SECAUCUS, N.J. — Panasonic Security Systems has issued a whitepaper for the IT marketplace to inform technical personnel of the role IP video surveillance can take as a business tool. Entitled “Enhancing IT Contributions to Business Operations With IP Surveillance,” the paper aims to help IT departments improve operations and add value.
“The position of IT in business is evolving rapidly,” says J.M. Allain, president, Panasonic System Solutions Company. “As operations increasingly fall under the control and responsibility of IT management, the IT department has gained both responsibility and accountability for implementing enterprise level business operations.”
The whitepaper defines the growth and scope of IT responsibilities as well as explore ways in which IP video surveillance can be used to add to the overall contributions of the IT department, both internally and via profit-generating business operations. It also discusses the operational concerns of IP surveillance integration with IP surveillance, including network utilization by segment, aggregated network utilization, quality of service, security, network connections, protocols and more.
“Bringing video surveillance to an IP-based platform has enabled a wide range of opportunities for the IT department,” says Allain. “Now IT can take a leading role in using IP video surveillance as a business tool to add more value and enhance their position within the enterprise.”