Is Your Video Surveillance System Meeting the TCO Challenge?
While requirements for security systems are constantly increasing, security managers and IT directors are forced to deal with shrinking budgets, posing a real challenge for an organization looking to deploy surveillance systems.
Minimizing TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) in surveillance systems is a significant challenge as video surveillance is a resource hungry application, which requires significant processing power and storage allocation. Unlike traditional IT systems such as ERP, organizational email and others, the sheer amount of equipment required to manage large deployments can be huge due to the amount of servers and storage devices required for recording and storage.
This white paper examines how to analyze Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) so it can be used as a basis of comparison when selecting a Video Surveillance System.