The Hidden Cost of IP Surveillance

Elliott, David
January 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2010, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p48
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the real costs of Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance system. It says that IP surveillance vendors always provide comparison on the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) between analog and IP-based system. It says that vendors do not include all the factors of an IP-based system in TOC that makes the IP system lower than the traditional. It mentions the real factors that account for an IP system which include configuration of the network, switches, and bandwidth.


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