Most video surveillance customers are well aware of the key benefits of the technology: crime deterrence and detection, an overall higher level of security, and often a return on investment (ROI), thanks to reduced theft or vandalism. However, these systems offer several additional benefits that many may not know about.

5 Benefits of Video Surveillance Your Customers May Not Know About

Take a closer look at five lesser-known benefits of video surveillance that your customers might not have considered.
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Over the next several years, video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) is expected to gain even more ground within the booming surveillance market. Today’s end users are growing increasingly comfortable with cloud-based services like VSaaS, giving value-added resellers (VARs) the opportunity to diversify their business by offering both traditional surveillance and service-based products.

Getting Started with VSaaS

Here we take you through the basics of VSaaS, as well as how to get started
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As cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) have taken hold of the world of IT, video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) has emerged as a popular option for customers looking to simplify their physical security installations. And like video surveillance in general, VSaaS is growing at a rapid pace. This increased acceptance has caused many value-added resellers (VARs) to wonder what role it might play in their business going forward.

5 Things VARs Need to Know About VSaaS and the Cloud

Five key concerns you need to know about VSaaS and the cloud before implementing them into your product offering.
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As video surveillance technology continues to advance, and more customers make the move to IP, software has emerged as a key component of any surveillance network. But for value-added resellers (VARs) that are new to video surveillance, getting up to speed on today’s many software platforms, and their features and capabilities, might seem daunting. Luckily, a basic understanding of the technology will help you get started.

Video Surveillance Software 101 for VARs

As video surveillance technology continues to advance software has emerged as a key component of any surveillance network.
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Around the world, governments and private organizations alike are ramping up security measures asthreats to physical security only grow. As the industry continues to evolve and accelerate, new value-added resellers (VARs) are adding security technology to their product offering every year.

Physical Security Training: A Glossary of Terms That VARs Should Know

Here we list some of the key terms that you should learn as part of your physical security training.
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The physical security market is growing and evolving at a rate of nearly 10 percent a year, with experts forecasting the global industry will be worth more than $105 billion by 2020. With all this impressive expansion, it’s no wonder that new security manufacturers and value-added resellers (VARs) are entering the market every year, and the need to establish oneself in the industry is reaching a fever pitch.

In The Physical Security Market? Here's What to Look for in a Partner

If you’re navigating the physical security market on your own, it may be time for you to consider partnering with a distributor.
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Within today’s physical security industry, “integration” is one term that is gaining some serious momentum. While truly interoperable systems were once a luxury for only the largest and most complex installations, now they are becoming a must-have for medium-sized and even small business and agencies. For value-added resellers (VARs), integration represents an exciting opportunity to grow your business—now and throughout the future of the industry.

Understanding Integration Between CCTV and Access Control Technologies

Here are a few of the key items to understand about integration between CCTV and access control technologies.
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It seems everywhere you go, video surveillance cameras are keeping a close watch on things. From restaurants and city streets to corporate offices, schools and healthcare clinics, facilities of all kinds are using security cameras to protect their employees and assets, making this a great time for any value-added reseller (VAR) to add video systems to their product offering.

An IP Video System VAR’s Guide to Growing Their Customer's Business

If you’re new to IP video systems, you might consider partnering with a technology distributor to start your business off on the right foot.
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Theglobal physical security market is on pace to reach $100 billion in revenue by 2019, and new projects on K-12 and higher education campuses are expected to account for a large percentage of that growth. Value-added resellers (VARs) stand well-positioned for success in the education market once they’ve learned some of the unique challenges and opportunities that exist on school campuses.

6 Things to Include in an Education Physical Security Assessment

Here are six items that you should include in your education physical security assessments.
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