It’s safe to say that the video management software products have begun the 2.0 era. This era is all about how big the software can scale, and each year the industry will announce the new “biggest” system thus far. Included in this 2.0 era are concepts like VSaaS and virtualization, which decouples the hardware limitations from the software scalability.
Security and video surveillance needs change with time, and it's important to keep up with those changing needs. For video management system (VMS) software, features that were sufficient to meet video surveillance needs when a system was installed may not be sufficient now.
As more IP video data is managed by IT departments, Cisco announces that their latest Video Surveillance Manager program is enabling security professionals to move beyond traditional surveillance deployments to transform security.
The Universal Storage Solution or USS from DVTel is a high-reliability server and storage solution that reduces the amount of space required and the planning and installation time, all of which result in an improvement in the total cost of ownership.
From Panasonic System Networks Company of America, new video management software allows for the unification of large multi-recorder, multi-site networked video systems for centralized operation and ease-of-use.
What can enterprises across every sector learn from sporting event security? Start with planning, customer service and teamwork. Also, learn how Wal-Mart is boosting its associates’ emergency preparedness and how to outfit your in-house security officers. Read all of this and more in the July 2015 issue of Security.