Cloudastructure Inc
Cloudastructure September 2016 Newsletter

Dear Readers,

This month’s edition of Cloudasphere focuses on the steady growth achieved by the ACaaS and VSaaS markets. The VSaaS market is poised to reach $ 48.32 billion by 2020 while ACaaS is set to grow at a CAGR of 24.58% during the period 2016-2020 according to recent market research reports. In two of the recently released papers, titled 10 things about Access Control Systems you need to know before buying and 8 Things That Makes Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) a Great Investment, we take a look at the key drivers behind this phenomenal growth.

Besides, we have released two more research papers that will give you a fresh perspective on cloud-based video surveillance and access control systems. Finally, we do a round-up of the trending articles on VSaaS, AcaaS and IoT.

I hope you enjoy reading it.

Rick Bentley
CEO
Cloudastructure


Perspective: 10 things about Access Control Systems you need to know before buying

Before you evaluate or buy an Access Control System (ACS), it is critical to have a good understanding of what you need the system to do. Beside other things, you must consider two key aspects – (1) What purpose will your door access control system serve? (2) What size of an access control system does your business need.

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Perspective: 8 Things That Makes Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) a Great Investment

Software and recorded motion triggered video data is stored offsite in the cloud; from where it can be accessed on demand. This market, more recently known as “VSaaS”, is constantly gaining traction. A market research company projects the market to reach $48.32 billion by 2020. In this paper, we try and bring out the key drivers behind this phenomenal growth?

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Perspective: Why Cloud/Web Based Access Control is Best for Geographically Distributed Remote Facilities?

Let’s look at a fairly typical scenario for an energy, communications or transportation company – with or without a cloud/web based access control system. You have a large mobile workforce (linemen, technicians, service people etc.) that need access to dozens or even hundreds of small remote facilities (equipment/supply yards, cell towers, substations etc.) and that need to be kept secured. Can you imagine the complexities?

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Perspective: DVR vs NVR vs CVR What’s your best bet?

First there was the VCR – Video Cassette Recorder. 4-8 cameras fed video to one VCR, then came the DVR – Digital Video Recorder and then came the NVR – Network Video Recorder. What’s next? The Cloud Video Recorder CVR, the next step in the evolution of the VCR/DVR/NVR, records from any network camera), caches the video locally and uploads to the Cloud as broadband is available.

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News: 10 Factors for Choosing a New VMS Solution

Video surveillance technology is a very powerful tool that can not only help prevent criminal activity and catch criminals. As a result, surveillance and security system designers spend considerable time and effort determining the best possible systems. Video Management System (VMS) effectiveness is measured in many ways and performance is dictated by several factors.

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News: Report Ranks the 30 Safest College Towns in America

SafeWise security experts have examined the most recent FBI crime statistics and identified safety-related programs and initiatives in college cities across the country to come up with the 2016 list of the 30 Safest College Towns in America.

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