*What is the typical life cycle
of security equipment?
*based on reports from IPVM & Security Informed.
-Network Video Recorders 3 - 5 Years
-IP Cameras 6 - 10 Years
-Intruder Alarm Systems 12 - 20 Years
-Access Control Systems 7 - 10 Years
What factors can and should determine replacement?
-Parts or firmware updates may no longer be available.
-Software versus operating system incompatibility.
-Reliablity and the cost of maintaining the system.
-Product enhancements or feature requirements.