VMS system — Well Organized Way to Manage Surveillance

Posted On: September 24, 2020

Video Management System is the most essential part of any surveillance system. VMS system is responsible to connect all the surveillance cameras and other security-related hardware on a single interface or efficient management. It is very flexible and can be customized to one’s needs and scale. It allows to view, record, analyze real-time footage of multiple cameras on a single screen, and alerts the user in case of any threat with timely notifications. An advance VMS also integrates alarms and motion sensors and arm them in emergencies. VMS normally runs on a computer. And depending on the number of devices and cameras connected, the computer system needs to have that performance to smoothly run all the integrated hardware.

Advance VMS system Features

Multiple Servers and Cameras

Smart Access

Video Analytics


Centralized Administration

System Health and Maintenance Checks

Cloud capabilities

Instant Notifications

Types of VMS

On-premises VMS

Cloud-based VMS

Hybrid VMS

Constituents of a VMS

  • Web/Mobile Application — This is where the user accesses the information. It can be installed in a computer on-site or on a portable mobile phone or tablet.
  • Connected Devices — Other devices such as motion sensors, access control panels, handheld devices, etc.
  • Storage Unit — This is where the data is stored. It can be on-site drives or cloud storage.

Security concerns solved by an advanced VMS

  • Incorporating handled devices
  • Camera tempering
  • Theft protection
  • Data security

So, when considering a Video Management System, the enterprise should keep in mind the above-mentioned points to simplify the choice. There are many advantages of a VMS but the downside is the sheer amount of choice and flexibility.

Contact IGZY for any kind of assistance regarding Video Management Systems.

Originally published at https://igzy.com on September 22, 2020.

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