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CMS vs VMS | What's The Difference?

Centralized Monitoring System (CMS) and Video Monitoring System (VMS) specific functions:

1. Centralized Monitoring System (CMS)
  • CMS is a software platform used to monitor and manage various devices, systems, or processes from a centralized location.
  • It provides real-time monitoring, alerts, and data analysis for multiple interconnected components such as servers, networks, sensors, and applications.
  • CMS is commonly used in industries like telecommunications, IT infrastructure, and industrial automation to ensure smooth operations and detect any anomalies or issues promptly.

2. Video Monitoring System (VMS)
  • VMS is a software application designed specifically for monitoring and managing video surveillance cameras and footage.
  • It enables users to view live video feeds, record video footage, and review past recordings from surveillance cameras installed in different locations.
  • VMS often includes features like motion detection, video analytics, remote access, and integration with other security systems.
  • It is widely used in security applications such as commercial buildings, retail stores, banks, and public spaces to monitor and enhance security measures.
In summary, while CMS focuses on centralized monitoring and management of various devices and systems, VMS specializes in video surveillance monitoring and management. Both systems serve different purposes but contribute to overall security and efficiency in their respective domains.

At VISI L.A. SECURITY FORCE SDN BHD we cater both CMS and VMS for our clients. 

22 Feb 2024