IMS Research Report Rates Axis as Number One Manufacturer of Surveillance Cameras
According to a recent report released by IMS Research, Axis is now ranked as the number one provider of surveillance cameras worldwide. The report, which looked at global manufacturers of both analogue and network cameras, found that network camera sales are expected to account for roughly 60% of global surveillance camera sales by 2016, a significant increase from 40% in 2011. The positive finding demonstrates the industry shift from analogue video to IP-based video.
The report titled "The World market for CCTV & Video Surveillance Equipment" includes detailed information on all vendors that manufacture analogue and network surveillance cameras and accessories.
Axis Communications President and CEO Ray Mauritsson remarked that the findings aligned with the company's growth rate. "The report confirms our own estimates of gained market shares last year, where we presented a growth of 33 percent,â€ he said. The company's marketing strategy is focused on launching network video products, sustaining a strong partner network, and expanding its global reach.
Commenced in 1984, Axis developed the first IP camera. Headquartered in Lund, Sweden, Axis now has over 40 locations around the globe. The company has over 1,000 employees and serves clients in 179 countries. Axis has continually been touted as the world's pioneer in IP surveillance video solutions.
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