Posts Tagged ‘Siemens’

For the enterprise, use of IP SANs grows

Monday, December 12, 2011 12:44 Be the first to comment

Cameras and video management software (VMS) tend to get a lot of attention, but cameras and VMS are nothing without the third leg of the stool—storage. And the industry is starting to acknowledge that.

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Access control evolved: How do you keep up?

Monday, July 26, 2010 14:05 Be the first to comment

When does new technology demand an upgrade, and when does it not offer business value? By Daniel Gelinas The idea of access control is simple: let authorized people in and keep unauthorized people out. Access control has been around for a while (to understate matters). It’s evolved over the years from simple tumbler locks with [...]

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Does uptick in managed access use show acceleration in adoption curve?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 10:37 Be the first to comment

Integrators and manufacturers are reporting an increased acceptance of managed access control. Is this an actual new trend, or just the same thing people have been doing for years? By Daniel Gelinas YARMOUTH, Maine—Honeywell in March announced it had doubled the number of its dealers offering managed access control services over the course of 2009, [...]

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Product certifications to increase in value, necessity

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 14:29 Be the first to comment

Make space on the wall: Product certifications are going to increase in importance and value—and that’s why you’ll need to pay for them By L. Samuel Pfeifle It’s easy to understand the reticence of some security systems integrators to pay for product training. After all, without integrators making sales and installations, where would manufacturers be? [...]

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What does ‘HD’ mean for video surveillance?

Thursday, December 10, 2009 11:45 Be the first to comment

Surveillance’s hottest buzzword is more than just megapixel By L. Samuel Pfeifle Whether you were at the Anaheim ASIS International convention or at New York’s ISC East show, it was impossible to escape a slew of new HD cameras. While some manufacturers have yet to jump on the megapixel bandwagon, any number of IP camera [...]

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