IP security cameras are popular choices for businesses that want to monitor the security of their company and manage these systems remotely. They’re a flexible option because each camera has its own IP address making it easy to add additional cameras to your system or move them. But it’s important to manage your bandwidth smartly, or you’ll end up spending more money than you want to.
So, you’ve decided to upgrade to an IP video system, but should you upgrade all at once or install new security cameras over time? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide the best way to upgrade your surveillance system.
Consumerism teaches us to want the most cutting-edge technology available, so it’s no surprise that this carries over to security cameras for your business as well. The most innovative security solutions may be on your list this year, but there’s more to making that decision than the "shiny object" syndrome. The right video surveillance cameras are the ones that work specifically with your building’s infrastructure, and you must consider the total cost of security cameras, including internet and data storage fees.
When you’re ready to upgrade your security cameras to an IP video system, is it advisable to keep any of your analog cameras in place? Consider these pro and con factors, as they may inform your decision on upgrading to IP video surveillance.
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Access control systems offer a number of advantages immediately after deployment: the convenience of switching to keyless entry, the ability to restrict areas inside a building at granular levels, and the ability to deactivate employee credentials in real time.