to 'solutions', Genetec has taken a contrary path. The company remains independent, focusing up market, without slashing prices nor getting into the camera business. 100+ integrator respondents provide feedbac...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

ONVIF Favorability Results

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ONVIF has been one of the most debated aspects of the video surveillance industry. On the one hand, its aim to increase interoperability has been widely applauded. On the other, many have criticized ONVIF for not working well enough or fully deliv...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

HD Analog Usage Rising But Barriers Growing

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The good news for HD analog is that its usage is rising, fairly significantly since our 2015 HD analog usage statistics. The bad news for HD analog is that integrators rejecting it is also rising, even more significantly compared to 2015. The re...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Video Surveillance Storage Duration Average Is 1 Month

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IPVM statistics show that 1 month duration for video surveillance storage is, by far, the most common used. However, in contrast to 2012, there was a significant decrease in the amount of systems using 2 weeks of storage, with many shifting to 1 ...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

FLIR Favorability Results

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FLIR has been buying companies one after the other, expanding from its foundations in thermal imaging into an end-to-end video surveillance provider, including acquisitions of budget supplier Lorex, VMS / analytics developer DVTel and camera devel...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Access Control Integration Statistics 2016

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When it comes to connecting access control with other security systems, integrator survey results clearly show it is not common for most.  However, when they are integrated, the brands being integrated make a big difference. We look deeper at sur...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Milestone Favorability Results

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In our second installment of manufacturer favorability results (first was Pelco), we turn to Milestone. 100+ integrators rated and explained what they thought of Milestone. Milestone's favorability results reveal the key benefits integrators see ...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Pelco Favorability Results

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This is the first in a series of studies of manufacturer favorability. 100+ integrators rated and explained their views of each manufacturer. We start with Pelco. A decade ago, Pelco was clearly one of the biggest names in the industry but has s...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2016

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Hikvision has been the top gaining manufacturer in IPVM's annual integrator survey the past 2 years (see 2015 results and 2014 results). Can they win it for a third straight year? The top noted manufacturers (either gaining or losing) were: Ar...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Access Control Markups 2016

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  Access control markups have remained solid, according to new IPVM integrator survey results. Response Breakdowns We asked integrators: "What is your average markup on access control equipment? Has this markup changed, for better or worse, ...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2016

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When it comes to the most popular way to unlock an access controlled door, which credential type holds the favored spot among integrators? The contenders: 125 kHz 13.56 Mhz Biometrics Others (e.g. pins) Integrators answered:  "Which c...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Favorite Access Control 2016

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Integrators told us "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why?", and the responses are interesting indeed. While no clear single favorite was named, the group of brands at the top included some familiar names and inv...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

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