I realize that some traditional security professionals turn a deaf ear when they hear term "cloud-based monitoring." I'd like to believe this is true because they don't have a full understanding on the great advantages and redundancy that a cloud-based structure can offer.
Peter Giacalone · January 22, 2012
Four experts provide a partnership view of how software-as-a-service (SaaS) or “cloud” computing is being leveraged in the physical security world for video hosting. Learn about new upsell opportunities and why they believe widespread adoption of a SaaS video model is imminent.
October 31, 2010
IMS Research released a statement this week identifying several trends that are expected to drive growth in the post-recession global access control market, which is expected to exceed $1.8 billion in 2010 ...
October 06, 2010
Much like the famous quote about time, technology also marches on. During the past two to three years, much has been made about “cloud computing” and what it will do to revolutionize the future. Let’s take a look at exactly what cloud computing means, what anything “as-a-service” means (e.g. software as a service, or SaaS) and what effect it may have on our industry.
August 31, 2010
SaaS may be opening new revenue streams for security contractors to offer managed services across a wide swath of market niches, but still there are difficulties to negotiate. Find out from a group of integrators how they are overcoming challenges common to this business model.
By Rodney Bosch · May 31, 2010
Video surveillance storage will exceed $5.6 billion in 2013, which could lead to a decline of the DVR...
May 05, 2010
Send Word Now's IMS platform will present emergency management officials with an entirely new set of tools to coordinate their responses during crisis situations.
April 26, 2010
The only way to build recurring revenue is to stay ahead of the curve — find new ways to lower losses, raise profits and decrease expenditures. One option for many security dealerships is to add services that include monthly maintenance fees.
January 31, 2010
It may not have the severe impact of video on a network, but IP-based access control systems can have a major impact on security application budgets, functionality and installation. As with all other converged technologies, the ability to utilize the IP network to any degree is a great benefit to integrators and end users alike ...
June 30, 2008