10 Ways to Visualize the Video Surveillance Opportunity

By Michael Vizard

Like it or not, we live in a world where nothing is as safe as it once was. That new security reality has been driving a significant increase in the deployment of video surveillance systems to corporate networks. A new survey, conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group on behalf of video equipment and services provider Axis Communications, finds that IT organizations in North America are playing a major role in selecting video surveillance systems. In addition, because those systems are connected to the network, there is a marked increase in the need for more bandwidth and storage. Demand is also growing for analytics and business intelligence (BI) applications that help customers identify patterns within all the video footage. In short, increased use of video surveillance systems is driving a range of downstream business opportunities channel providers can tap that now go well beyond attaching a few cameras to the side of buildings. Channel Insider examines key takeaways from the Axis Communications report.

This article was originally published on 2014-04-08