Magazine Article | April 22, 2014

Accept No Substitutes — Why The Real Cloud Matters For Your Enterprise

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

May 2014 Integrated Solutions For Retailers

By Steve Van Till, president and CEO, Brivo Systems, LLC

Can you recognize the pitfalls and traps associated with inaccurate claims about cloud-based solutions?

The cloud computing market is exploding — it was worth more than $100 billion in 2012, and it is expected to double by 2016. With a growing range of “Security-as-a-Service” offerings from access control to video surveillance, recurring revenue business models have grown far beyond just alarm monitoring.

Inaccurate cloud claims endanger the safety of retailers and their assets. Let’s review the impartial cloud definitions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.