Expert Series: Creating Effective Video Surveillance Management (VMS) Topologies

How to configure onsite DVRs, networked NVRs or hybrid recording systems for HD cctv cameras.

This Security Sales & Integration Expert Series will explore the brains that tie together and facilitate control of today’s sophisticated networked video surveillance systems—video management systems/software (VMS). While these control platforms are feature rich and designed to optimize camera, recording and storage capabilities, there remains the issue of making them user friendly enough so customers can actually take advantage of all their full functionality.

So let’s take a closer look at VMS platforms and, more specifically, how they relate to scalability, hybrid solutions, analytics, remote capabilities, integration, troubleshooting, return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) metrics, and much more.