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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When the average person thinks of a hacker, he or she thinks of a person glued to the computer and engaged in some sort of highly technical system entry or someone coding a piece of malware fine-tuned to steal data or wreak havoc. These things do, of course, happen. But a big chunk of malicious system entry depends on a practice that’s quite low-tech and very old. The term for it in the tech world is “social engineering.”

Defining Social Engineering: What Every Security Expert Should Know

We explore the basics of social engineering for security experts and what they can do to prevent attacks.
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Providing data center solutions is a different game from what it once was. The ongoing debate about the ups and downs of businesses moving to the cloud is probably the angle of the infrastructure world that gets the most press. But on-premises infrastructure has not disappeared. Springing up are new methods of implementing in-house infrastructure that take advantage of technological innovations and address the shifting needs—financial and technological—of businesses of all sizes.

A VAR's Introduction to Hyperconvergence

This introduction should make you aware of what exactly hyperconvergence is and if a hyperconverged infrastructure makes sense for your clients.
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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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The Internet is a whirlwind of mixed messages when it comes to secure enterprise data storage. Whether it’s industry trade websites or consumer-facing tech publications, everyone is covering the trends, but everyone has a different take (or, let’s be honest, a different agenda). It’s a lot of information to wade through, and the deeper you get, the more likely you are to find yourself back where you started. For every website that tells you that a public cloud is guaranteed to be the securest form of data storage in history in the hands of the right vendors, there’s one that tells you that building out an on-premises infrastructure is the only safe bet.

An On Premise vs. Cloud Security Checklist

How do you help a client make the right choice when considering on premise vs. cloud security solutions? The following checklist will give you ideas.
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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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Cyber threat intelligence is a phrase that you have no doubt heard being used in IT security circles—it’s touted as a new type of solution to battle the new types of threats rapidly proliferating throughout the Internet and wreaking havoc on enterprises of all kinds.

Cyber Threat Intelligence: What You Need to Know About It

What is cyber threat intelligence? How can it enhance existing technological solutions & help enterprises move beyond the perimeter security paradigm?
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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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