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ADT Small Business specialization continues

July 2, 2014Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla—ADT, which announced in April that it is going after small business, has two new video offerings for its small business clients: hosted video with cloud storage and, for onsite storage, "smart" DVRs.Luis Orbegoso, president of ADT Small Business, told Security Systems News that the “demand for video has grown dramatically and there is an opportunity for us to offer more flexibility to customers [with these offerings that are both] more comprehensive and more affordable.”ADT...

Brivo, Dahua, hosted video, Luis Orbegoso, Security Systems News (SSN)

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a.p.i. Monitoring adds managed services division

January 29, 2014Leif Kothe

TORONTO—a.p.i Monitoring, a wholesale monitoring company with seven central stations in the U.S. and Canada, is seeing some encouraging early returns from its managed services division, which debuted as a separate unit in November 2013.“We saw a spike in demand for the services,” Lewis Jacobson, director of dealer sales, told Security Systems News. “So it was time to break it out from our regular operations.”The new division concentrates on hosted video and video verification,...

hosted video, Lewis Jacobson, managed services, video verification

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Monitoring Matters

Axis, I-View Now team up on hosted video offering

December 18, 2013Leif Kothe

By way of a partnership with Axis Communications, cloud-based video verification service I-View Now is expanding its hosted video offering to include both cloud-hosted and central station monitored video with the release of its I-View Cloud service. I-View Now made the announcement today in a news release. “Cloud stored video has matured as a service and product offering and coupling those benefits with central station monitoring is a true game changer,” Larry Folsom, president of I-View...

Axis Communications, central station alarm monitoring, hosted video, I-View Now, Larry Folsom, Physical Security, video verification

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General News

Poll: Managed services and hosted video gaining ground, but slowly

September 11, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—Managed services and hosted video are building momentum, but some skepticism remains regarding the near-term prospects of the services, according to results from SSN's October News Poll. Fifty-five percent of respondents say they're either offering or plan to offer managed services, citing the potential RMR boost as a key reason. Another 47 percent of respondents say hosted video is part of their current or future plans.“We are actively seeking to enter the hosted video...

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General News

Market void: Technology and demand await next development in hosted video

August 21, 2013Kenneth Z. Chutchian

Although hosted video has not yet dominated the security scene as some predicted a few years ago, the hype may eventually be justified. Integrators who have made the switch from selling analog to digital cameras and other industry experts say the future is now for hosted video surveillance.The technology has been available for a while. The demand has been emerging. One of the remaining hurdles is the training of reluctant salespeople, technicians and installers, says Art Miller, vice president of...

Aaron Dale, Art Miller, ASG Security, Axis Communications, Bob Ryan, hosted video, IMS, Matt Krebs, Vector Security

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On The Editor's Desk

Pushing the IP tipping point with sales training

August 14, 2013Martha Entwistle

An announcement from Axis Communications that landed in my inbox this week caught my eye. It's a new “sales essentials" training program, a one-day training program that starts Aug. 27 and will be offered in 40 cities in the U.S. and Canada. It is the first all-sales focused training session the network video provider has offered. James Marcella, Axis director of technical services, said the session offers attendees the best answer to “Why network video?” That very basic question...

Axis Communications, hosted video, James Marcella, network cameras, Sales Essentials

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