Analog Versus IP: The True TCO

Elliott, David
February 2011
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p44
Trade Publication
The article discusses differences in analog and internet protocol (IP) in video surveillance. It notes that a security professional is sometimes likely in confusion with comments that IP is the only choice or that analog has become obsolete. It argues, however, that analog is still there and that IP will only likely be the technology 10 to 15 years from now. It implies that one tool to help security manager is a comparison of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) between nearly identical systems.


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