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SEP 2018

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September 2018 www.SecurityInfoWatch.com / Security Dealer & Integrator 27 Helping Clients Make an Informed Decision TCO enables decision makers to eval- uate an asset and obtain an accurate comparison in competitive bidding – where the lowest-priced bid may or may not be the least costly asset to purchase and operate for the lifecy- cle period; thus, TCO is sometimes referred to as Lifecycle Costing (LLC). Whatever name is used, unless the cost comparison is fully complete, it will not provide all the important deci- sion factors – because both hard and so benefits must be included in the comparisons. So benefits impact the business operationally and are oen part of the business use-case. is applies to comparisons of true cloud-based systems vs. on-premises systems and is especially important for the on-premises servers and worksta- tions of VMS, access control and alarm monitoring systems. NEW! STI EnviroArmour ® Enclosures Our new line of waterproof enclosures protect your valuables, indoors or outdoors. Choose from polycarbonate or fiberglass, in a variety of sizes. · Non-metallic · Variety of sizes · Lockable · Wireless friendly · Customize interior with heater, A/C, swing panels & more! · Optional window · Pole or flush mount Learn more at sti-usa.com/sd63 or call 800-888-4784 fiberglass polycarbonate 2018 Rely on STI ® Type 4X and wireless friendly ...for enclosures that are Request information: www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/10214881 Eagle Eye's example TCO comparison for multi-site enterprises. Graphic: Eagle Eye Networks

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